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The Yard Bar

30 Maxwell Road, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
+64 3-577 5266
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good41%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (21 reviews)
“lamb ribs” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
30 Maxwell Road, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Pizza was wonderful and the fish and chips were pretty good too. Great beer menu and decent wines as well. The staff looked after us very well and all up a good meal and drinks. If I was going back to Blenheim I’d be going...More

Thank Cat-Fan-17
Reviewed 1 week ago

First visit ( locals ) with group of friends, , very impressed , Best pizza in town. loved the ambience and set out, awesome , we will definitely be back. The staff beat a lot of the other bars in town for their great customer...More

Thank gypsybrisbane
Simone_Cartel, Marketing at The Yard Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Glad you enjoyed your visit guys and we look forward to seeing more of you! The yard bar team are an awesome bunch and thats what makes the place along with those amazing fellas in the kitchen. Will see what we can do about the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to The Yard Bar Friday night with friends. Their food is amazing. There is such a great selection it is hard to choose. I ended up having Pork Belly with mashed Kumera & broccollini It was pure heaven. Others had pizza. One was smoked...More

Thank nickoftime499
Simone_Cartel, Public Relations Manager at The Yard Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Our team will be happy to hear you guys had an awesome time with us!

Reviewed 1 week ago

One night stay before tackling the road south. We were starved after being denied food on wine tour. I ordered a steak and my wife roasted veg. My steak and mash was tender and perfectly cooked. It was delicious. My wife also raved about the...More

Thank kenbpfell
Reviewed 1 week ago

An unexpected gem. Everything was not just good but great from the very beginning. Great table service, iced water & interesting cider and best of all, every dish we ordered was absolutely delicious. We did not leave a scrap. Serves - not too much -...More

Thank Cameronholiday
Simone_Cartel, Guest Relations Manager at The Yard Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Appreciate your top notch review!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

4 middle aged Aussies went for a feed and a drink. A quirky pub with a welcoming atmosphere. The food was reasonably priced, plentiful and delicious. The beer was cold and the wine palatable. We loved it. Charlotte the waitress was fantastic; knowledgeable about the...More

Thank 906chas1953
Simone_Cartel, Public Relations Manager at The Yard Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Almost thought that was the opening line for a pub joke there haha. Charlotte is a true asset to the Yard team and runs a tight ship. We hope you guys pop in again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Late booking for 15 on a Friday night. Meals arrived all together hot and wow every dish was devoured. Thoroughly enjoyed the meal and awesome friendly, attentive service. Considering how busy it was I can't rate this experience highly enough.

Thank foody437
Simone_Cartel, Social Media Manager at The Yard Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Cheers for your review! The team put a a lot of effort into every service so will love to hear about your awesome experience.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stumbled across this bar by chance when staying in Blenheim. Before the meal the waitress placed on our table a large jug of cool water with lots of ice and sliced lemons. This was so refreshing as the temperature was in the high 30's....More

Thank JPyner
Simone_Cartel, Social Media Manager at The Yard Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're glad we could make a memorable experience to your visit in Blenheim! We know how hard it is to cope with our 30 degree days so you can never have to much ice in your water. Hopefully you guys return again if your ever...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate at the establishment for a light evening meal which their chicken salad satisfied. The menu catered mainly for the back packers clientele with prices to match. Do not be out off this pub by the entrance walkway as the inside was specious with...More

Thank david p
Reviewed 2 January 2018

A small group of us booked in and after turning up an hour late this wasn't a problem. There is a selection of meal options to suit many and I wasn't dissapointed ordering the roast vege salad and the buttermilk chicken. Great outdoor atmosphere and...More

Thank TLC181
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Maxwell Road, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim
  • Phone Number: +64 3-577 5266
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