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Wairau River Wines Restaurant

) #5 of 89 Restaurants in Blenheim ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ European, ,
11 Rapaura Road, Blenheim 7273, New Zealand
+64 3-572 9800
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (183 reviews)
“souffle” (22 reviews)
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10:00 - 17:00All hours
European, Wine Bar, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
11 Rapaura Road, Blenheim 7273, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 412 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had lunch here with my family and it was delicious! The venue is very clean and has a friendly atmosphere. I had the seafood chowder and it was fantastic! My sister still talks about the seafood chowder we had here when she's reminiscing about...More

Thank Kalaya M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was invited to Wairau River Wines Restaurant for lunch with a friend. Food was excellent and service fantastic. Brilliant all round venue, fantastic setting and the attention to detail both in terms of the quality of food and wine matches was unbelievable. The wine tasting...More

Thank Pressy72
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Wairau whilst on a bike wine tour. Can't recommend it highly enough. Must have the seafood chowder!

Thank Slawsonblundell
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this fantastic spot for lunch on a recent wine tasting tour and cannot recommend it more highly. The food was fabulous as is the location. Friendly staff also provided a comprehensive wine tasting session. Thoroughly enjoyed the wine purchases as well! Highly recommended.

Thank LizG10959
Reviewed 16 July 2017

We were a group of 30 booked in for lunch. On arrival, we were told the toilets had a problem and only one was operational. They had hoped to have them fixed before our arrival but, due to circumstances beyond their control, this was not...More

Thank CRS60
Reviewed 13 July 2017

My daughter and I did a wine tasting (excellent) prior to eating. We paired our choice with our 'favourite' wine. What a great way to enjoy the selections! The Blue Cheese inspired souffle was amazing - my daughter (not a fan at all of blue...More

Thank Juli M
Reviewed 6 July 2017

While biking & wine tasting through the Marlborough wine region, my fiance and I stopped here for lunch. The wines were just okay and the tasting room and restaurant were a little busy, but the food was delicious and the picnic table setting was beautiful....More

Thank LynH17
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Great food, Great service, Great venue It doesn't matter what time of year or what the occasion is, Wairau River Wines Restaurant always delivers great food, great service and a great atmosphere.

Thank Helen W
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped off for a late lunch after a few wine tastings. We had mussel chowder full of mussels and the smoked warm salmon salad followed by Pavlov -yum and coffee - nice and strong. All the people who worked here were pleasant and attentive....More

Thank Sue S
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

We read up about this restaurant on trip advisor while in Marlborough. Decided to stop in for lunch and very glad we did. Fair priced and the meals were outstanding. Hearty meals and large portions too in front of a warm fire. We will be...More

Thank adb88
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Anita V
10 December 2016|
Response from wairauriverwines | Property representative |
Sorry Anita. We are closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day. We need some family time 😁

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 25
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Rapaura Road, Blenheim 7273, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim
  • Phone Number: +64 3-572 9800
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The menu at Wairau River Wines is built around the fresh produce that is readily available in the Marlborough district.Enjoy matching our superb wines at cellar door prices with lunch in a relaxed informal environment either outside on the sun drenched lawns and verandahs or inside beside the large open fire in winter.The Rose family are pioneer grape growers in Marlborough, today their five children all take an active role in the business.
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