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Ormlie Lodge Restaurant

17 Omarunui Road | RD3, Taradale, Napier 4183, New Zealand
+64 6-844 5774
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Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“salmon” (3 reviews)
“hawkes bay” (3 reviews)
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New Zealand, European, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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17 Omarunui Road | RD3, Taradale, Napier 4183, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our group stayed this past weekend. We enjoyed a beautiful meal on our first night. I ordered Lamb Rump.... beautiful Our friend commented, her fish was delicious as well. A drink in the bar by the fire was lovely. Very warm and welcoming A lovely...More

Thank 395cherylj
ormlielodge, General Manager at Ormlie Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Cheryl, Ormlie is lovely by the fire in the winter. You will need to return in the summer to enjoy the gardens! Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Very glad you enjoyed. Best, Anna

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A delightful range of menu choices: all made from fresh, locally sourced, mostly organic produce and much of it actually from the Ormlie Lodge gardens. You can't beat fresh!

Thank Evan_Nattrass
Ormlie1899, Manager at Ormlie Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Evan, Glad you enjoyed celebrating Bettina's birthday extravaganza and your stay with us. See you at the bookshop in the future. Regards, Anna

Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at Ormlie Lodge and had a family lunch there. The food options were fantastic, the drinks menu was vast and the service was excellent. The food was so good we requested the same food for dinner the next night. I...More

Thank SayerMJ
ormlielodge, Manager at Ormlie Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2018

Hello, thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. Agreed, the beef cheeks are certainly a favourite. It was lovely to meet so many of your family members and host your post wedding lunch. All the best for your future life...More

Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

I organised to take my parents here for High Tea to celebrate Mother’s Day. The owner of the property Anna was very responsive & accomodating when making booking arrangements. Coming up the driveway you are welcomed by the wonderful 1899 building, a grand lady inviting...More

Thank BeckstarX
ormlielodge, Owner at Ormlie Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2018

Hello, thank you for taking the time to write a review. High Tea is particularly special in our wonderful setting and very fitting. We are pleased you enjoyed your afternoon and hope to see you again for another occasion. On behalf of the Ormlie team,...More

Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Wonderful house, beautiful location, great food, and fantastic hosts. Chose this hotel for a night to relax during our hectic vacation schedule, and it couldn’t of been better!

Thank Marie G
Ormlie1899, Manager at Ormlie Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

Marie, we could not have enjoyed a more wonderful time with you as a guest in our lodge. Thank you for the generous review. We look forward to you visiting again if you are in Hawke's Bay. Regards, Anne-Charlotte

Reviewed 18 April 2018

The restaurant gives each diner lots of space, while this may appear a little stark, it works quite well. Good outlook from the windows and very attentive staff. Interesting breakfast, with just one hot dish offered, but what is given, is excellent. Sunday night they...More

Thank Kotuku123
Ormlie1899, Manager at Ormlie Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

Hi! Thank you for taking the time to review. Overlooking the gardens at breakfast is wonderful and pleased you enjoyed our daily cooked breakfast. The Artisan Food Board is a recent addition and perfect by the fire. Continue enjoying your travels. Best, Anne-Charlotte

Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We loved our stay at Ormlie. It is very personal and everything was perfect. Beautiful house! Beautiful food! Great location!

Thank Conny O
ormlielodge, Front Office Manager at Ormlie Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Hi Conny, thank you for taking the time to review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay. Safe onward travels. Best Regards, The 'O' Team

Reviewed 25 March 2018

The dinner menu was not extensive so that's a good thing. Our three course meal was very delicious and not over priced for the standard of the venue. The wine however is another story! The breakfast was not a buffet. We were offered eggs and...More

Thank Jillhendo
ormlielodge, Front Office Manager at Ormlie Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Hi Jill, thank you for taking the time to provide a review. Our wine list is competitively priced with other locations in Hawke's Bay and do we do offer a few varietals in limited supply. I do have further interest in understanding more about the...More

Reviewed 22 March 2018

At breakfast, we were offered eggs and bacon and toast - no tomatoes, mushrooms etc. were offered. No cereals or fruit. We had to ask for orange juice. We had booked breakfast in advance when we booked our room, and feel we paid a premium...More

Thank raroa2000
ormlielodge, Front Office Manager at Ormlie Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Hi Cath, thank you for your feedback. Our breakfast offering is house made bread with preserves and house-made granola, fruit, yoghurt daily and we also offer an option of a cooked daily. As we aim to make as many items in-house we do not offer...More

Reviewed 11 March 2018

Ormlie Lodge is a grand old venue which has been lovingly restored. The dining room has a great atmosphere and views of the garden, but the furniture is too modern for 1899 and this detracts. I am sure it will be replaced soon by something...More

Thank ConstantTraveller77
ormlielodge, Front Office Manager at Ormlie Lodge Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Hello ConstantTraveller77, Very much appreciate you taking the time to provide feedback. As you may imagine, finding the delicate balance between old and new, commercial / regular use versus occasional use is quite challenging. I do hope you felt comfortable providing feedback on your sirloin...More

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27 September 2016|
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Response from ormlielodge | Property representative |
Cindy, Yes, yourself and your husband are welcome at Ormlie as a pair. We welcome all size parties in our restaurant. If you'd like to make a reservation you can give our team a call or book through our website... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$50
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Omarunui Road | RD3, Taradale, Napier 4183, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: +64 6-844 5774
  • E-mail
Description
The team at Ormlie creates modern, sophisticated cuisine influenced by seasonal ingredients. The combination of high quality, locally sourced produce, ensures the taste buds of you and your guests are left lingering for more. Ormlie provides something O so special. Built in 1899 as wedding present for Sir William Nelsons daughter Gertrude, the original dining room is now the perfect setting to relax, dine and enjoy celebrated wines, craft beers and cocktails with friends or any special occasion.
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