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Brancott Estate Cellar Door and Restaurant

180 Brancott Road | Blenheim, Blenheim 7272, New Zealand
+64 3-520 6975
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (122 reviews)
“monkfish” (6 reviews)
“pork” (8 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 4:30 PMAll hours
European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
180 Brancott Road | Blenheim, Blenheim 7272, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious lunch overlooking the vineyards of this extensive estate. We sat outdoors and enjoyed the view, the meal and a sampling of their wines. Our charcuterie platter was a perfect "picnic" meal. Do call ahead for a reservation.

2  Thank martha d
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch at Brancott Estate and it was excellent. The chef is really talented. The wines (from the estate) were really good too. Just as good is where it is located - on top of a small hill overlooking the region and the vineyards....More

1  Thank SanFranciscoGuy634
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Normally anywhere with a view the foods ordinary at best, this place is the exception excellent dining and service it also pays to book on busy times. Well worth the visit, lunch great for the exceptional views across the Marlborough vineyards

Thank Kaizasulza
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed lunch here with a friend. Lovely food with suggested wine matches. Good service. Wonderful outlook with all the tables in good positions to appreciate this. Shuttle service provided to get to the restaurant.

Thank Odette M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Brancott Estate was an absolutely gorgeous place to eat lunch and enjoy a bottle of wine. The food was beautiful, wine was amazing and the view was spectacular.

1  Thank AliciaJayneJones
Reviewed 16 October 2017

After coming across Charlotte Sound on Cougar 1, we were ready for a relaxed lunch and Brancott delivered big time! I loved the ora king salmon on top of skinny noodles with a dash broth (just the right amount of food and slightly different) and...More

Thank Bi-coaster
Reviewed 12 October 2017

This was a great lunch venue with superb food, service, venue, views and wine. Just a perfect leisurely meal that was not rushed by the expectation of the staff to move us on. On top of this there is an ecological element with a walk...More

Thank RobyneWalker
Reviewed 5 October 2017

This is the standout winery to experience incredible views, wonderful wines, amazing service and food is just wonderful. This is a must and without question a place one could go back to many times.

Thank David J
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We enjoyed a superb lunch here last week. The menu has a lot of variety and the quality and presentation of our food was excellant. Stopping at Brancott Cellar door to enjoy the view is a must for any visitor we have in Blenheim. Make...More

Thank Sontie
Reviewed 3 October 2017

​Gorgeous view. Great service. Menu had lots of yummy options - fish, pork, veg, and beef. Extensive range of Marlborough wines at multiple price points. Enjoyed because can find some of their wines in the USA and elsewhere. Sauvignoin Blanc and Pinot Noir mostly. Friendly...More

Thank drjandthemissus
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 180 Brancott Road | Blenheim, Blenheim 7272, New Zealand (Formerly Brancott Estate Heritage Centre)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim
  • Phone Number: +64 3-520 6975
  • E-mail
Discover the region’s premier wine experience at the home of the original Sauvignon Blanc. The Brancott Estate Cellar Door & Restaurant celebrates the history of Brancott Estate wines, at Brancott Vineyard, the site of the original Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc plantings.The spectacular Brancott Estate Cellar Door & Restaurant is one of Marlborough’s premier cellar doors with a restaurant offering majestic views over the region. On a typical clear day, visitors can see the North Island from the elevated site.Visitors can enjoy Cellar Door tastings and wine sales, Wine Tours, an informtaive AV presentation telling the story of the original Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc and a restaurant menu featuring seasonal, local produce.
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