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Chart Room

25 Waikawa Road, Picton 7220, New Zealand
+64 3-573 7002
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good44%
  • Average5%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
4 days ago
“Dinner for two”
8 Oct 2017
“Light, clean and fesh”
Closes in 19 min
7:00 AM - 10:00 AMAll hours
New Zealand, Seafood, International, European
$$ - $$$
25 Waikawa Road, Picton 7220, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Wonderful venue however the decor and fit-out is a bit spartan. However the food is excellent and the staff friendly and obliging. Wine list OK without being great.

Thank Bob C
Reviewed 9 October 2017

After a long day, travelling, ferry etc, it was so nice to have some light tasty and fresh cuisine with a great wine before retiring.

Thank soletraveller45
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Most hotel restaurants are ... meh. But the Chart Room, with its young and talented Sikh chef, is a pleasant surprise. The chef punches well above his weight, since he told us he had never been to culinary school. His cooking was outstanding - his...More

Thank Kathleen S
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

We had a delightful dinner. The fish was delicious - gurnard on lentils with a saffron sauce. The side of veges perfectly cooked and the desert of loose creme brûlée with fruit absolutely delicious. The service was prompt & professional & very pleasant. Also loved...More

Thank conaglenm
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We had eaten here before and were disapointed Not this time , What a huge improvement. The staff very friendly . Service excellent. Food fab we both had 3 courses couldn't fault a thing. Very good choice on the menu Had my cheese board for...More

Thank glenys_8
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Chart Room restaurant is part of the Picton Yacht Club Hotel. Had dinner in our room, fish and chips. We were assured the fish was local catch and it was delicious. The chips were cooked to perfection and the aloi sauce was to die for....More

Thank CandE_Evans
Reviewed 7 November 2016

We have enjoyed lovely meals here but sadly not this one. Bread and dips too much bread for amount of dip etc. Fish like cardboard steak chewy, potatoes yummy. Menu selection very limited compaired to what it used to be. Chef offered to cook another...More

Thank glenys_8
Pictonyachtclubhotel, General Manager at Chart Room, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2016

Dear gleny_8 My sincere apology that you experienced such a disappointing meal in The Chartroom Restaurant, and I thank you for taking the time to share this with us. We are soon to (in the next two weeks) launch our new summer menu and with...More

Reviewed 6 November 2016

This place could be really good but had the feeling of being under new management, which hadn't yet settled in. On the plus side: excellent pumpkin soup to start; very nice piece of steak to follow (slightly on the rare side of medium rare); wonderful...More

Thank Peter D
Pictonyachtclubhotel, General Manager at Chart Room, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2016

Dear Peter D, Thank you for critiquing your dining experience in the Chartroom on your recent stay with us and I offer my sincere apology that your dining experience was not up to par. We are looking forward to the arrival of kitchen and bar...More

Reviewed 15 January 2016

The Chart Room is a restaurant open to the public within the Royal Yacht Club hotel. Nor a huge amount of covers, and a limited menu. However, the dining area is very attractive, and well lit, with a variety of nautically themed items. There are...More

1  Thank TormodMM
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Lovely food and very attentive staff. Food excellent and good selection. Reasonably priced and very fresh.

Thank Eleanor F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
New Zealand, Seafood, International, European
Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Waikawa Road, Picton 7220, New Zealand (Formerly Yacht Club)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Picton
  • Phone Number: +64 3-573 7002
The Chartroom Restaurant specialises in a relaxed, casual dining experience, featuring international fare created with the freshest of local produce from this exceptional region. The wine list offers a taste of New Zealand's wine-making excellence. Perfect for a pre-dinner beverage is the charming, on-site Boatshed Bar.
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