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Tantalus Estate

72 Onetangi Road, Onetangi, Waiheke Island, New Zealand, 1971
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Opening Information

The Estate Restaurant is open daily from 11am - 4pm for lunch. Reservations recommended to avoid disappointment and available from 11am with last bookings at 2:30pm. Dining tables are allocated for 2 hours to enjoy our a la carte menu.

The Cellar Door is open daily from 11am - 5pm for tastings. Bookings are required for groups over 5 guests. Cellar Door closed on Easter Sunday.

The Alibi Brewer's Lounge opens daily from 12pm to 8pm+
Bookings are not required. Alibi closed on Easter Sunday & Easter Monday as well as the below dates:

ANZAC DAY - ESTATE CLOSED
GOOD FRIDAY - ESTATE CLOSED
CHRISTMAS DAY - ESTATE CLOSED
NEW YEARS DAY - ESTATE OPEN

For General Enquiries & reservations, please email [email protected]
For Event Enquires, please email [email protected]


Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Alfresco Dining
  • Corporate Events
  • Open Fire place
  • Group Bookings & Set Menus Available
  • Views
  • Outdoor terrace
  • Private Functions
  • Free parking
  • Winery and cellar door

About Tantalus Estate

The Estate Restaurant is open daily from 11am - 4pm for lunch. Reservations recommended to avoid disappointment and available from 11am with last bookings at 2:30pm. Dining tables are allocated for 2 hours to enjoy our a la carte menu.

The Cellar Door is open daily from 11am - 5pm for tastings. Bookings are required for groups over 5 guests. Cellar Door closed on Easter Sunday.

The Alibi Brewer's Lounge opens daily from 12pm to 8pm+
Bookings are not required. Alibi closed on Easter Sunday & Easter Monday as well as the below dates:

ANZAC DAY - ESTATE CLOSED
GOOD FRIDAY - ESTATE CLOSED
CHRISTMAS DAY - ESTATE CLOSED
NEW YEARS DAY - ESTATE OPEN

For General Enquiries & reservations, please email [email protected]
For Event Enquires, please email [email protected]

Offerings include award winning estate-grown Bordeaux and Rhone style blends, handcrafted ales from the Estate’s own Alibi Brewing Co, and inspired and innovative cuisine. Whether you are seeking a wine tasting in the Cellar Door, a relaxed lunch on the northern patio amongst the vines, or an intimate space for a private group or event, you will be in good hands.

Cuisine: Wine Bar
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Wednesday, 20 February 2019

It’s my best winery ever Good service, good food, and good atmosphere.

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Visited On Wednesday, 30 January 2019

A warm welcome, fabulous wine and exquisite food was enjoyed by all. Great atmosphere and gorgeous location! Highly recommended.

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Visited On Monday, 18 February 2019

Eve our waitress was fantastic she explained the dishes throughly, the food was delicious as well as the fabulous specially made anniversary cake made by your kitchen, we all had a wonderful experience, thank you.

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Visited On Thursday, 14 February 2019

Great place for an excellent lunch. Especially the oysters were great!

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Visited On Friday, 15 February 2019

Excellent lunch and just loved our visit

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Visited On Sunday, 17 February 2019

I understand there is a 2 hour dining window, but it felt very rushed and, within 50 minutes we had eaten bread and olives, our entrees and mains plus a huge (not really a 'side' size for 2 pax) serving of beans, which were mostly wasted, and then were offered desert. We were so full and had to ask to stop rushing us and let us have a wait before ordering desert and more wine, yet we were still off the table in well under 2 hours so you needn't rush people so much - we would have usually ordered more wine but felt too full, so quickly

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Visited On Sunday, 17 February 2019

Beautiful location and attentive service. Looking forward to coming back!

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Visited On Friday, 15 February 2019

Loved everything about our lunch at Tantalus! The food was superb, wine and sangrias delicious, service was exceptional, ambience idyllic. To top it off Waiheke turned on a perfect day. Thank you - we’ll be back.

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Visited On Sunday, 10 February 2019

Amazing drinks and even better food

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Visited On Sunday, 10 February 2019

Five star Tantalus! First time there for a meal having been to a function last year which was just nibbles. We loved it. What a wonderful atmosphere, great food, great staff, etc. You are doing a great job, don't change!

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Visited On Friday, 08 February 2019

Stunning location, superb service and food was exceptional. Would definitely recommend a dining experience here.

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Visited On Saturday, 09 February 2019

Our waitress was EXCELLENT 😀

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Visited On Saturday, 09 February 2019

Our hostess Bianca was amazing! Very personable. Made us feel welcome. Took us along a journey when she was describing the wines to us. She had 15 of us to entertain & she nailed it 100% highly recommend. The atmosphere was gorgeous. We will be back. Thank you.

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Visited On Friday, 08 February 2019

Market fish and accompaniments were bland and not worth the money, apart from that service and all other food was great.

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Visited On Wednesday, 06 February 2019

Excellent venue, our waitress was bubbly and informative, food and wine arrived in a timely fashion and the place was full so that was impressive. I had heard good stories about this restaurant and I had high expectations, these were all met. Have already spoken to friends about it and recommended they try it.

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Visited On Wednesday, 06 February 2019

I was annoyed by the 15% public holiday surcharge but the venue was great

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Visited On Monday, 04 February 2019

Great food, efficient service and amazing location.

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Visited On Sunday, 03 February 2019

We had 2 helicopter landings in the time we were at our table which we found very noisy and interfered with conversation.

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Visited On Saturday, 02 February 2019

It was fantastic, as usual! Absolutely love Tantalus!

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Visited On Sunday, 03 February 2019

Manager/floor team leader up in the restaurant : slow to acknowledge guests on arrival, looked through us, carried on a personal conversation with another member of staff, seemed a bit self important. Waiting staff and team downstairs in the bar much more pleasant. Food good but not “wow”. Great venue and setting. Very nice wines and local brews.

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Visited On Thursday, 31 January 2019

The views at this place are just wonderful! We stopped by for lunch. The food was marvelous. Service was wonderful! My husband who isn’t a wine drinker was happy to try the beers also brewed on site. I’d strongly suggest this to anyone going to the island.

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Visited On Saturday, 02 February 2019

Fabulous, stunning food, magnificent views, exceptional service, unquestionably the pick of Waiheke. Thank you

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Visited On Saturday, 02 February 2019

Fantastic Food, Wine Staff amd venue

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Visited On Saturday, 02 February 2019

Excellent service and fabulous meal. We added beans to our order and they were late arriving. But otherwise it was an amazing meal. The duck liver parfait was the best I have ever eaten. I have already recommended your restaurant to half a dozen people.

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Visited On Saturday, 02 February 2019

Excellent everything!

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