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3 Kitchener Street, Martinborough 5711, New Zealand
+64 6-306 6094
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“duck” (38 reviews)
“croquettes” (13 reviews)
European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3 Kitchener Street, Martinborough 5711, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Super dinned with friends, not wanting anything too ..so we went for there burgers great choice and delicious fillings belly pork wow, beef double wow. This has it all

Thank Ross2nz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a carafe of wine each (bubbles and Pinot noir), beef check for sharing and sides of potatoes and mushrooms. All food was amazing with a great depth of flavour. Also great service. We booked which I would recommend as the restaurant was full...More

1  Thank BexMay_12
Reviewed 1 week ago

Another delightful night at Pinocchio's Martinborough. Food, service and general ambience amazing! Just love this place. Would highly recommend and we look forward to our next visit in the future!

1  Thank BarwickWellington
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went in the day before to book and was made very welcome. Same welcome the next day, staff remembered us and the service was excellent. Food was superb and good value for money. Highly recommend and would definiteliy go there again

1  Thank Kirsty216
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely little restaurant. Recently listed in the Top 100 Restaurants in NZ. Superb food, excellent service. Try the duck.

Thank John G
Reviewed 15 September 2018

We booked for 27 last night (Friday) Chose a set menu with two mains and two desserts. Very good value at $42 per head inluding sides of broccolini and hand cut chips with aioli. Everyone very happy. I had the pork belly which just fell...More

2  Thank L G
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

I scoured menus all around New Zealand, looking for the perfect place to have my fiancé’s birthday meal and I couldn’t have found a better place. The wine list was full of local wines and the menu sounded so good. We started our dinner with...More

1  Thank Misty M
Reviewed 6 August 2018

I reviewed Pinocchio back in 2015 and I am pleased to say their food offerings may have changed but their standards have remained consistently high. Food and service is excellent - how fortunate are we to have a restaurant of this quality in our village....More

5  Thank Nellybrown0
Reviewed 25 July 2018

My wife and I had the 7 course degustation in July 2018 for a special occassion. Chef Paul, his wife Elly and their team have Pinocchio running as a well oiled machine. The food is amazing, perfect wines to match and all amongst a relaxed...More

1  Thank Tim C
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

What a memorable meal! So flavorsome, and such lovely staff. Well done Team! And most importantly, well done the owners! Admire your energy and vision. Good luck to meeting your goals for staff incentive! You’ll absolutely nail it 🤗 everyone who recommended you said it...More

3  Thank Karen E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$26
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Kitchener Street, Martinborough 5711, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wairarapa  >  Martinborough
  • Phone Number: +64 6-306 6094
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Pinocchio is a family owned and operated restaurant, we pride ourselves on using fresh produce from around New Zealand. We offer breakfast, lunch and dinner, in relaxed and friendly environment. Pinocchio has an extensive wine list, selected from local vineyards and from around New Zealand. Our Head chef Paul has combined his fine dinning knowledge and experience to create a menu that consists of sensational flavours combined with eye catching presentation in our bistro experience. Pinocchio has the capacity to seat forty-five people. Pinocchio has a sunny courtyard to enjoy your dinning experience or just a Peroni on tap. Private functions are available on request.
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