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Brick Bay Glass House Kitchen

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Arabella Lane, Snells Beach 0982, New Zealand
+64 9-425 4690
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10:00 - 17:00
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Mangawhai, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

the setting, the complete meal with vegetables for one price, the staff, the parking - all a great way to enjoy the experience

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Thank systemiguy
Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent day, very welcoming to us and our 2 Labradors. Good food and lovely surroundings. Two suggestions the waitress was very good only issue was there was no gap between courses. Just as we finished the entrée the main meal arrived. Within 20 minutes we had finished. Grounds very nice but they needed tiding up, lawns mowed, weed eating around... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The lunch at Brick Bay was in honour of my mother-in-law as her 70th birthday, just a small family gathering with surprise guests, her eldest son and his wife, casually turned up after we were seated and chatting, having flown all the way from Luxenbourg. Talk about a surprise and tears all round, the staff were awesome in helping us... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed lunch at brick bay. Friendly staff, great setting and amazing food. Would defiantly go back again.

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Auckland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our party of 4 arrived at a busy Saturday lunchtime, so just as well we had booked a table. Plenty of car parking, and an unusual building for a rural setting. But inside, it is wonderful, light and airy with plenty of shade from the sunshine despite the glass construction. Started with a very pleasant bottle of Brick Bay Rose,... More 

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BrickBay, Marketing & Communications at Brick Bay Glass House Kitchen, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review, we're glad you enjoyed your Brick Bay experience! More 

Deganwy, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This very attractive vineyard, sculpture park and restaurant is just outside Snells Bay in the Matakana area. There is disabled parking outside the restaurant. There are a mixture of tables that seat 10 and tables that seat 4, so you will often share a table. The Glasshouse is light and airy and overlooks a lake and the sculpture park and... More 

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BrickBay, Marketing & Communications at Brick Bay Glass House Kitchen, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely review - so glad you enjoyed the Brick Bay experience! More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Appetising, varied, tasty platter of cheeses, meat, bread and dips was washed down with a bottle of Pinot Gris sat under the vines. I've had worse days!

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Thank Blade4ever
BrickBay, Marketing & Communications at Brick Bay Glass House Kitchen, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review :) Hope we see you again soon! More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful and very special place this glasshouse , hovering over a lake of water lilies Divine salads great little desserts wonderful people Style personified

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BrickBay, Marketing & Communications at Brick Bay Glass House Kitchen, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely review - so glad you enjoyed your time here :) More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A excellent range of robust lunches in a marvellous vineyard and native bush environment! After lunch we spent two hours strolling through the sculpture park in the most stimulating atmosphere!

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BrickBay, Marketing & Communications at Brick Bay Glass House Kitchen, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your Brick Bay experience - thank you for your great review! More 

Laredo, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

after visiting Matakana Farmers Market, we always come here for some good Chilled wine and Beer, to cool you down from the Summer heat.... the Food is nice they have good Cheese Platter... and many more activities you can do there if you Prefer...

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Thank N P
BrickBay, Marketing & Communications at Brick Bay Glass House Kitchen, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely review - hope we see you again soon! 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
US$12 - US$21
Cuisine
European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups, View
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 17:00
Monday
10:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 17:00
Thursday
10:00 - 17:00
Friday
10:00 - 17:00
Saturday
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Arabella Lane, Snells Beach 0982, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Snells Beach
  • Phone Number: +64 9-425 4690
Description
Discover a new world as you gaze down on The Glass House, hovering like a coloured jewel beside the vineyard, cantilevered over the waterlily-fringed lake. This unique building is open daily year round, where you can choose to taste our range of wines, enjoy a glass as you relax on our generous decks or simply purchase bottles to take home. We're excited to offer you our fresh new menu, showcasing local produce and seasonal ingredients. Do come and experience dishes that we love and flavours we are passionate about. Download the Menu> This is truly a building for all seasons as you watch the birdlife on the lake on a summer's afternoon, or feel the fury of winter as the rain lashes the lake and sends the overflow beneath you in a veritable waterfall. Metres away are the vines, with the building's transparency letting you possibly observe the pruning process, leaf-plucking, fruit thinning, and if the time is right, the harvest itself!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?