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36 Godfrey Road | Rd2, Blenheim 7272, New Zealand
+64 3-572 7989
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  • Very good9%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Contemporary, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
36 Godfrey Road | Rd2, Blenheim 7272, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Locals to Blenheim will know this restaurant well. For us, being tourists from the UK, it was a new experience and what a wonderful one is was. The setting in a vineyard gives a romantic setting, the staff are very pleasant and helpful, particularly lovely...More

Thank Ted H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed pre drinks while studying the set menu choices. The choice of starters, mains and deserts was pleasingly wide & varied. The owners are Liz (front of house) and Bradley (chef). Liz is charm personified, friendly and helpful. The food created and presented by...More

Thank Adamthegardener
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We travelled around the South Island to hike, eat at great restaurants and taste the wines. Arbour was our favourite out of about 18 highly rec restaurants. Our waitress was amazing and helped us choose the wines to compliment all the dishes for the 8...More

Thank baren
Reviewed 1 week ago

it was OK but not that special, I was told it was going to be fantastic so was a little disappointed

Thank O1424OVrichardc
Reviewed 1 week ago

Three friends and I went to dine here for my birthday celebration. The whole experience was amazing, from the thoughtfully arranged tables, the attention to detail, the atmosphere, knowledgable fun and friendly staff and that was even before we tasted the food and the beautifully...More

Thank treatyourselfwell
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Had the many dinner was so lovely. Each course was delicious and very filling. Service was quick and friendly. A must do for Marlborough! !

Thank SallyW1417
Reviewed 5 October 2018

We've been to close to 20 Michelin-starred restaurant and Arbour plays in that same league. Even beats some of them both on food, presentation, wine pairing, and the staff. This was an experience we will always remember with a big smile of happiness and pleasure....More

Thank Daniel E
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

We were very excited to be visiting the Marlborough for my wife’s birthday. We were looking for some special experiences - and Arbour did not disappoint! The setting, the service, the wine and the food were all exceptional. Every course was carefully created and beautifully...More

1  Thank Staunts
Reviewed 18 September 2018

An interesting 4 course degustation was enjoyed as was the service and humour of Jackson, our table host.

Thank Michael James D
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

One of the best degustation dinners we have had. Friendly service and not too pretentious. The portions were super generous and the meals were of the highest standard. Highly recommend.

1  Thank Ray M
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16 June 2016|
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Response from ArbourDining | Property representative |
Hi Don, Thank you so much for your interest. If you scroll to the bottom of the web page you will see a black button 'View Our Menus' which will take you to the links. I the have 'Dinner Menu' and 'Beverage Menu' on this... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$27
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Godfrey Road | Rd2, Blenheim 7272, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim
  • Phone Number: +64 3-572 7989
  • E-mail
Modern cuisine, an exciting beverage list and warm, friendly service, in the heart of Marlborough's renowned wine growing region. With a focus on seasonal, local produce, Arbour offers an a la carte menu or a 'Just Feed Me' option where the chefs will send you three, four or 'MANY' courses reflecting the ingredients they are featuring that day. Only two minutes from Marlborough Airport and Renwick, or just an eight minute drive from Blenheim.
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