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190 Rapaura Road | RD3, Rapaura, Blenheim 7273, New Zealand
+64 3-572 5094
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Thornton Cleveleys, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staying at Marlborough Vintners Hotel as part of a road trip around NZ, and as it was my partner's "special" birthday decided to eat at the restaurant. We were not disappointed. Pleasantly met and shown to a table over looking the garden. Offered a choice of water and when deciding on our choice of wine, helped among by the waitress... More 

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

Dear Rickawl, Thank you for your shining review of your stay and dining experience at MVH. I am thrilled that you choice to celebrate this special occasion with us and enjoyed every minute of it. The team and I are pleased to read your review and are glad you enjoyed the dining experience. Once again thank you for the review... More 

North Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

We had dinner 3 nights in a row at this restaurant because we stayed at the hotel ( actually a wonderful apartment ). The food at the Vintners room was excellent, although 3 dinners pushed the limits.

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Thank lucybD8311FD
MVHGeneralManager, General Manager at The Vintners Room, responded to this review

Dear lucybD8311FD, Thank you for the review of your dining experience and The Vintners Room Restaurant. The kitchen team and are are thrilled at your feedback. We look forward to welcome you back to dine in the near future. Kind Regards Travis Moriarty General Manager More 

Danville, Ca
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131 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Arrived in Renwick at 7PM. Had no dinner reservations and few wineries who are opened for dinner were booked up. Remembered that Vintners Hotel had a sign out on the road stating that non guests were welcome for dinner. We drove up without reserves at 8PM and were seated. Turned out to be one of the dinner highlights of the... More 

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

Dear TomBrodehl, Thank you for your shining review of your dining experience at the Vintners Room Restaurant. I am pleased to note that you noticed our sign, and yes we welcome external customers to our restaurant. Once again thank you for the review and I look forward to welcome you back to MVH in the future. Kind Regards Travis Moriarty... More 

Bangkok, Thailand
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115 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 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.

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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 look forward to welcome you back to MVH in the future. Kind Regards Travis Moriarty... More 

London, United Kingdom
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119 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 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 descriptive arrives my two cents - note: this is NO reflection whatsoever on the prices... More 

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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 travis@mvh.co.nz Many Thanks Travis Moriarty General Manager More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

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

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Thank SILVANO C
Renwick, New Zealand
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 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.

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Thank Brigid F
falmouth, maine
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657 reviews
327 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 325 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 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. I had just arrived at the MVH from the Picton ferry. I just wanted a... More 

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Thank chimayred
Marlborough
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Jay B
Nelson, New Zealand
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426 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 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. Tables spread apart so some privacy was good I also had breakfast delivered the night... More 

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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 from our vegetable garden. Many Thanks for your review and we look forward to serving... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$38 - US$88
Cuisine
International, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
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
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.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?