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The Vineyard Cafe at Margrain Vineyard

) #11 of 23 Restaurants in Martinborough ₹₹ - ₹₹₹, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, New Zealand
Margrain Vineyard | Cnr Ponatahi & Huangarua Roads, Martinborough 5711, New Zealand
+64 6-306 8333
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good34%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“lunch” (24 reviews)
“smoked bacon” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Margrain Vineyard | Cnr Ponatahi & Huangarua Roads, Martinborough 5711, New Zealand
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Reviews (93)
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11 - 20 of 93 reviews

Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Such a great spot to have lunch or do wine tasting! Good food and lovely staff. Tried a few wines I haven't had before and they were fantastic.

Thank Katie A
Reviewed 22 January 2017

On our first day in Martinborough we came upon this restaurant. It was very busy but we got a lovely table overlooking the vines. The view was lovely. Service to start was fine, and we enjoyed a nice glass of wine with our meal. I...More

Thank ptbabe
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We visited the Vineyard cafe as a family group of 10 during the peak holiday season. We were impressed with the service despite a very busy day and were seated under a lovely shady tree overlooking the vines. From the smallest (3) to the eldest...More

Thank monty035
Reviewed 17 January 2017

My first time to Martinborough and I loved it. Was gloomy in Wellington and got to Martinborough and it was sunny, fine but windy.(windy everywhere at the moment as I come from Taranaki) Great little shops and the winery for lunch was the icing on...More

Thank travelbug663
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Was in town for UB40 and wine tasting and figured we would stop for lunch and a tasting along the way. Nice busy setting inside and would be lovely on a nice day to sit outside. Staff were great to find us a table for...More

Thank kim v
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Nice setting and seems popular place. Lots of outdoor seating if a nice day. Food okay. Service terrible even though not busy. A lot of promoting needed. Gave up waiting for them to come back and take our sweet order. Lamb burger meal disappointing, masses...More

Thank Alikr2015
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We called in for lunch and were lucky to get a table for five at 12 noon as they were very busy. We shared the tasting platter along with pork belly, pizza, haloumi salad and chicken sandwich. All excellent. My husband and I also shared...More

Thank kimleyCairns
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Headed over to Martinborough on a wet and windy Wellington day to find it perfectly hot and sunny. Margrain Vineyard Cafe was busy but still had plenty of spaces both outdoors and in. Great staff with good recommendations for the wine. Food menu was quite...More

Thank Bubbleroadtrips
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Very good lunch in a pretty much empty Winery and cafe. Plenty choice. Opted for the burger and my wife had the pork belly salad. The pork was the highlight. Really good and the slaw was dressed with such a lovely Asian style dressing. A...More

Thank simongb
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Our group enjoyed lunch outdoors , the service was friendly and efficient. I recommend the rose wine and the halloumi salad, they were delicious. The affagato with drambuie was divine.

Thank Andysafrica11
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 16
Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Margrain Vineyard | Cnr Ponatahi & Huangarua Roads, Martinborough 5711, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wairarapa  >  Martinborough
  • Phone Number: +64 6-306 8333
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