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Tirohana Estate Restaurant

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42 Puruatanga Road, Martinborough 5954, New Zealand
+64 6-306 9933
12:00 - 23:00
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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152 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We caught up in Martinborough with friends and booked dinner at Tirohana on recommendations. Arranged for the courtesy shuttle (there and back) - fabulous service especially in Martinborough. Welcoming place with a wonderful set menu - extraordinary value for money. With advance warning they were able to cater to our friend who has a number of allergies and they were... More 

Thank Nicola W
Whanganui, New Zealand
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband thinks I am a harsh critic of restaurants. It is very, very rare that they get all of it right. Tirohana has it down to a tee. The location, ambience, service, menu, it was all perfect. The menu is set, one price for 3 courses, with just a few choices, but here were even choices for a vegan,... More 

Thank Hipnz
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely people there, great to talk too, they got me to buy a wine & I'm not a person how drinks wine at all, wine tasting was awesome, brought a nice sweet white wine beautiful.

Thank stephanie s
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and a friend came here for dinner, we'd booked their set menu. They arranged for us to be picked up from our accommodation and dropped off, which is very handy for martinborough! The service at Tirohana is always great. Toby makes the effort to go round and speak with all the guests. The service was excellent, there were a... More 

Thank Mobes316
Wellington, New Zealand
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Eight friends and I had the pleasure of dining at Tirohana Estate for dinner to celebrate my 50th birthday, and what an absolute pleasure it was! We were collected from our accommodation and taken to Tirohana Estate. Toby took fabulous photos of our group before we were greeted in the foyer and handed a beautiful drink before being seated in... More 

Thank dbt1967
Auckland, New Zealand
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We celebrated our girlfriends 50th with friends and found everything absolutely fantastic. Toby picked us up from Peppers, he was so hospitable and funny, we laughed the whole trip. Our meal was to die for. Thanks so much we had an amazing night.

Thank Ash761
Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A menu challenge as it all looked so good A really great dining experience, highly recommended, great service, great wines, good advice on food wine matching and they picked us and dropped us back We will return next time in Martinborough

Thank colsey108
Perth, Australia
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Toby and all the staff were very friendly. No $5 fee to taste the wines like the other wineries. Lunch was fabulous. The best winery in Martinborough!

Thank Ann G
Wellington, NZ
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76 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked in for a large group of 13 celebrating a birthday and anniversary. We were greeted at the door with a welcoming drink, the wonderful hospitality continued and made the night extra special. Toby and his team were attentive but also gave us space to move around and take sojourns out to the patio to enjoy the sunset. The... More 

Thank Robs014
Launceston, Australia
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469 reviews
319 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had planned on having a la carte but the chef had badly burnt her fingers the night before, so platters were the only meal available. Delicious. Loved sitting outside under the umbrellas, enjoying the view, while listening to the music cleverly piped from a wine barrel on the terrace.

Thank Ranipuss

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$41
European, New Zealand, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Groups, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Puruatanga Road, Martinborough 5954, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wairarapa  >  Martinborough
  • Phone Number: +64 6-306 9933
Overlooking the boutique vineyard to the hills beyond, enjoy lunch or dinner in this atmospheric and elegant setting complete with original New Zealand artwork and evocative music. A roaring fire in the winter and doors thrown open to the warm breeze in the warmer months, a sunny terrace and outdoor seating. Large groups and corporate clients welcome by arrangement. Seasonal menus utilising the best of the local produce with an emphasis on organic and sustainable produce. Special diets catered for.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?