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Clearview Estate Winery Restaurant

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European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Mediterranean, Contemporary
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194 Clifton Rd | Hawke's Bay, Te Awanga 4172, New Zealand
+64 6-875 0150
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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158 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lunch and tasting served al fresco in tented area. Very diversified wine selection. Appetizer/lunch included mussels, lamb, salmon, artichokes, olives, breads, cheeses. Great descriptions and presentations. And, yes, we bought wine here!

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Thank RAPJJP
ew Zealand
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great all round, whether it's spare of the moment, on your bike or a planned afternoon with friends Clearview is consistently fantastic, bring the children ... A fantastic playground . The platters are very generous. If cooler weather ring and book a fire side table . My grandchildren have both enjoyed the chooks pecking around the vines close by. End... More 

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Thank snowboardchick
Wellington, New Zealand
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been here in the past and enjoyed it so decided to have our anniversary lunch here. Good choice! Seated in garden/vineyard area which was perfect given location and weather. Great wine and food and very friendly team working.

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Thank rickwel
Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

we arrived only 30 minutes before closing - but they were happy to offer the full Lunch Menu - we were happy

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Thank Hamish J
Auckland, New Zealand
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Had a beautiful platter, nice ribs and outstanding chips together with excellent bottle of bubbly for lunch. Service excellent and prompt. A great spot.

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Thank Graham B
Havelock North, New Zealand
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117 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

We arrived here late in the day on a busy long weekend. We were offered tasting as soon as we arrived, and felt that we were centre of attention. The server was very attentive and informative. Loved the wines, great for a Chardonnay lover

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Thank Antoinette B
Rarotonga, Cook Islands
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Went on a voucher for a platter and a bottle of wine. Called to reserve beforehand and there was some confusion about the possibility of making a vegetarian platter. When we got there it took more explaining about what a vegetarian platter might look like. The platter its self was pretty average (if that). The staff in the kitchen should... More 

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Thank Cliff E
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

Maybe I built this up in my head too much but for me there was nothing special or interesting. It's a typical vineyard setting with a coastal outlook but there were more detrimental features than good memories. The outdoor seating is poorly positioned with aview of an empty dry field behind a black shadecloth. The tables are on loose stones... More 

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Paraparaumu, New Zealand
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Five of us enjoyed a beautiful platter of cheese, fruit, meat and vegetables on a balmy autumn day. The handcut part oven baked/ part fried potatoes were superb. We wished we had ordered another basket of those. And we washed our yummy food down with a bottle of the bubbles. There was time before the platter arrived to taste the... More 

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Thank Denise D
Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

We stopped for lunch here after a gannet tour. I had been here 17 years ago and it was still lovely and the food was delicious. Most importantly, I think they make the best wine ever!

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Thank DMak95

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $26
Cuisine
European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Mediterranean, Contemporary
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 194 Clifton Rd | Hawke's Bay, Te Awanga 4172, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Te Awanga
  • Phone Number: +64 6-875 0150
Description
Established in 1989, Clearview Estate Winery, VINEYARDS and the iconic 'red shed' LUNCH RESTAURANT enjoy an established, leafy coastal setting near the historic landmark of Cape Kidnappers. Relax under mature trees among the vines while you explore the comprehensive seasonal menu featuring fresh and creative dishes making innovative use of Hawke's Bay produce. With a heated pavilion and fireside tables we are cosy in all weathers. Among the vineyards the estate also grows avocados, olives and citrus trees with a culinary herb garden to supply the kitchen. Enjoy our renowned and celebrated wines including the iconic Reserve CHARDONNAY or our Classic red wine blends - 'Old Olive Block', 'Cape Kidnappers' & 'Enigma'. Our historic self-contained HOMESTEAD accommodation provides a unique location for a Hawke's Bay wedding, private function, meeting or special occasion celebration.

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