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Twelve Trees

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Soups, New Zealand, European, Contemporary
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Jacksons Road, Blenheim 7273, New Zealand
+64 3-572 7123
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Blenheim, New Zealand
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Loved our meal and atmosphere. Our waitress was incredibly helpful when one of our party got sick and for that we are very grateful.

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Thank BarbaraMarlborough
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66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a nice place for lunch and the food was good and the choices outstanding. Not a large menu however the meals came in different sizes for different appetites. I had the small Seafood Chowder and it was tasty and rich. My husband had the Salmon Salad and it was packed with vegetables.

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Thank Lu B
Kylie C, Guest Relations Manager at Twelve Trees, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review. We hope to see you again. More 

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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sunday brunch with family Beautiful setting and staff are so helpful -really awesome !! Seafood chowder always a hit, but goats cheese main and open chicken sandwich !!! Yum Don't go to marlborough and not visit here

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Thank Pggwrightson B
Kylie C, Guest Relations Manager at Twelve Trees, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. I'm pleased you enjoyed your brunch. I'll pass your kind comments on to our 'really awesome' staff. Cheers. More 

Brisbane, Australia
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109 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have frequented Twelve Trees three times in the last twelve months as my son and daughter-in-law live in Blenheim. I have never been disappointed. I have only been there for lunch and could not fault their service or food on any occasion. The restaurant setting is delightful. The service is excellent and the food is delicious. The seafood chowder... More 

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Thank Lynne033
Kylie C, Guest Relations Manager at Twelve Trees, responded to this review

Yay, another regular! Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review. We look forward to seeing you again. More 

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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We dropped into the Alan Scott Family Winery on a cold day and found everything to be absolutely amazing. The building and decor are beautiful and the food was to die for. The seafood chowder was the best we've had anywhere in the world. Thoroughly recommended to anyone lucky enough to be in the area.

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Thank Gdayimdave
Kylie C, Guest Relations Manager at Twelve Trees, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review. I'm pleased you enjoyed the chowder - it sure is perfect on a cold day. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner here last night. The 2 starters (duck & asparagus/goat cheese) were divine. The mains we had (pork berry & salmon) were good but not quite up to the standard of the starters. We didn't have room for dessert!

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Thank Delwyn S
Kylie C, Guest Relations Manager at Twelve Trees, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. I'm pleased you enjoyed your dinner experience with us. As you will know we are predominantly a lunchtime restaurant, so I'm pleased you managed to catch us for our pop-up weekend Summer Evening Dining. Perhaps we may see you again for dessert, before we finish this series in early March. More 

Timaru
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We come here every year to have lunch and purchase wine. Today was very busy, the service was great and the food (cheese platter) with the house sav was lovely. Staff were very organised and friendly. We are never disappointed

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Thank dunedintimaru
Kylie C, Guest Relations Manager at Twelve Trees, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely review. It's always great to hear from our regulars. We look forward to seeing you again :) More 

Orange
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had lunch there , a manageable group of 6. And it was. From the moment of sitting down we were served well. The food was great, and a reasonable choice for a lunch menu. If I had one small complaint, it would be that the chowder ( which was superb ) could have been hotter. Apart from that, a great... More 

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Kylie C, Guest Relations Manager at Twelve Trees, responded to this review

Happy New Year. Thank you for your review. More 

London, United Kingdom
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134 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely setting but as we were eating lunch our wine tasting was a little rushed. The food was good but not as excellent as we had lead to believe, the chowder was probably the stand out dish

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Thank TheClairevH
Kylie C, Guest Relations Manager at Twelve Trees, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Have a lovely Christmas. More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Remember to ask the waiter to suggest pairing wine to the dishes. The food tastes good with impressive presentation!

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Thank snows622
Kylie C, Guest Relations Manager at Twelve Trees, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$29
Cuisine
Soups, New Zealand, European, Contemporary
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 16:30
Monday
09:00 - 16:30
Tuesday
09:00 - 16:30
Wednesday
09:00 - 16:30
Thursday
09:00 - 16:30
Friday
09:00 - 16:30
Saturday
09:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jacksons Road, Blenheim 7273, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim
  • Phone Number: +64 3-572 7123
Description
Named after the original walnut trees that lined the entrance to the winery, lunch at our Twelve Trees Restaurant is a must for visitors, and locals alike. The great food and relaxing atmosphere, whether in the sheltered courtyard, or inside by the fire, provide a warm welcome.

Menus change seasonally to reflect Head Chef, Matt Gibson's simple food philosophy "fresh & local". However a couple of signature dishes, including the Seafood Chowder, which has become a local favourite, remain on the menu year round. Come in and try it with the delicious Wallops Chardonnay!

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?