Tantalus Estate

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

The Estate Restaurant is CLOSED FOR A WINTER BREAK UNTIL THE 5th OF SEPTEMBER 2019. Regular Restaraunt hours will resume as 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.

The Alibi Brewer's Lounge opens daily from 12pm to 8pm+.
We have a walk-in policy for this space, first come first served.

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 - HOWEVER WE ARE CLOSED FOR WINTER UNTIL THE 5TH OF SEPTEMBER 2019. 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 ALL WINTER from 11am - 5pm for tastings. Bookings are required for groups over 5 guests.

The Alibi Brewer's Lounge opens daily ALL WINTER from 12pm to 8pm+.
We have a walk-in policy for this space, first come first served.

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 Saturday, 13 July 2019

I had asked to be moved to another table, as we were seated by a door which bought in a cold draught. THE concierge had told me there was not another table available, yet in the opposite corner away from the DRAFT (the same seating arrangement) there was a free table at the time we were seated. Was it not possible we could have been seated there, instead of having to put up with a child going in out of this door? I know the concierge did tell her fellow colleagues not to use the Door, but the guests on another table, out of the draft, kept insisting on using this door! So it was a no win situation at all! Apart from this everything else was superb, and yes we had left a tip for the service outstanding! I hope in future my concerns are noted for any further guests who may bring this issue to your attention. kind regards mardy stephens kind regards Mardy Stephens

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Visited On Saturday, 06 July 2019

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Visited On Saturday, 06 July 2019

Couldn't fault it, once again I was blown out of the water. By far one of the top dining experiences to be found in NZ

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Visited On Saturday, 06 July 2019

It is the best dining experience we had ever. Having tried more than hundreds of restaurants locally in nz as well as internationally Tantalus is simply the best. We loved everything from the pre dinner drinks to all of the dishes as well as the wine knowledge we get each time we talk to the staff.

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Visited On Tuesday, 02 July 2019

I'm really impressed with the attention to detail the whole team at Tantalus have. They clearly enjoy working there, from the food to the service desk. Everything is impeccable.

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Visited On Saturday, 29 June 2019

Great service, good food and lovely venue!

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Visited On Saturday, 29 June 2019

Truly the best meal I think I've ever had, completely converted me to duck. The staff were so friendly and accommodating it was a pleasure to dine here.

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Visited On Tuesday, 25 June 2019

Awesome day out at Tantalus, we took our visiting friend from Christchurch. An ideal experience for visitors. Very friendly staff and great service.

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Visited On Saturday, 22 June 2019

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Visited On Saturday, 22 June 2019

Fantastic meal with my partner. The service was friendly and unobstrusive, food was out of this world and all paired with some excellent wine!

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Visited On Friday, 21 June 2019

Great meal and lovely waitress and maître D. Love visiting your beautiful estate : )

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Visited On Monday, 10 June 2019

We were entertaining friends over from Sydney and had a fantastic lunch experience. Really loved the brewery downstairs where we started off with a pre lunch drink and then went back down to relax in the arm chairs in front of the fire :-)

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Visited On Monday, 17 June 2019

I also enjoyed Brix and was impressed by her.

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Visited On Saturday, 15 June 2019

Awesome service, food, atmosphere and super friendly staff. Have always had a wonderful experience. Thanks.

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Visited On Friday, 14 June 2019

Tantalus came highly recommended - so I decided it would be a great spot to bring my brother and his wife (who were visiting from Australia) here for their 24th wedding anniversary. To say this was the best decision is an understatement. The wine/beer tasting on arrival set the standard for the exceptional friendly, professional service we experienced. The staff were all so friendly, egaging and knowledgeable. We had the pleasure of meeting Carrie - who made the non-wine drinker so happy with a tour of the brewery - and Brix. The food was exceptional - each dish was a work of art. This is somewhere - if we didn't have a ferry to catch - we would have happily spent the entire afternoon. We will definitely be back again soon! Thank you all for such a truly memorable afternoon.

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Visited On Saturday, 08 June 2019

Sensational degustation dinner. Great service and explanation of each dish with the wine match. Thoroughly enjoyed the evening. Thank you.

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Visited On Saturday, 01 June 2019

Thank you for making my nieces 21st birthday so special!

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Visited On Sunday, 02 June 2019

Excellent service all round.

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Visited On Monday, 03 June 2019

Excellent setting and food. Our waitress was superb too. Thoroughly enjoyable day!

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Visited On Monday, 03 June 2019

Absolutely perfect day enjoyed with family and friends. Friendly helpful staff and a great selection of food options.

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Visited On Sunday, 02 June 2019

Excellent food and service.

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Visited On Sunday, 02 June 2019

Very enjoyable

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Visited On Saturday, 25 May 2019

Amazing, amazing, amazing, AMAZING! Such a lovely experience. Thank you.

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Visited On Sunday, 19 May 2019

The staff were very friendly and accommodating for half our group as they are vegan. Amazing atmosphere, will be going back. Food is a little on the pricey side but yummy.

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Visited On Sunday, 19 May 2019

Fabulous! The wine testing was excellent. The waitress who served us was fantastic

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