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Dodson Street Beer Garden

) #9 of 87 Restaurants in Blenheim $$ - $$$ German, , Pizza
1 Dodson Street | Mayfield, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
+64 3-577 8348
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (90 reviews)
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CUISINES
German, Bar, Pizza, European, Pub, New Zealand, Central European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
1 Dodson Street | Mayfield, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went to Dodson St last weekend to hear a great jazz group who were playing Fri, Sat Sun nights. The atmosphere was brilliant... could have been in any top jazz club anywhere in the world. There was a real buzz about the place and...More

Thank Wanakagirl27
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our social club (group of 25) chose this venue for our mid-winter Christmas dinner. Even though the restaurant was very busy the service was great and the different courses were brought out with perfect timing. The food was absolutely delicious and enough for twice as...More

Thank Sennen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We just treated our staff out for a well deserved dinner and chose Dodson Street Beer Garden. Their pizza is remarkable and choice of beers amazing. Top service and great value for money!

Thank Darrellnz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great service. Good food and drink at reasonable prices. A very unpretentious place to relax and enjoy dinner.

Thank Blair K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were running late all day (last Friday), so late evening we were wanting to get a good meal, (not Mcds!) but at 9pm thought we would be lucky. Rung several local restaurants to be told that the kitchen was closed, by hospo staff who...More

Thank FleurB1974
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Lovely night out in a very relaxing atmosphere. Lovely friendly hostesses. Delicious food - generous portions. Great beer. All in all a great night - can't ask for much more really. Thanks everyone.

Thank Jedsmom
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped in during the week for a quick late lunch. We were greeted and served by the owners who were really lovely and attentive. We were served up awesome pub style German dishes and delicious brews! Was a chilly day and the fire was cranking...More

Thank 7Acissej7
Reviewed 4 May 2017

The owner took our order..... eventually... he was very abrupt to say the least, when asked about ordering our drink as well he refused to take them and only our food order and then when the food arrived he had got the order for one...More

1  Thank J9019ASmichellen
Dietmar S, Owner at Dodson Street Beer Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Hi Thanks for this report about our Restaurant. We are shocked. And a very good screen shot indeed. The last 2 days were extremely busy with large group walk-ins. This does not excuse in any way this miserable service you have received here at Dodson...More

Reviewed 3 May 2017

We walked into this restaurant & were told to just find ourselves a seat which we did. A few minutes later a waitress came by & dropped the menu's on our table & said 'There you go' !!!! No hello. Another waitress brought us some...More

Thank 61Foodie61
Dietmar S, Owner at Dodson Street Beer Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Hi Thanks for this report about our Restaurant. We are shocked. And a very good screen shot indeed. The last 2 days were extremely busy with large group walk-ins. This does not excuse in any way this miserable service you have received here at Dodson...More

Reviewed 27 April 2017

Thus place is slightly eccentric but is the real deal. The host was anxious to accommodate our group, the food was very reasonably priced and was hearty and classy. The endless choice of quality craft beer was more than icing on the cake. Give it...More

Thank timtT6478JH
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 19
Cuisine
German, Bar, Pizza, European, Pub, New Zealand, Central European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
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
Description
"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 Experience OZ + NZ : One of Marlborough's 10 best Restaurants TripAdviser : One of Marlborough's 10 best Restaurants
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