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Poderi Crisci

205 Awaawaroa Road | Awaawaroa bay, Onetangi, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1971, New Zealand
+64 9-372 2148
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Overview
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
205 Awaawaroa Road | Awaawaroa bay, Onetangi, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1971, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The rolling hills opened up and you enter Poderi Crisci, what a gorgeous vineyard. We were greeted as we approached the restaurant and from that moment on, treated like we were the only people there. The entire staff ensured we were settled, feed well and...More

Thank Chris F
Reviewed 1 week ago

A long Sunday lunch in beautiful surroundings... just the ticket! The degustation food was wonderful and dietary needs were seemlessly catered for. Our guest didn't eat garlic and the kitchen were so kind to make adjustments all the way through. The only downside is that...More

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had lunch here today. We had been told by many friends it was definitely worth eating here and it did not disappoint. We both had the lamb so I can only comment on this meal but it was excellent and everything...More

Thank alisonn62
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

enjoyed a long lazy sunday lunch on a cold and windy day. Perfect, as was the Chardonnay! Located in a very remote part of Waiheke Island so your own transport is a good idea.

Thank broughshaneoverseas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came to celebrate and wanted it to be a special evening. We chose the degustation menu and it was a taste sensation. We loved the atmosphere, candles and the fire going, the wine was exquisite. Poderi is a must... it is so elegant and...More

Thank HonestFoodies
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We attended the Sunday Italian long lunch. We were a tough crowd. Firstly, we were a large table with children and our numbers kept changing right up until the moment we sat down. Secondly, half the table were chefs, one Italian and one ex- food...More

Thank Kiwicarmen
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This restaurant is located on Wailheke Island which is a short ferry journey from Auckland. We visited as a family of 8 adults. We booked from the 'long lunch' on the Sunday, we started our meal with a bottle of local sparkling Rose wine ($70)....More

Thank Dawn P
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Stopped by for a casual drink. Beautiful setting and nice atmosphere with a great authentic traditional Italian feel. The staff all looked and sounded Italian which added to the character of the place. Will go back next time for a meal.

Thank GrantHay
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Stopped for a lazy long lunch, lovely setting, the wine was not so much to my taste, the staff could have explained the process of the lunch a little more, there were no wine recommendations. The food was good, left there feeling very full.

Thank Prue74
Reviewed 5 August 2017

​We celebrated a wonderful birthday dinner at Poderi Crisci. We ordered the degustation meal with wine pairings (NZ $170) from their vineyards and it did not disappoint - our favorites being the sorbet and the Burratina Affumicatta. We really appreciated the pairings of their own...More

Thank drjandthemissus
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$24 - US$59
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 Awaawaroa Road | Awaawaroa bay, Onetangi, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1971, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Waiheke Island  >  Onetangi
  • Phone Number: +64 9-372 2148
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Description
WelcomePoderi Crisci Vineyard and Winery, set in a stunning amphitheatre surrounded by vines and olive trees, has fast become the quintessence of what in Italy is called: Agroturismo. Located 30 minutes from Matiatia in Awaawaroa Bay, Poderi Crisci occupies 7.7 hectares of north-facing slopes in the heart of Waiheke’s unique wine growing microclimate. The narrow rocky strip underlying Poderi Crisci is believed to be 30 million years older than the rest of the Island, boasting soil criss-crossed with mineralised veins. For four generations the Crisci family has been immersed in food and wine, Antonio born and raised in Napoli came to NZ in early 1990 and established Toto Restaurant in Nelson Street . With his partner Vivienne Farnell they opened Non Solo Pizza, an institution in Parnell in 1997 and Bar Vino in 2009.
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