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“Departure excellence”
Review of Villa Maria

Villa Maria
Ranked #2 of 28 Restaurants in Mangere
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Contemporary
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: The Villa Maria Auckland Winery, Vineyard Café & Cellar Door is open 7 days, serving delicious food and wines. Enjoy a glass of Villa Maria wine on the terrace which overlooks the Ihumatao vineyard, and share a platter or have lunch.
Reviewed December 25, 2013

With time to kill before flying out of the country my wife and I stopped for a fabulous lunch in a beatiful setting five minutes from the airport where we enjoyed not only good service but also a a the full selection of some fabulous wines, many of which are the cellar selection not normally available. It made me also appreciate the effort some of our local NZ producers. Thank you.

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Thank RodG93
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Reviewed December 14, 2013

The meat was great. The rest (vegetables, salad, dessert) was well below average. How did you even find an unripe tomato at this time of year?

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Thank David W
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Reviewed November 4, 2013 via mobile

We had a long layover and went to this winery on a recommendation from our hotel. It was a relaxing and great way to kick start our trip. We got to taste six different wines the sit out site and enjoy a bottle with some wonderful food. The staff was super friendly and helpful and the wine was great. Would recommend starting your Auckland/ New Zealand adventure here.

Thank Thelonisa
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Reviewed October 28, 2013

We were dreading a necessary overnight stay at an Auckland Airport very ordinary motel when we checked on line to find that Villa Maria Vineyard was walking distance away. The experience there exceeded all expectations. There truly is an operating vineyard hidden away in an ancient crater of an extinct volcano which is a peaceful, beautiful retreat from the nearby busy airport. The tasting experience was very informative, and our afternoon repast of wine, fruit and cheese was perfect and very well served while we relaxed at a patio table with a view of the well kept vineyard.

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Thank PhyzNZ
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Reviewed October 26, 2013

After living in Auckland for twenty years we finally got round to having lunch at Villa Maria and we were not disappointed. Dining al fresco, surrounded by vineyards, rolling lawns and trees it was hard to believe that we were only a few minutes from the city. The service is excellent and the food very good. We will most certainly be back soon.

Thank SchalkNZ
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