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Elephant Hill Estate Winery

Open Now: 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“wine tasting”(34 reviews)
“great food”(9 reviews)
“oysters”(8 reviews)
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86 Clifton Road, Te Awanga 4102, New Zealand
+64 6-873 0400
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here after a long day of driving around the vineyards in Napier/Hastings. By late in the afternoon we just wanted desert. They were more than happy to sort us out. Great service, loved the honest opinion when asked, very appreciated. Loved the food. Last...More

Thank Rainy0
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Elephant Hill have a fabulous range of wines - grown here at Te Awanga, and at vineyards at Bridge Pa and on the Gimblett Gravels, so there will be something for everyone. The tasting area is quite small so it can get very busy and...More

Thank Rick M
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

Our mid week lunch was truly superb in every way - and the surprise bonus was the happy birthday platter of divine chocolate treats. The first class service matched the outstanding quality of the food, the dining experience and the commanding view of the Cape....More

Thank panatina
Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

This could be an enchanting place in daylight, especially in Summer. However, during our Winter's evening dinner, it was just nice. The menu is very expensive, but the food did not justify the cost. In addition, the servers were very casual and showed little interest...More

Thank Dan468
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

This is expensive, but I think you get what you pay for. The food was exquisite and as you would expect the wine was great. The building itself is pretty spectacular with great design detail. The atmosphere of the restaurant is lovely, we were there...More

Thank Annette B
Reviewed May 3, 2018

Husband and I enjoyed an extensive and delightful tasting given by a charming Frenchman before our lunch. As it was a spectacular day, we chose to sit outside and started our meal with oysters - fried for my husband and the oyster platter for me....More

Thank woolywombat
Reviewed April 30, 2018

I would recommend definitely to book for lunch. We did some wine tasting before lunch and chose the wines we wanted to drink with lunch. The meal was one of the best meals I have ever had. The surroundings are stunning. A must if you...More

Thank Allyson B
Reviewed April 26, 2018

Enjoyed the New Zealand wine tasting experience! Loved the staff, very knowledgeable and the food was delicious!

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Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

Why has NZ become so casual in its approach to dining? Staff before commencing service should be checked for grooming and made very familiar with the menu. In a restaurant where the prices are on the high end of dining in Hawkes Bay it was...More

Thank Hartley-Mitchell
Reviewed March 27, 2018

We did a tasting before going into lunch and had a fabulous time. The French gentleman who handled our tasting was outstanding, not only did he provide some great wines, he went into the winery and brought back bunches of Malbec and Syrah grapes that...More

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