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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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European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3 Kitchener Street, Martinborough 5711, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago 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

1  Thank Karen E
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We’d had a number of people recommend a visit to Pinocchio, so we were delighted that they reopened (after a short winter break) during our time in Martinborough. It seemed popular with locals & visitors, which is always a good sign. We visited on Wednesday...More

Thank JJG2012
Reviewed 4 June 2018

This is the 4th time we have eaten here - we always make a point of going there when we stay in martinborough. Once again it totally delivered. I had the duck and my husband had the steak - soooo darn delicious. Great wine list...More

2  Thank L0ttstar
Reviewed 4 June 2018

The menu looked great and we came here after recommendations from other travellers at our hotel. The mushrooms as a side was great. Between our group we had the duck, the mushroom main and the pork belly. Great food and presentation. Really liked the chocolate...More

1  Thank Lisa L
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Nice ambience, lovely staff. Promoted an entree to a main with no problem. Interesting flavours, and perhaps strangely, one of the best salads I've had in a while. A bit pricey, but just worth it. Only gripe - excessively warm, even when we were the...More

1  Thank TonyFromHackney
Reviewed 26 April 2018

This restaurant was located below our hotel and because of the proximity, we thought we'd give it a try. Were we ever surprised.! The food was top quality-expertly and creatively prepared.The wines were from the region and also very good. Our waitress and wife of...More

1  Thank franee0409
Reviewed 11 April 2018

This is the third time we have been and the food is amazing - top level tastes, great wines from the district and a choice of inside / outside seating, with knowledgeable staff. Its got a small, cosy family feel to it but also feels...More

2  Thank Richard S
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Four main course dishes, all big hits. This is the place to go to for evening dining in Martinborough for consistently high-quality cuisine.

2  Thank rickshaw317
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

I booked this online before we arrived in Martinborough. Well worth thinking ahead. We enjoyed great service even though they were quite busy. I had the beetroot salad entree which was light and delicious followed by the duck. I love to eat duck when I’m...More

1  Thank talloaks1
Reviewed 29 March 2018

For such a small town one does not expect to have such a wonderful meal. The staff were very friendly & welcoming, the service was prompt & presentation was beautiful. But the best part was in the meal itself exceptional!!

1  Thank lizmeikle
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$27
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
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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