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Batch Winery & Thomas Bach

$$ - $$$, , European
129 Carsons Road, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1971, New Zealand
+64 9-372 3223
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Wine Bar, New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
129 Carsons Road, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1971, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Travel to Waiheke and the only meat on the menu was Meatloaf. Really? Is this the best you could do? So if you order "High Tea" and 2 or more people order the same. The portions are cut down. The Pavlova for 4 was the...More

Thank Richard I
Reviewed 4 days ago

I visited this winery restaurant whilst using the hop on hop off bus tour. The views are stunning here, and you can sit outside under a tree with a glass of wine which was really nice. I wouldn't say the service was particularly friendly, but...More

Thank Wendy G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having been here a year ago, we were excited about returning and weren’t let down. The restaurant and bar area has expanded. The view was again simply amazing. Great menu, great service and a great range of drinks!!! Awesome atmosphere there being quite busy. Totally...More

Thank Phil W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here on a Sunday ... we were in a bit of a rush because he had to catch the bus and it was a struggle to get our drinks. Their white wine is superb !!!! We just ordered one cheese that the Chef suggested...More

Thank claudiacetto
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Batch Winery is on the magical island of Waiheke, just off the coast of New Zealand beside Auckland. It is located on a hill surrounded by vines and fabulous views of rolling green hills, and the ocean in the distance. If you are interested in...More

Thank JoeBrennan1
Reviewed 24 October 2017

A lovely spot high on the hill with great views. Felix and Alex offer great service and tasty options for lunch. Open more often than other venues this is one of our favorites.

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We just wanted somewhere for a quiet wine and a view on a nice day. Certainly got that. The place is beautiful. Pretty expensive though, don't go for a cheap snack.

Thank Andamos_bien
Reviewed 7 October 2017

We check out Batch Winery one afternoon. It's very popular with visitors who arrive direct from Auckland via ferry. There's even a helicopter pad for dramatic (and pricier) arrivals. We tasted but didn't eat at the restaurant, but it looked quite good. I would rate...More

Thank SanFranciscoGuy634
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

The amazing views match the service and beautiful food. I love the ambiance - A perfect venue for special occasions or just a relaxing lunch.

Thank Lani H
Reviewed 22 August 2017

It's a shame to read the negative reviews because me and my dad happened to have an amazing experience here. Initially we intended on a wine tasting, but we ended up having late lunch and buying a couple of bottle of wine instead. We were...More

Thank Vicky F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$44
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, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:30 AM
11:00 AM - 7:00 AM
11:00 AM - 7:00 AM
11:00 AM - 8:30 AM
11:00 AM - 8:30 AM
11:00 AM - 8:30 AM
11:00 AM - 8:30 AM
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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