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Ormlie Lodge Restaurant

17 Omarunui Road | RD3, Taradale, Napier 4183, New Zealand
+64 6-844 5774
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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CUISINES
New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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17 Omarunui Road | RD3, Taradale, Napier 4183, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent atmosphere and good feeling what the owner experienced when she was teeing off from her front yard. Initially the garden was attached to the golf course next door.

Thank H2SZ
ormlielodge, Guest Relations Manager at Ormlie Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, thank you for your review. We love Gertrude's story of teeing off from her balcony. Napier Golf Course is also a wonderful club for those who wish to play. Happy New Year The 'O' Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had a lovely meal at Ormlie Lodge Last night, a great fine dining experience. Lovely food, Great service, would recommend!

Thank TravSue
ormlielodge, Guest Relations Manager at Ormlie Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, thank you so much for your review. We are glad you enjoyed dining with us. Hope to see you again and Happy New Year. Regards, Elizabeth

Reviewed 3 December 2017

We followed their recommendations for NZ aperitifs in the bar before dinner and were never disappointed. The excellent dinners in the restaurant kept us coming back nearly every night during our stay. The service was always friendly and efficient. Any adjustments we asked for to...More

Thank idi287
ormlielodge, Guest Relations Manager at Ormlie Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, thank you again for taking the time to review. Very much appreciated. We are however, simply pleased you enjoyed your stay and dining experience. We do hope to see you again. Regards, Anna

Reviewed 31 October 2017

What was more "unique" than the food was what happened when my husband ordered a second bottle of beer while seated at our table. The young man took his empty bottle and used glass away, as was expected. However, when he returned with the new...More

Thank Suzyankee
ormlielodge, Guest Relations Manager at Ormlie Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Suzy, I am very sorry to hear of this experience. It is certainly not the norm. We only have one senior male waiter at the property. If there is any further information you can provide regarding your server I would appreciate it. If you...More

Reviewed 2 August 2017

Another awesome meal by the Ormlie team. Even my 91 year old mother was pleased with the menu choices, and found the braised beef cheek excellent.

Thank iejnz
Ormlie1899, Guest Relations Manager at Ormlie Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

Hello! Awesome, love it! Braised beef cheek is very good ... glad you enjoyed another wonderful meal. Thank you for your continued support and for providing feedback. We look forward to seeing you again. Regards, The 'O' Team

Reviewed 19 July 2017

Had 4 breakfasts and 2 dinners here during my stay. Food was fantastic, reasonably priced for this quality and the staff very helpful and enthusiatic. Could not have wanted anything else. Had lunches and dinners elsewhere and it was up there with everything else we...More

Thank ken b
ormlielodge, Public Relations Manager at Ormlie Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Hi Ken, Really appreciate the review. Hawkes Bay is very fortunate indeed with both the quality of local ingredients and the chefs who create interesting dishes. We look forward to hosting you again if you visit the Bay. Best regards, The 'O' Team

Reviewed 14 July 2017

During our stay at Ormlie we ate breakfast each morning in the restaurant and dined twice at night. The restaurant room is large and open with oversized windows taking in sunny views of the surrounding gardens. A double-sided fireplace separates the dinning room into 2...More

Thank Robert G
ormlielodge, Guest Relations Manager at Ormlie Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Dear Robert, thank you for taking the time to write such a comprehensive review. Ormlie is fortunate to have a well rounded team, looking after every need from the quality of food to the service offered. We do hope to see you back again and...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017

We dined here for a Wild Meat Theme night for the 2017 FAWK Festival. The meal was delicious and imaginative. There were a lot of wild and game meats on the degustation menu and the flavours were fantastic and although we had 7 courses we...More

Thank Jet_Oz
ormlielodge, Guest Relations Manager at Ormlie Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Dear Jet_Oz, thank you for taking the time to write a review. HB Tourism do a wonderful job of promoting HB during winters with events such as FAWC (food and wine classic). Andy, Blair and Emily certainly created memorable dishes and Norbert, Karel, Shelly and...More

Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Righteo - What a sensational venue and quality of menu and if each dish ..... Seriously. I attended an event that was part of the Hawkes Bay Food & Wine festival and I have to say it's really not very often that a full restaurant...More

1  Thank TravellingRainbow
Ormlie1899, General Manager at Ormlie Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Dear Travelling Rainbow, well ... we certainly feel you are our pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. Thank you so very much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. Our team of chefs (Andy, Blair, Emily), restaurant and housekeeping...More

Reviewed 19 June 2017

Ormlie restaurant is situated in one of the Bay's finest old buildings at Ormlie Lodge. Food is fresh, seasonal and innovative. Exceptional service from Norbert and his team. Save room for dessert. You won't be disappointed.More

Thank Angie L
ormlielodge, Manager at Ormlie Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Hello Angie, I concur re saving room for dessert! Your review of the restaurant is much appreciated. Ormlie is lucky to have two professionals who love what they do ... it shows through the food and service. We look forward to hosting you again. Regards,...More

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26 September 2016|
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Cindy, Yes, yourself and your husband are welcome at Ormlie as a pair. We welcome all size parties in our restaurant. If you'd like to make a reservation you can give our team a call or book through our website... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$64
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Omarunui Road | RD3, Taradale, Napier 4183, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: +64 6-844 5774
  • E-mail
Description
Andy Glover, head chef at Ormlie creates modern, sophisticated cuisine influenced by seasonal ingredients. The combination of high quality, locally sourced produce, ensures the taste buds of you and your guests are left lingering for more. Ormlie provides something O so special. Built in 1899 as wedding present for Sir William Nelsons daughter Gertrude, the original dining room is now the perfect setting to relax, dine and enjoy celebrated wines, craft beers and cocktails with friends or any special occasion.
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