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Our unique 80 acre estate is located just 35mins drive from the CBD in the heart of Auckland's wine country. With a Cellar Door & Lawn Bar, roaming gardens, event spaces and our Restaurant, as well as a fully functioning winery and bottling works...more
Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
305 - 307 Waikoukou Valley Road, Waimauku, Auckland 0882, New Zealand
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Booked on a whim and ended up with 'trust the chef' which is not our preference, we like what we like and prefer to choose our own dishes. Well what a pleasant surprise, we enjoyed every one of the seven courses we were served. Location...More
Went there for lunch today, 3 pax. Only a few tables. Staff are very nice and pretty good service. Entrees were very nice - couldn't fault these. Main, we had sirloin, duck and lamb. No one overly enthused in the main. Looked beautiful but very...More
We walked here from our holiday cottage and enjoyed a late afternoon wine tasting. Staff were great, talking us through the wine and were knowledgeable and very friendly. We would have liked to have dinner but the restaurant was closed. Maybe next time!
We enjoyed the chefs choice to celebrate our anniversary. The service was great and the food could not have been better. Anthony was friendly, knowledgeable and welcoming ensuring that we had a great experience. The wine match complemented the food so well we purchased wine...More
Yesterday we took our Australian visitor to the Hunting Lodge for her birthday lunch,we couldn't have picked a better place
Easy to reach not far from SH16 ,good signage
The lodge is a lovely old home,with lots of ambience.
Good wine selection ,good menu choice...More
Inconsistent and absent service, long delays in food and drink orders arriving and lack of concern in trying to fix the situation at the time, despite it being brought to staffs' attention, ruined my birthday lunch today.
I loved my return visit after 24 years, having attended my sister in laws wedding there in 1995. Many changes but great service at the wine sales, great tasting and a fantastic bottle of wine for dinner. The staff showed us around and we're very...More
Booked last minute due to dire traffic heading north to Matakana. Good call! The restaurant was amazing. Best lamb I’ve had in years superbly cooked with fresh garden veggies washed down with the local wine. 100% recommend plus has a winery tour, great cafe and...More
Date of experience: January 2019
The_Hunting_Lodge_nz, Public Relations Manager at The Hunting Lodge Winery & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2019
Hi Jeff thanks for your positive review, while we aren't currently offering a winery tour we do have wine tastings available at our newly refurbished Cellar Door & Lawn Bar. Do stay tuned though as wine tours may be coming very soon!