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Scotch Wine Bar & Wine Shop

€€ - €€€, ,
26 Maxwell Road, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
+64 3-579 1176
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (8 reviews)
“polenta fries” (2 reviews)
“kimchi” (2 reviews)
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Bar, Wine Bar, New Zealand, European, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
26 Maxwell Road, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
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Reviewed 13 August 2018

Went to Scotch for a quiet drink after dinner, was right across the road form the restaurant so easy to get to. Picked a bad wine unfortunately but otherwise the atmosphere was good, the music and ambient noise was at a good level to have...More

Thank RanaBanananRama
Reviewed 27 July 2018

So you've lobbed into town and you need somewhere to eat. There are the usuals, of course, but then you wander in here. The food selections are all interesting and designed as share and taste plates. The staff are very generous in explaining the choices...More

1  Thank 842brucec
Reviewed 7 July 2018

To start, I think very good, should be "GOOD" but as Tripadvisor does not have this choice, I did very good, because average is to low. I actually never went to Scotch Bar as it is more a wine bar and as I found out...More

Thank Bea T
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

A small but vibrant place. The sourdough bread was delicious, as well as the beet salad. But the gnocchi was absolutely amazing, the best I have ever had! So soft and tender, with a wonderful pumpkin sauce and tangy goat cheese. Although we were in...More

Thank Adventurer740813
Reviewed 22 May 2018

went there for dinner, great service, great selection of wines, food is AAA, not the usual but a great food experience.

Thank Bapu R
Reviewed 13 May 2018

We dined here in early May on a Monday night, it was full and humming. We chose the $45 tasting tapas, the sour dough bread was lovely, the hummus spot on. The stand out dish was the lamb, amazing, tender and so flavorsome. There was...More

Thank twebb21
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

At first look at the menu we weren’t excited but once we actually took the time to work it out I’d not be exaggerating to say it was the best food we have ever had (and we are old!) . Superb service too

Thank Kiwitango
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

We ordered food to share and it was really good ! All the dishes were excellent and the staff was really friendly.

Thank Caroline F
Reviewed 26 March 2018

Visited Blenheim on a Monday, sleepy little town but Scotch was pretty busy and obviously popular. The beanbags outside on the pavement looked very comfy. Chose the pork shoulder and some veges to share - great amount of food, just right after a day of...More

Thank 4xWandering_Kiwis
Reviewed 19 March 2018

I was recommended to come here by a local colleague who knows what she is talking about. I ended up choosing to go for the tasting plates at $45 as opposed to paying $30 for a min plus veg. Good choise - 6 courses later,...More

Thank LovesAWine
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$34
Bar, Wine Bar, New Zealand, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Maxwell Road, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim
  • Phone Number: +64 3-579 1176
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We are an independent, owner-operated wine bar, restaurant and wine shop located in the middle of Blenheim, Marlborough.
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