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Ormlie Lodge Restaurant

) #54 of 147 Restaurants in Napier €€ - €€€ , European, Vegetarian Friendly
17 Omarunui Road | RD3, Taradale, Napier 4183, New Zealand
+64 6-844 5774
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Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
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CUISINES
New Zealand, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
17 Omarunui Road | RD3, Taradale, Napier 4183, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 28 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another awesome meal by the Ormlie team. Even my 91 year old mother was pleased with the menu choices, and found the braised beef cheek excellent.

Thank iejnz
Ormlie1899, Guest Relations Manager at Ormlie Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello! Awesome, love it! Braised beef cheek is very good ... glad you enjoyed another wonderful meal. Thank you for your continued support and for providing feedback. We look forward to seeing you again. Regards, The 'O' Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had 4 breakfasts and 2 dinners here during my stay. Food was fantastic, reasonably priced for this quality and the staff very helpful and enthusiatic. Could not have wanted anything else. Had lunches and dinners elsewhere and it was up there with everything else we...More

Thank ken b
ormlielodge, Public Relations Manager at Ormlie Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Ken, Really appreciate the review. Hawkes Bay is very fortunate indeed with both the quality of local ingredients and the chefs who create interesting dishes. We look forward to hosting you again if you visit the Bay. Best regards, The 'O' Team

Reviewed 15 July 2017

During our stay at Ormlie we ate breakfast each morning in the restaurant and dined twice at night. The restaurant room is large and open with oversized windows taking in sunny views of the surrounding gardens. A double-sided fireplace separates the dinning room into 2...More

Thank Robert G
ormlielodge, Guest Relations Manager at Ormlie Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Robert, thank you for taking the time to write such a comprehensive review. Ormlie is fortunate to have a well rounded team, looking after every need from the quality of food to the service offered. We do hope to see you back again and...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017

We dined here for a Wild Meat Theme night for the 2017 FAWK Festival. The meal was delicious and imaginative. There were a lot of wild and game meats on the degustation menu and the flavours were fantastic and although we had 7 courses we...More

Thank Jet_Oz
ormlielodge, Guest Relations Manager at Ormlie Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Dear Jet_Oz, thank you for taking the time to write a review. HB Tourism do a wonderful job of promoting HB during winters with events such as FAWC (food and wine classic). Andy, Blair and Emily certainly created memorable dishes and Norbert, Karel, Shelly and...More

Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Righteo - What a sensational venue and quality of menu and if each dish ..... Seriously. I attended an event that was part of the Hawkes Bay Food & Wine festival and I have to say it's really not very often that a full restaurant...More

1  Thank TravellingRainbow
Ormlie1899, General Manager at Ormlie Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Dear Travelling Rainbow, well ... we certainly feel you are our pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. Thank you so very much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. Our team of chefs (Andy, Blair, Emily), restaurant and housekeeping...More

Reviewed 20 June 2017

Ormlie restaurant is situated in one of the Bay's finest old buildings at Ormlie Lodge. Food is fresh, seasonal and innovative. Exceptional service from Norbert and his team. Save room for dessert. You won't be disappointed.More

Thank Angie L
ormlielodge, Manager at Ormlie Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Hello Angie, I concur re saving room for dessert! Your review of the restaurant is much appreciated. Ormlie is lucky to have two professionals who love what they do ... it shows through the food and service. We look forward to hosting you again. Regards,...More

Reviewed 16 June 2017

Such a beautiful place to stay and wonderful staff too! Good location, not far from the central. Thank you for your hosting, much appreciated!

Thank emilyf686
Ormlie1899, General Manager at Ormlie Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Hi Emily, thank you for taking the time to write a review. we are so pleased you enjoyed a lovely stay and hope to see you again. Take care and best regards, The 'O' Team

Reviewed 8 May 2017

We had heard about the quality of the food at Ormlie recently under the new management, and we were not disappointed. The dining room has that feeling of opulence from days gone by and we were looked after impeccably by the maître d'. Great local...More

Thank Michael L
ormlielodge, Manager at Ormlie Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Hi Michael, Definitely need carbs. When eating out one should definitely enjoy! Thank you for your review. Our new kitchen team, headed by Andy Glover and service by Norbert are doing us proud. It's been a long time in the making but all good things...More

Reviewed 1 May 2017

I recently had the pleasure of dining twice at Ormlie. First lunch, which was the best restaurant meal I have ever had, then took friends for a high tea. It was absolutely delicious, my friends were extremely impressed. The atmosphere, staff, and service has made...More

Thank jannapier
ormlielodge, Manager at Ormlie Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Hello Jan, Thank you very much for your review. We have recently re-launched the restaurant with a new team who are definitely producing delicious and creative dishes, accompanies by European style service. Much appreciated and look forward to seeing you again soon. The 'O' Team

Reviewed 9 April 2017

Very friendly staff, including the owner, from the time we arrived. Excellent French (genuine) young sommelier/waiter - high quality service, but not OTT. Interesting and diverse menu - I loved the quail and snails on toast and we enjoyed the chocolate desert - not too...More

2  Thank gtfgp
ormlielodge, Guest Relations Manager at Ormlie Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

Hello, wonderful you enjoyed a delightful lunch and yes, Julien, our French and very genuine sommelier/waiter is amazing ;-). The French are born with service in their bones and Julien, in particular has worked at many a Michelin restaurant. In addition, he is an exceptionally...More

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Cindy, Yes, yourself and your husband are welcome at Ormlie as a pair. We welcome all size parties in our restaurant. If you'd like to make a reservation you can give our team a call or book through our website... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$64
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 22:00
Thursday
08:30 - 22:00
Friday
08:30 - 22:00
Saturday
08:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Omarunui Road | RD3, Taradale, Napier 4183, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: +64 6-844 5774
  • E-mail
Description
Andy Glover, head chef at Ormlie creates modern, sophisticated cuisine influenced by seasonal ingredients. The combination of high quality, locally sourced produce, ensures the taste buds of you and your guests are left lingering for more.

Ormlie provides something O so special. Built in 1899 as wedding present for Sir William Nelsons daughter Gertrude, the original dining room is now the perfect setting to relax, dine and enjoy celebrated wines, craft beers and cocktails with friends or any special occasion.
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