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Dodson Street Beer Garden

€€ - €€€German, , Pizza
1 Dodson Street | Mayfield, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
+64 3-577 8348
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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German, Bar, Pizza, European, Pub, New Zealand, Central European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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1 Dodson Street | Mayfield, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A lovely big pub, strong German influence and a huge range of beers and wines. They also have an interesting and varied menu with an international feel. We both, rather boringly, had burgers but nevertheless they were delicious and generously sized. Good value and would...More

Thank slightlywelton
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looking for somewhere a little different then this is the place, more beer Keller than garden when visited on a rainy night. Great range of craft beers on tap and a nice cosy environment in which to enjoy your pint 🍺. A good range of...More

Thank alanjamesg2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has a wide range of craft beers to select. Anyone love beer will love this place. It has a simply amazing environment with a great selection of sides, starters and pizzas. Though always busy but it should be acceptable considering the food.

Thank Serajis
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

These guys have a great selection of craft beers on tap ( one of the biggest I have seen) as well as great food. Pizzas are great and the ribs are amazing. Highly recommended

Thank Jason G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although busy with a large group, the waiters/waitresses were very accomodating, although the only problem was that we didn’t know who was who as some of the workers were wearing plain clothes! Other then that, very authentic German food and wonderful chatty atmosphere

Thank Sabrina E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Again, Trip Advisor helped us out. The beer selection is amazing. The food was excellent. Great atmosphere. The only issue for me, was the waiting staff were all wearing something different, so you didn't know who was serving you or not; and the fact you...More

Thank creagleton
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We saw this place on a tourist map and whilst it is on the outskirts of the town, around 10 minutes walk from the town centre, decided to give it a look. We weren't disappointed. 24 beers on tap !! Had a couple of the...More

Thank Colin_Kirk
Reviewed 7 February 2018

Liked this place a lot. recommend the german food (owner is probably german, at least he looks like he is, and the german food was really good !). Beer selection, despite a high number of tap (15 or 20 ?) was a bit disappointing. Nothing...More

Thank juju2601
Reviewed 5 February 2018

This is a genuine German pub right in Blenheim. Unique decor and quaint surroundings. this has become a Blenheim icon. Excellent food and service. Well done Dietmar - we enjoy coming here a lot. Seafood chowder is fantastic!

Thank KiwiPeregrinator
Reviewed 1 February 2018

I had the fish chowder; my wife had fish and chips. They were both delicious, ample portions. My wife complimented how grease-free her dish was considering it was fish and chips. The place was very busy for a Tuesday afternoon at around 2pm and they...More

Thank scottng15
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Dodson Street | Mayfield, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim
  • Phone Number: +64 3-577 8348
  • E-mail
“Best Restaurant“ - Beer & Brewer People’s Choice Awards New Zealand 2013
“3rd Best Bar“ - Beer & Brewer People’s Choice Awards New Zealand 2013
“Best Marlborough Restaurant“ - SOBA Awards 2013
“Best Marlborough Bar“ - SOBA Awards 2013 + 2014 + 2015 + 2016
Experience OZ + NZ : One of Marlborough's 10 best Restaurants
TripAdviser : One of Marlborough's 10 best Restaurants
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