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Harvest Kitchen Restaurant is situated at the award-winning Seifried Winery in Appleby, Nelson and is a must-visit.
Harvest Kitchen offers delicious seasonal food, coffee, award-winning Seifried wines, beer and cider. Open Wednesdays to Sundays 9am–4pm and offer a la carte Breakfast and Lunch.
Harvest Kitchen is a family-friendly restaurant with a large play area for children and is fully fenced. Dogs are welcome but on a lead at all times.
The restaurant offers both indoor and outdoor patio dining, so you can relax and enjoy the view from the warm interiors by the fireplace on brisk days or sit out in the sunshine and breathe in the countryside air during the warmer days dining in the garden, situated beside the grapevines.
The food is of the highest quality, modern, fresh, and they use seasonal and local produce making their own bread, serve Grinders Coffee and the cosy in house bar serves Seifried Estates highly rewarded wines. The Harvest Kitchen strives to make every guest feel most welcome and have an excellent experience.
Alongside the Restaurant, Harvest Kitchen offers fully catered in-house functions to cater for any event – weddings, special occasions, conferences, meetings and more.
Birgitta Cropp, owner and manager, explained:
“We have two specialty function rooms ideal for your event. Our Upstairs “Vines Room”, which looks out over the vineyard, caters for smaller groups of up to 60 pax – The Vines Room has its own private bar and balcony. Our larger “Appleby Room” seats up to 200 pax for dinner. This beautiful room is ideal for wedding receptions, conference dinners, or as a large meeting room. The Appleby Room has doors which open out on a lovely lawn area which is perfect for pre-dinner canapés and drinks on a summer evening”.
Brigitta has over 20 years of experience in hospitality as a Chef in large hotels and catering. Her husband Tony has worked in large manufacturing operations in a management team for over 20 years and brings lots of business management experience to the party.
The owners are passionate about offering delicious food and excellent customer service. The Harvest Kitchen opened in October 2020, after almost three months of renovations. They have done a massive job to get the facility that has been in hibernation back up and running again.
Harvest Kitchen is the perfect weekend spot, with excellent local produce food matched with a bottle of wine straight from Seifrieds cellar door.
There are many tempting options, full of local, in-season ingredients; all served up in a charming atmosphere.
The menu will have you planning more than one visit- it’s almost impossible to decide between the popular Crispy Chicken Salad with Asian Slaw, Fried Shallots and lime Aioli and Smoked Fish & Mussel Chowder with Ciabatta Garlic Bread or the Twice Cooked Pork Belly, Fried Agrias, Apple Sauce, Jus & Waldorf Salad and so much more. For breakfast, the menu features several delicious options like Hot Smoked Salmon Fillet, poached eggs, crispy potato rosti, watercress & hollandaise, Bacon Eggs Benedict, crispy bacon, poached eggs, spinach & hollandaise on thick toasted Ciabatta or the classic Harvest Breakfast, eggs, bacon, gourmet sausage, potato hash creamy mushrooms, grilled tomato with grain toast & butter.
The desserts are to die for; what about Grown Ups Hot Chocolate, Baileys, Whipped Cream, Shaved Dark Choc & Marshmallows, Mango & Passionfruit Eaton Mess, Meringue, Whipped Cream & Toasted Coconut or the Warm Dark Chocolate Berry Brownie, Chocolate Sauce, Berry Sorbet & Cream.
Harvest Kitchen also has a special kids menu featuring many favourite options for the young ones like Kids Chicken Burger with Fries Kids Sticky Pork Taco with Fries Kids Fish’ N’ Chips.
For the full menu see: https://www.harvestkitchen.co.nz/menus
Birgitta, Tony and their dedicated team welcome you to The Harvest Kitchen, for breakfast or lunch or to enjoy a couple of drinks in their cosy, welcoming bar – it’s great for the family! No matter the time of day, it’s never too late for coffee, too early for wine.
For more information visit: https://www.harvestkitchen.co.nz
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