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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.

                                7 Days                                
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Closed until further notice.

We're closed on Christmas Day and Hawke's Bay Anniversary Day.  Please complete the submission form to make a reservation. If you are wishing to make a reservation for today, please phone us directly on (06) 872 ­6060. Thank you.

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' & 'Two Hats'- Cuisine Good Food Guide 2018. 

 'Outstanding Winery Restaurant'- Hawke's Bay Hospitality Awards 2018
'Outstanding Winery Restaurant' - Hawke's Bay Hospitality Awards 2015- 2017 Awarded 'One Hat' by Cuisine Good Food Guide 2014- 2017. 

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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.



Image by Meredith Lord.

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 the 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 Wedding Package

Please note all menus listed are subject to change.