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Ake Ake Vineyard Restaurant

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165 Waimate North Road, Kerikeri 0293, New Zealand
+64 9-407 8230
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was one of the very few restaurants open most of the time in the Kerkeri region. It had been recommended by our holiday home hosts. It was a little out of the way but very well worth the drive; the food was wonderfully done, the wines were gorgeous and the restaurant itself had cosy and pleasant decor. We went... More 

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We called into Ake Ake vineyard to do a bit of wine tasting whilst on our honeymoon and decided to stay for lunch. I'm so glad we did, the food was amazing! The dishes were very generous portions, I had pork belly and my husband had the lamb. Very tasty and well presented. My husband is a chef and he... More 

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Thank Amber M
Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely family reunion for Sunday lunch. Great vibe, good wine tasting before lunching,friendly service and warm atmosphere outside under cover. Very pleasant for a long lunch.

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Thank _lille4
Vancouver, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As a part of a Road Scholar group, had dinner here. Very good food and excellent service. A very nice setting to enjoy your meal. Good selection of wines.

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Thank greekmermaid13
Hastings, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently held our wedding here. Judy great in assisting to plan the event and offered alternative suggestions for wet weather. It was a great day and we took advantage of knowing that although it rained we were well looked after.

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Thank Kiwichick506
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a party of 6 and had prebooked and lucky we did as the restaurant was full. We were lucky to get a table hidden away in a corner surrounded by wine bottle up to the ceiling! This provided a wonderful atmosphere and also was very quiet. The waiter was great. Very knowledgeable on both food and wine. We... More 

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Thank Ross B
Kerikeri, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lunch last weekend- in addition to the lunch menu there are roasts. Top marks all round. I chose the Duo of Hawke's Bay Lamb- lamb and smoked sirloin, tender and juicy, the sirloin was akin to pulled pork in texture. All meals were excellent, super staff and best of all, such quality comes at a very reasonable price. 4 mains,... More 

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Thank Muchalls23
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The eye fillet angus beef steak was amazing so fat and tender. Highly recommend. A nice selection of wines when we did wine tasting. Great service.

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Thank Kateclements
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely evening last night at the restaurant. The setting is very peaceful and relaxing. The service was brilliant. The Seafood Chowder was the best I have ever tasted, and as this meal was a belated 60th birthday dinner I have had tried quite a few. The little touch of coriander brought out such a lovely flavour. Thanks for a... More 

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Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a terrific lunch overlooking the vineyard. The food was delicious and the service terrific. We would definitely go back again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
New Zealand, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 165 Waimate North Road, Kerikeri 0293, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Kerikeri
  • Phone Number: +64 9-407 8230

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?