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Ake Ake Vineyard Restaurant

165 Waimate North Road, Kerikeri 0293, New Zealand
+64 9-407 8230
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“venison” (17 reviews)
“seafood chowder” (12 reviews)
“salad” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, New Zealand, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
165 Waimate North Road, Kerikeri 0293, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We come here when we want a fine dining experience, where we can actually hear each other! We are never disappointed - the food and wine is fabulous, staff extremely attentive and the whole evening is thoroughly enjoyable. Our favourite to introduce to visitors

Thank liznz2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow what a great winery and restaurant. We had the Seafood Chowder and the vintage platter. By far the best Seafood Chowder we have ever eaten. We have traveled the world eating Seafood Chowder and they got it right. You have to go and try...More

Thank Quantock58
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to this Restaurant on 29th Jan, what a fabulous setting. Very clean and tables set out just right. Had a steak and my wife had the lamb, both were cooked to perfection. Really enjoyed our meal, no probs and everything went smoothly. Great deserts...More

Thank billpears
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Akeake with all the family during the holidays. There were about 10 of us. Some of us did tastings which were delicious. The wine is very good and the food is great. Highly recommend for a family visit. We sat in the undercover...More

Thank Hattie C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped off at this winery for lunch. Pleasant ambiance, friendly and attentive staff. Good range on menu, beautiful food when delivered, hot and well presented. Salmon was excellent and pulled pork tasty and moist. Dessert a lovely finish to the meal. Wines very good. Reasonably...More

Thank GingerRose63
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went as a group of four with high expectations and we were not disappointed. The setting of the restaurant is open to the vineyard and it felt so chilled. Wait staff were unbelievably helpful and knowledgeable of the menu and wine list. My starter of...More

Thank NZArmo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Upon arrival the restaurant is an unassuming small building surrounded by vineyards. It looked quiet and had only a small sign to indicate it's presence. However through the door you enter into a nice tastefully done wine tasting area. The restaurant is almost part of...More

Thank HESing
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The service was top quality, the wine was excellent and the food was great. Peaceful surroundings and pretty views. Would come here again.

Thank Shelley M
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Have been here before for lunch, and decided to revisit. It was a beautiful summers day and it was very pleasant to be seated in the outdoor area overlooking a part of the earliest planted vines. There is also a pétanque area for those who...More

Thank 514shannon
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Food was really lovely. Staff were really lovely. They put themselves out to help us and even gave me a birthday surprise which I didn’t know was coming. Loved the atmosphere and enjoyed the night. Thank you so much!

Thank karendaisyfletcher
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3 September 2017|
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Response from Felicity A | Reviewed this property |
I'd call them directly to find out, it seems they may be.
17 December 2016|
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Response from Bev D | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have toast dinners every sunday
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 165 Waimate North Road, Kerikeri 0293, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Kerikeri
  • Phone Number: +64 9-407 8230
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