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Vines Restaurant & Bar

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66 Cleghorn Street, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
+64 3-578 3259
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Blenheim, New Zealand
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016

I have been dining at the "Vines" for about six years now. And whilst the meals used to be satisfying, nutritious & good value for money, that is no longer the case. Whilst the staff are still co-operative and friendly, the meals are a real disappointment.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016

Although the decor is somewhat dated, it is a relaxing place for a family meal or a quiet drink. There is an outdoor space and even a small playroom for young children.

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Redwood-Tavern, Marketing and Advertising at Vines Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time review our establishment Lesley. We hope to see you back in the future. More 

Queenstown, New Zealand
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92 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015

We had one of the best weekends ever at using the Vines as the venue to celebrate Les Thomas`80`th birthday. Country recording artists,family and friends gathered here for a weekend of great country music.It was fabulous to relax and enjoy each others company. and to be able to use the Vines facilities for drinks and meals.Service was excellent,the food was... More 

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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37 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

This restaurant is a good old fashion place with good value for money meals. Nice atmosphere and friendly staff who are kept busy. Great variety on the menu and meals are filling and flavoursome. Don't expect 5 star service if that's what you want, it's not that type of place. My only recommendation to the restaurant is that the dining... More 

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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225 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015

Friends catch up meal. My rib eye steak was delicious and enjoyed the rest of the meal but my husband's steak with his "all day breakfast" type of meal was extremely difficult to cut and he couldn't chew it. The waitress at full volume tried to help but just ended up embarrassing us.

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San Francisco, California
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141 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2014

On a day visiting wineries with a private tour, our guide took us here for a quick lunch. It's been a while since the lunch so I cannot comment on each thing we ate. I remember the food being quite good for lunch and was so very pleased that they had multiple GLUTEN FREE options. The inside of the cafe... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2014

This place is great! We sat out in the courtyard, as it was a beautiful day. Food was great value, service was fast and friendly. Would go back any day, probably cheaper than take aways.......

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
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  • Address: 66 Cleghorn Street, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim
  • Phone Number: +64 3-578 3259

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