We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


$$ - $$$, ,
26 Maxwell Road, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
+64 3-579 1176
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ramen” (3 reviews)
“gnocchi” (7 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Bar, Wine Bar, New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
26 Maxwell Road, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (171)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 166 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had a dinner there on Friday night and was seated at one of the higher bar tables. Place was comfortably full with other folk there either having dinner or drinks and small plates. We opted to the $45/pp set menu which was pretty much a...More

Thank Hamish G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had several shared dishes like olives, paté and fries. Really yummy! And the wine was quite good! After all we had a recommended gin tonic with topping/ flavor by the bar tender! Was a great choice! Glad we came here, parked the campervan in...More

Thank Jana S
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Fab tapas bar with a great food and drink menu. Atmosphere inside was relaxed with a nice buzz about it. Staff were all really helpful and knowledgeable in explaining each dish on the menu and also provided recommendations. We had the homemade sourbread, burrata, lamb...More

Thank DaveDonnaMc
Reviewed 4 December 2017

I'd heard gr at things about this tapas bar and restaurant and it certainly lived up to my expectations. A great choice both food and drink option ons

Thank Penelope P
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Traveling through Blenheim solo and stopped here for dinner. Aside from the great menu and wine list and fabulous food, they have a full page dedicated to combinations on Gin! Choose your spirit, mixer and garnish. Very cool place. Loved it!

Thank angelabW8595OL
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

This little gem has tapas style dining and some super fun cocktails along with the great wines you’d expect in a major wine region. We loved the fried chicken bao buns and fresh veggies (peas, broad beans, and new potatoes) that we ordered alongside our...More

Thank Trip B
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Loved the Tapas style dining. The share plates are great with a lot of variety. Staff were very well informed and helpful. Great place to dine or just pop in for a drink.

Thank Martin H
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Recommended by our tour guide. The place has great wine and the food is amazing! We had the fresh bread (baked on site) and butter (to die for!!) and olives and fries. All fresh and very tasty. The staff are awesome! Wish we had one...More

Thank PappsDev
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Scotch Wine Bar was recommended to us by the hosts of the Motel we were staying at - and it didn't disappoint. The exterior belies its true class - excellent wait staff, with a superb menu and meals meant for sharing. Truly enjoyable, I especially...More

Thank julienjeffscott
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Extensive wine list with 400+ to choose from. Suitable if you're just wanting a casual drink, nibble and a full meal. Menu changes every week. Highly recommended.

Thank SanjTripNZ
Nearby HotelsSee all 32 hotels in Blenheim
Hotel d'Urville
211 reviews
.07 km away
Bings Motel
23 reviews
.19 km away
Ashleigh Court Motel
19 reviews
.29 km away
Blenheim Palms Motel
271 reviews
.30 km away
Nearby Restaurants
MIA Dining
203 reviews
.07 km away
Ritual Cafe
114 reviews
.06 km away
RAIZADA Indian restaurant
197 reviews
.12 km away
Nearby Attractions
Pollard Park
197 reviews
.96 km away
Seymour Square
98 reviews
.19 km away
Blenheim i-SITE Visitor Information Centre
75 reviews
.57 km away
Marlborough Farmers Market
39 reviews
.02 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Scotch staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$29
Bar, Wine Bar, New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Maxwell Road, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim
  • Phone Number: +64 3-579 1176
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing