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The Cornerstone Bar & Restaurant

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70, Queen Street, Blenheim, New Zealand
+64 3 577 7555
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Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 47
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    Very good
  • 26
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  • 6
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cornerstone

Being a bar restaurant this is a more relaxed setting and with cosy booths or tables. The menu is good and there is a good bar menu too. The pokies room is just past the restaurant section, as is the toilets so you get a flow through to those areas. As a bar it is one of the busiest on... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 7, 2015
TLC181
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Blenheim, New Zealand
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English first
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

I eat here frequently and I'm never disappointed! Staff are great, funny and professional at once, food is to die for and great healthy options for us gym bunnies! Cannot recommend more

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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98 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Business lunch and able to find a private table. Chose the salmon and scallop pie off the specials board. Absolutely delicious and came out piping hot. $31 for two specials and two coffees was a very economical lunch. We hope that dish goes onto the permanent menu.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Being a Blenheim resident, I visit this place once in a while. Sometimes just for some drinks after work, sometimes just a coffee and I had lunch/dinner here a couple of times as well. The atmosphere is good. Nice couches around the fire place, a good outside area in the back, seperate restaurant area and enough space to enjoy drinks... More 

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Being a bar restaurant this is a more relaxed setting and with cosy booths or tables. The menu is good and there is a good bar menu too. The pokies room is just past the restaurant section, as is the toilets so you get a flow through to those areas. As a bar it is one of the busiest on... More 

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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

The chicken florentine was incredible. Yes, was aware the 25 minute waiting time but it goes quickly with great company. 10/10 for this dish. Faaaaaaaantastic!

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

My husband and I dined here for lunch and thoroughly enjoyed our experience. Our meals were absolutely delicious and the service was impeccable. The staff were very friendly, sociable and helpful. The atmosphere was great and, being a cold day, it was lovely and warm with the big gas fire going.

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Wairarapa, New Zealand
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 via mobile

We came upon this wee gem through Trip Advisor, noted for Paleo. Just brilliant all round, great service, delicious Paleo mains and Paleo Pumpkin Pie for dessert. Thank you so much for catering to, what we believe to be, the best eating lifestyle around. 👍👍

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Mebourne
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We weren't planning on this for our one night in Blenheim but we were pleasantly surprised. A chilly night but the restaurant was so warm and cosy. Good choice on the menu and we were both really happy with our meals. Nice service too! Would be happy to visit again.

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Hokitika, New Zealand
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49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I have been here before and had excellent service and food. Sorry to say the food was average and the service the same. There was no sparkle there that would make me want to go back. We could have just walked out without paying as we stood there for a while waiting to pay and no one was around. In... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Great Caesar salad for lunch. We tried to go the opposition for dinner. Speights Ale house had bar leaders available and would not offer full menu at a bar leaner. We headed back to Corner stone as our lunch was top notch. Corner stone also only had bar leaners available but we're only to happy to offer a full menu.... More 

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

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