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Marsden Estate Winery

$$ - $$$European, ,
56 Wiroa Road | Bay of Islands, Kerikeri 0293, New Zealand
+64 9-407 9398
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (103 reviews)
“creme brulee” (5 reviews)
“tuna” (8 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 am - 4:00 pm Hours
CUISINES
European, Wine Bar, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
56 Wiroa Road | Bay of Islands, Kerikeri 0293, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 299 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Great views, good wine and excellent food. We had the best time here during our visit to New Zealand.

Thank Diane H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have dined here several times and always have a great meal. The good news is that they are now open on Friday and Saturday nights for dinner as well as their usual lunch dining. This will be fantastic as it gives us that high...More

1  Thank 631Sue007
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Marsden estate does not disappoint. I’ve been there several times and all times it has been amazing food and quick service. We sat at 1:00pm ordered drinks and food and had it all by 1:25pm I had the steak from the specials board and it...More

Thank sarahhhhhbeeee
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Marsden Estate is a gorgeous vineyard restaurant in Kerikeri. We are locals, and have been here many times over the years. We visited for a special lunch a few days ago, and I feel that I need to revise my last review as the improvement...More

Thank Lindsay W
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Marsden Estate is one of the best winery lunches in NZ, and has been for many years. Food is always good, and the setting is to die for - glorious views over the vines and grounds, with a beautiful lake and waterfowl. It's a family...More

Thank 52phantom
Reviewed 20 August 2018

The winery setting, makes for a relaxed feel, the wine tasting added to the ambiance. Lunch was served on the patio overlooking the pond and grapes beyond. My seared tuna salad was so satisfying that I had no need for dessert.

Thank Mary Ellen W
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Delicious full breakfast at winery before tasting and buying some wine. Menu for breakfast small but perfect. Fragrant coffee promptly when we arrived, friendly service and every item on the plate well cooked and delicious. Highlights the creamy mushrooms, crisp bacon and black pudding and...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 7 August 2018

After a minor hiccup start (they hadn't written our booking down in the reservation book) the lunch was delicious. We tasted a range of wines before deciding which one to accompany lunch - both the wine and the food were both excellent.

Thank triciabcabs
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Having had it recommended to us, and in the interest of trying a wine region's offerings we knew little about... off we hiked for a late lunch and indulgence in said wines. The latter so good, I bought their remaining stock of that vintage in...More

Thank Jqqls
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Ultimate fav, taking friends or as a couple. Friends loved it as much as I do. Something for everyone on the menu. Start with wine tasting and experience some really great wines, I have my all time favourites. I promise you , you will want...More

1  Thank lulu1106
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CarlaW2012
11 March 2017|
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Response from WendyS3858 | Reviewed this property |
You can drive but I would suggest a wine tour
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 27
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56 Wiroa Road | Bay of Islands, Kerikeri 0293, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Kerikeri
  • Phone Number: +64 9-407 9398
  • E-mail
Description
Nearly two centuries ago, the first grapevines were planted at Kerikeri That was the work of Samuel Marsden, the driving force behind the establishment of Anglican mission stations in New Zealand. Nearly two decades ago, Rod and Cindy MacIvor followed in his footsteps with the establishment of the vineyard and wine estate they named after him. Marsden Estate is youthful by comparison, but the vineyard, the gardens and the estate building look well settled into the sub-tropical landscape of New Zealand’s Far North. Just a few minutes’ drive from Kerikeri village, Marsden Estate offers wine sales, tastings and tours, with innovative cuisine to complement its award winning wines. It’s known for the relaxed atmosphere of its courtyard dining space overlooking the lake and vines, with innovative cuisine that showcases the unique flavours of the region.
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