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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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1 - 10 of 346 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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

1  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.

1  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
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful. Couldn’t fault it. Everything about the evening was perfect and I can’t stop raving about the food and recommending it to everyone. This is world class food from my experiences.

1  Thank chelahmert
Reviewed 18 March 2018

This is a great spot to eat in Martinborough village. The food is delicious and the staff really helpful. I would recommend booking ahead as it is quite small and gets busy - well worth a visit - as is clear by the fact we...More

1  Thank Sarah5368
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

It was a busy night but the service was attentive and just excellent. The entrees were interesting especially the prawns. The mains were great and the duck went down well. The wine list was extensive, strongly local and very good recommendations. In all an excellent...More

1  Thank Nigel S
Reviewed 14 March 2018

After a long journey we opted against the hotel “steak night” next door and followed up on the recommendation of the young girl in the tourist centre. It was the right decision. The menu offered an excellent range of interesting dishes and the wine list...More

1  Thank Andy M
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Service was very good, the wait staff were always abundant and smiling - very attentive. We only had breads and mains: bread was fair for the price, nothing special. The duck was very good and was recommended by staff. The chicken was tasty but overpriced...More

Thank Fairverona
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$28
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, 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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