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Raetihi Lodge Restaurant

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New Zealand, International, European, Contemporary, Australian
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7124 Kenepuru Rd | Kenepuru Sound, Marlborough Sounds, Picton 7282, New Zealand
+64 3-573 4300
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08:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner on the deck at the front of the restaurant overlooking the beautiful Queen Charlotte Sound. The food, service and wine list were excellent. The staff were terrific and very attentive to all our needs. Food was sophisticated, delicious and well presented.

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Thank John S
Matamata, Waikato, New Zealand
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We struck a rainy day, but it didn't matter. The fire was going to keep guests warm and make the restaurant even more cosy. Beautiful setting and had a wonderful meal. Congratulated the chef Ryan. The staff were great. Made our holiday even more memorable.

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Thank Wally O
Blenheim, New Zealand
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53 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly attentive service with honest food with great flavours. We stayed in-house and ate here for all our meals. The platter is great in front of the fire with a red wine. Breakfast on the balcony is delicious enhanced by the view . The most difficult bit is choosing your meal!

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Thank AliTR21
Lianecamp, Owner at Raetihi Lodge Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments about our restaurant and the overall ambiance and views from the Lodge. We hope you will join us again soon. with thanks. More 

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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed for three days at the lodge for three days and started with a platter to share on arrival, followed by dinner breakfasts and lunches during our stay. The meals came out exquisitely done and presented. As we left they were about to start new summer menu which looked just as great. Thanks to the chefs and team for... More 

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Thank Stuart T
Lianecamp, Owner at Raetihi Lodge Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to share your comments, and we're so glad we met your expectations with our food and presentation. Being located in the Kenepuru Sound provides us with great inspiration for incredible seafood dishes, particularly green-lipped mussels and Ora King salmon, as both these farms are found close by. We hope you can join us again sometime... More 

Blenheim, New Zealand
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271 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Just over 70kms from Linkwater on relatively good roads. Set aside a few hours for this trip. It is worth it though, we drove through today thinking we would stop there for lunch or a drink but they have been closed for the winter and are opening again in about a month. They have put in a new floating jetty... More 

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Lianecamp, Owner at Raetihi Lodge Restaurant, responded to this review

Such a pity we weren't open to welcome and feed you! I hope you make it back this way again when we're open - we would love to offer you a drink on the house to make up for the long drive you took to reach our closed venue. FYI - you can also drive through the Te Mahia Jetty... More 

Masterton, New Zealand
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

Beautiful food and great service. Just a boat right away from Te Mahia where we were staying. Great for a stay as well which we have done once before

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Thank m0ssyj0
Lianecamp, Owner at Raetihi Lodge Restaurant, responded to this review

We hope to welcome you back at our restaurant next season - thanks for the positive feedback! More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

Another absolutely fabulous lodge, the food is 5 star! We eat out a lot in Auckland and this would have to rate up with some of the best 5 star restaurants in Auckland. Staff attentive, rooms excellent, apart from the bathrooms that could do with a face lift, however this would be nit picking as the whole experience at this... More 

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Thank RachelTweeds
Lianecamp, Owner at Raetihi Lodge Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and your glowing feedback. I'll share your comments with our chefs and staff and they will be chuffed. We all work hard to ensure our guests have an amazing experience at Raetihi, and it's so nice for it to be recognised. Yes, we're aware the bathrooms needs a facelift and we're doing our best to address... More 

Stanmore, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

For total peace and quiet, good food and excellent hotel management, this place is a must! Not to mention, walks with wonderful scenic views, too many, to photograph!

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Thank afried_864508
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

Yesterday we have enjoyed dinner. The dishes looks good and tasted good! We will stay for 2 more days so we can taste more if it. Lucky us :-)

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Thank Quyen D
Sydney, Australia
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105 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

We were lucky enough to be staying as hotel guests and got to eat in the Lodge's restaurant for breakfast, lunch and dinner over several days, which meant we had the opportunity to sample a broad range of the excellent fare on offer. We observed numerous restaurant guests arriving by motor vehicle and by boat - the food is so... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 29
Cuisine
New Zealand, International, European, Contemporary, Australian
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 21:00
Monday
08:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 21:00
Thursday
08:00 - 21:00
Friday
08:00 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7124 Kenepuru Rd | Kenepuru Sound, Marlborough Sounds, Picton 7282, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Picton
  • Phone Number: +64 3-573 4300
Description
Raetihi Lodge offers 14-rooms boutique luxury accommodation and 'destination dining' restaurant, that is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Rated 4-star plus Boutique by Qualmark, Raetihi Lodge is described as with luxury and comfort amidst the serenity and nature of the Sounds. Raetihi's Restaurant has fabulous views over the water, and offers quality meals using fresh local produce prepared by our chefs. Bookings are recommended. With our private Lodge boat, we offer discounted water transfers from Te Mahia Jetty for those eating in the restaurant. You can also arrive by your private vessel and pull up on our new floating jetty, or use one of our moorings.

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