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Jolly Roger Restaurant & Bar

££ - £££, ,
43 Beach Road | Waikawa Bay, Picton 7220, New Zealand
+64 3-573 6585
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good41%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
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“cod” (2 reviews)
“beef tacos” (2 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 22:00All hours
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
43 Beach Road | Waikawa Bay, Picton 7220, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We waited almost an hour and a half for our food. The service was disorganized to say the least: some tables got cutlery and condiments but no food. We were one of the luckier ones as we were able to snaffle some cutlery from the...More

Thank Granty_of_Twizel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here under recommendation and wish we had not bothered. It was reasonably busy. We found a table outside easily and husband went to order drinks. 15 mins later he was back! Unfortunately the chiller for pumping the beer through the taps has broken...More

Thank Pauline L
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Called in here on a Sunday lunchtime with friends from Picton after a trip around Queen Charlotte Sound. Beautiful day and a warm welcome from the staff; prompt service and very tasty, reasonably priced meals. Would definitely recommend and would go back again.

Thank Wiltshire-feet
Reviewed 8 December 2017

Classic ambience, 60's/70's music in background, friendly staff and patrons, easy walking distance from Bay Vista Motel (which also has excellent lodging). Setting is right on the bay with seating outside if desired. Highly recommend.

Thank RandyofCO
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Great place to sit on a beautiful day with a glass of cold beer or wine and admire the boats and sting rays

Thank gonetravelling2017
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Dined there twice over our 4 nights in Picton. Can honestly say that the 4 meals we had were all far better than others in the area. Service a liitle lacklustre but the meals mean that we would dine there again. Feels a lot like...More

Thank Greg W
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Nice snacks and great view. Didn't stay for a meal but enjoyed the atmosphere. Would definitely go again.

Thank AdrienneMcNicholl
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Called in on the spur of the moment for dinner and was quite supprised overall. I had the Whitebait and it was excellent. The service was good and the atmosphere was happy and enjoyable. The lady serving behind the bar was really good to deal...More

Thank gusgus2016
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Recommended by Waikawa Bay Holiday Park we visited this pub. Friendly local environment. Landlady took a little warming up ! but she played things by the book down to the tip....which I liked. Great helpful server, lovely girl.....home-made venison burgers to die for !! All...More

Thank Sheila A
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Right at the marina, although it was around 7.30pm & dark but still a really nice spot. We had their seafood chowder inside a cob loaf, it was delicious. Would highly recommend it.

Thank Gayle5609
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$26
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Beach Road | Waikawa Bay, Picton 7220, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Picton
  • Phone Number: +64 3-573 6585
  • E-mail
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