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448 Clifton Road | Cape Kidnappers, Te Awanga, New Zealand
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Te Awanga, New Zealand
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Gloriously and discreetly set on the top of Cape Kidnappers peninsula, The Farm is a grand host in every respect. Spectacular and serene location; sincere and attentive service; understated elegance; and imaginative food with a great wine list. We felt at home.

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Thank Jocelebrant
Havelock North
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144 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

We lunched here as part of the Hawkes Bay Winter FAWC. A 3 course set menu is offered with no choices. The Tarakihi starter with Jerusalem artichokes was $25.00 and although sounded lovely we decided on the main course option which included a glass of wine and cost $50.00. The dish was eye fillet of beef with shiitake mushrooms, ginger... More 

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Thank ausgezeichnet70
Napier, New Zealand
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116 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

Please also see my review of the Farm accommodation. The restaurant is lovely offering several different dining spaces/areas. Our favourite is the conservatory as this offers unobstructed views back towards Napier. There is also a fireplace in this area to keep it warm on winter nights. The food and service are superb and the wine list is excellent. There is... More 

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Hawke's Bay Region, New Zealand
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108 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

This is our second visit to The Farm and it was just as spectacular as our first visit a year ago. The service is both attentive and prompt but not hurried. The restaurant setting is the most spectacular we have ever been to , made better by perfect days both times! Then there is the food, every mouthful of each... More 

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Avalon Beach, Sydney, Australia
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222 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

$95 a head for a 3 course lunch, in a delightful isolated setting. Wines were around $20 a glass. Silent, but attentive service, in a grand room overlooking the distant golf course, then right up the coast toward Napier. Seared scallops and peas, with roast lamb as the main. As you would expect, the quality of the produce was superb.... More 

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Thank davlynski
Christchurch, New Zealand
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112 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2015

Tow lovely dinners and breakfasts in this restaurant. Everything was fresh and beautifully prepared and presented. The wine list was a little daunting; while impressive there was very little under $100/bottle. Notwithstanding this, everyone hand a great time!

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Thank Curious2go
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2015

This is a beautiful setting and the food and service are exceptional. There was a small group of us had dinner at the Farm and the evening was quite special. Its relatively expensive but well worth the money for the experience

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Thank Noel18289
Napier, New Zealand
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2015

I did send a very high profile review some months back lauding the farm but at a recent visit I was shocked to go a so far for a fixed menu that was in town.no better than any average restaurant

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Thank Faranty
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2015

The 5 course degustation was to die for and combined with the wine pairings, well, you'd find that pretty hard to beat anywhere in NZ.

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Thank Greg Q
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102 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2015 via mobile

Had the most wonderful lunch on Easter Saturday. The location is amazing, as was the ambience, food, and service. Simply the best lunch I have had in a long time. Not cheap but excellent value. Thoroughly recommended.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 448 Clifton Road | Cape Kidnappers, Te Awanga, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Te Awanga

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?