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36 Godfrey Road | Rd2, Blenheim 7272, New Zealand
+64 3-572 7989
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  • Very good10%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Contemporary, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
36 Godfrey Road | Rd2, Blenheim 7272, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I visited on Saturday 5th May, the last night of our trip to Singapore, Australia and New Zealand. We were warmly welcomed and the service throughout the evening was attentive without being over the top. We opted for the 4 course menu...More

Thank Angela B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everyone should have the Prep Bench experience at Arbour at least once in their lives. Sitting amongst the action, watching the guys at work and learning about the thought, effort and detail behind each and every ingredient was a true privilege. Under Bradley's quiet leadership,...More

Thank MandyScottMackie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved the experience as it was our first time in Blenheim. Liz and the team delivered wonderful service and some of the food was much so more than what we could have anticipated. Some extremely interesting dishes including fig leaf ice-cream (go figure). It goes...More

Thank Kyle M
Reviewed 20 April 2018

Sorry guys. When we ate with you, the atmosphere was chilly, the staff tried hard but seemed to be under training,the food was so so (I was not well in the night), and the overall feeling was of poor value for money. It was not...More

Thank 3Pointers
Reviewed 11 April 2018

This was a our best meal in New Zealand over our entire three week adventure. We went all in with the full tasting menu and the service was just as good as the food - so much so that the waitress kindly pointed out where...More

Thank A G
Reviewed 2 April 2018

My wife and I went here for dinner. The menu was a "fixed menu" though they will change any items should you require. We had 4 courses and as we had booked the day before we paid for three. The starter was sword fish with...More

Thank TaurangaTrout
Reviewed 30 March 2018

A very nice meal with excellent service. The food was superb and the waitress was exceptional. Able to give explicit details about each course before serving

Thank Nome60
Reviewed 16 March 2018

We had a lovely dinner at Arbor. The food and wines were of high quality and service was competent. The location near Renwick was quite convenient to our lodging as well.

Thank rictraveler2014
Reviewed 16 March 2018

We booked the table months ago when we planned the visit to Blenheim. Wait staff was friendly & inviting. It was a surprise dinner with 4 courses - an "omakase." The bite was a beautiful dish with mussels & clams; the entrée was figs with...More

Thank 1pochette
Reviewed 16 March 2018

We spent a month traveling the South Island and eating at the Arbour on the second night of the trip turned out to be one of the better meals we had. Staff were very welcoming and helpful. We enjoyed the "just feed me" 3-course menu....More

Thank Eric K
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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$11 - US$27
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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View
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
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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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