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Elephant Hill Estate Winery

86 Clifton Road, Te Awanga 4102, New Zealand
+64 6-873 0400
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86 Clifton Road, Te Awanga 4102, New Zealand
+64 6-873 0400
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Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

The views and decor of this winery/restaurant are beautiful but the wines, food, and service was nothing special. There are better wineries in the area.

Thank JetsetHer
Reviewed 22 June 2017

This was a return visit to Elephant Hill, and we were delighted to find that they were offering tastings on almost all their range of wines, including their top flight Syrah. They also gave a taste of the Rania dessert wine, which is simply divine....More

Thank Tim R
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Elephant Hill wine was the catalyst to our visit to Hawkes Bay. I had shared a bottle of their Syrah when visiting Dunedin some years ago, and loved it! But I didn’t retain what vintage it was! Our visit to Elephant Hill was to hunt...More

Thank James2295
Reviewed 12 June 2017

- Perfect place: the winery is very well located, the views are stunning - Perfect food: we enjoyed dinner at Elephant Hill, very delicious. It's not cheap but it is a fair value. - Perfect wine: we recommend the Merlot Malbec Reserve. Of course the...More

Thank LSR3065
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

If you want a fabulous dining experience Elephant Hill is well worth a visit. The service and food is amazing. We went on Mother's Day and the ladies at the table received a complimentary glass of bubbles. My husband wanted to order the soup (which...More

Thank 226paulan
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Cycling an easy 10km from Clive through beautiful wetlands beside the beach and stunning views of Cape kidnappers this classy winery has an impressive wine sampling with delicious food to buy. Loved the Pinot Gris so bought a glass to have with the tasting platter...More

Thank ktpie18
Reviewed 3 May 2017

6 wine tastings for $5, which can be covered by purchase of $20 at their restaurant or buying a bottle. The wines are good but the tasters seem like they are reciting a speech, and couldn't answer some specific questions about their wines. This is...More

Thank emjunck
Reviewed 26 April 2017

The restaurant at the Elephant Hill vineyard is a beautiful modernist building of glass, timber floors and concrete set amongst the vines. You approach the restaurant up a much manicured road lined with small palm trees and pass a very spectacular ‘Mongol’ Indian style statue...More

Thank odnaBmaS
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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Had been strongly recommended to come here so had high hopes but I was bitterly disappointed! It is a beautiful location but ...... and here comes the list of improvements that could be made ..... having been to quite a few wine tastings this was...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Love this Winery for its architecture, ambiance, fine food and excellent wines. Started with the Bluff oyster sampler plate. Favourite had to be the pineapple salsa. Entrees were the salmon and the fig dish. We both thought the salmon was just lacking some punch but...More

Thank NZFoodie02
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