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Elephant Hill Estate Winery

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Address: 86 Clifton Road, Te Awanga 4102, New Zealand
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US$ 212.12*
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Private Tour: Napier Hawkes Bay Premium Wine Tour with Lunch
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Exceptional dining experience for my wife and I. Decided to treat ourselves and were not disappointed with the quality of service, location, ambience, and of course the food. Chef... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Fred M
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Hastings, New Zealand
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Hastings, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Exceptional dining experience for my wife and I. Decided to treat ourselves and were not disappointed with the quality of service, location, ambience, and of course the food. Chef added value by recognizing our anniversary with a little something. Great food selection. Really glad we went. Well done Elephant Hill.

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1 Thank Fred M
Melbourne
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86 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Do not miss this stunning location. Cellar door is beautiful & delicious wines on tasting. The restaurant has been designed & decorated beautifully to enhance the incredible food on the menu. Friendly service...loved this winery!

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Thank Simone F
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90 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Few locations match this one in NZ. Ocean views. Great staff and very friendly and efficient service. Offer matched wines. Mixed oysters were great. White fish (Hapuka) and tuna as mains were fantastic. Free wine tasting if dining in restaurant. Desserts looked amazing but we opted for cheese. Dessert wine overly sweet. Three courses plus wines around NZ $220. No... More 

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Thank RobynCK
North Island, New Zealand
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

FABULOUS lunch here. Booking essential. Chef is Ashley Jones - the food is incredible. Lovely ambience and setting. For main I had the venison. The desserts were out of this world Bomb Alaska and coffee dessert. Definitely will be returning. Only fault I found a spelling mistake in their story of how they came to be - the mistaken word... More 

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Morrinsville
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In Napier for a wedding and paid Elephant Hill winery a visit. Superb facilities great dining and superb wines. Check this place out if you enjoy a fine wine

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Thank 109malcolmm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Elephant Hill not long after it opened 7 years ago and were keen to return. The restaurant is in a building whose interior is of a very high standard. The infinity pool is a lovely attraction to look out on when sitting on decking. However the food is the most important aspect of the visit. The menu had... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our dinner here was lovely. I had tuna sashimi as my starter which was truly one of the best plates of fish I've ever had. Served to perfection. The service was excellent, and the restaurant was beautiful. For a special lunch or dinner whilst around Napier this place is definitely one that I would recommend.

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N.S.W. Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

We went with friends to this delightful winery. The food could not be faulted. I had the salmon entree followed by the venison. The others all chose the duck for their entree and joined me with the venison. The only blemish on what was an almost perfect lunch was we were the unlucky table to get Emily as our wait... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Lovely location, views over the vines and beyond. Great ambience. We enjoyed a drink on the terrace followed by an early evening summer meal. The building is impressive. Modern and chic, like something out of a Bond movie. Infinity pool, sunken lounge and a modern elegant dining area. Service was terrific, efficient but not intrusive. Our little pre-dinner taste surprise... More 

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Great Harwood, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Called in for lunch and what a lunch we got. Maybe the best food I have ever eaten helped down with some glorious wines. Highly recommended for food lovers. Great surroundings and excellent staff.

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