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Brancott Estate Cellar Door and Restaurant

€€ - €€€European, ,
180 Brancott Road | Blenheim, Blenheim 7272, New Zealand
+64 3-520 6975
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  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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European, Wine Bar, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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180 Brancott Road | Blenheim, Blenheim 7272, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I had lunch here for the first time in a long time. The views are stunning as always. I believe the best views in Marlborough. I had the rib eye steak and my guest had the Blue Cod. Both of us really enjoyed the food...More

Thank HennersMidlands
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend took me to Brancott and I was so impressed. First, the setting and building are spectacular with absolutely amazing panoramic views. The restaurant is all glass and really highlights the fabulous location. The menu is really lovely with great choices. Service was friendly,...More

Thank yecats59
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The home of the first winery in the area so it a bit of a must do for us. Glad we did so. Beautiful location and outlook situated on top of a hill. Could be a bit of a walk for some folk but no...More

Thank BillJKingaroy
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We came to the cellar door to deliberately sample the Brancott wines. We were astounded at the location of the new Cellar Door and Restaurant, with views over the vineyard as far as the eye could see. We intended to have lunch but foolishly did...More

Thank Robert N
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This was an excellent choice for us for our first stop what a view. The restaurant was great as our meals were very tasty. I'm so glad we had the food and wine paired for us. This was a favourite of ours for lunch.

Thank jhmadsen
Reviewed 3 August 2017

We did not eat at the restaurant so can't comment on the food. We came to visit the cellar door as part of the wine tour. Personally I like to avoid the big wineries & like to try the smaller boutique producers. But it is...More

Thank janet2801
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Enjoyed a wine tasting with food platters while looking out over the vineyards. The food was substantial, varied and delicious. The matching wines were superb and if you can't face walking up the hill they have a courtesy coach!

1  Thank Vanessa1012
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped for lunch, had a 3 course meal each with their recommended wine pairings - every bite delicious and presented exceptionally. Staff were attentive, friendly, and fun. Experience was enhanced when we met Diana feeding the rescued falcons! Thanks all!

2  Thank Geoff B
Reviewed 14 July 2017

The drive here was amazing, even during the winter it was a treat. One of the other vineyards recommended Brancott for wine and lunch because of the stunning views, and it didn't disappoint. The wine tasting area and restaurant boasts floor to ceiling windows with...More

1  Thank Zubie C
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We all went, the whole whanau, for my inlaws wedding anniversary and it was a stunning location with great food. we even had family photos in the barrel room. Awesome

1  Thank TripChick2015
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:30
10:00 - 16:30
10:00 - 16:30
10:00 - 16:30
10:00 - 16:30
10:00 - 16:30
10:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 180 Brancott Road | Blenheim, Blenheim 7272, New Zealand (Formerly Brancott Estate Heritage Centre)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim
  • Phone Number: +64 3-520 6975
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Discover the region’s premier wine experience at the home of the original Sauvignon Blanc. The Brancott Estate Cellar Door & Restaurant celebrates the history of Brancott Estate wines, at Brancott Vineyard, the site of the original Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc plantings.The spectacular Brancott Estate Cellar Door & Restaurant is one of Marlborough’s premier cellar doors with a restaurant offering majestic views over the region. On a typical clear day, visitors can see the North Island from the elevated site.Visitors can enjoy Cellar Door tastings and wine sales, Wine Tours, an informtaive AV presentation telling the story of the original Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc and a restaurant menu featuring seasonal, local produce.
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