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The Vintners Room

€€€€, International, European
190 Rapaura Road | Rd3, Rapaura, Blenheim 7273, New Zealand
+64 3-572 5094
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“salmon” (6 reviews)
“bread” (6 reviews)
“soup” (4 reviews)
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New Zealand, International, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
190 Rapaura Road | Rd3, Rapaura, Blenheim 7273, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 69 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was amazing as the food. We had the Seafood Chowder and Pork belly risotto for starters which was delicious followed up by beef cheeks for the main and the best Lamb shank I've ever tasted. The staff were super attentive and the chef...More

Thank Scott J
Reviewed 11 July 2017

It was a cold winter night and we almost had the place to ourselves which was a shame as the food is excellent. Nice gas fireplace to keep us cosy and warm. The risotto was perfectly cooked and the salmon perfect as well. Found the...More

Thank Tracy S
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

This was a return visit after visiting Marlborough from U.K. about 18 months ago and as our first lunch here was so good we decided to go back while there on a return visit to NZ but this time for dinner. We were not disappointed....More

Thank donnacosford
Reviewed 5 June 2017

First impressions were not that great as restaurant and bar area look basic but that all changed when we were greeted by Caroline. We ate reasonably early and the restaurant was not that busy but there was a nice fire blazing to keep off the...More

Thank NorthernerCoDown
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Had a three course Dinner and different wines by the carafe and by the glass - excellent! Very friendly staff, including the chef, who is an expert in providing hiking recommendations in the region. Really worth the visit.

Thank Christian M
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Ate here on a Saturday night in April. Food and service were good but as there were only a handful of diners, it totally lacked atmosphere. Not great for a Saturday!

Thank perthluv2travel
Reviewed 15 May 2017

The restaurant was warm and inviting. Our waitress was very friendly and a wealth of information. I ordered the lamb neck fillet. The chef came out and clarified a few details for me. My wife had the soup, carrot and chickpea. Both of our meals...More

1  Thank mike p
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We were greeted with a warm welcome, service was efficient and the food was simply divine. The ingredients were very fresh, local NZ, and from the garden out back. Everything on the menu looked tempting. As a side note, the restaurant's atmosphere is plain, could...More

Thank BagPackedWillTravel
MVHGeneralManager, General Manager at The Vintners Room, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2017

Dear BagPackedWillTravel, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with a review of your dining experience at MVH. It was a pleasure to read your review and the new Head Chef and team and delighted with the feedback. It is unfortunate that the...More

Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Had dinner at this little gem of a restaurant. I got wind that there was a new head chef and his menu was great. Slow roasted beef cheeks with duck fat potatoes were amazing! Other curses were delicious too. Service was attentive but not too...More

Thank NinC1
MVHGeneralManager, General Manager at The Vintners Room, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2017

Dear NinC1, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with a review of your dining experience. The team and are are pleased with your comments. I am glad to read that you enjoyed the new menu created by the recently appointed Head Chef,...More

Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

We arrived at 7:30 pm without a reservation on a Friday and were warmly welcomed. Our table overlooked a nondescript green space. In contrast 2 the table view,, the plating & taste of our Beef Cheeks with roasted veggies for 2 was delightful! We enjoyed...More

Thank Catherine H
MVHGeneralManager, General Manager at The Vintners Room, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2017

Dear Catherine H, Thank you for your review of your recent dining experience with us. The slow roasted beef cheeks are a firm favorite at the restaurant and personally one of my favorite dishes. Nothing beats a nice glass of local Pinot Noir and a...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$38 - US$88
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 190 Rapaura Road | Rd3, Rapaura, Blenheim 7273, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim  >  Rapaura
  • Phone Number: +64 3-572 5094
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The Vintners Room at Marlborough Vintners Hotel. We use Organic fruit and vegetables form our Potager, Locally and Regionally sourced Produce. We proudly hand make our dishes and our tlented Chefs offer an ever changing menu. Bookings Essential.
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