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Poderi Crisci

205 Awaawaroa Road | Awaawaroa bay, Onetangi, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1971, New Zealand
+64 9-372 2148
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  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
205 Awaawaroa Road | Awaawaroa bay, Onetangi, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1971, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Take a group of good friends - add great food, fabulous wine and an amazing location - simmer, and stir slowly for amazing results. Thanks Poderi Crisci for a wonderful experience. Highly recommended.

Thank JTCVaughan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a long weekend, when the whole island was quiet busy, we come for the long lunch with friends and family. It was a great afternoon, delicious italian food, nice wine, and overall such a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. -Enjoy the sparkling rose, its the...More

Thank doro_nz15
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I recently visited Waiheke Island and Poderi Crisci while on a cruise. During a private tour, our guide chose this restaurant/winery for our lunch stop. The service was outstanding, the food was absolutely delicious, wine was great, and the atmosphere left us...More

Thank JC0809
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The rolling hills opened up and you enter Poderi Crisci, what a gorgeous vineyard. We were greeted as we approached the restaurant and from that moment on, treated like we were the only people there. The entire staff ensured we were settled, feed well and...More

Thank Chris F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A long Sunday lunch in beautiful surroundings... just the ticket! The degustation food was wonderful and dietary needs were seemlessly catered for. Our guest didn't eat garlic and the kitchen were so kind to make adjustments all the way through. The only downside is that...More

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed October 6, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had lunch here today. We had been told by many friends it was definitely worth eating here and it did not disappoint. We both had the lamb so I can only comment on this meal but it was excellent and everything...More

Thank alisonn62
Reviewed October 5, 2017

enjoyed a long lazy sunday lunch on a cold and windy day. Perfect, as was the Chardonnay! Located in a very remote part of Waiheke Island so your own transport is a good idea.

Thank broughshaneoverseas
Reviewed October 3, 2017

We came to celebrate and wanted it to be a special evening. We chose the degustation menu and it was a taste sensation. We loved the atmosphere, candles and the fire going, the wine was exquisite. Poderi is a must... it is so elegant and...More

Thank HonestFoodies
Reviewed September 19, 2017 via mobile

We attended the Sunday Italian long lunch. We were a tough crowd. Firstly, we were a large table with children and our numbers kept changing right up until the moment we sat down. Secondly, half the table were chefs, one Italian and one ex- food...More

Thank Kiwicarmen
Reviewed September 18, 2017

This restaurant is located on Wailheke Island which is a short ferry journey from Auckland. We visited as a family of 8 adults. We booked from the 'long lunch' on the Sunday, we started our meal with a bottle of local sparkling Rose wine ($70)....More

Thank Dawn P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
$24 - $58
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Scenic view
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 Awaawaroa Road | Awaawaroa bay, Onetangi, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1971, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Waiheke Island  >  Onetangi
  • Phone Number: +64 9-372 2148
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WelcomePoderi Crisci Vineyard and Winery, set in a stunning amphitheatre surrounded by vines and olive trees, has fast become the quintessence of what in Italy is called: Agroturismo. Located 30 minutes from Matiatia in Awaawaroa Bay, Poderi Crisci occupies 7.7 hectares of north-facing slopes in the heart of Waiheke’s unique wine growing microclimate. The narrow rocky strip underlying Poderi Crisci is believed to be 30 million years older than the rest of the Island, boasting soil criss-crossed with mineralised veins. For four generations the Crisci family has been immersed in food and wine, Antonio born and raised in Napoli came to NZ in early 1990 and established Toto Restaurant in Nelson Street . With his partner Vivienne Farnell they opened Non Solo Pizza, an institution in Parnell in 1997 and Bar Vino in 2009.
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