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$$$$, European,
36 Godfrey Road | Rd2, Blenheim 7272, New Zealand
+64 3-572 7989
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good10%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“venison” (14 reviews)
“tasting menu” (4 reviews)
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Contemporary, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
36 Godfrey Road | Rd2, Blenheim 7272, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We stopped in Blenheim on our honeymoon road trip for one day to wine and dine. Our restaurant choice couldn't have been any better. Arbour's Kiwi take on French cuisine was delightful from appetizer through dessert, matched with excellent wines and the staff were lovely....More

Thank NielsHS
Reviewed 4 days ago

We have this little gem almost on our doorstep and for that I am very grateful! Love absolutely everything about the place - the people, the food, the vibe... We never need to wonder if it will be a "good night" - every meal here...More

Thank cowgirlNZ
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My wife and I had a wonderful dinner featuring local cuisine in a modern dining room. Service was great (thanks Astrid) and the local wines very complimentary to our choices. My wife had the caviar while I had the smoked venison and beets followed by...More

Thank CoachDave37
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and excellent service Just memorable as the tasting menu was excellently presented and everything from pickup to delivery Home was organised. Many thanks

Thank Lynn W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here our first night in Marlborough and had the 7-course just feed me menu without wine pairing. Our server made excellent wine recommendations that did a good job pairing with several different courses, since we only wanted a couple of glasses each. Overall,...More

Thank Jessica4141
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dined here for New Year 2017. Booking was friendly and super helpful. Setting was beautiful - airy, light with picturesque gardens. The food was delightful - modern, good flavours and well balanced. We left very satisfied but not overly full. Service was warm and friendly....More

Thank donnytrvl
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Lovely, special anniversary dinner at our favourite Marlborough restaurant. Fabulous food from fresh, local produce that changes with the season & always made to feel so welcome.

Thank John K
Reviewed 8 December 2017

My wife and I had the 4 course tasting menu which was excellent. Friendly service and staff. Loved meeting Charlie (the dog).

1  Thank David G
Reviewed 7 December 2017

IMHO, the best place to dine in the top of the south island. We had the feed me option with wine match and absolutely amazing experience. We have been back, if you are in the Marlborough region it is a must visit restaurant.

1  Thank Peter T
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

I had the tomato salad ($23) and it was excellent. The baked tomatoes were the best I’d ever had. The four course menu ($89) was also great. Salmon, grouper, beef three ways and dessert. The wine list is extensive with numerous NZ options. Great dinner,...More

Thank drjandthemissus
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Don P
16 June 2016|
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Response from ArbourDining | Property representative |
Hi Don, Thank you so much for your interest. If you scroll to the bottom of the web page you will see a black button 'View Our Menus' which will take you to the links. I the have 'Dinner Menu' and 'Beverage Menu' on this... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$12 - US$28
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Godfrey Road | Rd2, Blenheim 7272, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim
  • Phone Number: +64 3-572 7989
  • E-mail
Modern cuisine, an exciting beverage list and warm, friendly service, in the heart of Marlborough's renowned wine growing region. With a focus on seasonal, local produce, Arbour offers an a la carte menu or a 'Just Feed Me' option where the chefs will send you three, four or 'MANY' courses reflecting the ingredients they are featuring that day. Only two minutes from Marlborough Airport and Renwick, or just an eight minute drive from Blenheim.
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