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Omata Estate Vineyard

212 Aucks Road | Rd1, Russell 0272, New Zealand
+64 9-403 8007
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“lunch” (31 reviews)
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European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
212 Aucks Road | Rd1, Russell 0272, New Zealand
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Omata Estate Vineyard
1. Grazing platters to share
"The platters were generous and well priced. the hospitality superb "
Peter V
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2. Amazing views
"With a gorgeous outdoor eating area looking out across the Bay,"
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3. Wines grown on site!
"this winery experience was breathtaking"
Christina G
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1 - 10 of 128 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What an outstanding venue with super views, delicious sharing platters, a flight of the vineyard’s wine..... perfect . Plus the cherry on the top was a very nice young man picked us up from our hotel and returned us back so no worries about drinking...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank suebQ998YW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff were fantastic, they picked us up from the ferry pier and shuttled us to the vineyard so we didn't even need to worry about driving. The vineyard restaurant has been designed and built with a sophisticated rustic fusion and executed amazingly well -...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank anthonymcgivern
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Coming to Bay of Idlands at the end of our cruise of New Zealand - we were toured out and wanted to experience some of the local wines and scenery on our own. I discovered the Omata winery pre-cruise and arranged to be picked up...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank kged623
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a small winery close to Russell. They have done a great job to give you an afternoon of tasting and platters/pizza while looking out over the bay. Prices reasonable

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Andy7P
Reviewed 9 November 2018

We took the ferry from Paihia to Russell and planned to tackle a walk to the Omata vineyard. We were quickly pointed out the error of our ways but told that they would (but not in peak season) pick us up. We were sold and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Andy B
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

Read the reviews on TripAdvisor to plan an outing when our cruise ship was in bay of the islands Thought reviews looked great so emailed to book a table Didn’t hear back, but wasn’t giving up so gave the guys a call Sarah answered and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank pg2262
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Views are fantastic, the food is delicious, the service brilliant and friendly. The wood fire pizzas are very tasty and their antipasto boards are a meal that goes brilliantly with wines. You can also do a wine tasting.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank U506ITrob
OmataEstateVineyard, Manager at Omata Estate Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Thank you for your feedback!! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 31 July 2018

We sure will come back and recommend this place to our friends. the view and location is tremendous.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank hepburn2017
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

All the details and great service make the difference. The plates and the fire oven pizzas are delicious, excellent way to enjoy the stunning view of the bays

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank nicolaslriquelme
Reviewed 25 May 2018

We came here for lunch and had a thoroughly enjoyable meal. We ordered the platter to share, and pizza, washed down with one of their very lovely bottles of wine. After our long lazy lunch, we enjoyed being able to take a walk through their...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank ROLO01
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$17
Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, View
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 212 Aucks Road | Rd1, Russell 0272, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Russell
  • Phone Number: +64 9-403 8007
  • E-mail
Boutique wine growing on a sunny peninsular in Russell. Casual style eatery serving gourmet local produce platters and wood fired pizzas to complement our wines. We also have a cellar door offering wine tastings & sales, panoramic ocean and vineyard views. Vineyard & bush walk on offer if you want to take a stroll after lunch.
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