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Brancott Estate Heritage Centre

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180 Brancott Road, Blenheim 7272, New Zealand
+64 3-520 6975
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10:00 - 16:30
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Somerset, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is situated on a rise in the middle of the Brancott vineyards and the views are absolutely incredible. But, most importantly, the service and the food are, quite simply, beyond comparison. Despite the restaurant being very busy, we were found a delightful table and the service was excellent. The John Dory fish course was genuine "melt in the... More 

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Bleheim
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to go for lunch and look out over acres and acres of beautiful grape vines. Fantastic Marlborough scenery. Limited choice of mains (4), but good service and the meal was delicious.

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Thank Cheryl W
Tauranga, New Zealand
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198 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the original wineries in the area it is a stunning location. It is also informative and interesting and the wine is good as well.

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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Brancott Estate for lunch for the first time and upon driving into the entrance of their driveway, it was easy to mistake that we were in the wrong place as the restaurant/cellar door was nowhere in sight. It didn't take long before we saw a building that was situated on a hill and when we drove into... More 

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Zelhem, The Netherlands
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58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its crowdy. Think touringcarbusses driving up and down. Staff were asians, probably to suit the needs of their clientele, and were hard to communicate with since they didn't speak proper English. Location is nice, wines are too. The entree was decent, but the main dish wasn't made of fresh, home made ingredients (I had the paneer salad, with "stuff" more... More 

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Australia
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66 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on a wine tour and had lunch at this lovely winery- great food and wine. Bought 2 bottles - 1 Chardonnay and 1 Pinot and I'm looking forward to the time when my partner and I can enjoy them here in Australia!

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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122 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The most amazing View overlooking the vineyards. The menu is a little limited, but the food was beautiful, wine is reasonable priced. The service showed a lack of training, definitely slipped since my last visit a couple of years ago.

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Thank hazel S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic venue. Views stunning and Joyce, who served our wine tasting, was lovely and gave us a truly personal touch. GIVE HER A RAISE! All in all highlight of our trip to Marlborough !

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Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On recommendation, we came for a wine tasting and lunch. Both were outstanding. We tasted the letter series wines from Brancott. My wife had the fish of the day (snapper) with the letter series sauv blanc and I had the salmon pate. Both were beautifully presented and very tasty and the recommended chardonnay with the salmon pate was perfect. The... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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30 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had lunch here last weekend and would thoroughly recommend this restaurant. We shared a tasting plate of smoked salmon pate, goats cheese croquettes, melon with prosciutto ham, hummus and home baked bread. The flavours were fantastic. We also had a bottle of their chardonnay to accompany it. The views over the vineyards and across the valley are quite spectacular... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
European, Wine Bar, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 16:30
Monday
10:00 - 16:30
Tuesday
10:00 - 16:30
Wednesday
10:00 - 16:30
Thursday
10:00 - 16:30
Friday
10:00 - 16:30
Saturday
10:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 180 Brancott Road, Blenheim 7272, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim
  • Phone Number: +64 3-520 6975
Description
Discover the region’s premier wine experience at the home of the original Sauvignon Blanc. The Brancott Estate Heritage Centre celebrates the history of Brancott Estate wines, at Brancott Vineyard, the site of the original Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc plantings.The spectacular Brancott Estate Heritage Centre 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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