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Brancott Estate Cellar Door and Restaurant

$$ - $$$European, ,
180 Brancott Road | Blenheim, Blenheim 7272, New Zealand
+64 3-520 6975
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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European, Wine Bar, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
180 Brancott Road | Blenheim, Blenheim 7272, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place was perfect for lunch. We were a little surprised when we pulled into the carpark and had to hike up the hill, but a bus arrived to give us a lift. Everyone was very welcoming, we were invited to watch a short film...More

Thank Squasheee
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The car park is at the bottom of a hill and you have a choice between walking up to the restaurant or taking the courtesy shuttle. The first thing that really struck me when I went into the restaurant was the stunning view down onto...More

Thank Irish_Kiwi77
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for a lunch to surprise a friend for his birthday and it was a great place. The menu isnt extensive but wow it was delicious. We started with bread which was warm from the oven. I cant go past Risotto and it was...More

Thank nzsarah2016
Samara T, Manager at Brancott Estate Cellar Door and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi nzsarah2016, Thanks so much for taking the time to share your feedback and for visiting us on such a special event. I hope your friend enjoyed their celebrations! We are very lucky to be able to share our little piece of paradise with our...More

Reviewed May 13, 2018

We drove to the winery and parked at the bottom of the hill. A courtesy car then drove us up to the cellar door. We were too late for lunch and we just wanted to taste some of the wines. The view of the vineyards...More

Thank DarylJ552
Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

Loved the visit. Take the time to visit this vineyard! The views, location, information, wine, quality and so much more is a must ! Visit here please. It really is worth the visit.

Thank Jaki C
Reviewed May 1, 2018

Thoroughly enjoyed our platter for lunch, after cycling from Renwick. Can recommend the Sav Blanc bubbles.

Thank MandyScottMackie
Reviewed April 30, 2018

Entering the cellar door and restaurant, I was taken back by the absolutely stunning panoramic view over the Brancott Estate. Spoilt by a wonderful lunch meal (so hard to choice) and delicious wine samplers options. The one thing I loved was that there is so...More

1  Thank Kyle M
Samara T, Manager at Brancott Estate Cellar Door and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2018

Dear Kyle M, Thanks so much for taking the time to share your feedback with us. I am very pleased to hear you enjoyed your experience at Brancott Estate. We will look forward to your next visit and introducing you to more of the ranges!

Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

3 of us met for lunch and we were treated with respect, friendliness but not overly so. Staff were very attentive and professional . We all had fish which was gurnard on a feta and courgette frittata. Not an overly big meal, but perfect. We...More

Thank Jill A
Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

You got to go here Staff really exceptional they could relate to the rich people who showed up In their Lexus and who were rich knobby people thinking the world owe them And the staff could relate to us who show up in T shirt...More

Thank panam14
Reviewed April 17, 2018

Lovely staff and great food. My husbands main of fish was superb, mine do An entree only could not be faulted. Booked again for the following day. No wonder they are fully booked!!More

Thank Aussietraveller080
Samara T, Manager at Brancott Estate Cellar Door and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 28, 2018

Dear Aussietraveller080, Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. What a wonderful treat for us to be able to look after you two days in a row! We are very lucky to be located in a region so bountiful in incredible produce, however, all...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $20
Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 180 Brancott Road | Blenheim, Blenheim 7272, New Zealand (Formerly Brancott Estate Heritage Centre)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim
  • Phone Number: +64 3-520 6975
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Discover the region’s premier wine experience at the home of the original Sauvignon Blanc. The Brancott Estate Cellar Door & Restaurant celebrates the history of Brancott Estate wines, at Brancott Vineyard, the site of the original Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc plantings.The spectacular Brancott Estate Cellar Door & Restaurant is one of Marlborough’s premier cellar doors with a restaurant offering majestic views over the region. On a typical clear day, visitors can see the North Island from the elevated site.Visitors can enjoy Cellar Door tastings and wine sales, Wine Tours, an informtaive AV presentation telling the story of the original Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc and a restaurant menu featuring seasonal, local produce.
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