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Ormlie Restaurant

#110 of 135 Restaurants in Napier
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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17 Omarunui Road | RD3, Taradale, Napier 4183, New Zealand
+64 6-844 5774
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My mother and I came for lunch at Ormlie. We sat looking out at the gorgeous grounds in very warm surroundings. We loved everything. The food was exceptional. We had three courses for lunch and each was presented beautifully. Each dish tasted devine! Staff very helpful and friendly. Couldn't fault anything. We will definately come again and recommend to friends.

Thank Rebeccamattrosaava
New Zealand
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75 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Booked a high tea as a bday surprise for my mum. Turned up. Place deserted. No one around. No greeter hard to find entrance. Eventually escorted im through the rear doors. Offered a place to sit. I say im here for my high tea. No record of my booking. Seems they had put it down for Sunday not Saturday. By... More 

Thank Chippie_7
Napier, New Zealand
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife & I recently dined at Ormlie Lodge. The food was delicious, flavours were amazing & presentation spectacular. This is one of the best meals we have eaten in Hawke's Bay. Well done to Chef Andy Glover, Anna & team.

1 Thank Hamish P
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4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to high tea for a 60th birthday, paid £60 as a couple. What we received was cold coffee, limited milk available. No staff identifiable, as none wearing uniform. The high tea was scant in quantity. The food was stale. The presentation and quality was similar to a local Asian bakery. There was no flair or food that was amazing.... More 

4 Thank NewZealandCouple
Napier, New Zealand
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of my husband's favourite restaurants. He loves the gracious old decor and the food. We had some friends we were catching up with and needed a restaurant where we would be able to hear each other talk. Ormlie was perfect. The food was also interesting and good.

1 Thank Sue P
ormlielodge, Guest Relations Manager at Ormlie Restaurant, responded to this review

Sue P, Thank you for leaving such kind words. We'll be sure to keep that volume button where it is at then. Hope to see yourself and guests again soon. Regards, The Ormlie Team More 

Perth, Australia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

Thanks Anna and your team for a wonderful lunch for my mothers 86th birthday, the bitter ballons starter was a taste sensation with an explosion of lasting flavours, all 10 of us enjoyed our meals, the rib eye was cooked to perfection and the deserts went down a treat. The place is ambient and beautiful. The only feedback I have... More 

Thank Brusta63
Ormlie1899, Owner at Ormlie Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Bruce, Yes, the candle wax worked a treat - thank you! Glad you also enjoyed a wonderful lunch for your mother's 80th. The feedback is much appreciated. We're ironing out the kinks of a brand new restaurant. Smooth sailing from here on in. Trust your travels back to Perth were without delay. See you again on your next visit.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

Visited Ormlie Lodge last night for dinner and I must say it was brilliant. The meal was prepared by Andy and of his usual high standard. The wine of choice was from Abbey Cellars, as a suggestion try the Passion Rose, superb local drop, best Rose ever. Congratulations to Anna and her team, what a great location at long last.... More 

Thank Gerald A
Ormlie1899, Owner at Ormlie Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Gerald, So glad you enjoyed. Great to see you. The feedback has been passed on to Andy. It's been wonderful opening the restaurant. The gardens are now in full bloom and drinks on the verandah a must this time of year. See you again soon. Best, Anna More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

Went to Ormlie's "Home at Ormlie" Thursday 1 September, what can i say but WOW. The food looked fantastic on the plate and tasted incredible. I understand there is a new head chef there and he certainly knows what he is doing. I only wish i had photos to post with this review. The desserts were fantastic also. Our French... More 

Thank CatherineG1970
Ormlie1899, Guest Relations Manager at Ormlie Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Catherine, We're humbled by your review. Ormlie has opened a new restaurant with a new head chef and yes, from our tastings we concur with your thoughts. The Spring menu is now on offer. We look forward to seeing you back again. Regards, The 'O' Team More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

Amazingfood, amazing atmosphere, amazing service, all round amazing, highly recomend. Theres a new headchef there and his menu is outstanding, compared to what has been there in the past.

Thank clabla123
Ormlie1899, Guest Relations Manager at Ormlie Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for taking the time to write a review. As a new restaurant at Ormlie, this is much appreciated and more than anything, we are pleased you enjoyed the atmosphere, service and food. We look forward to hosting you again. Regards, The 'O' Team More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$16 - $63
European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Omarunui Road | RD3, Taradale, Napier 4183, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: +64 6-844 5774
Ormlie Lodge 1899 provides gourmet food with a fusion of our kitchen's seasonal choices and the best craftsmanship of the Ormlie team. The combination of high quality, locally sourced ingredients, ensures the taste buds of you and your guests are left lingering for more.

Ormlie Lodge 1899 provides an elegant setting for any special event, dine in our ballroom or under the twinkling chandeliers of our dining room. The historic character of the building only adds to a unique dining experience.

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