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Quench Restaurant + Wine Bar

Cnr High & Henry Streets, Blenheim, New Zealand
+64 3-578 0064
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good29%
  • Average22%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (13 reviews)
“caprese salad” (2 reviews)
“salmon” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Cnr High & Henry Streets, Blenheim, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice restraint. Nice bar with good slection. Great service by all staff, but did find set menu pretty average i thought slection was poor. for 65.00 per head.More

Thank David P
TeamQuench, Guest Relations Manager at Quench Restaurant + Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi David P, Thank you for your kind feedback. The menu is competitively priced and carefully priced to reflect the items on the menu. Great to hear you enjoyed your overall experience in our restaurant We do hope to welcome you back again Kind regards...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Disappointing as we really wanted to like this hotel restaurant. They offered a vegetarian item on the menu, but it was sold out the night we were there (even though we were there early in the evening). The meals took forever to come out of...More

Thank jeffs92651
TeamQuench, Guest Relations Manager at Quench Restaurant + Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Jeffs92651, Thank you for your feedback, please note we don't have a sole vegetarian item, but can offer vegetarian alternatives to our dishes so unsure of what item you are referring to which was sold out. We do appreciate all feedback, and thank you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time here a very nice place great service nice atmosphere. Food is the main reason to be here. Menu looked ok, seafood chowder was a bit uninspiring fish and leeks not a lot else happening in the bowl. Lamb was cooked perfectly and the...More

Thank JHH50
TeamQuench, Guest Relations Manager at Quench Restaurant + Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi JHH50, Thank you for your kind feedback, great to read that you enjoyed your dining experience with us, and we do hope to welcome you back again for another meal. Kind regards Matthew

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While travelling with work, I frequented this restaurant a couple of times. The highlight was probably the steak - well cooked - with Paris butter. The dish did come with a MASSIVE salad. I think the dish would have been better with something a little...More

Thank Kyle M
TeamQuench, Guest Relations Manager at Quench Restaurant + Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Kyle M, Great to read your review of your dining experience in Quench. The steak really is fantastic, and great to read that this was your highlight as well as our open steak sandwich. Our restaurant does at times get busy with groups, and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at the Chateau Marlborough, Blemheim for four weeks. The Quench restaurant was very good, the expertise of the bar and restaurant manager, Anshul, of all things wine was a learning experience. I will return to Australia with a greater experience and knowledge of wine...More

Thank bramsbotham08
TeamQuench, Guest Relations Manager at Quench Restaurant + Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi bramsbotham08, Great to read your review of us. Anshul is very knowledgeable indeed and his passion for wine is fantastic. Great to hear he gave you good knowledge on all things wine, and I will pass on your kind comments to him. We do...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at the Chateau Marlborough whilst working in the region and frequently went for drinks and dinner at the Quench restaurant/bar and the manager Anshul was just amazing, he was very knowledgeable in wine and was very keen on sharing his knowledge with me...More

Thank DaimanGordon
TeamQuench, Guest Relations Manager at Quench Restaurant + Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi DaimanGordon, Thank you for your fantastic feedback, great to hear you enjoyed your stay with us both in the Hotel and Quench. I will pass on your kind words to Anshul who is very knowledgeable. He will be very happy to hear you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

5 of us dined and we had booked a table. We were on time, but were told right at the start that we have a tour party coming in so you need to order right now. The staff were very young with no experienced staff...More

1  Thank Jill A
TeamQuench, Guest Relations Manager at Quench Restaurant + Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Hi Jill A, We appreciate you taking the time to place your feedback. We are disappointed to hear your comments on your recent dining experience with us. We do have tour groups that stay with us regularly and this can sometimes slow down the service...More

Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

We were staying in town for a week and was recommended to try the quench at chateau marlborough for dinner. The restaurant has beautiful decor with a lovely outdoor pool setting. The waitress was friendly and very attentive. We ordered a local bottle of lawsons...More

Thank franscuruso
TeamQuench, Guest Relations Manager at Quench Restaurant + Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Hi Thibal, We apologise for the icy bottle of wine, though not sure how this had happened as we do not put any wine in our freezers. We also apologise for the incorrect meal being delivered to your table. This was an accidental mistake on...More

Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Unlike so many reviewers before me I had a very pleasant experience. I honestly don’t think any restaurant warrants some of the bagging and criticism that have occurred here. Our hostess Monica was marvellous and extremely helpful. The food did not interest me on the...More

Thank tomranda
TeamQuench, Guest Relations Manager at Quench Restaurant + Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Hi tomranda, Thank you for your fantastic feedback on your recent stay with us, we really appreciate you taking the time to place your positive feedback with us. It is great to hear you enjoyed your meal and our service. I will pass on your...More

Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

My Business Partner an I came to your restaurant on 21 March Thursday night it was 9.40 pm. The waitress approached us in a friendly manner and I asked if we could dine here she said it would be alright but would just check with...More

1  Thank Jenny C
TeamQuench, Guest Relations Manager at Quench Restaurant + Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

Hi Jenny C, Thank you for your feedback, the meal you ordered is a classic Swiss dish, created by our new executive chef. I am sorry this wasn't to your liking and the wait staff should of explained the menu to you, to avoid any...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$24
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr High & Henry Streets, Blenheim, New Zealand (Formerly Quench Restaurant and Bar)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim
  • Phone Number: +64 3-578 0064
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Description
100% locally owned and operated, Quench is a relaxed, modern Restaurant that offers a versatile dining experience - whether you are visiting us on business, a romantic escape or a family treat. Indulge in a taste of Marlborough in a 5 Star environment without the 5 Star price!
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