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Brancott Estate Heritage Centre

) #11 of 87 Restaurants in Blenheim €€ - €€€ European, ,
180 Brancott Road | Blenheim, Blenheim 7272, New Zealand
+64 3-520 6975
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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European, Wine Bar, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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180 Brancott Road | Blenheim, Blenheim 7272, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Went here on Monday for lunch, insane meals, beautiful flavour and also presentation. the services was great too. a great team, an insane location, great menu. this would have to be the best in Marlborough.

Thank ewf191
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The views at the vineyard are just absolutely stunning! A beautiful lunch menu served with fantastic wine - I just can't fault anything. The gurnard fish risotto was delicious, as was the salmon starter. Perfect food, service and views. It felt like a five star...More

Thank Lisa_WLG
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here to do a wine tasting and have lunch with my partner. The view, i dont even know how to sell it enough to anyone, but the view is AMAZING!!!! Im not a wine snob so i dont really know much about wines, other...More

Thank Ricalabonita
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Brancott is one of my favourite wines and I was looking forward to visiting the estate. However, it was impossible to find!

1  Thank perthluv2travel
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Perched beautiful up on the hill above the beautiful vineyard a visit here will not leave you disappointed. Visit the cellar door to sample the wonderful wines or better still have a late lunch. Ensure you venture out onto the observation deck for incredible vineyard...More

1  Thank GaryandLesleyTravel
Management response:Responded 16 May 2017

Dear GaryandLesleyTravel, Thank you for your feedback. Our location offers the possibility for our cellar door and restaurant visitors to have wonderful memorable experience. We look forward to welcome you again. Kind regards Patrick Moittie Cellar Door and Restaurant Manager

Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

I would highly recommend visiting this vineyard for the panoramic views alone. Spectacular location. Lovely service - exceptionally friendly older gentleman drives visitors up the hill - if they dont want to walk. Wines were lovely too .....More

1  Thank rubybayNelson
Management response:Responded 16 May 2017

Dear rubybayNelson, Thank you for lovely comments regarding the Cellar Door. Our panoramic view of the valley gives a good idea where some of our wines grow. We hope to have the pleasure to welcome again soon Kind regards Patrick Moittie Cellar Door and Restaurant...More

Reviewed 9 May 2017

We dined here at the end of April for lunch on my Mum's birthday while visiting NZ. We all had different meals and each was superb! The views were just incredible and its certainly worth booking to eat here as the only have a few...More

1  Thank NatashaRachael
Management response:Responded 16 May 2017

Hello NatashaRachael, We are delighted to know that you enjoyed your lunch and yes, booking is always advisable. Thank you for your comments and we hope to welcome you again in the near future Kind regards Patrick Moittie Cellar Door and Restaurant Manager

Reviewed 5 May 2017

Had lunch and Heritage tour here. Excellent spread of wines to taste (6) . Diane was most knowledgable and helpful. Views are stunning from glass fronted building. Just be careful if you are not very mobile as you will need the staff to collect you...More

2  Thank BangorBarney
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Wonderful view and worth visiting for this alone. More expensive ($10) than mist - Villa Maria was free, but lovely outlook. Wines were ok. Great chat with a student who was serving and researching wine, so enjoyed the visit.

Thank Salcheltenham
Reviewed 4 May 2017

My husband and I have been here before for lunch and were blown away by the view. We brought the entire family back for my daughters birthday. It didn't disappoint. We started with some bubbles ( which were so reasonably priced) then moved on to...More

1  Thank Rainy0
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Brunch, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, 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
  • 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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