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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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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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German, Bar, Pizza, European, Central European, International, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1 Dodson Street | Mayfield, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The venue is amazing brilliant outdoor area and really cool German beer hall feeling inside. But the food was a bit meh.the service was an absolute nightmare. "What beers do you have on tap?" "Hmmmm I don't know, I think we have a few". When...More

Thank Mel B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Snuck past here for a late lunch / early dinner - were pleasantly surprised! Food was delish and home made with lots of sauces on the side. Good selection of beers! Make sure you sit out in the sunshine.

Thank julieaitchison09
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are looking for a really cool spot for a family meal this is the place to go!! Great value, great food and even better selection of beer. Well worth the effort! We will definitely be back.

Thank A1361BZmattg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is tucked away in a side street off the main road so you have to look for it. Once you get past the door and down the stairs you end up in a beer hall. Be warned,this is not a quite restaurant just...More

Thank wilfredog
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at 6pm on a Saturday night, a group of 11 without a reservation. We expected to either be turned away or at least have a long wait. We were blown away by the service, the meals and the beer! Oh my lord did...More

Thank Craig N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We got two pizzas to takeaway, and we were delighted! My dining companion wanted to stay for the large range of beer, but we took our pizzas back to our accommodation. The pizzas were delicious and we were pleased we ordered two - they are...More

Thank K0neW0ne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sunday evening and some of the best music anywhere. The place is full of people enjoying the beer, music and food. First time here and will be back later in the week Beer is also well priced and an enormous selection. Can't say enough about...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Came in for Fathers day. Was my fathers first time here. As ever, the meal was just delicious. Good fast service and very friendly. Good variety on offer.

Thank 65kaycee
Reviewed 19 August 2018

I can tell that the manager will use the rugby game next door as an excuse (based on his responses to other reviewers) but here we go regardless. Being busy is no excuse for being rude, I can see the usual response from the manager...More

3  Thank Patricia B
Dietmar S, Owner at Dodson Street Beer Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Dear Patricia This is the greatest review in the last 48 hours. Thank you for this. And the 2-Star rating made the whole team proud. Thank you again. Because all of our guests ( 231 in total inside and in the garden ) who made...More

Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

This place gets everything right- the gorgeous beer garden, the staff, the food, the atmosphere. There’s a German flavour too which adds to the ambiance. It has a fantastic range of craft beer and a multitude of food options. We had the seafood chowder and...More

Thank NeilM3453
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$16
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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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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