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“Top food and top wine”

Saint Clair Family Estate Vineyard Kitchen
Ranked #6 of 69 things to do in Blenheim
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Come and visit Saint Clair Family Estate Vineyard Kitchen to relax, sit back and enjoy the Saint Clair experience. The newly renovated establishment is situated within a unique vineyard setting with views extending past the vines towards the ever changing and dramatic Richmond Range. The sunny courtyard offers outdoor dining with some dining options amongst the vines. On a cooler day an extended veranda section can ensure customers continue to have the vineyard feel while being sheltered from the elements through extensive floor to ceiling glass sliding doors. A cosy fire provides ambience and warmth during the New Zealand winter, an ideal settling to relax and enjoy Saint Clair's award winning wines. A perfect place for a visit for morning or afternoon tea with a selection of muffins and hot drinks available all day. The extensive menu constantly changes reflecting some of the best seasonal produce and finest delicacies Marlborough as to offer. There are a range of options available to meet any dietary requirements. The wine tasting counter is an area to discover the diversity of Saint Clair with a large selection of award winning wines available for tasting daily via an impressive wine preservation system. In addition to these wines there is an extensive range of craft beers from kiwi breweries including Pan Head, Parrot Dog and Marlborough's own Renaissance. A couple of different flavours of locally produced Adam and Eve Cider are also on offer and New Zealand owned brands make up the eclectic array of non-alcoholic beverages. The Saint Clair Vineyard Kitchen is available for private functions and offers catering options to suit all budgets with flexibility to ensure a successful event. Please contact us to discuss further. When visiting the Saint Clair Vineyard Kitchen make sure you cross the car park to Pātaka - a gourmet food store proudly specialising in New Zealand artisan food and offering uniquely New Zealand inspired gifts.
Useful Information: Food available for purchase, Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access
Oslo, Norway
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44 reviews
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“Top food and top wine”
Reviewed 25 August 2013

This is one of the better places to taste wines and eat good food in Marlborough. Very down to earth and excellent service. I go here every time I visit the region and have never been disappointed with anything. I unreservedly recommend the establishment to anyone who appreciates quality. Not expensive!

Visited February 2013
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Winegeeknz, Owner at Saint Clair Family Estate Vineyard Kitchen, responded to this review, 27 August 2013
Thanks for your review Kieron. We're glad you enjoyed your time with us we look forward to seeing you again soon.
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“Lovely winery and cafe”
Reviewed 31 July 2013

Great cafe, we enjoyed our food. We ate outside as it was a nice day and the outdoor area was just beautiful in the sun. I had the chicken hot pot and my husband had the lamb salad. Usually, he would not order salad as you get more green than anything else, but this one was different and worth it. A lovely way to spend an afternoon.

Visited July 2013
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Winegeeknz, Owner at Saint Clair Family Estate Vineyard Kitchen, responded to this review, 1 August 2013
Thanks so much for your lovely review of our Cellar Door. We're glad you had a good time with us and we hope you enjoyed your time in Marlborough. We look forward to hosting you again one day.

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The Saint Clair Cellar Door Team
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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“Simply Amazing”
Reviewed 21 April 2013 via mobile

Seriously good and honest tasty food,house made focaccia with sea salt and pâté, followed by Tuscan tart for main course and a glass of beautiful Saint Clair Reserve Chardonnay a perfect match!
If you are in Blenheim this is a must visit place!
Well done to Hailey and her team!

Cheers

Visited April 2013
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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“My favourite winery”
Reviewed 27 February 2013

I have been here once before in 2011 for a tasting. I returned for a late lunch just after 2pm on a Friday in Feb 13, and was not disappointed. We had a late lunch. The meals came out quickly. The chicken wrap was cold (which is fine) but my tart was heated. I suspect the meals are pre-prepared and then heated for guests. Our group enjoyed the chicken wrap, caesar salad and the tart. The outdoor area is nice and the service is good. The ladies are knowledgeable and friendly.

Later I went inside for a tasting and again, found the staff to be knowledgeable and friendly. The wines here are absolutely beautiful as well.

We will definitely return on every trip to Marlborough!

Visited February 2013
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Moscow, Russia
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“perfect place to spend couple of hours”
Reviewed 27 January 2013

Saint Claire restaurant and cellar are very nice, with absolutely perfect home-like service, charming views to grape fields, sunny outdoor area and tasty food, not only wine is worth trying, but cappuchino as well )
as in other wineries, you will be suggested to try all the wines they produce

Visited January 2013
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