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The Cornerstone Bar & Restaurant

70, Queen Street, Blenheim, New Zealand
+64 3 577 7555
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Ranked #26 of 82 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, New Zealand
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113 reviews 113 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

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
46 helpful votes 46 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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40 reviews 40 reviews
18 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Six of us had a meal at Cornerstone for a 21st birthday. The waiter staff were very attentive and couldn't do enough for us to make us happy, mind you we are easily pleased. The meal was lovely, especially the Pork Belly. We left really full and satisfied. Thankyou for a great experience.

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Auckland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Ask and you shall get. Fillet Mignon wrapped in manuka smoked streaky bacon (from a butcher beginning with M) on a roasted potato mash with onion and salad. Medium rare. Perfection shows no bounds.

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Papamoa, New Zealand
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

One would expect restaurants in Blenheim to have decent wine lists, but the Cornerstone doesn't. Very limited selection, and extremely limited by the glass. The manager of my motel informed that that was typical for most Blenheim restaurants. A missed opportunity!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Reasonably busy, seated straight away, I had the beer chicken, yum!!& my husband had the pork belly, he enjoyed it but thought 1 slice of the pork belly wasn't enough. Very enjoyable and quick service

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Lovely spot to meet up with friends for coffee. Good coffee. We can take our time and don't feel pressured to leave. Some bigger tables would encourage larger groups.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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63 reviews 63 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We have been here several times, not only for drinks but meals. The atmosphere is warm and inviting and the staff are fantastic! After sampling a few glasses of local wines (yummo!) while sitting in sumptuous armchairs in front of a large gas fire, we were shown to our table where we ordered our beautiful meal. When looking through the... 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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