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Brancott Estate Cellar Door and Restaurant

180 Brancott Road | Blenheim, Blenheim 7272, New Zealand
+64 3-520 6975
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (145 reviews)
“monkfish” (6 reviews)
“pork” (8 reviews)
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European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
180 Brancott Road | Blenheim, Blenheim 7272, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Apparently a new menu, not impressed by any of the meals had by our party of six. Four of us had the Salmon, nice piece of Salmon but swimming in a clear tasteless liquid with doughy Gnocci and droopy Courgette. A small dish and very...More

Thank exwinemaker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were told about this place for the views and the food and it didn’t disappoint. The views are great, the food was fantastic and the service was superb. All up, very glad we visited.

Thank Les O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had an outstanding lunch. The restaurant and cellar door firstly has wonderful views. Secondly the service was outstanding. And finally the food was delicious. We loved the hommus and bread for staters. Outstanding and we will come back

Thank Praxmeyer
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Excellent venue, stylish & delicious. Worth a visit. Reasonably priced for excellent food & wine. The full length mirrors facing you in the toilets are an interesting experience.

Thank Shelleyhob
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We were recommended here by a friend and glad we stopped in. While Brancott Estate isn’t my first choice of wine I thoroughly enjoyed my time here and so glad we went. The views are spectacular - there were no leaves on the vines at...More

Thank Jacqueline M
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

This is a must see spot when visiting wineries in the Marlborough Region. The views are magnificent and you can even see the North Island on a clear day. The staff are well informed about the wines and offer various tasting options at a cost...More

Thank JDBoy_nz
Samara T, Manager at Brancott Estate Cellar Door and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Dear JDBoy_nz, Thanks so much for sharing your feedback with us. The team sincerely appreciate knowing that their efforts have enabled you to enjoy your visit with us so much. We look forward to having you visit again. I recommend sometime around March/April when you...More

Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Wow! This place is nothing short of stunning with 1st class service fantastic food and wine! Thank you so much for making our afternoon at Brancott so memorable! Can’t wait to come back !

Thank Matthew D
Samara T, Manager at Brancott Estate Cellar Door and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Dear Matthew D, Thanks so much for taking the time to share your feedback. I am both pleased and proud to hear how well you and your guests enjoyed your visit with us and we hope to host you again soon!

Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

The most incredible views of Marlborough only outdone by the staff service, food and wine. An unforgettable lunch. Took our 5 month old and hardly saw him the staff were so amazing with him. Will be back asap.

Thank themightyquinn2014
Samara T, Manager at Brancott Estate Cellar Door and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2018

Dear themightyquinn2014, Thank you for sharing your feedback with us and especially for entrusting your precious wee one with us! Donna enjoyed the cuddles and we were pleased you were able to relax and enjoy your lunch. We look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 25 June 2018

The staff carried out their duties very well. The meal was served very quickly and was if the highest quality .The wines we choose were excellent and went well with food that we had chosen. The view from the restaurant was stunning, it over look...More

Thank E7777AAjohnr
Reviewed 21 June 2018

The winery is situated on a hill, you first parked and would be shuttled up the hill. When we arrived, we just had lunch and regret that we should have wait and come here to eat because the sight really impressed us. Instead we ordered...More

Thank itcheetam
Samara T, Manager at Brancott Estate Cellar Door and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

Dear itcheetam, Thanks so much for taking the time to share your glowing feedback with us. We agree that we are extremely lucky to be situated in one of the most beautiful regions of the world and are very pleased to hear you were able...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, View, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 180 Brancott Road | Blenheim, Blenheim 7272, New Zealand (Formerly Brancott Estate Heritage Centre)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim
  • Phone Number: +64 3-520 6975
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Discover the region’s premier wine experience at the home of the original Sauvignon Blanc. The Brancott Estate Cellar Door & Restaurant celebrates the history of Brancott Estate wines, at Brancott Vineyard, the site of the original Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc plantings.The spectacular Brancott Estate Cellar Door & Restaurant is one of Marlborough’s premier cellar doors with a restaurant offering majestic views over the region. On a typical clear day, visitors can see the North Island from the elevated site.Visitors can enjoy Cellar Door tastings and wine sales, Wine Tours, an informtaive AV presentation telling the story of the original Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc and a restaurant menu featuring seasonal, local produce.
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