First went there ten years ago on our first visit to NZ. It is still just as good: excellent food and, obviously, wine. Well Worth a detour.
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We had lunch here late last week. I had the salmon dish, it was absolutely amazing. The combination of pickled beet, carrot, salad, hash brown and salmon with the most delicious dressing and hazelnuts was just incredible. I enjoyed every mouthful and thoroughly recommend this...More
We arrived hot thirsty and hungry after a good cycle ride to get here, but out was worth the effort. We chilled down nicely in the garden restaurant next to the vines, ordered some food and then did the tasting to decide which wines to...More
Arrived with friends ex Air NZ into Blenheim and with rental car decided to try Wairau River Wines Restaurant for lunch as we had met them earlier in the year at a 'do' at Furneaux Lodge and enjoyed not only their wines but the company...More
I had lunch here with my family and it was delicious! The venue is very clean and has a friendly atmosphere. I had the seafood chowder and it was fantastic! My sister still talks about the seafood chowder we had here when she's reminiscing about...More
Was invited to Wairau River Wines Restaurant for lunch with a friend. Food was excellent and service fantastic. Brilliant all round venue, fantastic setting and the attention to detail both in terms of the quality of food and wine matches was unbelievable. The wine tasting...More
We visited this fantastic spot for lunch on a recent wine tasting tour and cannot recommend it more highly. The food was fabulous as is the location. Friendly staff also provided a comprehensive wine tasting session. Thoroughly enjoyed the wine purchases as well! Highly recommended.
We were a group of 30 booked in for lunch. On arrival, we were told the toilets had a problem and only one was operational. They had hoped to have them fixed before our arrival but, due to circumstances beyond their control, this was not...More
My daughter and I did a wine tasting (excellent) prior to eating. We paired our choice with our 'favourite' wine. What a great way to enjoy the selections! The Blue Cheese inspired souffle was amazing - my daughter (not a fan at all of blue...More