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“Blenheim Break”
Review of Arbour

Arbour
Ranked #3 of 133 Restaurants in Blenheim
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$11 - US$27
Cuisines: New Zealand
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: Modern cuisine, an exciting beverage list and warm, friendly service, in the heart of Marlborough's renowned wine growing region. With a focus on seasonal, local produce, Arbour offers an a la carte menu or a 'Just Feed Me' option where the chefs will send you three, four or 'MANY' courses reflecting the ingredients they are featuring that day. Only two minutes from Marlborough Airport and Renwick, or just an eight minute drive from Blenheim.
Reviewed 2 April 2018

My wife and I went here for dinner. The menu was a "fixed menu" though they will change any items should you require.
We had 4 courses and as we had booked the day before we paid for three. The starter was sword fish with clams followed by goats cheese and figs, lamb and desert. All excellent. The staff were attentive and we were advised of the origin of each dish. Excellent wine list and ambience with nice views of garden or vineyard.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank TaurangaTrout
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Reviewed 30 March 2018

A very nice meal with excellent service. The food was superb and the waitress was exceptional. Able to give explicit details about each course before serving

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

We had a lovely dinner at Arbor. The food and wines were of high quality and service was competent. The location near Renwick was quite convenient to our lodging as well.

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

We booked the table months ago when we planned the visit to Blenheim. Wait staff was friendly & inviting. It was a surprise dinner with 4 courses - an "omakase." The bite was a beautiful dish with mussels & clams; the entrée was figs with goat cheese & black garlic sauce; the main was beef in 2 ways with mushrooms - very tender & juicy; the dessert was caramel popcorn, dark plum & fig-leaf ice cream. (Food - 5/5; Service - 4.5/5; Ambience - 4.5/5)

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

We spent a month traveling the South Island and eating at the Arbour on the second night of the trip turned out to be one of the better meals we had. Staff were very welcoming and helpful. We enjoyed the "just feed me" 3-course menu. Food was well prepared and presented, very flavorful and a joy to eat. We would definitely go back (although it is halfway around the world).

Date of visit: February 2018
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Thank EricK928
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