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Mills Reef Winery & Restaurant

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Cellar door - offering tasting & wine sales - 10am to 5pm daily. Restaurant - indoor/outdoor a la carte dining - from 9.30am for brunch & lunch (Wed-Sun) Dinner by reservation
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
European, Wine Bar, New Zealand, Healthy
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Four of us came for lunch today & even with an unfortunate incident where the manager had to take someone to hospital, the restaurant continued to operate with little if any inconvenience to guests, sure we had a little longer wait for our orders to...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank kimB270
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I decided to have lunch here on a beautiful winters day. The food lived up to expectation however the service did not match. When we asked what a good wine match would be for a certain dish the waitress replied "I don't...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Jonic1966
Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

I’ve been to Mills Reef only a handful of times for the restaurant and mostly for weddings. The grounds are beautiful, albeit a bit smaller now with the rapid development and construction all around. The food is of an incredibly high standard and this has...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank kiwikilfoil
Reviewed April 25, 2019 via mobile

Great service and wines. Highly recommend this winery and it’s Cabernets and Chardonnay. Great Pinot Gris and highly recommend the port which we were given as a complimentary tasting. Very good customer service and looks a great venue for wedding etc

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 720mickm
Reviewed April 21, 2019 via mobile

Wine great. A little disappointed in the platter. More bread and deep fried. Portions seem to be smaller. Service fantastic. Love the setting.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank StephenF157
Reviewed April 14, 2019

Great place to eat outside when weather permits with tree's surrounding you. Food is so tasty and not too expensive. Free wine tasting before you eat is enjoyable with great advice on flavors etc of the wine. Staff very helpful and are happy people.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank wgavey
Reviewed April 8, 2019

We had a good time tasting some of the great wines on offer here. We were 2 experienced tasters and novice and the experience was pitched just right - very professional. Good knowledge of the wine and, of course, good wines also. The character of...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank WayneK160
Reviewed February 26, 2019 via mobile

We were late to expect lunch , but we were still able to be served, - and delicious it was! We will be returning before we leave. The staff were delightful, we very much appreciated being squeezed in at the end of service. After lunch...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank mangetom
Reviewed February 11, 2019 via mobile

Great Sunday Brunch outside at Mills Reef on Sunday. Exceptional service, good prices and smooth coffee. Large selection of gluten free meals and very helpful for celiacs. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank fragmented5
Reviewed February 9, 2019 via mobile

We didnt have a great experience last time we came but today the service was amazing from the maitre de not sure of his name to our waitress Francesca who was amazing and so on to it, food was also amazing. Fern and Kevin Boys

Date of visit: February 2019
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redrobyn50
April 30, 2017|
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Response from MRWinery | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry, while not our preference we do allow booking of up to around 15-20 have separate accounts. A Our menu caters to a wide range of dietary requirements including gluten free, diary free, vegetarian... More
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