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Fossil Ridge Winery

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, Vegetarian Friendly
Hart Road, Richmond 7020, New Zealand
+64 3-544 9463
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  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (16 reviews)
“salads” (4 reviews)
“water lilies” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Hart Road, Richmond 7020, New Zealand
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

Boutique winery in a pleasant setting at the south edge of Richmond. Grape vines, pond, birdlife, excellent food, coffee and Fossil Ridge wines

Thank Ross C
Reviewed 31 March 2017

My husband, two teenagers and myself went to Fossil Ridge for lunch. The food was very tasty and good value for money. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful. Unfortunately we couldn't sit outside as the day was a bit cold. Would recommend going here...More

Thank Kiwi_Explorer2009
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Such a lovely setting. Friendly waitress who showed us to a nice outdoor table with sun umbrella overlooking duck pond filled with waterlillies. Nice menu, we shared the platter. Nice size, easily filled two adults. Had the rose as well which was perfectly cold on...More

Thank elem7142
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Came for lunch with my husband having had a memorable visit 2 years ago. We were disappointed this time as we felt the whole thing was rushed. Within 5 minutes of ordering our mains had arrived leaving us no time to enjoy the wine tasting...More

Thank Alison P
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Very nice spot for lunch or wine tasting. You can get a selection of tastings served with your lunch or by themselves. Duck pond is also a great attraction for kids. lunch menu is mainly salads but the one I had was great.

Thank Gribster
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Had coffee here, hoping to book it for a family party. Staff were not really overly accommodating so we decided against it. Poor coffee; tepid coffee is never acceptable. If you want somewhere really good in the area head for The Celllar Door, Waimea Estate...More

Thank Gillian O
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Nelson has many good to great wineries to choose from, but Fossil Ridge is an ideal inclusion in any itinerary on a number of fronts. They make some lovely wines, and you can enjoy them at a lovely winery it's an outdoo area compete with...More

Thank Kiwicraig78
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Just back from an excellent most enjoyable summer lunch at Fossil Ridge Winery. A quiet dappled table for two beside a lily-covered lake. Friendly attentive staff, not "How's it going guys!" every 2 minutes. Beautiful summer fare, delicious fresh deserts, and yummy tasty treats. Rich,...More

Thank nzjm1955
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Would not recommend the coffee here based on my recent experience. Great setting and will return for a meal or snack but with wine or tea next time.

Thank Lyn M
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Was treated a bit condescendingly whilst in for a coffee and cake. Felt like a member of staff was very uptight and kept asking me what I was looking for - not relaxing at all.

Thank Miriam H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hart Road, Richmond 7020, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +64 3-544 9463
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