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Twelve Trees

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$$ - $$$
Soups, New Zealand, European, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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Jacksons Road, Blenheim 7273, New Zealand
+64 3-572 7123
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Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
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119 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had lunch with friends in the courtyard and it was a lovely setting with a nice atmosphere. The staff were very friendly and very efficient. I had the open chicken sandwich and though the portion size was very good and it was very tasty I felt that the chicken was a bit overcooked. However we couldn't fault the service,... More 

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Thank Louise R
Bedford, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had dinner here a few days ago, we really enjoyed the food. I had the pork and hubby had the salmon both dishes were delicious. It was a very busy night and only 2 staff were waiting on the tables so they were rushing around somewhat. A most enjoyable evening.

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Thank Sue S
Blenheim, New Zealand
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122 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely evening meal in the gorgeous courtyard amongst the vines. Service was friendly and helpful, food was beautifully presented and tasted divine. I will definitely return.

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Thank hazel S
Kylie C, Guest Relations Manager at Twelve Trees, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We look forward to seeing you again. More 

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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Out for lunch with the extended family. All of the meals were wonderful, and the service was very friendly. Highly recommended. You can review the menu online, and you should do that as the menu isn't large and has no red meat (at the time of our visit).

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Thank MurrayCollingwood
Kylie C, Guest Relations Manager at Twelve Trees, responded to this review

Hi Murray. Thanks for your review. I'm pleased you enjoyed your meals and service at our restaurant. Great point about checking the menu online, as it does change regularly. We hope to see you again. More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We've been here many times before but the last couple of times we haven't enjoyed the experience as much. The salmon nicoise was disappointing to say the least. Probably won't be back.

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Thank GruntaNZ
Kylie C, Guest Relations Manager at Twelve Trees, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I'm sorry your found the Salmon disappointing. Our menu changes regularly, so we do hope you will be back to try us again. More 

West Sussex, England
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117 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were on the Marlborough Wine Trail and decided to visit Alan Scott for lunch as it had been recommended to us. It was busy but they managed to find us a table upstairs in an overflow area which was fine. We ordered our meals and a glass of wine was recommended to go with my salmon pasta dish, which... More 

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Thank Victoria996
Kylie C, Guest Relations Manager at Twelve Trees, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. I'm pleased you enjoyed your lunch with us. More 

Blenheim, New Zealand
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Loved our meal and atmosphere. Our waitress was incredibly helpful when one of our party got sick and for that we are very grateful.

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Thank BarbaraMarlborough
Kylie C, Guest Relations Manager at Twelve Trees, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I'm pleased you enjoyed your visit, and I trust your friend is now better. More 

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71 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

This is a nice place for lunch and the food was good and the choices outstanding. Not a large menu however the meals came in different sizes for different appetites. I had the small Seafood Chowder and it was tasty and rich. My husband had the Salmon Salad and it was packed with vegetables.

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Thank Lu B
Kylie C, Guest Relations Manager at Twelve Trees, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review. We hope to see you again. More 

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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Sunday brunch with family Beautiful setting and staff are so helpful -really awesome !! Seafood chowder always a hit, but goats cheese main and open chicken sandwich !!! Yum Don't go to marlborough and not visit here

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Thank Pggwrightson B
Kylie C, Guest Relations Manager at Twelve Trees, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. I'm pleased you enjoyed your brunch. I'll pass your kind comments on to our 'really awesome' staff. Cheers. More 

Brisbane, Australia
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108 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

I have frequented Twelve Trees three times in the last twelve months as my son and daughter-in-law live in Blenheim. I have never been disappointed. I have only been there for lunch and could not fault their service or food on any occasion. The restaurant setting is delightful. The service is excellent and the food is delicious. The seafood chowder... More 

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Thank Lynne033
Kylie C, Guest Relations Manager at Twelve Trees, responded to this review

Yay, another regular! Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review. We look forward to seeing you again. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$29
Cuisine
Soups, New Zealand, European, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 16:30
Monday
09:00 - 16:30
Tuesday
09:00 - 16:30
Wednesday
09:00 - 16:30
Thursday
09:00 - 16:30
Friday
09:00 - 16:30
Saturday
09:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jacksons Road, Blenheim 7273, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim
  • Phone Number: +64 3-572 7123
Description
Named after the original walnut trees that lined the entrance to the winery, lunch at our Twelve Trees Restaurant is a must for visitors, and locals alike. The great food and relaxing atmosphere, whether in the sheltered courtyard, or inside by the fire, provide a warm welcome.

Menus change seasonally to reflect Head Chef, Matt Gibson's simple food philosophy "fresh & local". However a couple of signature dishes, including the Seafood Chowder, which has become a local favourite, remain on the menu year round. Come in and try it with the delicious Wallops Chardonnay!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?