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Saint Clair Family Estate Vineyard Kitchen

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Address: 13 Selmes Road | RD3, Blenheim 7273, New Zealand
Phone Number:
+64 3-570 5280
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Come and visit Saint Clair Family Estate Vineyard Kitchen to relax, sit...

Come and visit Saint Clair Family Estate Vineyard Kitchen to relax, sit back and enjoy the Saint Clair experience. The newly renovated establishment is situated within a unique vineyard setting with views extending past the vines towards the ever changing and dramatic Richmond Range. The sunny courtyard offers outdoor dining with some dining options amongst the vines. On a cooler day an extended veranda section can ensure customers continue to have the vineyard feel while being sheltered from the elements through extensive floor to ceiling glass sliding doors. A cosy fire provides ambience and warmth during the New Zealand winter, an ideal settling to relax and enjoy Saint Clair's award winning wines. A perfect place for a visit for morning or afternoon tea with a selection of muffins and hot drinks available all day. The extensive menu constantly changes reflecting some of the best seasonal produce and finest delicacies Marlborough as to offer. There are a range of options available to meet any dietary requirements. The wine tasting counter is an area to discover the diversity of Saint Clair with a large selection of award winning wines available for tasting daily via an impressive wine preservation system. In addition to these wines there is an extensive range of craft beers from kiwi breweries including Pan Head, Parrot Dog and Marlborough's own Renaissance. A couple of different flavours of locally produced Adam and Eve Cider are also on offer and New Zealand owned brands make up the eclectic array of non-alcoholic beverages. The Saint Clair Vineyard Kitchen is available for private functions and offers catering options to suit all budgets with flexibility to ensure a successful event. Please contact us to discuss further. When visiting the Saint Clair Vineyard Kitchen make sure you cross the car park to Pātaka - a gourmet food store proudly specialising in New Zealand artisan food and offering uniquely New Zealand inspired gifts.

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Although the wines don't match up to the quality of Cloudy Bay wines it was still a very pleasant stop for lunch. We read on TripAdvisor that lunch would be best here but in... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Panama City, Panama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Although the wines don't match up to the quality of Cloudy Bay wines it was still a very pleasant stop for lunch. We read on TripAdvisor that lunch would be best here but in retrospect I might have preferred to eat at Cloudy Bay with their wines. We only had oysters at CB. Food at Saint Clair was very good.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great vineyard to visit with some lovely wines to taste and enjoy.Great menu too, although we struck it bad with a very noisy family reunion next to our table.That aside we enjoyed some great food and wine and the meringue roll with matching riesling at the end will certainly make me go back.Sensational!

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Winegeeknz, Owner at Saint Clair Family Estate Vineyard Kitchen, responded to this review

Thanks for coming to see us! we're glad you enjoyed the food and wine. Thanks again. More 

Utrecht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited this winery on a rainy day! We tasted some great wines and had a very good lunch! Definitely try the Sauvignon Blanc Barique (only available at the winery)!

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We enjoyed lunch here with the recommended wines for each plate - my husband who requires gluten free is still raving about the wonderful fig, walnut and haloumi salad and especially the mango meringue roulade. Quality was exceptional and the staff were also fantastic.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Large place for a group to taste great wines, or to eat. Lots of varietals offered. Chardonnay was very good. Lovely outdoor table area.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed the wine tasting and there are some good wines here. The range is typical Marlborough area, mainly whites but some reds and blends. The staff were knowledgeable and helpful. Definately a nice place to visit and should be added to any wine tour of the area.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great experience we had here on a number of occasions. Great wines, beautiful food, excellent service. A diverse range of wines, generally true to the area. I am pretty sure we will squeeze one more visit here before we leave NZ. Go and enjoy the experience first hand.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For anyone seeking a culinary experience in a vineyard setting look no further, a great setting, super attentive staff and great food, it does'nt get much better.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our lunch on a perfect summer day. We sat amongst the vines outside. Service, food and wine matching advice were all excellent.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have dined their twice and have enjoyed both experiences. I wish they were open for dinner as it far exceeds other Blenheim dining options. The food is very good served in farm to table style. The service is excellent. I love the vineyard location and the general mood within the restaurant. It was very popular with the locals and most... More 

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