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Clearview Estate Winery Restaurant

194 Clifton Rd, Te Awanga 4102, New Zealand
06 8750150
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Ranked #2 of 3 Restaurants in Te Awanga
Price range: $13 - $28
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Hastings, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Spent a really pleasant Sunday afternoon indulging in some of HB's very best wines accompanied by a satisfyingly tasty Platter. The place was very busy but our service was still outstanding thanks to the wait staff and especially Santani and Lucy. This is one of the Bays Hidden gems! Great stuff team will definitely be back.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Despite the fact that Clearview don't make the best wine (although some may enjoy it as is their right), their restaurant is an absolute must eat whenever lunching or dining out in Hawkes Bay. Just a walk away from the shore, the atmosphere is excellent, the food really beautiful and the staff awesome.

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Napier, New Zealand
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54 reviews 54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Visited Clearview for Sunday lunch. Reservation was efficient friendly, as indeed was our initial welcome to the restaurant, though it was clear that they were struggling with service on this day. Half an hour for the kid's drinks to arrive and some time too before our food turned up. Other diners were having similar issues and apologies were eventually being... More

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ClearviewEstate, Owner at Clearview Estate Winery Restaurant, responded to this review

We really appreciate your feedback and I do apologise to your family as on this Sunday we were woefully shortstaffed (for a number of reasons). It was school holidays and we were delightfully popular and busy, we don't want to turn people away and try to oblige. I do hope you return as we have improved the macaroni cheese and... More

Napier, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

always a good value meal here. Like the setting outside in the courtyard shaded by trees. Friendly service good food and Clearview make some very good wines.

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Sollentuna, Sweden
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91 reviews 91 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

This is a very good lunch place for families if you want to combine it with some wine testing. There is a play ground just next to the lunch area. Overall a rustic feeling (froma positive point of view). Wine was good as well

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Hastings, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We have been here several times over the years and the one thing that draws us back is the outlook and location near the sea. The food is good without being outstanding for the slightly high price. The service is also a bit average, we had to go up to the bar to order wine ourselves 10 minutes after arriving... More

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Napier, New Zealand
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117 reviews 117 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014 via mobile

We enjoyed a pleasant lunch, interesting menu, excellent service. However one dish was particularly disappointing, we wonder why as one of our guests had the same dish a couple of weeks earlier and it was much nicer both in presentation and taste. It's embarrassing when a guest recommends a dish to several others and it comes out poorly presented and... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

We were incredibly disappointed by our return visit to what was a lovely winery restaurant. Had to chase the staff down for a menu, then a wine list, and were chastised by the wait staff for requesting a brunch menu item at 12.59 after waiting over 30 minutes for service. The food was lovely, although desserts had to be cancelled... More

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ClearviewEstate, Owner at Clearview Estate Winery Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback after you dined with us on Easter Monday. Clearview Estate Winery was established over 28 years ago, our restaurant first opened 1991. Over this time we have built a reputation for legendary wines, our cellar door and restaurant renowned and awarded for our family visitor experience, beautiful setting and fresh regional cuisine. We continue to... More

Hastings
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Went for lunch but was not overly impressed. Wait staff couldn't really care less, food average and when my husband ordered a (different) glass of wine he was not even given a clean glass! There are plenty of other good places to go on a beautiful sunny HB day

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Palmerston North
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95 reviews 95 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Luckily I made a reservation for this restaurant as it was full! The fish (John Dory) was beautifully cooked and served and we both thoroughly enjoyed our first meal with this winery. We will also go back here.

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