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de Burgh's Bistro @ Hotel d'Urville

) #26 of 87 Restaurants in Blenheim €€€€ European, , Gluten Free Options
52 Queen Street, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
+64 3-577 9945
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
52 Queen Street, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 251 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I both thoroughly enjoyed our meals. We both had the pumpkin and bacon ravioli. It was fantastic. I followed up with venison and not disappointed. This is the best meal I have had in months. Then we got to dessert, wow!! Do...More

Thank TaupoNZ1
DurvilleManager, Reception at de Burgh's Bistro @ Hotel d'Urville, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thankyou so much for your review, will let staff know, they will be well pleased. Really great to get feedback that is appreacitive of the hard work that happens to make a dining experience one you won't forget. Raewyn

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Hotel d'Urville is in a former trust company (bank) and is a marvel of period architecture. The food in de Burgh's Bistro is classically bistro rather than "fine dining". They use a lot of locally-sourced ingredients, including the seafood. This gives a great taste...More

1  Thank Kathleen S
DurvilleManager, Manager at de Burgh's Bistro @ Hotel d'Urville, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for this great review! We really appreciate that you took the time to write about our restaurant. It is very pleasing to hear you had a good time dining with us and all the points you are making in your review are so...More

Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Great location in the Centre of Blenheim with an easy walk to shops and restaurants. We had a triple room with our adult daughter. Big room with queen and single beds and wooden floor. TV and fridge/tea and coffee making facilities. The heat pump kept...More

Thank Roddanz
DurvilleManager, Manager at de Burgh's Bistro @ Hotel d'Urville, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review... I believe this is a hotel review that was accidentally put under the restaurant account. We are well aware that room 6's bathroom needs renovating and we can assure you that it is next on our to do list. Unfortunately it...More

Reviewed 14 April 2017

Trust Michael' s judgement- the wild venison was superb as was the beef. Accompaniments really complimented the meal. Wine excellent.

Thank anita b
DurvilleManager, Manager at de Burgh's Bistro @ Hotel d'Urville, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2017

Michael will be glad to read this great review of yours. Thanks again!

Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

We were staying just out of Blenheim and decided to eat at this restaurant. The menu was varied and interesting, which covers most tastes, as was the extensive wine and drink list. The food was cooked to perfection and the service was good and cheerful....More

Thank Marty_BoyUK
DurvilleManager, Manager at de Burgh's Bistro @ Hotel d'Urville, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2017

Thank you very much for your kind review. We are glad you enjoyed the restaurant at Hotel d'Urville and hope you to see you again.

Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Great food. Delicious and beautifully presented. Ate here two nights and all our meals were outstanding. Made special efforts to accommodate my wife who had dietary restrictions including making her a special dessert. Fantastic local wines available by the glass. Nicolas, the manager/ maitre de...More

Thank 675ronn
DurvilleManager, Manager at de Burgh's Bistro @ Hotel d'Urville, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2017

Thank you so much for your beautiful review. I remember very well looking after you and your lovely wife and it was a pleasure having you stay with us for those two nights. We work very hard to keep the restaurant up to this standard,...More

Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Wonderful dinner on a trip through New Zealand. Lamb was delicious and cooked to perfection. Goat cheese salad was excellent. Really nice wine list with a number of very good local wines. Very good service and knowledgeable about wine.More

Thank Traveler5501
DurvilleManager, Manager at de Burgh's Bistro @ Hotel d'Urville, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Thank you so much for your great review! We are glad you enjoyed dining at Hotel d'Urville. We are very proud of our food and our wine list. The service is also a very important part of the experience we try to offer to our...More

Reviewed 21 March 2017

the atmosphere is a bit bare, location is good and staff very helpful but food is overpriced for what it is, acceptable but not specialMore

Thank Sheryl F
DurvilleManager, Manager at de Burgh's Bistro @ Hotel d'Urville, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Thank you for your review. I do appreciate your comment regarding our pricing, but you need to know it is a true reflection of the quality of the produces used in our menu. The chef do not hesitate to use the best and only the...More

Reviewed 15 March 2017

We had a very pleasant dinner just hours after workmen left after sprinting to finish all the cosmetic repairs after the Kaikoura earthquake. Food tasty and interesting. Menu varied enough to satisfy the divergent preferences of our foursome. Enjoyed a delightful bottle of local wine.

Thank catraveller999
DurvilleManager, Manager at de Burgh's Bistro @ Hotel d'Urville, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Thanks for your review. This was a very challenging week indeed! Great to hear that you still had a good time.

Reviewed 6 March 2017

Business dinner for eight people took far too long. The food was okay, but nothing noteworthy. The wine list had a good amount of reasonably priced selections. We had to poor our own wine and water (and then they ran out of sparkling water). We...More

Thank Wineman49er
DurvilleManager, Manager at de Burgh's Bistro @ Hotel d'Urville, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2017

I'm quite chocked to read this review and can't believe that this a review of our restaurant at Hotel d'Urville. I wish i knew what night you had dinner with us in order to investigate what went wrong. It must have been a rather busy...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$58
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Tuesday
17:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 21:30
Thursday
17:30 - 21:30
Friday
17:30 - 21:30
Saturday
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 Queen Street, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim
  • Phone Number: +64 3-577 9945
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Description
de Burgh's Bistro at Hotel d'Urville has an excellent reputation for serving great food made with local produces and featuring the best of Marlborough wines on their extensive wine list.
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