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Batch Winery & Thomas Bach

$$ - $$$, , Gluten Free Options
129 Carsons Road, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1971, New Zealand
+64 9-372 3223
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“pavlova” (16 reviews)
“onion dip” (2 reviews)
“pie” (5 reviews)
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Wine Bar, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
129 Carsons Road, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1971, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went there for dinner on a recent weekend trip to Waiheke Island and enjoyed the evening. It's out of the way a bit, thank god the taxi driver new where to go, we would never have found it at night!!! It has a nice...More

Thank Malcolm M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our daughter recommended that we come here. So after a hike out to Stony Batter historic reserve, we called in here for a late lunch. I ordered the braised beef pie, but swapped out the mash and vegies for a winterslaw, my wife the salmon...More

Thank NZ_Rick_n_Kay
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

In summary: * Staff not very attentive or interested in customer service * Bach pies were very average and very expensive for what they were * cheese platters - cheese very cold (not room temperature), probably the worst cheese platters we have had in NZ...More

Thank Nicholas T
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

We visited The Batch as part of our Winery Tour with Enjoi. Views were spectacular. Service was a little slow but they were busy. Party of 9 who mostly had the pies and really enjoyed them. Service was great and kept us informed. Was great...More

Thank NixtaToko
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

A group of eight enjoyed High Tea(s) and excellent wine. In addition to the food, service and wine the magnificent view made this a truly enjoyable and memorable occasion.

Thank Homer4419
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Batch Winery is the highest altitude vineyard on Waiheke Island with spectacular 360 degree views of the island and, off in the distance, Auckland’s skyline. Like Tantalus Estate Vineyard, Batch Winery’s name has an interesting etymology. Each bottle’s label carries a unique “batch” number denoting...More

Thank Jim F
Reviewed 11 June 2018

We thought the menu here was slightly unusual for Waiheke. Having said that everything was nice. Good, fresh fish and chips and a nice rich winter pie followed by pavlova. The service was good and the view spectacular. The food and selection was what I...More

Thank Cheezel
Reviewed 20 May 2018

The food and the menu is amazing and innovative. Great service and wines. The service was efficient warm and friendly. Two of our party had been before and recommended. Will be back again for the food

Thank dcm4275
Reviewed 10 May 2018

Visited Thomas's Bach as part of a Scenic Flight deal. Shared platter for entrée was very good. Mains of meatloaf and prawns were very average. The prawns looked like they were frozen. Desserts were nice. We had two of the wine flight tasters which were...More

1  Thank Welshkiwi99
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

From the personalised service of the Batch Bus (Pu at another winery and dropping at our accommodation) to the attentiveness to our needs (early dinner bc we were starving), we had a wonderful experience. We enjoyed wine tasting at our table before a magnificent meal....More

Thank TilaHof
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$43
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Visa, Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 Carsons Road, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1971, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Waiheke Island
  • Phone Number: +64 9-372 3223
  • E-mail
Waiheke Island's highest vineyard with spectacular views. Enjoy Thomas's Bach vineyard seasonal plates and High Tea & Bubbles. Linger over a long lunch and relaxed sunset dining in summer. New state of the art winery and cellar door with portfolio for wine tasting including estate and reserve wines including Syrah, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay and Flora. Waiheke's only onsite made and bottled sparkling wines including light and refreshing sparkling Rose and Riesling. Parties at the long table in The Hedge and The Greenhouse. Restaurant bookings required for groups of eight or more. Batch bus connects Matiatia with Batch hourly during open hours from 10am ferry.
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