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Melton Estate

502 Weedons Ross Road | West Melton, West Melton 7675, New Zealand
+64 3-347 4968
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good18%
  • Average15%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“salmon” (11 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
“wine tasting” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
502 Weedons Ross Road | West Melton, West Melton 7675, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 76 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and i had a great lunch here. Food seems to have taken a step up in class from our last visit. I had the beef short rib and my partner had the Coq Au Vin. The short rib was great. Tender and packed...More

Thank Jim and Lesley D
Tracy C, Owner at Melton Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you Jim and Lesley I am pleased you enjoyed your visit with us. Our new winter menu is a warm welcome to these cold days. Exciting changes are ahead for our customers as we change and step things up in the future. We look...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great setting with friendly wait staff and very busy. The first thing to go wrong was slow service to get drinks, then confusion over who ordered what, We ordered mains and some arrived but not what was ordered for our table. Then the correct mains...More

Thank timhamilton
Tracy C, Manager at Melton Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing your friends birthday celebration at Melton Estate. I am sorry you didn't enjoy your experience with us. Thank you for appreciating that we were busy with a table of 30, who did not all arrive at their time they booked in,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a really great Sunday lunch at Melton Estate. All the food was well presented and delicious. The selection of home made bread and dips was exceptionally good. All three dips were new to me, and the walnut dip the best of the three....More

Thank SueW032016
Tracy C, Manager at Melton Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking time to review our Estate Restaurant. We pride our selves in creating homemade food that is a little different but delicious. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 12 April 2018

One of the few vineyard restaurants that we have not visited previously and we were well pleased with our lunch with friends. The winery specialises in catering for large parties, weddings etc and has several large function areas. We were seated in a quieter small...More

Thank retep42
Tracy C, Manager at Melton Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a lovely review. I am pleased you enjoyed your experience at Melton Estate on Sunday. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 19 March 2018

We stopped here as part of a cruise ship excursion. I’m glad we did. When we arrived the tables were set with a beautiful lunch. We are vegetarians and without missing a beat the chef, Angela, put together a lovely lunch for my husband and...More

Thank Vickie S
Tracy C, Owner at Melton Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

Thank you for taking time to review our tour. We aim to show case our beautiful wines and fresh home maid food. As we make all our food we are happy to attend to all dietary requests. We would welcome you back to our winery...More

Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Not bad indeed went with a group which was great to mingle with a couple of wines with the lovely background of the winery. Staff where helpful and encouraging to explain the wine which was awesome. Prices unfortunately let this place down

Thank Lucus T
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

I said salmon please, no potatoes, dressings and sauces on the side and double salad and thats exactly what I got. It was perfectly executed salmon and super fresh crunchy salad. The wine was a delicious rose - perfect for 5 girls on a lunch...More

Thank milliesmum2016
Tracy C, Owner at Melton Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

Thank you for taking time to review our venue. We pride ourselves in catering for all dietary requirement. We make all our food on site fresh and do not precook. This allows our kitchen staff to create and change the menu to suit our customers....More

Reviewed 24 January 2018

We decided to take the classic car on an outing and we decided on Melton Estate. It was a lovely day and we sat outside. I ordered the risotto and husband had the chicken. The risotto had lovely flavours, but it had crispy hard bits...More

Thank ptbabe
Tracy C, Owner at Melton Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2018

Thank you for coming to Melton Estate for your outing. We appreciate your feed back and have forwarded this on to our chef. We look forward to seeing you again in the future.

Reviewed 17 January 2018

This place has a reasonable reputation locally and we anticipated it would be fantastic. It was the worst meal I have had in several years (and I travel a lot). Scallops frozen in middle (we were told they had been defrosted - maybe blasted in...More

Thank Charles C
Tracy C, Owner at Melton Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2018

Thank you for your constructive feed back. Our aim is to provide a great experience at Melton Estate and so feed back is always important so we can grow and change our customer service. We are sorry that you did not enjoy your experience at...More

Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Met up with a friend for a birthday lunch and had my special needs/ gluten free friend with us as well. We turned up on a Friday without a booking and were welcomed and shown to a lovely outdoor table overlooking the vineyard. Service and...More

Thank Obiwankanobi
Tracy C, Owner at Melton Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2017

Thank you for coming to Melton Estate for your birthday celebration. I am happy to hear you all enjoyed the experience and your dietary requirements were well met. We would love to see you again soon. Tracy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$24
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Validated Parking, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 502 Weedons Ross Road | West Melton, West Melton 7675, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  West Melton
  • Phone Number: +64 3-347 4968
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Description
Located in West Melton, just ten minutes from Christchurch Airport, Melton Estate is a boutique winery with a modern restaurant and event venue. Combining winery style and sophisticated facilities, Melton Estate is the perfect choice for lunch, wine tastings, weddings and other family celebrations, as well as company conferences and meeting events. Melton Estate was awarded the Best Wine Tourism Restaurant in 2012 and again in 2013, and was a finalist in the Champion Canterbury Awards. The Qualmark 4 Star Plus rating confirms the focus on quality customer service and sustainable tourism. Melton Estate features three separate dining / event rooms, all connecting to the sheltered gardens and The Pavilion – an outdoor event space set amongst the vines. Guests can enjoy beautiful boutique wines, including: Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Riesling, Chardonnay Rosé and the acclaimed Sparkling Riesling “Summer Love”. A new methode traditionelle wine, "Meltonia", has just been released.
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