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Wither Hills Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
European, New Zealand, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
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211 New Renwick Road, Blenheim 7272, New Zealand
+64 3-520 8284
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Second time having lunch at this renewed restaurant. Great setting - pleasant atmosphere - correct music - beautiful lamb dish with perfectly matching pinot noir and very friendly, helpful staff. Highly recommended - will definitely return!

Thank Anita O
Sydney, Australia
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful surrounds. Pleasant views, friendly and helpful staff and a few good wines too. I had the duck salad which was awesome and my colleagues enjoyed their food too. Portion size is spot on. Not too much and not too little. Goldilocks would be happy.

Thank Carl E
Blenheim, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must for locals and travellers alike. We were entertaining a band from one of our events. The food was amazing - everyone had something different and it was all top class. The staff were friendly, helpful and extremely welcoming. The surroundings are beautiful. Highly recommended.

Thank katrina755
West Sussex, England
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117 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped at this winery whilst on the Marlborough Wine Trail and were a little late for lunch so just had a couple of coffees. The service was great and we would like to have eaten there so definitely worth a visit. If you do make sure you go downstairs to the toilets where you can view the wine cellar... More 

Thank Victoria996
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32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having limited time while on a day off the Emerald Princess cruise, some of the locals recommended this winery to visit. The lunch menu, while not extensive, delivered beautiful food accompanied by suggested wine choices that hit the mark. The Venison and Lamb were magnificently prepared, while the Pumpkin Risotto was so good my wife wanted to lick the bowl!!!... More 

Thank aussie1Sydney
Marlborough Region, New Zealand
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was an absolute pleasure to have such a beautiful lunch here in the stylish new surroundings. Attentive, friendly, professional service. Our meals were superb, including the delicious side dishes. Spectacular wines as always (try the Benmorven Chardonnay!) We will most definitely be back soon.

Thank BandSThomos
Blenheim, New Zealand
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56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We had a wonderful lunch here last Sunday. Great menu and superb food. People in our party enjoyed the venison and the lamb dishes. The cheesecake was the best. Well done to the new team here in this wonderful environment.

Thank Sontie
Auckland, New Zealand
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101 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

We had been cycling on the amazing river trail and went in search of wither hills. It was worth it! Beautiful ambiance sitting under a wisteria arbor looking out on vines marching towards the distant hills. Friendly attentive service a little wait for amazing food and matching wines. We had two starters - pork belly and mussel fritters. Beautifully presented... More 

Thank onerosenz
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Wither Hills was probably the best Marlborough restaurant we went to for matching good food with good wine. The venison was a food highlight especially when matched with their single vineyard Pinot Noir. The restaurant was nicely set out with plenty of space and good indoor and outdoor options. Service was friendly.

Thank Daytripper222
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

We went along having already eaten not realising how reasonably priced the meals would be here! We opted to do a wine tasting instead and were blessed with beautiful weather! The scenery is amazing and the place just oozes class! We bought a couple of bottles to the tasting was free - the hostess was also very knowledgeable and helpful... More 

Thank NaomiF2901

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
European, New Zealand, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 211 New Renwick Road, Blenheim 7272, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim
  • Phone Number: +64 3-520 8284

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