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Dodson Street Beer Garden

1 Dodson Street | Mayfield, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
+64 3-577 8348
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pork knuckle” (15 reviews)
“roulade” (4 reviews)
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German, Bar, Pizza, European, Central European, International, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Dodson Street | Mayfield, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

We recently went to Dodson Street and had a couple of really tasty pizzas with chips, and a tasting board of nice beers on the side. What more do you need?! Friendly and hospitable staff made it an enjoyable dinner. Thank you! Alex and Emma

Thank AlexBrand25
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic spot, very deceptive from the outside. Opens up into a great German tavern, lovely beer garden and welcoming staff. Excellent choice of beers, tried 11 altogether, you can get five decent samples on a beer paddle. Kaiser brothers chocolate berry 6.5 percent was very...More

Thank GeneralCuster
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The venue is amazing brilliant outdoor area and really cool German beer hall feeling inside. But the food was a bit meh.the service was an absolute nightmare. "What beers do you have on tap?" "Hmmmm I don't know, I think we have a few". When...More

Thank Mel B
Dietmar S, Owner at Dodson Street Beer Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Mel B. Thank you for your fabulous review of my restaurant. We asked around and nobody could give me a proper description of the word “Meh!”. In addition we would like to have a further explanation of the word “defniatly”. Much appreciated. It was...More

Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Snuck past here for a late lunch / early dinner - were pleasantly surprised! Food was delish and home made with lots of sauces on the side. Good selection of beers! Make sure you sit out in the sunshine.

Thank julieaitchison09
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for a really cool spot for a family meal this is the place to go!! Great value, great food and even better selection of beer. Well worth the effort! We will definitely be back.

Thank A1361BZmattg
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is tucked away in a side street off the main road so you have to look for it. Once you get past the door and down the stairs you end up in a beer hall. Be warned,this is not a quite restaurant just...More

Thank wilfredog
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

We arrived at 6pm on a Saturday night, a group of 11 without a reservation. We expected to either be turned away or at least have a long wait. We were blown away by the service, the meals and the beer! Oh my lord did...More

Thank Craig N
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

We got two pizzas to takeaway, and we were delighted! My dining companion wanted to stay for the large range of beer, but we took our pizzas back to our accommodation. The pizzas were delicious and we were pleased we ordered two - they are...More

Thank K0neW0ne
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Sunday evening and some of the best music anywhere. The place is full of people enjoying the beer, music and food. First time here and will be back later in the week Beer is also well priced and an enormous selection. Can't say enough about...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Came in for Fathers day. Was my fathers first time here. As ever, the meal was just delicious. Good fast service and very friendly. Good variety on offer.

Thank 65kaycee
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$17
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Dodson Street | Mayfield, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim
  • Phone Number: +64 3-577 8348
  • E-mail
“Best Restaurant“ - Beer & Brewer People’s Choice Awards New Zealand 2013 “3rd Best Bar“ - Beer & Brewer People’s Choice Awards New Zealand 2013 “Best Marlborough Restaurant“ - SOBA Awards 2013 “Best Marlborough Bar“ - SOBA Awards 2013 + 2014 + 2015 + 2016 Experience OZ + NZ : One of Marlborough's 10 best Restaurants TripAdviser : One of Marlborough's 10 best Restaurants
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