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Bannockburn Hotel - Wine Country Restaurant and Bar

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Certificate of Excellence2016, 2018 Winner

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The Bannockburn Hotel is a Wine Country Restaurant and Bar is just across the bridge from Cromwell, a thriving township in the heart of Central Otago. We are privileged to look out over some of the finest vineyards in the world. We’ve seen the Gold Rush of the 1860’s, the Chinese settlements have come and gone, the valley has flooded and we’re still here serving great food, beer, and amazing local wine. With over 200 wines on our list and more than 80 of those by the glass, you’ll have plenty of opportunity to sample some fantastic wine with your lunch, dinner, or lazy grazing snack. Our menu is a sharing or tapas style and features a varied list of innovative dishes for you to experience together
US$5 - US$20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Mediterranean, International, European, New Zealand
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed yesterday

Had an evening meal here. Busy but waited for a table in the pleasant bar for a while enjoying a beer. Loved the lamb brochette, chorizo and chick peas and fish tacos.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Barry H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We arrive at 2:30. We serve at 3pm. We enjoy every dish we order. Steak is juicy , fries and chips Also are well cooked! Price is reasonable. Service is also good!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Sunweiwei
Reviewed 5 days ago

Came here for dinner out on my birthday. We normally like to go somewhere that we have confidence will be good. We had been here before and it was a favorable experience so we came again. I particularly enjoy there small plates to share. The...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank JKLM2
Reviewed 1 week ago

Brought the relatives here after having a terrific experience a few days earlier. This time the restaurant was much busier. The food was just a fabulous as the first time. The best fish and chips, I have had in years. They use blue cod in...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank jleesk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by our B&B hosts. The food and service was fabulous. We had a lovely local wine, and they drive you home!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank atlarge
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We come here quite often with out family and we looove it even more everytime! Anna and the team do an amazing job at providing high quality food and service, the food just gets better and better everytime! Would highly recommend coming here, the truffle...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank dels1998
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the tapas dishes and dining companions enjoyed beautifully cooked steaks. Very helpful waiter who recommended wines to our individual tastes. Looking forward to our next visit.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Bekabe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had lunch while visiting the area. The food was nice, but the service wasn't great. We went to pay to the bar area, and found a big chaos with other people ordering/trying to pay at the same time. We understand it was a busy...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank winylake
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly service, varied menu (adding an extra vegetarian option would be great) excellent produce, cooked and presented beautifully. Relaxed family atmosphere with professional service.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank melbonnie3
Reviewed 11 January 2019

Found the food had got a bit too fancy and lost the country pub feel, the service was not great in fact waiting 15 minutes at the bar to pay was the real game breaker but what food we got was tasty. They also did...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank graemem548
Anna M, Owner at Bannockburn Hotel - Wine Country Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2019

Hi Graeme Thanks for taking the time to post your review - sorry to hear you thought our menu was too fancy. We cook what we love and what we now know so many others love to eat. Times change and styles develop - it...More

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Trevor S
26 June 2018|
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Response from Kiwi445 | Reviewed this property |
If you read my review, you should realise this is a really good place with an excellent restaurant, location and ambience. I do not understand why the negativity.
20 May 2018|
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As above sorry.
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