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All 83 Blenheim Restaurants

The Cornerstone Bar & Restaurant

70, Queen Street, Blenheim, New Zealand
+64 3 577 7555
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Ranked #24 of 83 Restaurants in Blenheim
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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69 reviews 69 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

A stop in Blenheim whilst waiting for a late Picton ferry sailing, the Cornerstone was a good choice. It was family friendly, a modern pub style with bar and more formal dining options. The service was friendly and patient, the options good. If the seafood chowder is the measure of the kitchen, this one wins with a rich fulsome serving... More 

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Aarau, Switzerland
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86 reviews 86 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Went here for dinner, the staff was friendly but a bit slow resulting in a table of 4 which arrived after our table of 2 getting there meals a while before we did. I ordered the hungry version of the filet Mignon with a very tasty mashed potatoe. It was very nice and I can really recommend the food.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

the service was nice but it felt like a typical bar. The food was good and reliable but wish we'd have gone to somewhere with a little more atmosphere

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Wellington, New Zealand
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121 reviews 121 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

So - third time back, Still good. Had a great dinner here (party of 3). Staff are very customer focused and even offered one of my guests to come to the bar and try out the beers as he wasn't sure which one to select. Quality of food was brilliant.

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Rakaia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We went for an evening meal on the spur of the moment and had a great evening. The meals were great... loved the deserts

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Staff were very friendly. The scambled eggs and bacon I chose for breakfast was really tasty and the coffee was great.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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113 reviews 113 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

The Cornerstone was strangely empty for a Saturday night leading up to Christmas, which is odd as we ended up there only because other places were booked out. But this was a fortunate outcome. The food was excellent: a creative seafood dish with oysters, mussels, rosti and Asian salad; and a steak deemed by an aficionado to be well up... More 

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Blue Haven, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

My husband and I went out for a couple of drinks and dinner and came across this pub. We both had the thai green curry which was delicious and a few beers each while watching the cricket on telly and had a very enjoyable time. Apart from one staff member who was not quite as friendly, the others were all... More 

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New Zealand
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

My party of four had breakfast here recently. Apart from the coffees which came quickly the rest of our experience was below average. There appeared to be not enough staff on to cover the amount of people coming in and dining at the restaurant. We waited over 40 minutes for our cooked breakfast. When it arrived one of the fried... More 

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Bangalore
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41 reviews 41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Had a great time at The Cornerstone! Great crowd, beer and food! Loved the time there! Great music to accompany, especially as I was alone!

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Address: 70, Queen Street, Blenheim, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3 577 7555
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim

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