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Echo Cafe & Bar

Picton Marina, near QCYC, Picton 7220, New Zealand
64 3 573 7498
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Ranked #28 of 33 restaurants in Picton
Cuisines: Seafood
Description: Variety of meals and snacks, freshly cooked fish and seafood, fine local wines and beers on a permaneantly docked old schooner
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Description: Variety of meals and snacks, freshly cooked fish and seafood, fine local wines and beers on a permaneantly docked old schooner
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English first
Blenheim, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

We stopped in just before the Echo opened this morning, they offered us coffee to have there or takeaway(we were a bit cheeky arriving so early! but did stay and what a view from the top deck, oh nice coffee too). We decided to call back for lunch at a more reasonable time. The mussels were lovely (thoroughly recommend the... More

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Taranaki, New Zealand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

This cafe/bar is a boat - such character! Harbour views from the deck. Good young staff with range of beverages. We had a family meal so I can't comment on the cafe food.

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

Once place is renovated and food improved this will be a great place-get rid of fried food. Nice setting looking over the marina and great historical information.

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Tauranga
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2011

A New Zealand scow lovingly restored by the owners with a very good atmosphere - loads of maritime artefacts to keep you busy while waiting for the freshly cooked food. We had pre dinner drinks and snacks up on deck looking right over Picton Harbour. The food was simple but excellent and there was a reasonable selection of beers and... More

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Perth, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2011

Our meals and drinks were fairly priced and delicious, and the old schooner has so much character with memorabilia displayed throughout the cafe and well stocked bar (promoting local beer & wines). The owners, Tim (who's bar chief and the cook) and his wife Denise are freindly and genuinely interested in looking after their customers and take great pride in... More

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