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Unison Vineyard & Unwined Cafe

) #57 of 71 Restaurants in Hastings $$ - $$$ Cafe, , European
Unison Vineyard | 2163 State Highway 50, Hastings 4715, New Zealand
+64 6-879 7913
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“salad” (2 reviews)
“ginger beer” (5 reviews)
“wine tasting” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, New Zealand, European
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Unison Vineyard | 2163 State Highway 50, Hastings 4715, New Zealand
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Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Welcome had lunch here with our young kids. The playground area is a welcome addition, fully fenced with a cubby house, toys and climbing frame, you can lock the kids in and do a tasting in peace! We ordered the platter. Lots of bread, crackers,...More

Thank tonkin8er
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We were a group of 14 bikers who had booked in advance for morning tea. No effort had been made to bake anything fresh. The only food on offer were two stale scones, 3 stale custard squares and some very sweet slices. NOTHING FRESH. This...More

Thank 2014marlin
Olivia N, Manager at Unison Vineyard & Unwined Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2017

Hello 2014marlin, Firstly, we would like to apologize for failing to meet your expecations during your morning tea visit. We wish you would have mentioned that your scones and sweet treats were unsatisfactory, as we would have been more than happy to remedy the situation...More

Reviewed 2 January 2017

A wonderful place to relax and enjoy great value food and good wine. Sarah provides outstanding service and you feel very welcome. Platters are great, and we had an open sandwich and a salad. All good. Liked the Chardonnay a lot, and the Bordeaux-type blends...More

Thank Ian T
Olivia N, Manager at Unison Vineyard & Unwined Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2017

Hello Ian, Thank you for taking the time to write a lovely review of your experience at Unwined Cafe. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

I think this place only survives as there's not that many places offering food. Please don't stop here. Dreadful food matches with ditzy incompetent service.More

1  Thank rsavage009
Olivia N, Manager at Unison Vineyard & Unwined Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2017

Hello rsavage990, We would like to apologize for your experience as we failed to live up to your expectations on your visit and did not meet our high standards of service. We do find our customers enjoy our relaxed environment and casual family-friendly dining experience,...More

Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

The coffee at this place is delicious and worth at stop just for that reason alone. However it is also worth tasting some of the local wines as well, and the guy at the cellar door knew a lot about the grapes in the area.

Thank Sara D
Olivia N, Manager at Unison Vineyard & Unwined Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2017

Hello Sara, Thank-you very much for taking the time to write a kind review. We share your enthusiasm for our coffee, sourced from local Hawkthorne coffee roasters here in Hawkes Bay. We hope you will join us again soon!

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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Two families visited for lunch today, meals were over priced and service was pretty poor. Wouldn't recommend.More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Olivia N, Manager at Unison Vineyard & Unwined Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2017

Hello, We would like to apologize for your experience of slow service and the impression that our food is overpriced. We do pride oursevles in sourcing our ingredients locally, and offering meals in the price range of $15 - $28, allowing plenty of room to...More

Reviewed 22 July 2016

We ended up at Unison after trying three better-known local vineyards for lunch, all of which we left for various reasons, so we were pleased to find that at Unison we were made welcome. The entrance is unassuming and the dining area is hidden behind...More

Thank Richard F
Olivia N, Manager at Unison Vineyard & Unwined Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2017

Hello Richard, Thank you for your kind words, and we are thrilled to hear you were made to feel comfortable in our Cafe. We hope you see you again soon!

Reviewed 3 June 2016

Went for lunch with friends, enjoyed the location, good food nothing to outstanding, good price. Located on the wine trail.

Thank vikj0n
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Went there for lunch with our grandchildren. We ordered a Cheese platter which we have had before but today it was very very disappointing . We were served by a waitress who couldn't really understand English . Compared to other places , for the price...More

2  Thank anstisteam
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

I feel bad writing a poor review of the place as the waitstaff do seem lovely and I am sure it is a struggle to maintain a catering service for a small winery, but I honestly feel let down by the experience. There is no...More

3  Thank HBmun
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$11 - US$21
Cuisine
Cafe, New Zealand, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 17:00
Thursday
10:00 - 17:00
Friday
10:00 - 17:00
Saturday
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unison Vineyard | 2163 State Highway 50, Hastings 4715, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Hastings
  • Phone Number: +64 6-879 7913
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Description
Established in 1993, Unison Vineyard is a boutique Family Estate at the heart of the premium NZ red grape growing Gimblett Gravels in Hawkes Bay.

Set amongst the olive trees and vines in the sheltered courtyard of our Mediterranean Villa you can relax and Unwined. A family friendly eatery with handcrafted local produce for all-day dining. Enclosed children's playground so the whole family can have fun.

Enjoy your favourite wine matched with food in Unwined Cafe.
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