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European, Wine Bar, New Zealand, International
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

staff great as always, attentive and friendly, food yummy, pork belly, fish, salmon salad all fantastic and deserts equally as good. Beautiful sunny day

Date of visit: June 2024
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Reviewed 6 April 2024

both dishes very average and overpriced no taste in food Prawn and muscle dish consisted of canned shrimp and3 muscles and very plain pasta sauce

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 3 March 2024

Be sure to book ahead if you want to dine here as they were turning folks away when we walked up. We had wonderful service from both our server and our sommelier—and the food and wine were equally good.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 25 December 2023 via mobile

St Clair has plenty of indoor seating, but if the weather is nice, the tables and chairs overlooking the vines are perfect for a wine country lunch. Service was fast, and professional, the food was lovely, and there was a very good range of gluten...free options on the menu.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 17 December 2023 via mobile

Fabulous lunch, service and wine. The setting was lovely so was the premises. We had a booking as we heard this place is booked out most days we were so pleased we did. Will definitely go back if we are in the area again.

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 1 December 2023

Booked for lunch and got there using the hoop-hopoff bus tour. The restaurant was busy, but service was very efficient. The food was superb, with delicious wines to accompany it. And it was certainly not outrageously expensive, given the quality and size of the portions.

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 11 November 2023 via mobile

One of the best meals we have ever had! An amazing setting with great views and wonderful service too! Both starters (calamari and clams) were delicious with generous portions. The lamb was best I had ever had and wife’s fish was awesome too!

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 22 August 2023

My boyfriend and I visited Saint Clair’s cellar door and were met by Gavin who was just so lovely and charming. He led our tasting and was so informative and personable with us which we appreciated so much! He let us taste a couple cheeky...extras which just improved the experience even further! Best cellar door we’ve visited in Marlborough and best staff as well! We popped in the day after for a glass of wine and a cheeseboard and the portion and presentation were incredible and was amazing value for money and of course the wines were stunning, Additionally, Gavin greeted both of us by name immediately upon arrival which was so lovely. We can’t thank Gavin and the rest of the team enough for such a wonderful visit!More

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 12 August 2023

From the genuinely warm welcome through to the attentive service, adventurous and beautifully executed menu and exceptional setting, our lunch for 4 in this stunning setting was faultless. Evert dish opn our table was memorable but for me the stand out was the Grouper Wings....I regret not having visited much sooner and will spend every visit back to Marlborough making up for that lost time! Thank you for the expereince you create, it's exceptional!More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 20 May 2023 via mobile

We shared the Kimchi fritters that were excellent, tasty and unusual. My wife had the Seafood stew. I had the Grouper wings pared with the St Clair Vineyard Albarino fantastic paring for the fish. Service was good.

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 11 May 2023 via mobile

I visited with my mother, who was celebrating her birthday, and couldn't have asked for more! The food and wine was amazing! I particularly enjoyed the home-made breads and spreads..yum! Our waitress was so attentive and informative, and really made Mums birthday special! Lovely touch...with the bubbly and little birthday cake. Thankou St Clair..your winery is amazing! We will back again!More

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 30 April 2023

We came to the restaurant for lunch as part of a wine tour. The meal was at our own expense and was excellent. This family owned vineyard appears to be much loved by locals. The food, service and sparkling were delightful.

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 17 April 2023

It is a lovely location but unfortunately it was a wet day, but we sat inside with a great view of the winery. The Food was delicious. the service was also great.

Date of visit: February 2023
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Reviewed 30 March 2023

Wow Wow Wow. What an amazing lunch experience we had. Everything was just perfect. A lovely shaded table in the sunniest spot with the best food of our ten day road-trip around Marlborough. The stand-out star of the lunch was the salmon pastrami. Who knew???...It was sublime. Worth going just for that.More

Date of visit: March 2023
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Reviewed 23 March 2023

I decided to celebrate my birthday at Saint Clair Vineyard Kitchen, and it was one of the best birthdays I've ever had. Multiple staff members wished me a happy birthday. They picked beautiful flowers for my table as a personal touch. And the chef made...me a special birthday cupcake and they treated me with a complimentary dessert wine too. I felt so happy and grateful to be treated with such kindness. They really went out of their way to make sure I had a nice birthday. I want to express a personal thank you to Crystal, the maître d', for making this happen with the team. I highly recommend you come to Saint Clair for any special occasion. I'd be remiss if I didn't also call out the delicious food. I had the vegan summer salad and the potato gnocchi. Both were plated beautifully (see photos) and the combination of flavors was unlike anything I'd ever had in the salad. The gnocchi was handmade and comforting. I really enjoyed it paired with their recommended glass of Chardonnay. Finally, if you can manage to get a hosted wine tasting -- do! I was able to do the wine tasting at my table while I waited for my lunch. I received a lot of detailed information about each wine and the tasting notes, and I appreciated the friendly banter I had with my host. Actually, I appreciated the friendly banter I had with all of the staff who served me throughout my visit. Truly, I have not met kinder people. Thank you, Saint Clair Vineyard Kitchen, for such a memorable day. I can't wait to return. Also pro tip -- check out the incredible gallery across the parking lot. Stunning artwork and pottery.More

Date of visit: March 2023
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Saint Clair Vineyard Kitchen is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4