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Marsden Estate Winery

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings

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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
US$5 - US$27
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
European, Wine Bar, New Zealand
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great food and ambience, friendly staff.Setting is brilliant, easy parking. Lovely setting and lake to view

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank shermurph1
Reviewed 3 days ago

We came for a wine tasting and had a wine on the deck. They have a great varietal of wine called Chambourcin, that seems to only be grown around this are in New Zealand, if you love your reds that are a bit different. Beautiful...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Tennille S
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely aspect for a perfect lunch, platter plus bread and oils alongside one of their wines on a lovely day made this visit very memorable. Was busy but the service was prompt and pleasant

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank K372PLchrisr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here for lunch and were not disappointed. The food was delicious and perfectly cooked, the service was friendly and efficient and the wine, of course, excellent. We had the marinated snapper ceviche to start which was delicious and then seared tuna and spiced...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank SarahF923
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Luved this place the care the take with everything is amazing definitely going back not just once many times luv it luv it

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MelindaC1016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place! Staff are knowledgeable and genuine. Sara and Brenna are so lovely. Haven’t tried the restaurant yet but have heard good things from locals. Wine selection is diverse, very reasonably priced, and delicious. Quality is head and shoulders above the rest in Northland....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jamesmY5381JH
Reviewed 10 December 2018

Pleasant place to have lunch with view out over vines and a lake. Good service, choice of food. Some veggey food available. Been there twice now.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Graham B
Reviewed 5 December 2018

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

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Diane H
Reviewed 6 November 2018

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

Date of visit: October 2018
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

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank sarahhhhhbeeee
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Response from WendyS3858 | Reviewed this property |
You can drive but I would suggest a wine tour
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