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All 83 Blenheim Restaurants

Brancott Estate Heritage Centre

180 Brancott Road, Fairhall, Blenheim RD2, New Zealand
(03) 5206975
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Ranked #6 of 83 Restaurants in Blenheim
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $20
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Cuisines: New Zealand
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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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Chapel Hill, NC
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

We were awed by the views as we drove up to Brancott, and after sampling some wine, we decided we needed something to eat. The menu was limited, but all we needed was a light lunch, and the caprese salad hit the spot. It was enough for two of us and came with prosciutto as well - a nice surprise.... More 

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Romsey, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

The tasting was good, the platter very good and the views were amazing. The choice of full meals or much lighter bites with matched wine was attractive. The staff were pleasant and attentive but the tasting perhaps lacked a bit of the personal touch of many of the other cellar door tastings we had. There's a very short video history... More 

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Alexandra, Otago, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

My Mother and I were tiki touring around the wineries looking to stop somewhere spontaneous for lunch. Well, what a find!! 80 + said she'd have a go at the walking track when lo & behold the courtesy shuttle arrived. Their restaurant had been very busy & we weren't super hungry so the Pinot tasting platte and 3 pinot takings... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We were cycling the Marlborough wine route so had to make a slight detour to get here, but it was definitely worth it. We left our bikes in the car park and walked up to the winery, getting the breathtaking views on the way. We were greeted by friendly and enthusiastic staff who didn't mind at all that we'd just... More 

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Toowoomba, Australia
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68 reviews 68 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We stopped in for a quick wine tasting one afternoon in September. We were impressed right from the start - from the entrance & drive through all the vines, with the 'pick-up' service from the carpark, the impressive building & beautiful views & with the lovely lady who hosted our wine tasting. (Not to mention the wines we tried, which... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Beautifully designed space & facilities for lunching and wine tasting. We were a large group of 13 that they accommodated with 24 hours notice. But it is essential to make a booking as the restaurant is very popular. The weather was in our favour and we had excellent views of the vineyard & surrounds. We were told that on a... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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49 reviews 49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Such a gorgeous winery to look over. One of the best for offering several samplers for no charge and the video at the end is a nice touch. One in our party was looking for GF choices in food and chose to have a bite to eat here while the rest of the tour group did tastings and he seemed... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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85 reviews 85 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Definitely need a booking as this popular restaurant is always busy - our second visit and this was as enjoyable as the last. We also sampled some wines which I was pleasantly surprised with - most of those we tried aren't available at venues or the supermarket hence the surprise. Our meals were beautifully presented and tasted gorgeous. A step... More 

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Rakaia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Awesome view from the cafe and the staff are really knowledgeable. Busy place unfortunately was unable to try the restaurant as they were so busy.

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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66 reviews 66 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

A group of us recently enjoyed lunch at the Brancott Estate. We didn't find it the easiest place to find, the Brancott Winery has signs outside all their vineyards which may have added to our confusion, driving out it seemed obvious but driving in you need to be on the lookout for the right sign. The meals were lovely and... More 

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Additional Information about Brancott Estate Heritage Centre

Address: 180 Brancott Road, Fairhall, Blenheim RD2, New Zealand
Phone Number: (03) 5206975
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
Cuisine: New Zealand

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