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Elephant Hill Estate Winery

86 Clifton Road, Te Awanga 4102, New Zealand
+64 6-873 0400
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86 Clifton Road, Te Awanga 4102, New Zealand
+64 6-873 0400
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Reviewed 2 May 2017

6 wine tastings for $5, which can be covered by purchase of $20 at their restaurant or buying a bottle. The wines are good but the tasters seem like they are reciting a speech, and couldn't answer some specific questions about their wines. This is...More

Thank emjunck
Reviewed 25 April 2017

The restaurant at the Elephant Hill vineyard is a beautiful modernist building of glass, timber floors and concrete set amongst the vines. You approach the restaurant up a much manicured road lined with small palm trees and pass a very spectacular ‘Mongol’ Indian style statue...More

Thank odnaBmaS
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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Had been strongly recommended to come here so had high hopes but I was bitterly disappointed! It is a beautiful location but ...... and here comes the list of improvements that could be made ..... having been to quite a few wine tastings this was...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Love this Winery for its architecture, ambiance, fine food and excellent wines. Started with the Bluff oyster sampler plate. Favourite had to be the pineapple salsa. Entrees were the salmon and the fig dish. We both thought the salmon was just lacking some punch but...More

Thank NZFoodie02
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Came just to try the wines... Most staggeringly average... more $$ spent on promotion than making good wine it would seem... better value in the supermarket for most wines... couple decent but more the exception than the rule... Staff too busy and just pouring the...More

Thank BAMNZ99
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We stopped here for lunch whilst riding around Hawkes Bay. The dining area was lovely and the food was nice but the bottle of wine we ordered with lunch was double the price that was quoted during the wine tasting. The staff member conducting the...More

Thank Russell P
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful place, very palatial and loved the decor. We tasted some of their fab wines. For tasting 6 wines it is $5.00 which is not charged if you spend $20 or more. We didn't eat here, you have to have a healthy budget...More

Thank TMRussel
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Exceptional dining experience for my wife and I. Decided to treat ourselves and were not disappointed with the quality of service, location, ambience, and of course the food. Chef added value by recognizing our anniversary with a little something. Great food selection. Really glad we...More

1  Thank Fred M
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Do not miss this stunning location. Cellar door is beautiful & delicious wines on tasting. The restaurant has been designed & decorated beautifully to enhance the incredible food on the menu. Friendly service...loved this winery!

Thank Simone F
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Few locations match this one in NZ. Ocean views. Great staff and very friendly and efficient service. Offer matched wines. Mixed oysters were great. White fish (Hapuka) and tuna as mains were fantastic. Free wine tasting if dining in restaurant. Desserts looked amazing but we...More

Thank RobynCK
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