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Vines Restaurant & Bar

$$ - $$$,
66 Cleghorn Street, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
+64 3-578 3259
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  • Excellent9%
  • Very good64%
  • Average9%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible0%
21 Jan 2018
“The food and service warrant return visits”
22 Nov 2017
“Understaffed restaurant left bad taste”
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
66 Cleghorn Street, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

The Lamb Shanks are consistently succulent.. The Staff are very friendly.. The prices are reasonable.

Thank marienormile
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Our family dined here during the week & booked ahead of as there were a large number of us. The meals came out slowly & by the time the last person got their meal the first person had long finished there's. A few of us...More

Thank 61Foodie61
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Great honest food- the steak was perfect! The pork belly was devine. Service was fast and friendly. The decor is a bit dated- but it was such a relaxing dinner we didn't mind at all- thanks!

1  Thank Amy H
Reviewed 22 April 2017

As part of a group of around 20 that eats here almost once a month, as it is a favourite of the majority, I thoroughly enjoyed my lunch. The menu is basic but portions are generous and well cooked. I did not hear a single...More

1  Thank CRS60
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...More

1  Thank My-View-Only2016
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.

Thank Lesley B
Redwood-Tavern, Marketing and Advertising at Vines Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2016

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

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...More

Thank dcleghorn
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...More

Thank OmahaAl
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...More

Thank CFD20
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...More

Thank CookGirl-CA
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • 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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