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Ohinemuri Estate Winery and Restaurant

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New Zealand, European, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
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Moresby Street, Karangahake | RD4 Paeroa, Waihi 3674, New Zealand
+64 7-862 8874
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10:00 - 04:00
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Wed - Sun 10:00 - 04:00
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Tauranga, New Zealand
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely country restaurant/winery. The venison burger was excellent, the seafood chowder only average. Try the Taniwha blended red wine - lovely taste.(it does not taste like 'ribena for adults' as described on the wine list) Friendly staff and indoor/outdoor dining options. Car parking is restricted next to the restaurant but there is plenty of parking on the riverside across the... More 

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Thank alan r
Hamilton, New Zealand
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped in here on a trip over the gorge. Lovely friendly service and amazing food. The handmade bread and dips were delicious as was the gnocchi. Great place to spend some chill time.

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Thank Nikki H
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped here on our way from Tauranga to Auckland. We were greeted by the incredibly friendly resident kitty (22 years old and as adorable as a kitten). Had the Bruschetta and a bottle of the Sauvignon Blanc. Great food and atmosphere, this place is small and removed but attention is paid to the important details.... the food and wine. Definitely... More 

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Thank Paul B
Canada
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66 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've passed by several times and always wished that we had time to stop for lunch. Today we made it our destination and we were not disappointed. The setting, the service, the food and the staff all made for a wonderful afternoon. Both the stacked salmon and quinoa salad were cooked and flavoured to perfection. The warm basil pesto bread... More 

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Thank PamelaJCanada
Holmrook, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are visiting Karangahake Gorge you must treat yourself to Ohinemuri Estate Winery and Restaurant. It is set up high above the Gorge road and car park. The Restaurant nestles under tree ferns and palms. The food, wine and coffee are second to none. You are welcomed like old friends when you first venture in. The Winery has a... More 

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1 Thank Sylvia C
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72 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stumbled upon this gem while walking around K gorge. Our group of 11 chose two snack plates to share with extra bread. The snacks were remarkable with tastes of lemon mustard and kebabs, figs, cheeses, cranberry, garlic butter, salami, beetroot - I cant remember them all ! For drinks I decided to go all out and get the "degustation"... More 

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1 Thank RoSteve
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and accommodation, friendly service, very clean, A rating. Something a bit different, but very impressed!! Great work team !

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1 Thank Andy L
Waihi, New Zealand
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

For delicious food, wine and unique setting. Its like stepping into a rustic European Village restaurant.

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Thank CaretakerNZ
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely little treasure and piece of history hidden in the Waihi hills just on the entrance of the rail tunnel. The back garden provides a respite surrounded by gardens. Service is personable and the food is divine. We ordered the bruschetta, tomato and cumin soup, and the homemade pasta dish. Dishes were served in reasonable portions, garnished delicately, and the... More 

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Thank J T
Bay of Plenty Region, New Zealand
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112 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

We hadn't been here for some time but recently went for lunch with a friend to celebrate a birthday. The road to the restaurant is almost opposite the Karangahake Gorge walkway car park and is well sign posted. Although the access road is quite narrow there is adequate parking. This is a quirky place with both indoor and outside tables.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$22
Cuisine
New Zealand, European, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 04:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 04:00
Thursday
10:00 - 04:00
Friday
10:00 - 04:00
Saturday
10:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Moresby Street, Karangahake | RD4 Paeroa, Waihi 3674, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Waihi
  • Phone Number: +64 7-862 8874
Description
The Estate is in the heart of the Karangahake Gorge. It is only 200 meters from the tunnel portal of the main walking/cycle trail and has its own access from there. It could not be easier. The Karangahake end of the Gorge offers fantastic tracks, many of them loops of differing lengths. There is a huge amount of history and scenic attraction in the area and the winery and restaurant are a well-deserved treat. Karyn, the chef, prepares wonderful gourmet food, which complements Horst's lovely range of wines. The summer garden setting is relaxed and peaceful and a wonderful interlude between walking or biking. In winter there is an open fire. Platters, full or light meals are available

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