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The Lemongrass

17C Maxwell Road, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
+64 3-578 4887
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“roti” (11 reviews)
“crispy duck” (10 reviews)
“crystal rolls” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Thai, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
17C Maxwell Road, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We came in late, but found the staff very helpful. We had lovely Asian fare. We started with a combo for entrees, had Rama curry, Satay chicken and rice noodles. They had a good selection of wines.

Thank fsauter2003
Reviewed 1 week ago

the meals are really lovely and well priced lunch and dinner menu's are worth going for the service is friendly and not much waiting.

Thank ElenaM4304
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had hoped to dine at the Bamboo Garden but they were booked so we went to The Lemongrass instead and was very delighted with all aspects of the dining experience. This will now be our first choice for Asian dining in Blenheim

Thank Thewilsons31
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

The Lemongrass had great Vietnamese. The decor was a bit plain but the service was efficient and friendly and the food quite authentic. The price point was good too!

Thank CindyR54
Reviewed September 29, 2018

We went with a large group and it was fully booked, you always think there’s going to be orders messed up or a long wait .... not this place, all the orders were served quickly - beautifully - hot but especially “ tasty “ If...More

Thank Lawrence R
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

The quality of the ingredients and some of the dishes of this menu has lowered in quality since when we used to go there. I’m guessing a change in management? A change in chef? Business doesn’t seem to be as good as it was a...More

Thank F4174FMmichaels
Reviewed August 27, 2018

A wonderful venue for a 40th birthday. Food was fantastic. A wide range of items on the menu to cater for all taste buds. Prompt delivery for the 26 of us in the group. Staff very friendly and made us feel very welcome.

Thank Deirdre M
Reviewed August 23, 2018

This is a find and if I lived in Blenheim I would be a return diner. It was delicious. The wait staff were helpful, friendly and accommodating. The chef was happy to tweak a menu item for me, thank you. Just note that, while BYO...More

Thank milliesmum2016
Reviewed August 13, 2018

Was recommended to try Lemongrass for dinner by a local and was not disappointed. Made a booking over the phone an hour before, was greeted by the friendly staff and seated straightaway. Our Host helped us wth some popular dish recommendations, offered advice on how...More

Thank RanaBanananRama
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Eat at The Lemongrass as often as we can and are never disappointed. Clean and tidy, staff attentive and food really great.

Thank mudwiggle27
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June 22, 2016|
Response from turtle63 | Reviewed this property |
The Takeaway menu is very much the same as the eat in menu, very good as well. we love going to this place and its BYO as well
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17C Maxwell Road, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim
  • Phone Number: +64 3-578 4887
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