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de Burgh's Bistro @ Hotel d'Urville

52 Queen Street, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
+64 3-577 9945
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“scallops” (24 reviews)
“seafood” (14 reviews)
“veal” (4 reviews)
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European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
52 Queen Street, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
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Reviewed 13 November 2014

Dined in private dining room with group which had long-standing reservation. Orders taken in disorganized and abrupt manner. Meals not served for almost two hours; staff were defensive when we complained. I was served the wrong wine and the wrong main course initially and treated...More

Thank capegirardeau
DurvilleManager, Owner at de Burgh's Bistro @ Hotel d'Urville, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2014

I am sorry that you did not enjoy your experience dining with us. Clearly the function was not appropriate for your group and we regret that had we been better advised earlier of your requirements we would have suggested an alternative dining venue. We were...More

Reviewed 9 November 2014

My first time eating clams! I lived it! Staff very attentive, both of us really enjoyed our food and had a great evening.

Thank Deirdre64
Reviewed 6 November 2014

Were looking for a restaurant that focussed on local foods & definitely found it here. The menu has a list at the back of where they source all of their meat, seafood & vegetables. We had a wonderful, large starter of Clams and some kind...More

Thank Vikster_17
Reviewed 4 November 2014

Great varied menu with local produce( source of most food on menu listed at back of menu). Prices were comparative to other restaurants but the food was of a higher standard. Mains from about $26 - $30. Fabulous decor in restaurant as one of the...More

Thank Angela W
Reviewed 28 October 2014

Family and friends enjoyed a fun meal here. The building is beautiful with large graceful columns. The menu was extensive, as was the wine list. We had lots of fun with the very helpful and humorous waiter Jetti who helped us with our choices. Overall...More

Thank Popette2014
Reviewed 16 October 2014 via mobile

Venison on a bed of roasted winter vegetables with a bottle of Church Road McDonald Series, Cab Sav...... A fantastic combo. Amazing food and beautiful wine.

Thank Bellie75
Reviewed 11 October 2014

If you are looking for great service and fine dining, this is the spot! New Zealand restaurants don't have the best service (probably because tipping is not customary) but they had the best service imaginable! My husband and I shared the seafood platter for 2...More

Thank anniehenning2014
Reviewed 30 September 2014

The hotel is an old trust building with some huge old steel doors. It has been beautifully refurbished with tastefully furnished and themed rooms. The breakfast was excellent. The staff were very friendly and helpful.

1  Thank Bob W
Reviewed 24 September 2014 via mobile

We visited this for a catch up and was impressed with great ambience presentation and food with great service This was one of my best dining experiences

1  Thank Andyoto
Reviewed 12 September 2014

Great little place with good food. I had a perfectly done lamb shank and my wife had a blue cod dinner. Yummy sides and a very tasty bottle of 2013 Mysterious Diggings Pinot Noir from Terra Sancta. Very attentive and personable server from Jamaica. Highly...More

1  Thank Gooselator
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 55
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 Queen Street, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim
  • Phone Number: +64 3-577 9945
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de Burgh's Bistro at Hotel d'Urville has an excellent reputation for serving great food made with local produces and featuring the best of Marlborough wines on their extensive wine list.
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