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Gibbston Valley Winery Restaurant

Gibbston RD1, 1820 State Highway 6 | Gibbston, Queenstown 9197, New Zealand
+64 3-442 6910
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Ranked #35 of 180 restaurants in Queenstown
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $6 - $32
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
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English first
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

Food was excellent but service was inattentive despite many staff working in the restaurant. Since there are many similar restaurants in that area, I won't bother going back.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

We came upon this winery by chance and went in to have lunch. Even though it was late in the day the staff where most welcoming. The lunch which was absolutely delicious, I had the pasta of the day and my partner had the hare dish. The food and service where amazing and the wines to complement as suggested by... More

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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90 reviews 90 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

We arrived to find the outside restaurant busy with two large parties who had clearly been on a tour and tasting at the vineyard. We were shown to a table, given menus and water and then ignored whilst the staff and manager devoted their attention to the large tables and could be heard selling the virtues of the on site... More

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GibbstonValleyNZ, Manager at Gibbston Valley Winery Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your valuable feedback. We appreciate you making us aware of this issue, and we're doing our best to avoid this happening again. This was a very busy day for us, and service was below our standards. We agree with you that more emphasis should be put on the individual traveller. We've addressed this issue and have implemented... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

We visited in September last year and had an amazing experience start to finish. The staff (we had Megan) were knowledgable and explained all the wines to is novices! The kitchen created a gluten free option for me without hassle. The food was devine - best lamb I have eaten.... And I've eaten quite a bit! Would go back in... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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46 reviews 46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Ambience, great wine, very good food ... could we have asked for anything more? Only improved service from the wait- staff in the café. Our waitress came over to ask if we thought we could handle dessert, when in fact, our main course was still nowhere in sight! With some prompting the food arrived, but the cutlery did not. A... More

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Hartsville, South Carolina, United States
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96 reviews 96 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

We took a group tour of the winery. They store the wine in a cave that stays 55degrees F all year long. It's really a cool place to see. Got to try a couple of wines in the cave and learn from the staff. After our tour we went to the gift shop and tested out the wine chocolate. So... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Awesome steak cooked rare with some great wine to go with it Was there with a big group, but they did excellent job of cooking great food. Pinot noir is excelkent.

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

been living here a year, wish we had come sooner. This is going to become our go to place for us and our visitors. the service was great ,food marvellous, and very relaxing, cant wait to go back next weekend.was told to get the cheesecake...and it was incredible.

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North Palm Beach, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Nice winery tour along with tasting about six different wines while in the cave. Friendly informative bartenders food is rated very highly but we had already eaten

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Folsom, CA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014 via mobile

Stopped here midday on a Wine Tour and couldn't decide what to order from the inspired selection. All 5 of us chose something different and we were all delighted with our selections. I had a fabulous Wild Hare with a slightly sweet grain on the side and figs and apple salad to complement the chili heat seasoning. Divine in my... More

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