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Auckland St, Picton 7372, New Zealand
(03) 573 6086
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Good place to eat

A group of us ate at the Toot and Whistle, good pub food. Service was good, plenty of variety on menu. Everyone enjoyed their meal.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 18, 2014
Vanessa929
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Darfield, New Zealand
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16 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

For me it's the place to chill with a drink and catch up with your local party pack. The bar maids are all pleasant and friendly. There is a pool table and plenty of gambling available. The kitchen serves a variety of hardy meals. While the T&W does have some of the best drink prices in Picton they also have... More 

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England
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83 reviews 83 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Very friendly staff, good atmosphere and good food at a reasonable price. We enjoyed our first visit so much that we made a point of going back again before we left and were not disappointd.

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New Zealand
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Have visited the Toot and Whistle regularly with family, as meals were always good value, although not flash, and service had always been good. But our recent visit was definitely our last. No-one wants to hear A "loud Banshee" using the most foul language to discipline a staff member . Atmosphere here has gone from great to "ZERO"

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

It has had a change of ownership and is well worth a visit. Great food, awesome friendly staff and a nice atmosphere. Will be back

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Good selection of veg, not your usual peas and carrots that I end up frequently with in uk. Beautifully cooked. Friendly pub.

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Cleckheaton
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137 reviews 137 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Dined here on our round trip of s. Island. Great food especially the fish. Helpful Quick service. Good value for money and good beer.

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Darfield, New Zealand
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

A group of us ate at the Toot and Whistle, good pub food. Service was good, plenty of variety on menu. Everyone enjoyed their meal.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

One of the best Seafood Chowder in South Island. However, do not take their ordinary coffee. Ask for a Flat White or something else, not ordinary coffee that comes with a set.

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Napier, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

We had an evening meal. Yum and very reasonably priced. Some special on every day. Staff were lovely

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Aberdeen, Scotland
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211 reviews 211 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

Having a bit of time to kill before our wine tour started (and wanting to put a lining on our stomachs!) we ventured in and you got the vibes immediately of ‘stranger’! The food was fairly cheap but nothing to write home about other than it was literally drenched in salt – far, far too much for my liking but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Auckland St, Picton 7372, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Picton
  • Phone Number: (03) 573 6086

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