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3 Kitchener Street, Martinborough 5711, New Zealand
+64 6-306 6094
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“duck” (27 reviews)
“snapper” (17 reviews)
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European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3 Kitchener Street, Martinborough 5711, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My wife and I visited Martinborough between 14 December to 16 December 2017 on an occasion of a wedding at Poppy's. On Thursday we were having a beer at the local Bar & Restaurant "Cool Change "and we got talking to a local farmer Tim...More

1  Thank m2752
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Truly recomend you to try this small and freindly restaurant. The food is great and the service as well.

Thank Ásbjörn B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pinocchio is one of those places that you stumble on by accident, thinking it will be standard tourist fare in a small town. It's anything but. Paul and Elly who run the place trained in leading big-city restaurants in Wellington, and it shows in the...More

Thank Kent D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did a tasting menu here and it was delicious! Every course was gorgeous to look at. THe wine list was fantastic as well.

Thank breinings
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have visited this restaurant (and predecessors in the same location) over the years and are rarely disappointed. We both enjoyed our entrees - B had the scallops while I had the prawns.. We both had the confit of duck and found it excellent. The...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently had dinner here during our 3 weeks travelling the north island. We ate a many restaurants from Auckland to Wellington. This was the best meal we had by far! Excellent food - quality and taste - as reasonable prices, along with excellent service...More

Thank DanandLiz3107
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We stopped in without a booking, the restaurant was full but offered us an outside seating which we took. When a table became available inside we were offered this. Food was excellent, generous serves and worth every cent, staff were friendly and the right level...More

Thank NZholidayaddict
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

We went here as a large group of friends and they were so accommodating to our multiple requests. The menu options are so good you want to try it all and the food is amazing it doesn’t let you down.

Thank tkapo
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

We couldn’t be more fulsome in our praise of the food at Pinocchio's. To give it ten out of ten almost doesn’t do it justice. The steaks were as good as one would get anywhere, and all meals were beautifully presented. The negative was the...More

1  Thank Gail D
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Great service, excellent food, relaxed environment! Make sure you book as a lot of people were turned away while we were having dinner. The chocolate terrine for dessert was to die for!

Thank thedish16
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
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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