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“Great Venue for a Vineyard Lunch”

Rock Ferry Cellar Door & Cafe
Ranked #3 of 121 Restaurants in Blenheim
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: New Zealand
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Rockferry Wines is owned by husband and wife team Tom and Fiona, proud producers of world-class certified organic wines, made right here in New Zealand. Our philosophy is to make real wines which speak of their home; to express the pure distinct flavours from our organic estate vineyards in Marlborough and Central Otago. It's the way we live. We welcome you to visit our team and taste our wines at our cellar door and restaurant in Marlborough. Based around seasonally inspired cooking and our range of organically grown wines, the cellar door and restaurant is a great showcase for the honest, down-to-earth produce that New Zealand's South Island is justifiably famous for. We look forward to seeing you soon
Reviewed March 27, 2013

Well balanced menu and a great lunch spot with outdoor tables if weather is suitable. Mains are nicely prepared and presented. The place to dine if you are looking for a little more than the traditional vineyard lunch platter.

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Reviewed March 17, 2013

Joined friends for lunch here. Beautiful garden setting which was lovely and relaxing. The service was first class. The food was wonderful and very reasonably priced for the high class standard. It means that you can lunch without breaking the bank. We all indulged in the desserts each of us having something different. My frangipane tart was the clear winner, although we would have liked to have tried the New York cheesecake but that was sold out.....so obviously very popular. The ladies had the bubbles the Rock Ferry blanc de blancs which was stunning. Would most certainly be keen to return.

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Reviewed March 15, 2013

Based on a recommendation from our host in Blenheim we went to the Rock Ferry for lunch. The day before we had gone to Wither Hills which, while nice, was not as enjoyable. We had two top notch wines by the glass, the cheese platter (they will bring you more bread if you ask), two fabulous deserts and coffees for $60. The service was first class and there was a casual elegance to the whole meal and the garden setting was sensational.

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Reviewed March 13, 2013

If you happen to be staying at Walnut Block Cottages, this is a definite location for lunch. A short walk across two vineyard areas and a short walk along a quiet road and you are there ... 10-15 mins max. Provided you are walking, you can gain access through the 'trade only' entrance.

There are a reasonable number of tables, some inside, some on a deck and a few under the trees. Those under the trees are the best, in my opinion. The food is very good as are the wines ... An excellent lunch and then a short walk back to the cottages ... bliss!

Oh, they also have a Cellar Door, so you can start/finish with a tasting.

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Reviewed February 8, 2013

This was the first stop on our 3 week tour of New Zealand. In retrospect, it was one of the best lunches we had in a restaurant the entire trip. We both ordered the salmon topped with avocado. Divine! This is a pretty little place with an outstanding menu. Would highly recommend.

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