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Degustation is Amazing!

We wanted to try the restaurant due to hearing great things. As it turns out for dinner service... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
Sophie H
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Amazing dining experience

Our group of 12 did the degustation meal at Podere Crisci and the whole experience was amazing. We... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2017
Oamaru, New Zealand
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31 Mar 2018
“Degustation is Amazing! ”
3 Dec 2017
“Amazing dining experience”
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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205 Awaawaroa Road, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1971, New Zealand
+64 9-372 2148
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We wanted to try the restaurant due to hearing great things. As it turns out for dinner service they only have degustation (no a la carte). It’s 8 courses and you can swap things if you have sensitivities or even phobias! Well the food was...More

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Reviewed 4 December 2017

Our group of 12 did the degustation meal at Podere Crisci and the whole experience was amazing. We were met by James and started our evening with bubbles in the beautiful grounds and gardens. We then moved inside to the restaurant which is also lovely....More

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Visited with friends who are also business associates in the international wine & food industries based in Milano, Italy. They had a final comment on completion of the superb Degustation experience. "Thank you, that was the equal to the best experienced anywhere in the World,...More

Thank wineconnections
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Wasn't overwhelmed as I thought I would be. A large group of us I must say the wine was lovely The food was average and service very nice.

Thank Wiki03
Reviewed 12 December 2016

If you like Italian themed dining, then this is a must do. Service is very good and the food is very much along Italian lines and the chef uses their gardens to garnish the dishes with edible flowers and various herbs and garden greens.

Thank Warwick H
Reviewed 6 June 2016

It is a little harder to get to, but so worth it! This Italian owned vineyard offers a restaurant made for the long Italian lunch. Where time does not matter, as you enjoy eating great food, great wine and great company. Surrounded by rolling hills,...More

Thank TravelGuru90
Reviewed 31 May 2016

My wife and I came from Christchurch to Auckland to enjoy a weekend of various food experiences. As we hadn't been to Waiheke Island before and I had read the glowing reviews of the long lunch at Podere we decided to make a day of...More

Thank alastair4
Reviewed 7 April 2016

Great Italian food in a wonderful, peaceful, truly romantic setting. The drive out on narrow, dirt roads might be off-putting to some, but we loved the vistas we saw along the way. This delightful winery is nestled in a little valley and you feel transported....More

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