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“Great experience”
Review of MIA Dining - CLOSED

MIA Dining
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$12 - US$26
Description: MIA 'Made In Aotearoa' Dining and Wine Cellar opened in December 2015 owned by Jetti Walker + Tamara Dunlop We serve modern, creative and innovative New Zealand food with genuine thoughtful hospitality. Our ethos on food is simple, eat fresh + eat seasonal + eat New Zealand. Our ethos on wine is on the geography of the New Zealand. We offer A La Carte and Two Tasting Menus: Flora, Vegetarian Tasting Menu; and Fauna, Seafood & Meat Chef's Tasting Menus, which is ever changing keeping up with freshness, seasonality & availability. Head Chef : Chad Posey states: " I want to highlight on our finest local producers and growers, a dining table is a place for family and friends to come together and I appreciate the opportunity to be able to enhance that experience with my food" We look forward to seeing you at MIA Dining.
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Description: MIA 'Made In Aotearoa' Dining and Wine Cellar opened in December 2015 owned by Jetti Walker + Tamara Dunlop We serve modern, creative and innovative New Zealand food with genuine thoughtful hospitality. Our ethos on food is simple, eat fresh + eat seasonal + eat New Zealand. Our ethos on wine is on the geography of the New Zealand. We offer A La Carte and Two Tasting Menus: Flora, Vegetarian Tasting Menu; and Fauna, Seafood & Meat Chef's Tasting Menus, which is ever changing keeping up with freshness, seasonality & availability. Head Chef : Chad Posey states: " I want to highlight on our finest local producers and growers, a dining table is a place for family and friends to come together and I appreciate the opportunity to be able to enhance that experience with my food" We look forward to seeing you at MIA Dining.
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

We had two weeks driving around the South Island and MIA Dining was our best dining experience. Fantastic food. The Lamb and Mussels were phenomenal. Excellent service and nicely designed restaurant with good space between tables. A real Gem. Strongly recommended for a great fine dining experience.

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Jetti W, Owner at MIA Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2017

Thanks mmcfj for the great review.

We are glad you had a great experience with us . Hope to see you again in the near future.

Kind Regards,

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Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Not only is this an exceptional fine dining venue but also a great place for tasting a selections of Marlborough’s wines.

We enjoyed a flight is Sauvignon Blanc plus an extra one that the owner suggested we try and then a couple of pino gris before selecting one to go with our food.

We enjoyed green lip mussels, ceviche, venison carpaccio, rib eye steak and duck breast. All the dishes were beautifully presented and flavoursome.

The attention to detail in all aspects of our visit reflects the fact that the owners themselves are serving and overseeing everything. Mia is a great option for a special occasion when you want a relaxed and special meal.

Thank Roz57_13
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Jetti W, Owner at MIA Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2017

Thank you Roz for the great review.

We are glad you enjoyed the dining experience and found everything to perfection. Hope to see you in the dining room again soon.

Kind Regards,

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Reviewed 6 December 2017

Jeti and his team try so hard here, and deliver a sublime dining experience, top food matched to an extensive wine selection. We come here as a special treat and with business friends, knowing we will have a great evening

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Thank mary2936
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Jetti W, Owner at MIA Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2017

Hi Mary,

Thank you so much for the amazing review! We are so glad that you enjoyed everything about this experience.

We hope to see you again soon!

Kind Regards,

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Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

The lamb was cooked to perfection, I almost asked to go to the kitchen so I could watch the chef cook it! It was simply divine. The Urlar Pinot Noir pairing was spot on too.

A lovely meal with a friendly staff. The restaurant was full on a week night, always a good sign.

Highly recommend.

Thank drjandthemissus
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Jetti W, Owner at MIA Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2017

Thank you for the review.

We are so glad that you enjoyed Lamb and the matched Pinot Noir. We hope to see you in the restaurant on your next visit.

Kind Regards,

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Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

The food was delicious and Jetti (the owner) knows his wine well. He introduced us to different wines around the region and let us tasted them even if it means opening new bottles! They are moving their restaurant to Auckland next year, hence do visit them in Blenheim whilst you still can!

Thank MelYYT
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Jetti W, Owner at MIA Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2017

Hi Mel,

Thanks for the amazing review.

We are rapt that you enjoyed your experience and we look forward to seeing you again in the near future.

Kind Regards,

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