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Barn Cafe

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Bar, Cafe, Contemporary, Pub, New Zealand
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48 High Street, Picton 7220, New Zealand
+64 3-573 7440
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 21
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  • 11
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    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Delicious

Service was prompt, helpful and efficient. I had the lamb backslabs (sort of lamb steaks), they were tender and tasty served with 7 different vegetables. I'd certainly go back there if staying longer.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Supergranbee
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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Service was prompt, helpful and efficient. I had the lamb backslabs (sort of lamb steaks), they were tender and tasty served with 7 different vegetables. I'd certainly go back there if staying longer.

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Sydney, Australia
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173 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the meals was very good and the rest OK. At the prices we really weren't expecting that much.

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Thank PeterBarras
Gina W, Owner at Barn Cafe, responded to this review

As you will have seen from our other reviews, most of our customers have been well satisfied. We encourage all our customer to voice concerns at the time of the meal so that we can fix any issues that arise More 

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83 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Even if with a young family, don't be put off by the fact that this is a pub with a gaming (slot machine) room. That's quite common in NZ. It's actually a really pleasant place. The food was really good - nothing flash, but hearty, well cooked food. Both the grilled prawns and the blue cod were excellent. I've read... More 

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Thank John W
Gina W, Owner at Barn Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks you for your positive comments. We always welcome your feedback and use it to try and improve the service we give. More 

Whakatane, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere and food very friendly and helpful staff I highly recommend this place to anybody who goes to Picton

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Thank Kirikohai H
Gina W, Owner at Barn Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We hope to see you again sometime. More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped in for dinner with my husband tonight 17/01/16. The service was really good, as was the wine and the food but best of all it is reasonably priced and there was plenty of it :)

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Thank RobynandDarryl
Gina W, Owner at Barn Cafe, responded to this review

I have passed on your comments. Comments like yours make our efforts well worthwhile. More 

Morrinsville, New Zealand
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Character filled and quirky place that has a comfortable and welcoming vibe, along with great food. Enjoyed the eclectic mix of memorabilia about the place, refreshing to see something with some character and a welcome departure from the urban bling eateries that abound.

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Thank Greybeard2016
Gina W, Owner at Barn Cafe, responded to this review

So glad you liked the palce and the food. Come again soon. More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I had travelled across to Picton on the ferry to have dinner to celebrate his birthday and we walked both sides of the street to find an eatery. After checking out tall of the places we decided on the barn cafe. The service was excellent, the staff were very efficient and friendly and the meals were served... More 

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Thank Sweetsuz4u
Christchurch, New Zealand
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came to Barn Cafe for dinner with a reasonably big group of friends. The food was typical pub grub, but it was well done and the portions were big, so you definitely weren't left hungry! As a vegetarian, I would have liked to see more than one vegetarian option, but the vegetarian lasagne I had was very nice. Our... More 

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Thank sp511
Gina W, Owner at Barn Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. Please come and see us again next time you are in Picton More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The food was so good we went back twice. Our family of 4 experienced very friendly staff and great meals at this bar and restaurant. Would go back next time we go to Picton.

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Thank potte2016
Gina W, General Manager at Barn Cafe, responded to this review

I hope you do come back to see us next time. Thanks for the compliments. More 

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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

I had fish and chips at barn cafe and it was a good value for money ... I would recommend Barn cafe if you are visiting Picton ...

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Thank Marcos M
Gina W, Owner at Barn Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your recommendations. Hope to see you again. More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 48 High Street, Picton 7220, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Picton
  • Phone Number: +64 3-573 7440

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
  • Cuisine: Bar, Cafe, Contemporary, Pub, New Zealand

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?