Wine Club: 25th November - Hawkes Ridge Wine Estate

Wine Club: 25th November - Hawkes Ridge Wine Estate

by Roland and Mufide

Hawkes Ridge Wine Estate is a family owned, boutique cellar door, vineyard, winery and olive grove located in Hawke's Bay, New Zealand. Their name and logo were chosen to symbolise the contour of our property and the hawks that soar...

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Book your Christmas Function

Book your Christmas Function

by Mufide and Roland

Contact us or call in and talk to us at Down Thyme. We would love to provide a venue for your Christmas function and can be very flexible to suit your requirements.

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Wine Club: 28th October - Leveret Wines Katikati

Wine Club: 28th October - Leveret Wines Katikati

by Roland and Mufide

The grand rounded gables of The Wine Portfolio’s Leveret Estate Cellar Door are a distinctive feature of the lush green pastures of Katikati, New Zealand. Since 1978 the estate has been a place where wine making is seen as an...

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Wine Club: 23rd September - Bushmere Estate Wines

Wine Club: 23rd September - Bushmere Estate Wines

by Roland and Mufide

Bushmere Estate is 100% family owned. The family has been growing grapes for over 32 years.

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Temporarily Closed for Maintenance

Temporarily Closed for Maintenance

by Roland and Mufide

Down Thyme will be closed from Sunday 2nd of August until Saturday 29th of August for maintenance of our premises. We are looking forward to seeing after the closure - it will be springtime!

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Wine Club: 29 July - Hãhã Wine

Wine Club: 29 July - Hãhã Wine

by Mufide and Roland

In Maori Hãhã means savoury and luscious, tasty and delicious. A family owned wine company, talented winemakers and dedicated growers create their wines from sustainable vineyards in the world-famous wine-making regions of Marlborough and Hawke’s Bay.

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Wine Club - 23 June: Smith & Sheth

Wine Club - 23 June: Smith & Sheth

by Roland & Mufide

Steve Smith MW and Brian Sheth share a love for the same things: fine wine, Aotearoa New Zealand and enjoying life’s pleasures. They met in Hawke’s Bay over a glass of Chardonnay and in 2014 realised their vision of founding...

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Reopening under COVID-19 Level 2!

Reopening under COVID-19 Level 2!

by Roland

We are happy to announce the reopening of the Down Thyme Restaurant & Café under COVID-19 Level 2 on Tuesday 19th of May, 2020.

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We are up and running again :)

We are up and running again :)

by Mufide & Roland

Now that NZ is at the COVID-19 Alert Level 3, we can offer our takeaway service. Place your order and pay online for a contactless pickup of great Down Thyme cuisine or from our restaurant.

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Our Takeaway Menu goes online tomorrow!

Our Takeaway Menu goes online tomorrow!

by Mufide & Roland

From Tuesday, 28th April 2020 (when New Zealand goes into the COVID-19 Alert Level 3), we will have our special takeaway menu ready to go. Tomorrow you can recreate the same relaxed Down Thyme atmosphere in the comfort of your...

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