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Vidal Estate Winery Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, European,
913 St Aubyn Street East, Hastings 4122, New Zealand
+64 6-872 7440
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pork belly” (12 reviews)
“salmon” (10 reviews)
“pavlova” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
New Zealand, European, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
913 St Aubyn Street East, Hastings 4122, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 289 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

After a not so good lunch a few months ago, we had lunch today and it was back to it best, very good food, good size portion, beautifully cooked, a faboulious lunch. Steamed buns with prawns light and fluffy, chicken well cooked, salmon with crusty...More

Thank macsclan
Reviewed 3 days ago

Having recently visited twice for Lunch I was hoping that this visit would not be as disappointing as the 1st. Certainly could not fault the staff or service, but left feeling disappointed with the food. To serve lettuce that was brown, limp and slimy was...More

Thank Jan M
Reviewed 4 days ago

Standard Thursday night fare. Decent entrees (Olives and breads) and mains were a decent size. My Med-Rare steak was med at best but still yum. Good service and attentive wait staff.

Thank theroycenz
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was a great surprise. Our meals were outstanding and the staff were attentive. The portion sizes are generous so come hungry!

Thank ppppaulau
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wanted to take a friend out for a nice thank you lunch. Lovely setting and the food was really lovely too. They can cater gig gluten free as well which is a huge bonus for me having coeliac. Will definitely go back again. Thank you😊

Thank Sarah L
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lovely experience at Vidal's recently! Super friendly, unobtrusive staff, nothing was too much trouble. Excellent food, superb wine, lovely surroundings - if I had to be picky I'd say the bathrooms could do with a spruce compared to the rest of the venue...More

Thank Shmoo1977
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really like Vidal’s. I just do. It is consistent and reliable, without being pretentious. I like that. Sure, some people complain about the noise. With hard-surfaces everywhere, the noise is inevitable. But all you have to do is ask for a quiet corner table....More

Thank Marguerite B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have only been to this restaurant once for a work dinner. I had the pork sliders for starters, pork belly for main (it was beautiful) & chocolate fudge pudding for desert with ice cream. YUM! The staff & service was great. Would recommend this...More

Thank 999val
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Other than a few among most recent reviews, Vidal's is delivering up some delicious dishes these days and getting s raves for it. Some say there was a lull w/ shifting menus but current Chef Nathan Beilby has developed some fascinating new flavors and tastes...More

Thank HaljoHal
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Vidal offers a wonderful two course lunch for $ 27.50 per person currently. The food is exquisite and there is a good choice of menu options. You can choose and entree and main, or a main and dessert. We thoroughly recommend it.

Thank Barbara B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 22 - US$ 50
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 913 St Aubyn Street East, Hastings 4122, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Hastings
  • Phone Number: +64 6-872 7440
  • E-mail
Description
Adjacent to the winery, Vidal Estate's restaurant has been a popular destination for locals and visitors since the opening of its doors in 1979. Open for lunch and dinner, the atmosphere is one of relaxed sophistication. A talented team in the kitchen share a food philosophy of fresh and simple dishes using really good produce. The focus is on creating clean simple flavours using New Zealand fresh, seasonal, organic products and taking inspiration from classical methods and dishes. Vidal Estate's comprehensive wine list, which showcases recent and aged Vidal Estate wines as well other top New Zealand wines, perfectly complements the dishes.
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