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Brancott Estate Cellar Door and Restaurant

) #10 of 87 Restaurants in Blenheim ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ European, ,
180 Brancott Road | Blenheim, Blenheim 7272, New Zealand
+64 3-520 6975
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Opens in 29 min
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European, Wine Bar, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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180 Brancott Road | Blenheim, Blenheim 7272, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 421 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped for lunch, had a 3 course meal each with their recommended wine pairings - every bite delicious and presented exceptionally. Staff were attentive, friendly, and fun. Experience was enhanced when we met Diana feeding the rescued falcons! Thanks all!

Thank Geoff B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The drive here was amazing, even during the winter it was a treat. One of the other vineyards recommended Brancott for wine and lunch because of the stunning views, and it didn't disappoint. The wine tasting area and restaurant boasts floor to ceiling windows with...More

Thank Zubie C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We all went, the whole whanau, for my inlaws wedding anniversary and it was a stunning location with great food. we even had family photos in the barrel room. Awesome

Thank TripChick2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the centre for a wine tasting, tour and lunch. The team there are fabulous especially Kate, Anna and Andy. We did the falcon exhibition also. The lunch was outstanding perfectly complimented by the Brancott Sauvignon blank and Pinot Noir. If you're in the...More

Thank Pjd123q
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The minimalist building on the hill makes you feel like you are eating floating above the vineyard. Great food, good service and excellent wine. We were group of eight so the only negative was a bit of a lag between us all receiving our meals.

Thank sparker07
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a well kept secret..... with views to die for over marlborough . Tentertive staff and a secret weapon in the kitchen...... We had an amazing lunch from the starter to the main and a delicious desert ...... great wine the only thing is it...More

Thank Lawrence R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant was recommended to us and we were not disappointed. You park at the bottom of the hill and can either walk up or get a courtesy bus. We did half and half! We arrived at 3.10pm and technically they stop taking orders at...More

Thank sjjdxb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went along to Brancott Estate expecting great things as that is what they promise. On arrival it took a long time to be seated even though the place was empty. The manager of the day then proceeded to try force the same wine upon...More

2  Thank hippotrev
Brent P, Manager at Brancott Estate Cellar Door and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback We were disappointed to read of your poor experience though appreciate you providing the detail around your visit. Although we do strive to exceed our visitor and customer expectations, in this instance clearly we have not managed to do so....More

Reviewed 21 June 2017

Went here on Monday for lunch, insane meals, beautiful flavour and also presentation. the services was great too. a great team, an insane location, great menu. this would have to be the best in Marlborough.

1  Thank ewf191
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

The views at the vineyard are just absolutely stunning! A beautiful lunch menu served with fantastic wine - I just can't fault anything. The gurnard fish risotto was delicious, as was the salmon starter. Perfect food, service and views. It felt like a five star...More

Thank Lisa_WLG
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 20
Brunch, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:30
10:00 - 16:30
10:00 - 16:30
10:00 - 16:30
10:00 - 16:30
10:00 - 16:30
10:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 180 Brancott Road | Blenheim, Blenheim 7272, New Zealand
  • 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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