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Unison Vineyard

$$ - $$$Cafe, , European
Unison Vineyard | 2163 State Highway 50, Hastings 4715, New Zealand
+64 6-879 7913
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible12%
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“salad” (2 reviews)
“ginger beer” (7 reviews)
“wine tasting” (9 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, European
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Unison Vineyard | 2163 State Highway 50, Hastings 4715, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

we have never eaten here but their wine is superb. we come from the USA every year to visit family and make a point to visit Unison. Always take a couple bottles home.

Thank Sharon H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best! Unison winery is a somewhat unassuming place but as we found out looks can be deceiving. Of the wineries we visited in the two days in the area including many of the big names, Unison wines were our favorite. We started...More

Thank JimRiesterer
Reviewed 27 December 2017

After cycling from Napier on a warm day we were happy to reach this delightful Vineyard where we sat outdoors surrounded by lovely scenery and vines. Whilst some enjoyed tasting the handcrafted wines others did a ginger beer tasting which was also very good. With...More

Thank Vivien N
Reviewed 19 November 2017

We had a wonderful platter while tasting the fabulous wines. The rosé was my favourite and we couldn't leave without purchasing that and the Pinot Gris.

Thank Janeen1965
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Stopped here for lunch. Cheese board was very nice and ginger beer tasting for those of us who don't drink was a nice touch.

Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Welcome had lunch here with our young kids. The playground area is a welcome addition, fully fenced with a cubby house, toys and climbing frame, you can lock the kids in and do a tasting in peace! We ordered the platter. Lots of bread, crackers,...More

Thank tonkin8er
Olivia N, Manager at Unison Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

A lovely review of a splendid autumn visit! We hope to welcome you again soon!

Reviewed 16 March 2017

We were a group of 14 bikers who had booked in advance for morning tea. No effort had been made to bake anything fresh. The only food on offer were two stale scones, 3 stale custard squares and some very sweet slices. NOTHING FRESH. This...More

Thank 2014marlin
Olivia N, Manager at Unison Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2017

Hello 2014marlin, Firstly, we would like to apologize for failing to meet your expecations during your morning tea visit. We wish you would have mentioned that your scones and sweet treats were unsatisfactory, as we would have been more than happy to remedy the situation...More

Reviewed 3 January 2017

A wonderful place to relax and enjoy great value food and good wine. Sarah provides outstanding service and you feel very welcome. Platters are great, and we had an open sandwich and a salad. All good. Liked the Chardonnay a lot, and the Bordeaux-type blends...More

Thank Ian T
Olivia N, Manager at Unison Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2017

Hello Ian, Thank you for taking the time to write a lovely review of your experience at Unwined Cafe. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

I think this place only survives as there's not that many places offering food. Please don't stop here. Dreadful food matches with ditzy incompetent service.More

1  Thank rsavage009
Olivia N, Manager at Unison Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2017

Hello rsavage990, We would like to apologize for your experience as we failed to live up to your expectations on your visit and did not meet our high standards of service. We do find our customers enjoy our relaxed environment and casual family-friendly dining experience,...More

Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

The coffee at this place is delicious and worth at stop just for that reason alone. However it is also worth tasting some of the local wines as well, and the guy at the cellar door knew a lot about the grapes in the area.

Thank Sara D
Olivia N, Manager at Unison Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2017

Hello Sara, Thank-you very much for taking the time to write a kind review. We share your enthusiasm for our coffee, sourced from local Hawkthorne coffee roasters here in Hawkes Bay. We hope you will join us again soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 11 - USD 21
Cafe, New Zealand, European
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unison Vineyard | 2163 State Highway 50, Hastings 4715, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Hastings
  • Phone Number: +64 6-879 7913
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Established in 1993, Unison Vineyard is a boutique Family Estate at the heart of the premium NZ red grape growing Gimblett Gravels in Hawkes Bay. Our Cellar Door sits amongst the olive trees and vines in the sheltered courtyard of our Mediterranean Villa where you can relax inside or out. An enclosed children's playground and The Good Table a casual eatery is also situated onsite.
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