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Villa Maria

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$$ - $$$
European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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118 Montgomerie Rd | Mangere, Mangere 2153, New Zealand
+64 9-255 0660
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10:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 18:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 16:00
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

You'd never believe you're in a big city, as you relax in this vineyard, giving you country views almost as far as the eye can see. Always good food, friendly service, and more. Why not treat yourself?

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Thank davidV1642TR
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Just a perfect spot! Great wine, service and food!!! We had only couple hours between flights and spend it in villa Maria. Thanks guys!

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Thank Vytautas O
Auckland, New Zealand
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I came here for lunch on Anzac Day. My wife had the lamb rack and I had the eye fillet. Mine was ordered medium rare but came out medium well, but was still tasty. My wife was happy with her meal. The wine offered with the meals was really good. Great location in Auckland to visit on... More 

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Thank KiwiBax
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I enjoyed the wine tasting but the food is the trendy small type. I had the fish but did not find it particularly tasty. The bread starter is small and the dips not very generous and the cheese platter not exceptional. The restaurant has a nice outdoor area and views of the vineyard but the inside seating is in a... More 

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Thank karenrZ4677CC
New Zealand
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95 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We didn't go there for the wine... although the wine is wonderful we had a special lunch with friends. Which was, just that, special. Great service - the staff knew the menu well and could make great recommendations. The food was absolutely fresh and delicious. Would recommend.

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Thank Kiwi124
Bristol, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Delighted to be able to book a table outside at short notice. Wonderfully attentive and friendly staff. Food beautifully presented and delicious. We opted for the recommended wine for each course and it was, of course, perfect! A splendid way to spend our last day in NZ, so close to airport.

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Thank Jacky2411
Pisa, Italy
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38 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

In my opinion the best restaurant in Auckland. The food is of excellent quality and cooked divinely, accompanied by wines from Villa Maria winery. Well worth your time. The price is not low, but in my opinion is right.

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Thank Il_Vinello
Singapore, Singapore
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228 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Lunch outdoor, nice Breeze, beautiful view over the domain. Service was impeccable and so friendly, food was excellent, light, fresh, tasty. Loved it !

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Thank G H
Honiara, Solomon Islands
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed great platters of food with wonderful wine, in tranquil settings and with pleasant attentive staff. Brilliant place to bring visitors to nz or to the Auckland area.

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Thank Amos Q
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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89 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

My family brought me here for a surprise birthday lunch on Saturday. They chose Villa Maria having been before and knowing there were well spaced tables outside with plenty of room to fit a pram. The setting is really gorgeous for a beautiful mid summer's day among the grapevines bursting with nearly ripe Chardonnay grapes. It was pleasant to wander... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 16:00
Monday
09:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 18:00
Thursday
09:00 - 18:00
Friday
09:00 - 18:00
Saturday
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Montgomerie Rd | Mangere, Mangere 2153, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Mangere
  • Phone Number: +64 9-255 0660
Description
The Villa Maria Auckland Winery, Vineyard Café & Cellar Door is open 7 days, serving delicious food and wines. Enjoy a glass of Villa Maria wine on the terrace which overlooks the Ihumatao vineyard, and share a platter or have lunch.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?