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Brancott Estate Heritage Centre

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$$ - $$$
European, Wine Bar, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly
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180 Brancott Road, Blenheim 7272, New Zealand
+64 3-520 6975
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10:00 - 16:30
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 16:30
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Ilminster, England, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

On a beautiful day, this was the perfect place to enjoy a beautiful meal and amazing wine while looking out over the estate. Even though it was very busy, we had excellent service, and a delicious meal of John Dory accompanied by some equally delicious wines from the estate. Recommend booking a table in advance as they do get very... More 

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1 Thank Chris J
Auckland, New Zealand
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Perfect way to spend a lunchtime, overlooking the vines. Beautiful meals, great service, amazing setting and building

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1 Thank Waltersj1
Princes Risborough, United Kingdom
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390 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perched high on a hill you get magnificent views over the valley and the vineyards. Building ultra modern with ourdoor viewing platform. Tour starts with a short video .. worth watchingM

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1 Thank Robert D
Surrey
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45 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely setting with a beautiful restaurant, sadly it was fully booked when we were there so book early to get a table. The views from the restaurant are stunning. Well worth visiting. Can also see the falcons on walk back to car park. Car park is quite a walk up a steep hill but they run a bus constantly... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

what a stunning piece of architecture! we were surprised to find a courtesy van to take us to the top,this was much appreciated as I was wearing heels. the staff were friendly and helpful and full of knowledge about the wines and the region. and of course the wines were fabulous! I highly recommend making a visit to Brancott Estate... More 

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Tonga
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently had lunch at the fabulous Brancott Estate and was overwhelmed by the experience - fantastic,friendly, knowledgeable, professional service - awesome food (fillet of Turbot yum yum!!) - best views in Blenheim over the vineyard and across Cloudy Bay to the North Island! Can highly recommend this place!! Well done to Patrick and his team!!

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NZ
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

well worth a visit here even if it is just for the wine taste or coffee. The views of the surrounding vineyards are worth seing. The falcon walk and heritage video was interesting. although we had bikes we chose to drive as it is a bit of the main wine trails

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Singapore, Singapore
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had this as a lunch stop on our itinerary but had not made reservations. We arrived after a 90 mins drive from our motel and starving. Unfortunately they were all booked! The server Patrick saw our disappointed faces and opened up the private dining area for us. We had 2 sets of the platter and also a bottle of... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant was able to fit us in on short notice. Staff were friendly and extremely accommodating. Wine was great but the croquettes were fabulous!

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Thank ShelleBrig
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by there today....impressive selection of estate wines ...informative staff that guided us through the tasting. Interesting to find out about the soils and grapes used for different white wines. Estate uses falcons for controlling predators and we saw a Harrier Hawk take out a mouse in front of us. Can see two falcons on the estate. Great views from... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 20
Cuisine
European, Wine Bar, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Validated Parking
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 16:30
Monday
10:00 - 16:30
Tuesday
10:00 - 16:30
Wednesday
10:00 - 16:30
Thursday
10:00 - 16:30
Friday
10:00 - 16:30
Saturday
10:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 180 Brancott Road, Blenheim 7272, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim
  • Phone Number: +64 3-520 6975
Description
Discover the region’s premier wine experience at the home of the original Sauvignon Blanc. The Brancott Estate Heritage Centre celebrates the history of Brancott Estate wines, at Brancott Vineyard, the site of the original Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc plantings.The spectacular Brancott Estate Heritage Centre is one of Marlborough’s premier cellar doors with a restaurant offering majestic views over the region. On a typical clear day, visitors can see the North Island from the elevated site.Visitors can enjoy Cellar Door tastings and wine sales, Wine Tours, an informtaive AV presentation telling the story of the original Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc and a restaurant menu featuring seasonal, local produce.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?