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Twelve Trees

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Soups, New Zealand, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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229 Jacksons Road, Blenheim 7273, New Zealand
+64 3-572 7123
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Brisbane
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75 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great on spring , or warm autumn day, sit outside in the courtyard, we did not do a tasting here(although had a glass with lunch). Good food, pleasant staff, relaxing vibe and setting................. what else is there to say

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Kylie C, Guest Relations Manager at Twelve Trees, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We hope to see you again. More 

Edinburg, Texas
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189 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Lunched here as part of a wine tour. Our meal was delicious and well paired with wine. Friendly staff, good service. Coffee was great, too!

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Kylie C, Guest Relations Manager at Twelve Trees, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We hope to see you again. More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Spicy Thai beef salad. Beef was amazing. Salad Very bland couldn't taste the dressing. A salad anybody could through together. Maybe a Thai rice risotto cake would be better than a handful of chrispy noodles from a manufacturing packet. Feel the chief did not put any cullanery effort in to this meal. 3 locals and 3 regular visitors to Blenheim... More 

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Thank jec63781
Kylie C, Guest Relations Manager at Twelve Trees, responded to this review

I'm sorry you did not enjoy your meal in our restaurant. I assume you did not let our service team know at the time of your disappointment, which is a shame, as it did not give us a chance to rectify this unusual situation. I do hope you will try us again, as our menu does change regularly. More 

York, United Kingdom
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175 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Our wine tour guide chose this restaurant as a lunch stop on our tour and what a good choice too. It's a very pleasant place with dinning in the walled garden which gives it a special feel. Our food; Prawns, Duck Parfait, Goats Cheese and Salmon Pasta were all exceptionally good complimented by the winery's own wine. The friendly and... More 

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Kylie C, Guest Relations Manager at Twelve Trees, responded to this review

Wow, what a lovely review. Thank you. I'm pleased you enjoyed your experience with us. We hope to see you again. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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124 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Visited Twelve Trees as part of our winery tour lunch. Had an amazing seafood chowder (secret Scott family recipe). Service was warm and friendly.

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Kylie C, Guest Relations Manager at Twelve Trees, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind review. I'm so pleased you enjoyed our Chowder. We hope to see you again. More 

Naples, Florida, United States
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83 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We stopped here for lunch when we were touring the wineries of Marlborough. It is such a beautiful place to have lunch. The food and drink were superior yet not outrageously expensive.

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Kylie C, Guest Relations Manager at Twelve Trees, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We hope to see you again. More 

Reston, VA
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

This pleasant restaurant makes a welcome lunch stop on an all day wine tour. Food is delicious, portion sizes not too large, price what you would expect at a winery.

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Las Vegas
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206 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

The food was good as was the wine however the menu is limited. There is plenty of outdoor seating and tables large enough to accommodate families or larger groups.

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Napier, New Zealand
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129 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We had lunch with friends in the courtyard and it was a lovely setting with a nice atmosphere. The staff were very friendly and very efficient. I had the open chicken sandwich and though the portion size was very good and it was very tasty I felt that the chicken was a bit overcooked. However we couldn't fault the service,... More 

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Kylie C, Guest Relations Manager at Twelve Trees, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We hope to see you again. More 

Bedford, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We had dinner here a few days ago, we really enjoyed the food. I had the pork and hubby had the salmon both dishes were delicious. It was a very busy night and only 2 staff were waiting on the tables so they were rushing around somewhat. A most enjoyable evening.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$28
Cuisine
Soups, New Zealand, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 16:30
Monday
09:00 - 16:30
Tuesday
09:00 - 16:30
Wednesday
09:00 - 16:30
Thursday
09:00 - 16:30
Friday
09:00 - 16:30
Saturday
09:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 229 Jacksons Road, Blenheim 7273, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim
  • Phone Number: +64 3-572 7123
Description
Named after the original walnut trees that lined the entrance to the winery, lunch at our Twelve Trees Restaurant is a must for visitors, and locals alike. The great food and relaxing atmosphere, whether in the sheltered courtyard, or inside by the fire, provide a warm welcome.

Menus change seasonally to reflect Head Chef, Matt Gibson's simple food philosophy "fresh & local". However a couple of signature dishes, including the Seafood Chowder, which has become a local favourite, remain on the menu year round. Come in and try it with the delicious Wallops Chardonnay!

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