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Stylish, warm and inviting, Elephant Hill is the perfect place to unwind and enjoy delicious food and stunning wines whilst taking in breathtaking views over the Pacific Ocean and vineyard.

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It is our desire to leave a lasting impression of fine food, superb wines and breathtaking views.

Winter Season

April to October

7 days from 12pm

Thursday to Saturday from 6pm

Summer Season

November to March

7 days from 12pm

7 days from 6pm

We’re open 7 days a week except Christmas day and we do not have a public holiday surcharge.

Please complete the submission form to make a reservation.

Note: We endeavour to respond with booking confirmation as soon as practical - your request is simply a pencil booking until full confirmation is provided by one of our dedicated team.

Awarded 'Best Winery Restaurant Runner Up' by Cuisine Good Food Guide 2015.

Winner Best Winery Restaurant 2014 Cuisine Awards

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    If you are wishing to make a reservation for TODAY, please phone us directly on (06) 872 ­6060. Thank you.

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Elephant Hill is set amongst the vines on the Te Awanga coast with breath-taking views of the Pacific Ocean and the Kidnapper Cliffs. It is a wonderful place to unwind and enjoy fine dining and premium wine.


Stunning and unique select locations for your special occasion, function or dinner.

Whether you are planning your special wedding day, hosting important clients for lunch or dinner or are looking for a contemporary location for a product launch or cocktail soirée, our planning expertise will make your event a dream occasion.

As an exclusive venue hosting a handful of weddings each year, our primary focus is to tailor the reception to suit each couple. We'll work with you from start to finish ensuring that your celebration is everything you imagined it could be. Exclusive, private weddings are available, venue numbers are limited to a maximum of 110 people.

Minimum spend on application.

Vineyard Room

The Vineyard Room is located at the Southern end of the restaurant with floor to ceiling glass windows overlooking the vines and Cape Kidnappers. You can be separated from the restaurant by a curtain which will afford you some privacy if required.

Maximum 30 guests
Minimum spend on application

Balcony Suites (x 2)

There are two separate suites located upstairs. The rooms both have private access to the balcony which will reward you and your guests with sweeping views over the vineyard from Napier to Cape Kidnappers. This is the perfect venue to impress a potential client or enjoy a celebration with complete privacy.

Maximum 20 guests


This room is located upstairs overlooking the entrance to Elephant Hill with views towards Napier. It can be set up to your personal work requirements with presentation equipment etc. It can also be converted into a private dining room.

Boardroom set up maximum 16 guests
Dinner set up 16-20 guests
Workshop 20 guests

Barrel Room

The Barrel Room is a glass room situated in our barrel cellar underground. The room is surrounded by our own wine barrels in the midst of the aging process. It is the perfect venue for an intimate and private dining experience with sleek and modern furnishings.

Maximum 30 guests

To discuss hosting your special event or meeting at Elephant Hill please email your enquiry to or phone (06) 872 ­6060

Click here to see our sample set menu.

Please note all menus listed are subject to change.

Wine Tastings

Cellar Door

You're always welcome to visit our Cellar Door and taste a selection of Elephant Hill wines (Open 7 days, closed major statutory holidays)

Winter Season

5 April to 1 November

Sunday - Friday
11am to 4pm

11am to 5pm

Summer Season

2 November - 4 April

Sunday - Friday
11am to 5pm

11am to 5pm

We’re happy to arrange freight for you, and if you are a Friend of Elephant Hill you'll be the first to know about new wine releases and Cellar Door Special Offers. A tasting fee of NZ$5 is charged; however if you purchase wines or dine with us this is waived.

Large groups by appointment please email
or phone (06) 872 6073