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A very enjoyable afternoon

The restaurant is an excellent place to spend a lazy afternoon in good weather: the views from the... read more

Reviewed May 28, 2018
Kyoto Prefecture, Japan
Lovely lunch with view

Visited for lunch, and was not disappointed. We chose the Duck Confit and the Cannelloni, both... read more

Reviewed April 5, 2018
Julie D
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May 28, 2018
“A very enjoyable afternoon”
Apr 5, 2018
“Lovely lunch with view”
Nestled in a beautiful setting amid the hills of Paroa Bay near Russell, Paroa Bay Winery is a new family owned boutique vineyard combining luxury accommodation and traditional handmade, sustainable wines. We employ traditional techniques of...more
31 Otamarua Road | Paroa Bay, Russell 0272, New Zealand
+64 9-403 7928
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Reviewed May 28, 2018

The restaurant is an excellent place to spend a lazy afternoon in good weather: the views from the terrace are wonderful, the food is excellent and the service very friendly. Wine tasting was provided with the food and was informative. On weekend make sure to...More

Thank arnonk
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

Visited for lunch, and was not disappointed. We chose the Duck Confit and the Cannelloni, both dishes were amazing. Staff were very pleasant and view was magnificent.

Thank Julie D
Reviewed December 24, 2017 via mobile

We went to taste there wines and stayed for lunch. The view was beautiful and the staff and food were awesome would highly recommend for a relaxing afternoon

Thank Horsehead31
Reviewed November 11, 2017 via mobile

Fabulous new restaurant with world class food, wine and views. Renowned chef: local wines. Just come here as you will not be disappointed.

Thank Anthony F
Reviewed December 21, 2016

Wanting to do the coast road from Russell down to Whangarei we decided to pay this winery a visit after picking up a dozen of fresh juicy oysters on the way. We happened to arrive on the first day of the season (Labour weekend) and...More

1  Thank 8623PaulineS
Reviewed November 6, 2016

Lots of advertising in the area suggested a visit. Not far by car out of Russell. Located in a very picturesque vineyard with wine tasting available and small cellar door. The sav blanc was our pick with a 2014 bronze medal. At $29 a bottle...More

1  Thank Europahol
Reviewed November 3, 2016

Situated amongst the pristine hills of Russell, Paroa Bay Winery provides a magical retreat for those seeeking to get away from the hustle and bustle of big cities. On offer is Boutique Winery providing superb tasting sustainable wines from their own vineyard. The accomodation facilities...More

1  Thank Nalin S
Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

Wow! Totally entranced by the beauty and charm of Paroa Bay Winery. The scenery is to die for, like a living art. Whether you're into fishing or great outdoors , this place has everything to offer. Not to mention the best selection of wines. My...More

1  Thank cecillegreenop
Reviewed June 24, 2016

I stayed at Tarapunga for a week with my friends and it was absolutely incredible. The views around the property are absolutely stunning and the atmosphere is so peaceful. I've never visited a place that is so perfect for having fun and relaxing. The property...More

3  Thank Joe T
Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

I stayed at Tarapunga here for a week and had a wonderful time. The views are spectacular, facilities are top notch and the wine tasting was highly informative with delicious wines, that are sustainable! Would highly recommend!

1  Thank William B
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June 7, 2015|
Response from ParoaBayWinery | Property representative |
Hello there, you can get to Paroa Bay Winery by car - driving distance approx 20mins from Russell town. Or you can book one of the taxi/shuttle services which can be booked in advance. Russell Taxis... More