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MIA Dining

14 Scott Street, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
+64 3-578 8833
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Overview
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood curry” (5 reviews)
“lamb” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
14 Scott Street, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 196 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I made a reservation about a month ago via their website and received a confirmation. I even received a reminder today. My wife and I got ready, took a taxi to the restaurant and walked up to the door only to find newspapers lining the...More

3  Thank Mrjonnygreen
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

We had two weeks driving around the South Island and MIA Dining was our best dining experience. Fantastic food. The Lamb and Mussels were phenomenal. Excellent service and nicely designed restaurant with good space between tables. A real Gem. Strongly recommended for a great fine...More

1  Thank mmcfj
Jetti W, Owner at MIA Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks mmcfj for the great review. We are glad you had a great experience with us . Hope to see you again in the near future. Kind Regards,

Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Not only is this an exceptional fine dining venue but also a great place for tasting a selections of Marlborough’s wines. We enjoyed a flight is Sauvignon Blanc plus an extra one that the owner suggested we try and then a couple of pino gris...More

Thank Roz57_13
Jetti W, Owner at MIA Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Roz for the great review. We are glad you enjoyed the dining experience and found everything to perfection. Hope to see you in the dining room again soon. Kind Regards,

Reviewed 6 December 2017

Jeti and his team try so hard here, and deliver a sublime dining experience, top food matched to an extensive wine selection. We come here as a special treat and with business friends, knowing we will have a great evening

Thank mary2936
Jetti W, Owner at MIA Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2017

Hi Mary, Thank you so much for the amazing review! We are so glad that you enjoyed everything about this experience. We hope to see you again soon! Kind Regards,

Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

The lamb was cooked to perfection, I almost asked to go to the kitchen so I could watch the chef cook it! It was simply divine. The Urlar Pinot Noir pairing was spot on too. A lovely meal with a friendly staff. The restaurant was...More

Thank drjandthemissus
Jetti W, Owner at MIA Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2017

Thank you for the review. We are so glad that you enjoyed Lamb and the matched Pinot Noir. We hope to see you in the restaurant on your next visit. Kind Regards,

Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

The food was delicious and Jetti (the owner) knows his wine well. He introduced us to different wines around the region and let us tasted them even if it means opening new bottles! They are moving their restaurant to Auckland next year, hence do visit...More

Thank MelYYT
Jetti W, Owner at MIA Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2017

Hi Mel, Thanks for the amazing review. We are rapt that you enjoyed your experience and we look forward to seeing you again in the near future. Kind Regards,

Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

The lamb dish was cooked very well but not tasty as I had expected. Same opinion gathered from my relatives. The price was too expensive too.

Thank Verma Joy A
Jetti W, Owner at MIA Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2017

Thanks Verma Joy for your review. We look forward to seeing you again in the dining room. Kind Regards,

Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

This place really impressed us, first with the food (loved the lamb), but mostly with the service. I noted my food allergies in my booking (gluten, dairy, shellfish) and they had options ready for me as soon as we sat down and made me feel...More

Thank Megan S
Jetti W, Owner at MIA Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2017

Hi Megan, Thanks for the review. Hope you're having an amazing time in New Zealand, safe travels. Kind Regards,

Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Wow thanks so much MIA! We dined with you last night and had a wonderful time, exceptional food, wine pairing and great service . Atmosphere of the restaurant is wonderful, candlelit, with a bar on one side it's friendly and relaxed but very upmarket fine...More

Thank Becky S
Jetti W, Owner at MIA Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2017

Hi Becky, Thank you so much for the amazing review! We are so glad that you enjoyed everything about this experience. We hope to see you again soon! Kind Regards,

Reviewed 5 November 2017

The restaurant is small and inviting. Food was well cooked and imaginative. My cloudy bay clams came with a sauce with nuts giving the dish a lovely unexpected crunch and flavour. The fallow tartare aas also tasty and served like a pate looked good on...More

Thank christinej437
Jetti W, Owner at MIA Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Hi Christine, Thank you so much for the review! We are so glad you enjoyed everything and we look forward to you dining with us again. Kind Regards,

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LittleRojo
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Our restaurant is closed on Sunday's and public holidays. Kind regards, Jetti
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$28
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
15:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
15:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
15:00 - 21:00
Thursday
15:00 - 21:00
Friday
15:00 - 21:00
Saturday
15:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Scott Street, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim
  • Phone Number: +64 3-578 8833
  • E-mail
Description
MIA 'Made In Aotearoa' Dining and Wine Cellar opened in December 2015 owned by Jetti Walker + Tamara Dunlop We serve modern, creative and innovative New Zealand food with genuine thoughtful hospitality. Our ethos on food is simple, eat fresh + eat seasonal + eat New Zealand. Our ethos on wine is on the geography of the New Zealand. We offer A La Carte and Two Tasting Menus: Flora, Vegetarian Tasting Menu; and Fauna, Seafood & Meat Chef's Tasting Menus, which is ever changing keeping up with freshness, seasonality & availability. Head Chef : Chad Posey states: " I want to highlight on our finest local producers and growers, a dining table is a place for family and friends to come together and I appreciate the opportunity to be able to enhance that experience with my food" We look forward to seeing you at MIA Dining.
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