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Relax. Eat. Drink.

The WineKitchen is a showcase of great produce. We let the ingredients speak for themselves, preserving the simple pleasure of dining.

 

To complement your visit, we have curated a wine menu that

entwines Kiwi ingenuity with international classics.

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We are closed May 23rd and June 7th for dinner 

From June to July we are closed on Thursday evenings for dinner

From July 21st we are closed for winter

Our Hours:

Lunch

Wednesday to Saturday

 

Dinner

Thursday (in summer) & Friday 

For private dining enquiries, please email us:

reservations@thewinekitchen.co.nz

Request a Table

Oysters

About Us

Our Story

The WineKitchen is the only independent winery restaurant within the acclaimed Marlborough wine region. Chef and owner Alain Hauswirth was born in Bern, Switzerland but has called Marlborough home for over 25 years. Classically trained, Alain is renowned for his ability to source premium seasonal produce and respect it from paddock to plate.

Prior to establishing The WineKitchen, Alain founded some of Marlborough's iconic hospitality spots including Le Cafe, Figaros, and the Burleigh Dairy. He also spent several years as a faculty member at the Ara Institute of Technology, training the next generation within its Food, Hospitality and Tourism programme. Alain has travelled extensively for both work and pleasure, which has contributed to his in-depth understanding of international flavours.

The WineKitchen is Alain's passion project. The restaurant is surrounded by established gardens within a family-owned organic vineyard, the location providing an idyllic backdrop to Alain's vibrant cuisine. 

What's on the Menu?

Produce is Hero

Our menu changes daily, inspired by the season, what's in our garden and team cravings!

Lunch, dinner & vino

Chef and owner Alain Hauswirth was born in Bern, Switzerland but has called Marlborough home for over 25 years. Classically trained, Alain is renowned for sourcing premium seasonal produce and respecting it from paddock to plate.

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Contact Us

We'd love to hear from you! Send us a note via our contact form or give us a ring at the restaurant.

80 Hammerichs Road, Springlands, Blenheim 7272, New Zealand

+64 (0)3 577 7676

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