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Batch Winery & Thomas Bach

$$ - $$$, , Gluten Free Options
129 Carsons Road, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1971, New Zealand
+64 9-372 3223
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good22%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“pavlova” (15 reviews)
“onion dip” (2 reviews)
“cob loaf” (2 reviews)
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Wine Bar, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
129 Carsons Road, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1971, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thought the menu here was slightly unusual for Waiheke. Having said that everything was nice. Good, fresh fish and chips and a nice rich winter pie followed by pavlova. The service was good and the view spectacular. The food and selection was what I...More

Thank Cheezel
Reviewed 20 May 2018

The food and the menu is amazing and innovative. Great service and wines. The service was efficient warm and friendly. Two of our party had been before and recommended. Will be back again for the food

Thank dcm4275
Reviewed 10 May 2018

Visited Thomas's Bach as part of a Scenic Flight deal. Shared platter for entrée was very good. Mains of meatloaf and prawns were very average. The prawns looked like they were frozen. Desserts were nice. We had two of the wine flight tasters which were...More

Thank Welshkiwi99
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

From the personalised service of the Batch Bus (Pu at another winery and dropping at our accommodation) to the attentiveness to our needs (early dinner bc we were starving), we had a wonderful experience. We enjoyed wine tasting at our table before a magnificent meal....More

Thank TilaHof
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Had a delicious lunch at the Batch coupled with a tour through their cellar door and vineyard. The most amazing scenery up high over looking rolling hills looking back towards the city. Well worth the drive.

Thank Becksmartin
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Wow, where do I start !!! This restaurant was amazing, the service so great....the food was fresh and cooked to perfection. We had amazing bread with dips and cheese/meat plates to start with then large platters to share with beef, chicken and fish portioned on...More

Thank Fi S
Reviewed 6 April 2018

We were staying locally to Batch so chose this for dinner due to the short walk from our accommodation; we could not have been happier with our choice. We arrived and when seated were blown away with the views that every table gets to enjoy....More

1  Thank Kathy L
Reviewed 23 March 2018

Very good food (fish and chips were yummy as was the chicken salad). Nice location, Good to sit outside and go for a wander to check ut the views. Friendly.

Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Nice views but waited over 20 minutes and no one even offered us a menu, gave up and went to Stonyridge instead.

Thank anark21
Reviewed 18 March 2018

Surprisingly great restaurant at the top of the hill - the highest winery and restaurant in Waiheke with great views all the way to Auckland. Really good food. Great wines and cold beers to choose from. On the hop on/ hop off bus route. Wonderful...More

Thank Ross H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 16 - USD 45
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Visa, Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 Carsons Road, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1971, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Waiheke Island
  • Phone Number: +64 9-372 3223
  • E-mail
Waiheke Island's highest vineyard with spectacular views. Enjoy Thomas's Bach vineyard seasonal plates and High Tea & Bubbles. Linger over a long lunch and relaxed sunset dining in summer. New state of the art winery and cellar door with portfolio for wine tasting including estate and reserve wines including Syrah, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay and Flora. Waiheke's only onsite made and bottled sparkling wines including light and refreshing sparkling Rose and Riesling. Parties at the long table in The Hedge and The Greenhouse. Restaurant bookings required for groups of eight or more. Batch bus connects Matiatia with Batch hourly during open hours from 10am ferry.
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