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Brancott Estate Cellar Door and Restaurant

$$ - $$$European, ,
180 Brancott Road | Blenheim, Blenheim 7272, New Zealand
+64 3-520 6975
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“monkfish” (6 reviews)
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European, Wine Bar, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
180 Brancott Road | Blenheim, Blenheim 7272, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Our group (4 adults, 1 child) had a fantastic dining experience at Brancott. The restaurant is set on a hill with sweeping views overlooking the vineyard (180 degree views). You can walk from the carpark up the hill to the restaurant but you can also...More

Thank John O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a beautiful lunch today with an amazing view. Would highly recommend it. We had the fish and the lamb. Both beautiful, well seasoned. Also did a wine tasting that was very nice.

Thank Marla B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Only came here for the wine tasting which takes place in the same modern building as the restaurant. Tasting was 12.50$ for 6 wines, as we were part of a group had our own tasting. Tasting comprised of 2 Sauvignon Blanc, 1 Sauvignon Gris, 1...More

2  Thank Dennis P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Obviously a good estate where you can board a shuttle bus from the carpark to take you up the hill to the wine tasting, Cellar Door and restaurant. There are 3 types of tastings @ 5, 10 and 15nzd. When we walked in, two girls...More

1  Thank venetianintown
Reviewed 1 week ago

Faultless, from us booking to sit outside to the staff letting us know it would not be comfortable due to wind. Great wine tasting selection and staff. Superb food and catered to all ages. Got to taste a little sticky at no charge. Love the...More

Thank Julie D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Brancott Heritage Centre serves a good choice of dishes, perfect for a light lunch or a complete meal. Excellent selection of wines to try and a gorgeous view, thousands of vines and at this time of year glowing bunches of both green & red grapes....More

Thank Jean O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Superb restaurant with great views. The food was delicious and beautifully presented. A perfect spot for lunch in Blenheim.

1  Thank Linda K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ended up there a bit by accident. When we walked in they were busy with a coach loaf of tourists, yet they were very accommodating, took care of us, gave us the time we needed for a wine tasting with great explanations and more....More

Thank Songodrum
Samara T, Manager at Brancott Estate Cellar Door and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Francis, Thank you for sharing your feedback with us - it is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us, in and amongst the busyness of the day. You will appreciate how proud of my team I am! We hope to see...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great view.... that’s it! Staff were very rude, restaurant is a cold glass fish tank with only a few tables. Very un-inviting, After traveling from Australia to visit one of the big names we were so disappointed and left after being ignored. Go there, take...More

2  Thank Patrick W
Samara T, Manager at Brancott Estate Cellar Door and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Patrick W, I am very sorry to read of your poor experience. As a team, we strive to ensure all of our guests are able to experience the very best of Brancott which we have not managed to do on this day. Please feel...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although there is a shuttle service from the car park to the Cellar Door the walk up the hill is worth it to see the views of the immaculate vines across the Marlborough Valley. The view at the top is also excellent and the wine...More

1  Thank Oldjack
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 180 Brancott Road | Blenheim, Blenheim 7272, New Zealand (Formerly Brancott Estate Heritage Centre)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim
  • Phone Number: +64 3-520 6975
  • E-mail
Discover the region’s premier wine experience at the home of the original Sauvignon Blanc. The Brancott Estate Cellar Door & Restaurant celebrates the history of Brancott Estate wines, at Brancott Vineyard, the site of the original Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc plantings.The spectacular Brancott Estate Cellar Door & Restaurant is one of Marlborough’s premier cellar doors with a restaurant offering majestic views over the region. On a typical clear day, visitors can see the North Island from the elevated site.Visitors can enjoy Cellar Door tastings and wine sales, Wine Tours, an informtaive AV presentation telling the story of the original Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc and a restaurant menu featuring seasonal, local produce.
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