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The Vintners Room

190 Rapaura Road | RD3, Rapaura, Blenheim 7273, New Zealand
+64 3-572 5094
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“bread” (6 reviews)
“pulled pork” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
New Zealand, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
DETAILS
190 Rapaura Road | RD3, Rapaura, Blenheim 7273, New Zealand
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11 - 20 of 68 reviews

Reviewed 29 December 2016

Open fire roaring, small intimate restaurant, great food, excellent wine (of course) and attentive service. Open to non-residents, but best to book early as hotel guests typically male up a large proportion of the limited tables.More

Thank English_Expat_Family
MVHGeneralManager, General Manager at The Vintners Room, responded to this review

Dear English_Expat_Family, Thank you for your shining review of your dining experience at the Vintners Room Restaurant. The kitchen team and I are pleased to read your review and are glad you enjoyed the dining experience. Once again thank you for the review and I...More

Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

The Vintners Room gets one point for using fresh ingredients - which you really cannot miss so bland is the cuisine - and one point for still pretending (that they are in the running). The regality is that until a new chef worthy of this...More

2  Thank T V
MVHGeneralManager, General Manager at The Vintners Room, responded to this review

Dear TV, Thank you for your review. I am disappointed to read your comments regarding your dining experience. Although very general, I have passed on your comments to the kitchen team. Should you wish to discuss these further please feel free to contact me directly...More

Reviewed 13 December 2016

Had the five course degustation with matching wines. The whole meal was superb, delivered in a quiet dining room.

Thank SILVANO C
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Joined some friends here for dinner on a Sunday evening. Restaurant was busy. Staff were relaxed but helpful. Menu - small plates a good option if you aren't too hungry and like me want to try a few different things.

Thank Brigid F
Reviewed 26 September 2016

I've got a good restaurant pedigree. Just putting that out there. I've eaten at EMeril's, The French Laundry, Halls ChopHouse in Charleston, Scholteshof in Hasselt, Belgium, PostRio in SF, White Barn and Primo in Maine, a slew of top notch steakhouses, Commander's Palace in NOLA....More

Thank chimayred
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Really enjoyable 2 course meal. Starter--Scallops Main--Duck with delicious home grown chestnuts Glass of Vintners chardonnay. Pleasant reception, friendly helpful waitress, attractively presented and enjoyable meal.

Thank Jay B
Reviewed 12 June 2016

I stayed here and had dinner one of the nights. I had the vegetarian spring rolls and the donuts for pudding. Both dishes were delicious, staff were friendly, welcoming and polite. I had an early dinner so not a huge amount of people eating dinner....More

Thank danjonelson
MVHGeneralManager, General Manager at The Vintners Room, responded to this review

Dear danjonnelson, Thank you for your review of your dining experience at The Vintners Room Restaurant. I am pleased to read that you enjoyed your entire dining experience with us. We pride ourselves on showcasing the best local seasonal Marlborough produce coupled with fresh vegetables...More

Reviewed 7 June 2016

We returned here a year later because we had so enjoyed our meal time. Sadly this time it was just ok and nothing outstanding. The onion tart for starters was tasty and went down well. The scallops were ok and served on a hot stone...More

Thank wantatravel2day
MVHGeneralManager, General Manager at The Vintners Room, responded to this review

Dear wantatravel2day, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with a review of your dining experience at The Vintners Room Restaurant. It is disappointing to read that your dining experience was not up to your expectation and for this I apologize. I have...More

Reviewed 30 March 2016

We celebrated a friend's birthday at this amazing restaurant and it was very special indeed. The staff had been informed about my vegetarian preferences and they came up with options. The hazelnut dukkah for starters with the bread was outstanding. the meal was to die...More

Thank Meenakshi S
MVHGeneralManager, General Manager at The Vintners Room, responded to this review

Dear Meenakshi S, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with a review of your recent dining experience at Vintners Room Restaurant. I am very pleased with your comments and glad you where able to enjoy some of exceptional vegetarian options. We look...More

Reviewed 27 March 2016

Stayed here at the hotel for a few nights and found the food here very good. Always fresh and tasty , well prepared .

Thank kjwho
MVHGeneralManager, General Manager at The Vintners Room, responded to this review

Dear kjwho, Thank you for your review on your dining experience. It was great to meet you during your stay and I look forward to welcome you back in the future. Regards Travis

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 38 - USD 88
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 190 Rapaura Road | RD3, Rapaura, Blenheim 7273, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim  >  Rapaura
  • Phone Number: +64 3-572 5094
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Description
The Vintners Room at Marlborough Vintners Hotel. We use Organic fruit and vegetables form our Potager, Locally and Regionally sourced Produce. We proudly hand make our dishes and our tlented Chefs offer an ever changing menu. Bookings Essential.