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The Foredeck Restaurant

Queen Charlotte Sound | Bay of Many Coves, Arthurs Bay 7372, New Zealand
+64 3-579 9771
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“wagyu beef” (3 reviews)
“mussels” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, International, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Queen Charlotte Sound | Bay of Many Coves, Arthurs Bay 7372, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

The food was beautiful in the restaurant we also had a tasting menu which we had with a beautiful bottle of Tatinger champagne the staff where young travellers and were very enthusiastic and very chatty

Thank chalotte
Reviewed 28 May 2017

The title say's it all.....Just visit and you will not be dissapointed. Great fresh produce that comes in daily...Enjoy

Thank Neilxrbx
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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

World class food. For chefs. The menu is well balanced and the Chef offers special creations for each course in addition to the standard menu which is changed. The staff, the food and the wine could not be faulted.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Brilliant Chef,s. Wagu beef the first night , melt in the mouth. 7course degustation second night, presentation , creativity, quality , and flavour. Pork and Venison were above and beyond, Brilliant a must do treat for your pallet.

Thank andyjbale
Reviewed 5 April 2017

A quite extraordinary dining experience. Exec Chef Fran is so creative and deserves all the accolades. This is dining on another level for pretty much anyone.

Thank Hawkeye006
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Lovely dinner with friendly service and beautiful waterfront views. AS we'd already had hearty breakfast and lunch we couldn't do justice to a dégustation menu. My husband had the wagyu beef and I had two starters - my goats cheese starter was superb. We followed...More

Thank Peagreen98
Reviewed 14 December 2016

All meals are a la carte and are superb. The restaurant provides a splendid view over Queen Charlotte Sound. The service is good and all staff are extremely friendly and helpful.

Thank gordonvivienh
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Being a little bit away from any major providore supply center we weren't really sure what to expect. We were very pleasantly surprised! The food was nuanced, well presented and delicious. We also got the matching wines which were fantastic, and enthusiastically presented by the...More

Thank Alex G
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Probably some of the best food we've eaten, clever and creative - and most importantly, delicious. Totally 'instagram-able' too! : )

Thank bellaMUMMA
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Using local ingredients this little restaurant is a great way of sampling NZ produce in an idyllic setting. Whether it be local green shell mussells, salmon or venison, the dishes are modern and lively. The wine list features many local classics such as Villa Maria...More

Thank James R
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Restaurant Details

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US$25 - US$50
Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Queen Charlotte Sound | Bay of Many Coves, Arthurs Bay 7372, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Arthurs Bay
  • Phone Number: +64 3-579 9771
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This is 5-star dining at its very best in a pure, natural environment that simply cannot be matched.

Watch the sun set across the bay, or the moon as it sails above the distant hills. On cooler nights, nestle in by the open fire with a glass of Marlborough's finest and a dining experience you will never forget.

As we wish to ensure that dining in the Foredeck will be a sophisticated and
romantic dining experience for you, we ask that young children not be in the
restaurant after 6pm.
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