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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” (37 reviews)
“croquettes” (12 reviews)
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European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3 Kitchener Street, Martinborough 5711, New Zealand
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

We had dinner here as it came highly recommended. The place was full so we opted for a table which was slightly outside but still warm enough. We opted for the salmon and the beef fillet which turned out to be so so but from...More

Thank JYao55
Reviewed 23 February 2018

this is the third time of dining here, and Pinocchio has never failed to impress.We had family over from Australia and England and we were keen to show off our favourite restaurant in the region. They loved it and so did we. Exceptional flavours in...More

1  Thank Rick B
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Fabulous meal service was excellent and quick no wait what so ever couldn't fault will recommend and return thanks

1  Thank m3ga7ron
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Pinocchio’s was a great restaurant. Firstly, we were late (my fault) staff rang to confirm but I had left my phone elsewhere. After 30 minutes the table had been rebooked, fair enough, they were very busy. After some rejigging the staff fitted us in and...More

1  Thank rodkpage
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Prawns were to die for and duck stunning too. Great vibe. With just the right level of attentiveness

1  Thank Janine D
Reviewed 15 February 2018

We had high hopes here but sadly all three of us were disappointed. Some waitresses slightly arrogant, especially when you asked a question about some of the food, which was surprising as most NZ staff were wonderful hosts. The plate of food didn't seem to...More

Thank lindan166
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

We had heard great reports but a bit of a disappointment. Tiny wines by the glass but expensive. Bottled wines over the top prices so didn’t bother. The food was good, well cooked but nothing spectacular. Will I be back? Probably not.

Thank TKrieg
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

We went to Pinocchio on the recommendation of some locals and were not disappointed. We both had the salmon which was really tasty and nicely presented. The additional side salad we ordered went down very well too. The staff were polite and efficient and welcoming....More

Thank Chris A
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

We visited Pinocchio on Sunday night of Waitangi weekend. We had heard about it from many sources and we were delighted with the experience. Started with sharing coconut prawns entree - yum, should have had one each! For mains we had chicken and duck -...More

1  Thank ediths896
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed our night at Pinocchio's, dinner was very good and the wait staff were very attentive. Thank you.

1  Thank Tony P
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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
Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, 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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