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Gibbston Valley Winery Restaurant

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Wine Bar, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, European
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Gibbston RD1, 1820 State Highway 6 | Gibbston, Queenstown 9197, New Zealand
+64 3-442 6910
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tauranga, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We wanted to try some of the gibbston wines but this was much better than just that. We paid $15 for the cave tour which come with 4 tastings of both white and red. It was interesting and explained why the wine is so good. The cave was pretty and it was interesting to learn about the barrelling process and... More 

Thank 795rebekahw
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Simple wine tasting in a very pretty setting. Staff were knowlegdable with an easy going casual manner. We didn't take the cellar tour but plenty of people did.

Thank markinseoul
Auckland, New Zealand
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201 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was extremely busy and most people had bookings, they had a number of tours groups using them. You had a choice of where to sit and the roaring fire was just what was needed on a cold winters day. Had the 'sharing platter' which I can recommend and choice the wine that they said complemented it. My husband... More 

Thank Sandy R
Queenstown, New Zealand
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wine was good, as expected from a Winery but experience as a whole was not enjoyable. We went with a group of 18 for my boyfriends birthday. We were seated on 2 separate tables, which would be fine if there was no other space but there was a huge table right next to us completely empty. We asked several times... More 

Thank Verity T
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Food amazing wine amazing customer service extremely horrible. Will not return or recommend this establishment to anymore. Mortified by the unhelpfulness of one staff member Jesse. What modern day restaurant won't let you itemize a bill and with its location why should sober drivers be made to pay for wine if they are not drinking. Very dissatisfied

Thank Josh C
GibbstonValleyNZ, Manager at Gibbston Valley Winery Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Josh C, Thank you for your comments we value all types of feedback. We are surprised by your actual feedback as your booking was taken by the F&B manager and he advised you for bookings of 16 guests we would have two tables of 8 and one bill per table, which you agreed would be no problem. It’s unfair... More 

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72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

A great menu. As a group we tried as many different things as we could. Everyone was happy with their choice. Washed down wine some beautiful Riesling and a Pinot noir. A great winery lunch. We had 3 courses,wine and coffee for NZ$80 each. That's good value.

Thank Rodney W
Wellington, New Zealand
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Superb wines matched by superb food. We revisited Gibbston Valley winery restaurant whilst the ski fields were closed. The staff were excellent attentive and efficient. Our food was amazing. We started with the orange infused oil and goats cheese. Wow. We both had the best salad ever with pork belly and roast duck. The dressing was out of this world.... More 

Thank 255115Mike
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

We cycled the 15 km track from Arrowtown and thought we would be cycling back. However, the ride was more challenging than we expected and our resolve evaporated when we arrived at the Gibbston Valley Winery, sat by the fire and tasted some wines before lunch. Thank goodness for the bike pick-up service. Next we sampled some cheese and then... More 

Thank deemacvee
Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

The food, relaxed atmosphere & even better wine make for a perfect afternoon at the winery. Make sure to enjoy the harvest platter which is amazing value for your money. staff are very nice & the scenery is absolutely beautiful!

Thank alicemenc
Cromwell, New Zealand
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

Best food around. Very friendly staff who will take the time to have a chat. Lovely outdoor area, and DOG FRIENDLY!

Thank bandy2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $32
Wine Bar, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gibbston RD1, 1820 State Highway 6 | Gibbston, Queenstown 9197, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-442 6910

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?