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Hotel d'Urville Restaurant

52 Queen Street, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
+64 3-577 9945
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (24 reviews)
“steak” (26 reviews)
“seafood” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, New Zealand, French, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
DETAILS
52 Queen Street, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
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101 - 110 of 260 reviews

Reviewed 12 September 2014

Great little place with good food. I had a perfectly done lamb shank and my wife had a blue cod dinner. Yummy sides and a very tasty bottle of 2013 Mysterious Diggings Pinot Noir from Terra Sancta. Very attentive and personable server from Jamaica. Highly...More

1  Thank Gooselator
Reviewed 9 September 2014

The food was great but the Maitre D was rude and made us rush our food as he wanted to close the restaurant. Couldn't really understand a lot of what he was saying, as very poor English. Why employ foreign staff if they cannot understand...More

Thank CatherineBen
Reviewed 16 August 2014

Food was delicious. Extensive menu and wine list. Very reasonably priced for the quality of the food.

1  Thank Nzdi
Reviewed 4 August 2014

I was very disappointed by the whole experience of this restaurant. It was overpriced, the portions were very small indeed, there were very few vegetarian options and to cap it all, the service was less than I would expect for a so-called top restaurant. I...More

Thank Sue C
DurvilleManager, Owner at Hotel d'Urville Restaurant, responded to this review

Please note this reviewer visited 10 months ago and has only just now joined Trip Advisor and filed only this review. This year there have been changes in ownership structure, management, chef and restaurant style. It is therefore not a fair assessment of the current...More

Reviewed 19 July 2014

Finz restaurant was beautiful and the staff friendly and attentive. The food was a major let down. Panko crumbed fish bites were dry and under seasoned as was the remoulade. My husband ordered the steak for main which although looked nicely cooked was tough and...More

1  Thank Julie D
Reviewed 16 July 2014

I ate at the Finz restaurant here and it was phenomenal!! The food is mouth watering. The waiter Mike was very friendly and made sure I had everything I needed. He let me try 3 wines to help make my decision and provided some background...More

Thank MarinaMj
Reviewed 6 July 2014

I booked a table for two on a Saturday evening at 6.30 pm as a treat for my wife. We expected the D'urville to be 5 star but were sadly disappointed. We arrived on time and was shown to our table. We decided not to...More

2  Thank yamondakawazuki
Reviewed 21 June 2014

If you haven't eaten a D'Urville for a while you should give it a go. But be prepared for a lot of change. A completltly new concept and menu awaits you. They have gone for a predominantly seafood and fish menu, supported with meat for...More

2  Thank Philip M
Reviewed 18 June 2014

Hotel Durville has rebranded it's restaurant "Finz". They specialise if fine dining seafood. Also offer meat and vegetarian options for non seafood lovers. We have visited twice now, the meals are devine, service superb. I would recommend to anyone who enjoys really fresh seafood.

Thank mary2936
Reviewed 24 May 2014

D'Urville has changed hands and it is well worthwhile to go and enjoy an excellent meal!They are specialising in fish and what a treat it is to have a fish restaurant in Blenheim!If you do not like fish,there are other choices for you too. The...More

2  Thank kamilariNewZealand
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$55
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Tuesday
18:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
18:00 - 20:30
Thursday
18:00 - 20:30
Friday
18:00 - 20:30
Saturday
18:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 Queen Street, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim
  • Phone Number: +64 3-577 9945
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Description
D'Urvilles world-class restaurant serving the best local produce complemented by excellent local, national and international wines.