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760 Middle Renwick Rd, Woodbourne, Blenheim 7301, New Zealand
03 5727388
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Change of management worthwhile! You don't want to miss this one!

Incredible opportunity to learn some local history and dine at the same time. I've been visiting the argosy since I was about 4 years old and it has always been one of my favourite places. The plane itself is a great attraction for families and the recent change of management has given the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
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Wellington, New Zealand
Good for:
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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29 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Wellington, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Incredible opportunity to learn some local history and dine at the same time. I've been visiting the argosy since I was about 4 years old and it has always been one of my favourite places. The plane itself is a great attraction for families and the recent change of management has given the restaurant a much more professional vibe with... More 

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

This was a fantastic Restaurant, based around excellent food, lovely staff, very sunny, the sort of place you could go to as an organised event or just to drop in too on a whim. very difficult to fault and really sad to see it's demise because someone else wanted to cash in on it's location and traffic as well as... More 

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61 reviews 61 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Just down from the Woodburn Air Base and Blenheim Airport on the main highway on way towards Renwick. Went for lunch and were able to sit outside on some nice new wooden tables. There is a lovely big grass area so if you have kids it's great for them to run around and play and safe. The old aircraft is... More 

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Brisbane
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

With an Argosy Aircraft parked out the front of the restaurant we were keen to explore further. The staff were so incredibly friendly and helpful. For a gold coin donation our 11 year old son got to explore and play in the Argosy out the front. The waitress even went to fetch him when his dinner had been served and... More 

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

There have been a number of occasions that I have dined in this restaurant and I feel value for money they would be hard to beat. The meals are not only delicious but generous. Great staff and great service

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London
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Stopped for a coffee and a muffin, was not disappointed! Great coffee! More of a restaurant than cafe so no cabinet food but they did have some tasty savory muffins. Also an awesome plane for kids to go in and have a look around.

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

A quality dining experience with good food and generous servings. Family friendly with a range of seating options available. Added bonus is the 'museum' display of the Argosy aircraft on site, which can be viewed for a gold coin donation and is a well preserved example of transport in a by-gone era. Great for either a quick lunch or snack... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

Went for dinner and decided we would order desert after the main meal. Huge fresh meals with great flavour and excellent friendly Kiwi service. No room for desert but we were so impressed we went back for what turned out to be an awesome breakfast. The servings are HUGE, the value is GREAT, and the staff and wonderful genuine people.... More 

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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42 reviews 42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

While this is definitely not a fine dining restaurant the food is good and there is heaps of it. The menu is really extensive and if you couldn't find something you liked then you would be very hard to please. The meals are good value and good beverage list. Great meals for a hungry kiwi bloke. The plane is very... More 

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

The service was slow although they do a good goat curry when available. Not bad value for money though

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 760 Middle Renwick Rd, Woodbourne, Blenheim 7301, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim
  • Phone Number: 03 5727388

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 26
  • Cuisine: European

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