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Beachcomber Inn

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27 Waikawa Rd, Picton 7372, New Zealand
(03) 573 8900
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food

There is not a lot of choice in Picton, but this is one of the best. There are windows facing Picton Marina and windows facing Picton harbour & Queen Charlotte Sounds - so I would advise reserving a table next to the window for the lovely views. We visited on a Tuesday evening and there was only... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
Carl G
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Waikawa, New Zealand
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Waikawa, New Zealand
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

There is not a lot of choice in Picton, but this is one of the best. There are windows facing Picton Marina and windows facing Picton harbour & Queen Charlotte Sounds - so I would advise reserving a table next to the window for the lovely views. We visited on a Tuesday evening and there was only one other couple... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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42 reviews 42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Really handy location only a few minutes stroll from the restaurants, shops and waterfront. We had two rooms here for one night. Good sized rooms and amenities.

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

I love a good steak, and theirs is cooked to perfection, served with prawns and scallops. (I recommend the green pepper sauce, but ask if you can have it on the side, in a little dish!)Warning, the chef at Beachcomer Inn serves VERY GENEROUS portion sizes, so think twice, before ordering the Cheese, bacon & thyme bread as a starter,... More 

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Wellington NZ
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Very good menu at this restaurant in the hotel the wine selection was good too and the food was lovely. We ate here once as we were staying in the hotel but would eat here again if we were in Picton.

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Deal, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The food was well cooked and full of flavour, great choice too. Breakfast was amazing. The staff were so friendly

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Auckland, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

I made a reservation with some trepidation, after reading some of the reviews. We found the decor very tastfully set out. Lovely soothing backround music. Th Chef really new his stuff, as the food was superb. I would recomend this restaurant to all.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Great service. Staff extremely friendly and helpful. Good room service. Tasty meals promptly served.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

We did not stay at the hotel but ate at the restaurant Whaler's. Unfortunately this was the worst meal of our trip. The fettuccine was undercooked with clumps of pasta and the prawn was over cooked. When we made an enquiry about the fettuccine we got a strange explanation about the heat control of the pot and then she said... More 

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Wellington
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

The rooms were clean, beds comfortable, real coffee provided in the room and we had a verandah with lovely views over Picton harbour.

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Moraga, California
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34 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

We were advised by the hosts at our B and B to call before we went because there are often large groups of tourists that come in on busses. We did so and were told that they would have a large group and we should come early if we wished to have a more quiet dinner. When we arrived at... More 

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  • Address: 27 Waikawa Rd, Picton 7372, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Picton
  • Phone Number: (03) 573 8900

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