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Dodson Street Beer Garden

) #9 of 87 Restaurants in Blenheim ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ German, , Pizza
1 Dodson Street | Mayfield, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
+64 3-577 8348
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (90 reviews)
“pork knuckle” (14 reviews)
“bratwurst” (7 reviews)
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German, Bar, Pizza, European, Pub, New Zealand, Central European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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1 Dodson Street | Mayfield, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
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Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We dined here tonight with some family and we really enjoyed it! The food was hearty and delicious and my Dad said the beer selection was great. The location and building is amazing - a lovely old building with amazing brickwork and ceilings. The customer...More

Thank Kiwifarmgirl
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

We got to Blenheim and Dodson was recommended as a good place to eat. It was a nice Germany restaurant/Pub with good food. The hamburger was very good and they have a great choice of beer. They also have lunch specials during the week!

Thank Bill Y
Reviewed 18 April 2017

One of the best places to relax and unwind after a hectic day. Food wholesome and homely, Beer selection great, and the dining experience is in a great historic place. The staff where friendly and never missed a beat. Highly recommended.

Thank Lee J
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Kids sports group and parents went for dinner . The place was very busy , but gave us our own room. Staff were organised and friendly. Food was delicious, can recommend the Sophia & Mexico pizza. Kids had a blast. We will be back.

Thank Julie M
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Great venue.great range of beer and when the weather is good the outside is great to relax in. During winter the fire is also good to sit around.

Thank honesy1
Reviewed 7 April 2017

If you are ever around Blenheim, please call in it was lovely. We had pork schnitzel and a great sized salad and a few chips, so nice not to have a huge dose of chips. Lovely to try different beer, hubby had a lovely dark...More

Thank Keza_WA
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

The setting inside keeps you interested. An old historic pub. A good chance to taste a variety of beers. Had hoped for a few more Marlborough ones.More

1  Thank Lynette-Mike
Dietmar S, Owner at Dodson Street Beer Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

Hi Lynette and Mike Thanks for this review. With over 487 local, national and international beers and ciders featured in our 4.5 years of operation we try to keep it very interesting for our guests. We always have more than 7 out of 24 taps...More

Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Great bar with beer garden . Good variety of food. Great selection of beer. Wine and ciders. Excellent pizzas (we had at a previous fundraising event) , to German inspired meals , and then the burgers / steak options . Gluten Free available in a...More

Thank tresag7201
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

A friendly local tavern big garden with lots of seating good value for money meals simple pub food not a big wine selection many beers though

Thank Sheryl F
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We met here with my wife's family for a small reunion. The staff were very helpful and friendly. The beer garden out back was a perfect setting for us all to get acquainted.

Thank BountGlen62
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 19
German, Bar, Pizza, European, Pub, New Zealand, Central European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Dodson Street | Mayfield, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim
  • Phone Number: +64 3-577 8348
  • E-mail
"Best Restaurant" - Beer & Brewer People's Choice Awards New Zealand 2013 "3rd Best Bar" - Beer & Brewer People's Choice Awards New Zealand 2013 "Best Marlborough Restaurant" - SOBA Awards 2013 "Best Marlborough Bar" - SOBA Awards 2013 + 2014 + 2015 Experience OZ + NZ : One of Marlborough's 10 best Restaurants TripAdviser : One of Marlborough's 10 best Restaurants
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