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The Cornerstone Bar & Restaurant

70, Queen Street, Blenheim, New Zealand
+64 3 577 7555
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Ranked #25 of 80 restaurants in Blenheim
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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- Aug 20, 2014
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

The service was appalling, my order of eggs on toast with a hash brown took over 30 mins to come out (they were not busy) and when it did come out, it was incorrect and not what I order. There was no apology and I had to wait another 10 mins or so for the correct order. The scrambled eggs... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This was by far one of the best meals we have eaten anywhere. We were just walking around looking for something open and just dropped in on the spur of the moment. On the outside it looked like just a pub but they also do proper restaurant meals as well as bar snacks. The service was really quick and friendly... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Probably worth dropping in if you are hungry and not wanting to be challenged too much by fancy cooking. Service was Ok, and the food was fine, and you don't have to wait an age. They avoid trying to be more than they are. Wine list is quite good.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

the food was very good, tried hard but the service was not very professional A good selection of wines Would dine there again

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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Enjoyed the initial atmosphere but was sat away from others. Very poor vege option, long wait for food and not amazing when it did come out. Maybe just unlucky....

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Wellington, New Zealand
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21 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Was walking around Blenheim on Queens Birthday Monday and this was one of the few places that was open, most had closed for the day. We were the only couple in the cafe for almost the whole time there, well over an hour, so not sure where everyone was? Good service and this time I had the omelet and the... More

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Pleasant staff, quick service which was important as we only had an hour before the theatre. Nice wine at reasonable price and all three meals were lovely. Will definitely be back.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Food was good. Had a lovely waitress. Atmosphere was good, will definitely go again. Recommend it to anyone.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

They do a mean chai latte bowl. But the service is not as fast as would like as the scone/muffen is finished long before drink comes.

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Auckland, NZ
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20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

They squeezed in our large table of 10 on Sunday night (Mother's Day too so a big ask) the food was amazing, service was really really good and staff were great fun. Definitely great value for money and a return visit on the cards when next in town.

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