We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Melton Estate

502 Weedons Ross Road | West Melton, West Melton 7675, New Zealand
+64 3-347 4968
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good20%
  • Average13%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible16%
Travellers talk about
“salmon” (9 reviews)
“pork” (2 reviews)
“pinot gris” (4 reviews)
All hours
European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
502 Weedons Ross Road | West Melton, West Melton 7675, New Zealand
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (67)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 67 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Met up with a friend for a birthday lunch and had my special needs/ gluten free friend with us as well. We turned up on a Friday without a booking and were welcomed and shown to a lovely outdoor table overlooking the vineyard. Service and...More

Thank Obiwankanobi
Tracy C, Owner at Melton Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for coming to Melton Estate for your birthday celebration. I am happy to hear you all enjoyed the experience and your dietary requirements were well met. We would love to see you again soon. Tracy

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of many enjoyable visits that we have made out to Melton Estate and the Usual Fun and great Food with our host, Tracy . We went straight to the Mains, three of us had the Venison and Vegetables - just so tender and a...More

Tracy C, Owner at Melton Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank for your kind words. We love to see our customers enjoy their day at Melton Estate and give us awesome feed back. The Pinot Gris is 2013 and was a great fruity year bursting with lots of flavor and is one of my favorites...More

Reviewed 6 October 2017

We were there for a wedding and the food was delicious. It was VERY noisy with around 120 people in there, all talking at once. You need sound absorbing panels on the ceiling. Otherwise, it was just lovely.More

Thank Hawean
Tracy C, Manager at Melton Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Thank you for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed our food and service at Melton Estate for a wedding that you attended. We have had a designer look at this issue and hope to have this resolved in the future. We welcome you back...More

Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We were out for a drive and stumbled across this place, and feeling hungry we stopped for a look. We were lucky to get a table as they had an 80th and a wedding on at the same time but we got seated and attend...More

Thank michael-paulsen
Tracy C, Owner at Melton Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you for taking time to share your experience at Melton Estate. Our Platter is one of our most popular options for guests for lunch and show cases lots of local and in house made treats. We look forward to your return.

Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Phoned the restaurant and booked lunch at 12.30 for three people. After the message the answer phone repeated their opening hours. Thursday to Sunday 10am to 5pm. We drove from the eastern side of Christchurch out to West Melton and found the place closed. The...More

Thank Bessie150
Tracy C, Owner at Melton Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Over last weekend we were away on holiday and the restaurant was closed for that weekend. I would like to apologize for not getting back to the phone message prior to your visit. We elected not to have a notice on the front door advising...More

Reviewed 7 July 2017

My wife and I went for lunch with another couple. We had previously had the platter and found it to be tasty and good value, but things appear to have changed. The platter was "Asian inspired" and simply wasn't to our taste at all. There...More

Thank GruntaNZ
Management response:Responded 23 July 2017

Thank you for taking time to review our restaurant. As the manager I always ask for feed back from our customers when we are starting a new menu and introducing our new chefs creations. I am sorry you were not able to let me know...More

Reviewed 24 April 2017

A quaint spot in a picturesque setting, lovely wines and the food was pretty good, top marks for their pav dessert with berry sauce. The service was nothing short of excellent, it seemed to be a Tracy show who was everywhere and never seemed to...More

Thank Punit M
Management response:Responded 27 April 2017

Thank you for your kind words. We are happy you/family and friends enjoyed celebrating a special wedding day at Melton Estate. I'm glad you loved our food and especial the homemade pav nests with berry coulis. We welcome you back again to enjoy our fine...More

Reviewed 30 March 2017

My Daughter got married at this venue and right from the start found the venue pristine and the staff and owner provided great service. Nothing was too much trouble.Wine was of excellent quality and price.More

Thank GrantAKekerengu
Management response:Responded 1 April 2017

Thank you for sharing your day with us at Melton Estate. We enjoy helping to create a special day for our bridal couples, family and friends to remember for years to come. We welcome your return to enjoy great wine and food with family/friends for...More

Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

We went to Melton Estate for a wine tasting as part of a tour, and had three wines with three tiny pieces of Australian cheese (it was supposed to be a wine and cheese tasting, but the portion size might not have been the winery's...More

Thank ToTravelIsBrilliant
Management response:Responded 5 April 2017

Thank you for Choosing to visit Melton Estate as part of your Cruise ship day tour. The Farm Cheese and Wine Tasting tour you have chosen includes and hour with Melton Estate with me giving you a talk about our Estate and our wines while...More

Reviewed 13 February 2017

We attended a wedding reception at the Melton Estate and found the staff excellent. They were friendly professional and attentive. The venue is very nice. Unfortunately the meal was a little boring.More

Thank brianandtts
Management response:Responded 15 February 2017

Thank you for coming to Melton Estate to celebrate your friends wedding. We are pleased you enjoyed your experience and found our staff attentive and professional. Our couples choose what menu options and food they want depending often on there budget and what they want/like....More

Nearby Restaurants
Two Fat Possums
42 reviews
2.26 km away
104 reviews
6.13 km away
Robert Harris Cafe
38 reviews
6.22 km away
Langdale Vineyard Restaurant
11 reviews
4.23 km away
Nearby Attractions
Langdale Wine Estate
5 reviews
4.23 km away
Lone Goat Winery
5 reviews
7.70 km away
Selwyn Aquatic Centre
9 reviews
7.35 km away
Cookie Time
64 reviews
7.58 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Melton Estate staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$24
Restaurant features
Validated Parking, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 502 Weedons Ross Road | West Melton, West Melton 7675, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  West Melton
  • Phone Number: +64 3-347 4968
  • E-mail
Located in West Melton, just ten minutes from Christchurch Airport, Melton Estate is a boutique winery with a modern restaurant and event venue. Combining winery style and sophisticated facilities, Melton Estate is the perfect choice for lunch, wine tastings, weddings and other family celebrations, as well as company conferences and meeting events. Melton Estate was awarded the Best Wine Tourism Restaurant in 2012 and again in 2013, and was a finalist in the Champion Canterbury Awards. The Qualmark 4 Star Plus rating confirms the focus on quality customer service and sustainable tourism. Melton Estate features three separate dining / event rooms, all connecting to the sheltered gardens and The Pavilion – an outdoor event space set amongst the vines. Guests can enjoy beautiful boutique wines, including: Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Riesling, Chardonnay Rosé and the acclaimed Sparkling Riesling “Summer Love”. A new methode traditionelle wine, "Meltonia", has just been released.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing