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Elephant Hill Estate Winery

86 Clifton Road, Te Awanga 4102, New Zealand
+64 6-873 0400
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“wine tasting” (34 reviews)
“great food” (9 reviews)
“oysters” (8 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
LOCATION
86 Clifton Road, Te Awanga 4102, New Zealand
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+64 6-873 0400
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"wine tasting"
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"great food"
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"oysters"
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"hawkes bay"
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"infinity pool"
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"pinot noir"
in 6 reviews
"bread"
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"tasting area"
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"venison"
in 7 reviews
"tuna"
in 5 reviews
"waiting staff"
in 5 reviews
"beautiful location"
in 4 reviews
"reserve chardonnay"
in 4 reviews
"perfect lunch"
in 4 reviews
"soft shell crab"
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"fabulous restaurant"
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"dining area"
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Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

Our mid week lunch was truly superb in every way - and the surprise bonus was the happy birthday platter of divine chocolate treats. The first class service matched the outstanding quality of the food, the dining experience and the commanding view of the Cape....More

Thank panatina
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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

This could be an enchanting place in daylight, especially in Summer. However, during our Winter's evening dinner, it was just nice. The menu is very expensive, but the food did not justify the cost. In addition, the servers were very casual and showed little interest...More

Thank Dan468
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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

This is expensive, but I think you get what you pay for. The food was exquisite and as you would expect the wine was great. The building itself is pretty spectacular with great design detail. The atmosphere of the restaurant is lovely, we were there...More

Thank Annette B
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

Husband and I enjoyed an extensive and delightful tasting given by a charming Frenchman before our lunch. As it was a spectacular day, we chose to sit outside and started our meal with oysters - fried for my husband and the oyster platter for me....More

Thank woolywombat
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

I would recommend definitely to book for lunch. We did some wine tasting before lunch and chose the wines we wanted to drink with lunch. The meal was one of the best meals I have ever had. The surroundings are stunning. A must if you...More

Thank Allyson B
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Reviewed 26 April 2018

Enjoyed the New Zealand wine tasting experience! Loved the staff, very knowledgeable and the food was delicious!

1  Thank the3hondos
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Why has NZ become so casual in its approach to dining? Staff before commencing service should be checked for grooming and made very familiar with the menu. In a restaurant where the prices are on the high end of dining in Hawkes Bay it was...More

Thank Hartley-Mitchell
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

We did a tasting before going into lunch and had a fabulous time. The French gentleman who handled our tasting was outstanding, not only did he provide some great wines, he went into the winery and brought back bunches of Malbec and Syrah grapes that...More

Thank A R H
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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

From the time I booked lunch on line till we left, the experience was superb. I got a confirmation email of my booking & a reminder the day prior. Further more, we postponed lunch from 12:30 to 1:30 and that wasn’t a problem either. We...More

Thank Jim K
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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Four of us booked for lunch on a busy Saturday, lots going on in the Bay this weekend. The service was very good, the food was next level. We enjoyed an nice bottle of Rose and had a really relaxing time. Well worth the visit.

Thank Jhutch19
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