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The Vineyard Cafe at Margrain Vineyard

$$ - $$$Cafe, ,
Margrain Vineyard | Cnr Ponatahi & Huangarua Roads, Martinborough 5711, New Zealand
+64 6-306 8333
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good42%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“lunch” (31 reviews)
“stew” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Wine Bar, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Margrain Vineyard | Cnr Ponatahi & Huangarua Roads, Martinborough 5711, New Zealand
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11 - 20 of 118 reviews

Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Friendly staff, nice location. Meals and wine tasting available. Bookings possible. Was very busy when we went but there are lots of areas to sit. Pretty outlook from the cafe.

Thank YorkshireTeabag
Reviewed 18 February 2018

We chose The Vineyard Cafe at Margrain Vineyard with our family for a lunch with their Uncle and Aunt who are here from the UK. It met all our requirements as we grandchildren with us, beautiful outlook, availability for the children not to be restricted...More

Thank Gail B
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

This was a delightful place to stop for lunch. The table and chairs were outdoors under shade with an outlook over the vineyard. Wine tasting was available to sample a wide selection of wines before ordering our lunch. The menu offered good diversity and the...More

Thank Trevor Z
Reviewed 7 February 2018

A very nice experience. We had tasty food and lovely wine. Service was great, although one of the dishes came out when the rest of us were half way through ours. A very helpful lady served us in the wine store, we came back with...More

Thank MerlinBlaise
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Good efficient service and v friendly staff. Lunchtime menu was limited on range (pizzas and burgers) but they were all v good quality. Wine was decent although beer range average (but I guess you expect that when you come to a winery).

Thank Mat B
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Have been wanting to go to this Cafe for the longest time, it was worth the wait. We were lucky to get a front table over looking the grape vines, stunning views on a glorious day. The staff were great and very clear explaining the...More

Thank ClassicKiwi
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Had the platter which was just right. Great service. A lovely setting overlooking tge vines. Lovely selection of Margrain wines.

Thank RTL-Kiwi
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Didn't realise what a great little find Martinborough was until we stumbled across it. Firstly a really petty little village (town) with some great vineyards and secondly these vineyards can produce some really great nice food. The Margrain vineyard is exactly that - fantastic vista...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 2 December 2017

The wine tasting experience was well below average with one staff member catering for 20 people. The stress of managing so many people on her own was very obvious and not aided by her continued absences from the tasting room which caused frustration. This can...More

1  Thank Sandy T
Reviewed 24 October 2017

We arrived without booking on a Friday for lunch. Despite the cafe being very busy, we were able to find a table and the service we received from the sole waitress on duty was friendly & efficient.

Thank spooky-lu
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$16
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Margrain Vineyard | Cnr Ponatahi & Huangarua Roads, Martinborough 5711, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wairarapa  >  Martinborough
  • Phone Number: +64 6-306 8333
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