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Quench Restaurant + Wine Bar

Cnr High & Henry Streets, Blenheim, New Zealand
+64 3-578 0064
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good28%
  • Average21%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (13 reviews)
“caprese salad” (2 reviews)
“salmon” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Cnr High & Henry Streets, Blenheim, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 121 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you went to Blenheim and didn’t stay at the Chateau you probably made a mistake. The hotel rooms are spacious. They have separate living room and kitchen/ dining areas. The attached restaurant Quench is fabulous and has its own sommelier (Ansul Gupta). He is...More

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

Hi Scott H, Thank you for your fantastic feedback, great to read that you have enjoyed your stay with us and found Anshul our Sommelier knowledgeable and helpful. He really does have a passion for wines, and it is great that he is able to...More

Reviewed 11 September 2018

A wonderful experience for my family! It was my step-mother's birthday and Deepti and Anshul spoilt her rotten! We were treated so well and the food was amazing! Everything was wonderful, we will definitely be going back!!

Thank JaxFish00
TeamQuench, Guest Relations Manager at Quench Restaurant + Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2018

Hi JaxFish00, Thank you for your positive feedback, great to hear you have enjoyed your stay with us. I will pass on your kind feedback to both Deepti and Ansul. We do hope to welcome you back again Kind regards Matthew

Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Awesome service, awesome food and awesome staff especially Anshul for making the wonderful cocktails

Thank h00mic
TeamQuench, Guest Relations Manager at Quench Restaurant + Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Hi h00mic, Thank you for placing your positive feedback, great to read that you enjoyed your dining experience with us, and I will pass on your kind words to Anshul. We do hope to welcome you again Kind regards Matthew

Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Quench restaurant & wine bar. What a awesome place to go for after dinner cocktails, very relaxed and comfortable place to chill. Anshol the bar manager is a great host and a very good mixologist. Highly recommend coming here for a quiet drink. Great atmosphere...More

Thank TerryD2122
TeamQuench, Guest Relations Manager at Quench Restaurant + Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Hi Terry D, Thank you for your kind feedback, great to hear you have enjoyed your dining experience with us. Anshul is very experienced and has a passion for mixology and great to hear you enjoyed his service. I will pass on your kind feedback...More

Reviewed 24 July 2018

We enjoyed our dinner at this restaurant - both mains and desserts, on top of a great service from the staff. The menu option is quite limited. We will definitely come back.

Thank meFromNZ
TeamQuench, Guest Relations Manager at Quench Restaurant + Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Hi meFromNZ, Thank you for your kind feedback, great to hear you have enjoyed your dining experience with us and found your mains and desserts to be great. We appreciate your positive feedback, and we do hope to welcome you back again. Kind regards Matthew

Reviewed 15 July 2018 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 DavidP14293
TeamQuench, Guest Relations Manager at Quench Restaurant + Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

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 10 July 2018

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 17 July 2018

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 4 July 2018 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 John H
TeamQuench, Guest Relations Manager at Quench Restaurant + Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

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 28 June 2018

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 2 July 2018

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 20 June 2018 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 22 June 2018

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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$23
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
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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