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Brancott Estate Cellar Door and Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹European, , Vegetarian Friendly
180 Brancott Road | Blenheim, Blenheim 7272, New Zealand
+64 3-520 6975
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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180 Brancott Road | Blenheim, Blenheim 7272, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

An interesting wine tasting followed by a great lunch, fantastic scenery and a really memorable experience.

Thank Peregrine44
Reviewed 6 days ago

What an experience dine with one of the best views in Marlborough, and the food is excellent. Need to book for lunch as always buzy

Thank Peter T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed the beautiful food. The servings are small (fine dining) and the men in our group actually still felt hungry after a shared entree, main and a dessert each. I felt for the price, the main could've included a couple of extra sides and...More

Thank WeekinWellington
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Six of us who are locals went for Sunday lunch and with mixed a response. The restaurant when busy is always so noisy with concrete floors and no sound deafening. ( A problem several wineries in the area suffer from). When out for a meal...More

Thank exwinemaker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious lunch overlooking the vineyards of this extensive estate. We sat outdoors and enjoyed the view, the meal and a sampling of their wines. Our charcuterie platter was a perfect "picnic" meal. Do call ahead for a reservation.

2  Thank martha d
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had lunch at Brancott Estate and it was excellent. The chef is really talented. The wines (from the estate) were really good too. Just as good is where it is located - on top of a small hill overlooking the region and the vineyards....More

1  Thank SanFranciscoGuy634
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Normally anywhere with a view the foods ordinary at best, this place is the exception excellent dining and service it also pays to book on busy times. Well worth the visit, lunch great for the exceptional views across the Marlborough vineyards

Thank Kaizasulza
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Enjoyed lunch here with a friend. Lovely food with suggested wine matches. Good service. Wonderful outlook with all the tables in good positions to appreciate this. Shuttle service provided to get to the restaurant.

Thank Odette M
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Brancott Estate was an absolutely gorgeous place to eat lunch and enjoy a bottle of wine. The food was beautiful, wine was amazing and the view was spectacular.

1  Thank AliciaJayneJones
Reviewed 16 October 2017

After coming across Charlotte Sound on Cougar 1, we were ready for a relaxed lunch and Brancott delivered big time! I loved the ora king salmon on top of skinny noodles with a dash broth (just the right amount of food and slightly different) and...More

Thank Bi-coaster
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 20
Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 180 Brancott Road | Blenheim, Blenheim 7272, New Zealand (Formerly Brancott Estate Heritage Centre)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim
  • Phone Number: +64 3-520 6975
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Discover the region’s premier wine experience at the home of the original Sauvignon Blanc. The Brancott Estate Cellar Door & Restaurant celebrates the history of Brancott Estate wines, at Brancott Vineyard, the site of the original Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc plantings.The spectacular Brancott Estate Cellar Door & Restaurant is one of Marlborough’s premier cellar doors with a restaurant offering majestic views over the region. On a typical clear day, visitors can see the North Island from the elevated site.Visitors can enjoy Cellar Door tastings and wine sales, Wine Tours, an informtaive AV presentation telling the story of the original Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc and a restaurant menu featuring seasonal, local produce.
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