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Rock Ferry Wines Restaurant

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80 Hammerichs Road, Blenheim 7272, New Zealand
+64 3-579 6431
10:00 - 16:30
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England, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The good: superb lunch, warm welcome, nice set up for wine tasting - high bar stools at shared high tables, convivial informative host who serves 5 wines at the table, shady garden with pleasant terrace to eat out on as alternative to restaurant. Not so good: felt quite rushed throughout as though they were pushing maximum numbers through.

Thank Stephirey
Las Vegas
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206 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our wine tasting here and decided we liked their desert wine enough to buy a bottle. The Sauvignon Blanc was also good and would have bought more wines except for the fact we already had too many. It is a smaller vinyard and is sometimes overlooked but we would definately put it on a stop for a future... More 

Thank John M
Marlborough Region, New Zealand
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We dined here for a birthday and had a wonderful time. We started with tastings at the cellar door. The cellar door manager was knowledgable, welcoming and friendly. Although a small menu the food was very good and the restaurant staff were very accomodating and helpful. We will dine with you again, hopefully with better weather next time so that... More 

Thank smp2016
Te Anau, New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first restaurant/vineyard stop on our big south Island road trip. We had arrived late in the day and did not have a booking, but Rock Ferry managed to find us a table. Would pay to make a booking if you know your schedule so you are not disappointed.Cannot praise this winery enough as the food and wine... More 

Thank Ssmit66
Blenheim, New Zealand
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Took a group of cruise ship staff out for lunch , great friendly service with great food and wine,, the group rated this as a great experiance

Thank Tanewha
Warwickshire, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food, the steak sandwich was the best I've ever had. Wine tasting was great all be it a little rushed as was the service. Great ditto spend an lazy afternoon and staff and host (Dutch guy with moustache) were fantastic and convivial. Wines good but not great.

1 Thank MHIChris
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic service, fantastic food, fantastic wine selection and amazing outdoor dining area. Highly recommend.

Thank Julia T
Norwich, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an excellent lunch at Rock Ferry. The food was exceptional. My girlfriend had the Salmon salad and I had the open steak sandwich. Both exceeded expectation. The service was attentive and friendly. Between placing our food order and having lunch we had a relaxed tasting of the Rock Ferry wines. A nice way to try then wine selection... More 

Thank Gadjie82
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I treated my parents to a lunch at Rockferry. The service was fantastic, laid back yet professional. The setting would be hard to beat and the food exceeded expectations.

Thank Glenn K
Ottawa, Canada
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98 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing wine and delicious food! A must stop on your visit to this area! They were so sweet with our daughter too! A perfect afternoon

Thank CSchmidtke

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
European, Wine Bar, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Brunch, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:30
10:00 - 16:30
10:00 - 16:30
10:00 - 16:30
10:00 - 16:30
10:00 - 16:30
10:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 Hammerichs Road, Blenheim 7272, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim
  • Phone Number: +64 3-579 6431
Rockferry Wines is owned by husband and wife team Tom and Fiona, proud producers of world-class certified organic wines, made right here in New Zealand. Our philosophy is to make real wines which speak of their home; to express the pure distinct flavours from our organic estate vineyards in Marlborough and Central Otago. It's the way we live. We welcome you to visit our team and taste our wines at our cellar door and restaurant in Marlborough. Based around seasonally inspired cooking and our range of organically grown wines, the cellar door and restaurant is a great showcase for the honest, down-to-earth produce that New Zealand's South Island is justifiably famous for. We look forward to seeing you soon

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