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Ake Ake Vineyard Restaurant

€€ - €€€European, , International
165 Waimate North Road, Kerikeri 0293, New Zealand
+64 9-407 8230
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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European, New Zealand, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
165 Waimate North Road, Kerikeri 0293, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our third visit to this vineyard, and our second visit that included lunch. Unfortunately the weather was not playing ball and the outdoor al fresco dining option wasn't available the day we dined. Only four tables in use the day we had lunch, which was...More

Thank ChrisandDavid2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely menu, and great wine.A good family restaurant.I chose the duck and Vietnamese salad....it was delicious. My friends all enjoyed their meals, and the deserts were amazing.

Thank tigtommy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here for a glass of wine after the Kerikeri markets, we were full so didn't eat (which is a shame because the food here has been amazing in the past) we had two glasses of wine and sat by the fire, the host is...More

Thank WinesieTime
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quite a few local residents suggested we eat lunch here and we weren't disappointed. After ordering roast (being a Sunday) and pork belly, we were invited to wine tasting. We chose a the savignion blanc and a couple of reds, and bought a few bottles....More

Thank Bornean
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After eating out reasonably regularly lately I have come to be 'just satisfied' with my meal choices. At Ake Ake this was not the case. Love their menu - very true to New Zealand and showing a little bit of flare. I had the vegetarian...More

Thank Megan A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found this vineyard when we were wine tasting, we bought an excellent wine. Everybody was so friendly we decided to come from Paihia for dinner, this was a really good decision, there was a lovely fire burning it was so cozy. The food was...More

Thank Jeanne86
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Let's be clear, Ake Ake is good. You might call it "comforting". The service is excellent. There's a fireplace. The food is mostly very nice. There are many good wine options (after all, it's a vineyard restaurant). I've been a number of times, and the...More

Thank Bevan W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Faultless, with the food and the wine. I had the duck confit, which would rate as the best I have had. We had a beautiful red wine with our meal, and bought a chardonnay for home. Both were divine. The surroundings were soothing, acoustics for...More

Thank KerryHannam
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Fantastic est Best food in the north, beatsmsjority of top end restaurants auckland and wellington also

Thank 49caro
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We were 5 people and were seated at a very nice, large table........ plenty of room. The food was delicious, it looked good and tasted great. Very friendly and good service. The owners wife was so charming, and had everything under control on such a...More

Thank Beat W
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2 September 2017|
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Response from Felicity A | Reviewed this property |
I'd call them directly to find out, it seems they may be.
17 December 2016|
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Response from Bev D | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have toast dinners every sunday
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 165 Waimate North Road, Kerikeri 0293, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Kerikeri
  • Phone Number: +64 9-407 8230
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