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The Vines

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, , Gluten Free Options
166 Main Road | Bushmere Estate, Gisborne 4071, New Zealand
+64 6-868 9317
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (31 reviews)
“pork belly” (5 reviews)
“calamari” (2 reviews)
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New Zealand, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
166 Main Road | Bushmere Estate, Gisborne 4071, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 June 2017

Having already been here for the wine tasting at Easter, we decided to return for a dinner on this trip to Gisborne. The menu at this time of year is small but oh wow, it was just amazing. The 3 dishes we had were of...More

Thank JUDY T
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

My mouth is still watering, 2 mths later. I can not speak highly enough of the flavours, freshness and taste of each incredible course. Attention to detail at this restaurant is number 1. Service, wine, food and fabulous location! I can absolutely highly recommend and...More

1  Thank intootravel
Reviewed 26 March 2017

We have eaten at the Vines many times, and been to a number of functions there. The food is always amazing, the staff are very helpful and the setting is beautiful.

1  Thank shelkemp
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Our experience at The Vines was a big disappointment. We booked some weeks in advance, expecting it to be bustling with activity on a summer lunchtime. Instead we were shown to our table in a large area where just one other couple were finishing their...More

1  Thank Richard G
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

My mum and I came here for lunch, nothing from the menu really spoke to us so we got a big platter to share between us and it was really yummy with lots of different foods on it. A lot of seafood, we don't eat...More

Thank Shannon_gordon
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Beautiful presentation announced the fabulous dinner. everything matched up and the food was excellent. Presentation up with the best. Nice relaxed service, great setting

Thank KelvinTB
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Came here for lunch and had a very pleasant experience. Food was super tasty - I can recommend the salt and pepper squid salad - and healthy. Matching wines were delicious and the service was friendly but attentive. If you're into good food in a...More

Thank Kay P
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Had my parents 60th birthday party here, amazing setting and wonderful food. Marquee was great, heaps of space for over 100 guests and a full band. Food was to die for, staff were super helpful and wine was superb. Highly recommend A+++++

Thank hen120
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Mum and I had lunch on Fathers Day - we received friendly timely service, and the best meal we'd had out in ages. The pork belly was delicious and as a veggie lover it was great to see that they had been given just as...More

Thank Leah M
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Today was Father's Day, so I took a 92 year old Gisborne gentleman for lunch. We were met by a delightfully, friendly, smiling lady named Barbara who found us a quiet table, whilst after listening to our brief previous encounter, whisked our meal to top...More

Thank Karyn W
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6 August 2016|
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Response from Jessica W | Reviewed this property |
Yes a few months ago it was previously bushmere estate
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 36
New Zealand, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 166 Main Road | Bushmere Estate, Gisborne 4071, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Gisborne Region  >  Gisborne
  • Phone Number: +64 6-868 9317
  • E-mail
This is a first rate restaurant serving excellent, imaginative and reasonably priced food.
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