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“Lunch at Tirohana vineyard”
Review of Tirohana Estate

Tirohana Estate
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $14 - $43
Cuisines: International
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Overlooking the boutique vineyard to the hills beyond, enjoy lunch or dinner in this atmospheric and elegant setting complete with original New Zealand artwork and evocative music. A roaring fire in the winter and doors thrown open to the warm breeze in the warmer months, a sunny terrace and outdoor seating. Large groups and corporate clients welcome by arrangement. Seasonal menus utilising the best of the local produce with an emphasis on organic and sustainable produce. Special diets catered for.
Reviewed February 14, 2013

Welcomed in a lovely and personal way by very attentive staff. Beautiful setting on the patio overlooking the vineyard. Starter of prawns cooked in a very light breadcrumb coating. Decided to take the fish of the day, which was cooked in a chowder style. Very rich and not for the waistband conscious but delicious. Wines from the estate matched the food perfectly; good Sauvignon blanc and a very different Chardonnay. Good enough to take a bottle home. Chocolate torte was very light and very enjoyable. Great venue, great food and great service and matched by great weather for this outdoor experience.

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Thank Martin B
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Reviewed February 11, 2013

What a treat we had on our last night in New Zealand when we dined at Tirohana Estate Restaurant. A warm welcome from Toby when we arrived was followed by a delicious meal in a beautiful setting. We would be delighted to recommend it to visitors to Martinborough as a "must do". The selection of food and wine was just perfect for us. Thank you so much for a memorable evening.

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Thank dmlilly
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Reviewed January 14, 2013

We couldn't speak more highly of our dinner at Tirohana.
The food was superb - each course was a delightful taste sensation.
We were reminded of what high quality service is and will be forever comparing when we dine elsewhere!

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Thank Heatherlmc21
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Reviewed January 14, 2013

Having read the various reviews here - I totally concur in all positive regards. And Toby's personable approach assist in making the dining experience at Tirohanga one to remember. If you're looking for fine dining ( but not so as to be over the top - still in the realms of an absolutely relaxing yet upmarket environment with wonderful deliscious mouth watering food) then - Tirohanga is for you. Toby picked us up at the cottage( which you can also book) and took us back home later). It was a great night. Already we have both spoken about the fabulous evening we had with many of our friends and colleages. It really is one of those restaurants that you can recommend to others without fear or worry that your friends might not enjoy it. So often we all hear stories of a chef having a good night and then a bad one, and no consistency, and therefore if you're like us you remain a little cautious in recommending restaurants to good friends. Tirohanga is most certainly an affordable stunning experience in culinary cuisine ( a 3 course meal plus extras for $59) that you can confidently recommend to everyone you know. When every review here says pretty much the same great things.. it does really make you want to try the experience at Tirohanga. Go on - You will love it. We're going back again for sure :)

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Thank goodcall101
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Reviewed January 10, 2013

We were impressed by the friendly welcome we received when we dined at Tirohana. This was matched with very good food, a charming atmosphere and attentive (but not intrusive ) service. We would be happy to dine again.

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Thank colval_8
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