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Bloom Restaurant at Martinborough

284 Dry River Road, Martinborough 5954, New Zealand
+64 6-306 9165
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Ranked #12 of 21 Restaurants in Martinborough
Price range: $7 - $22
Cuisines: Contemporary
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Description: Bloom Restaurant is located just south of the beautiful Martinborough Wine Village at Murdoch James Estate vineyard, one of New Zealand's most highly regarded Pinot Noir producers. Just 10 minutes drive from the town square and located in a stunning elevated setting with panoramic views, Bloom offers a range of dining options, or just a coffee and/or a glass of wine to relax with after an afternoon exploring nearby vineyards. Sit on the deck in the summer months and watch the river trickle by at your feet and the grapes growing nearby. Or, in Winter, sit indoors by the crackling fire, and enjoy a slow, relaxing meal. Our cuisine is always sourced locally and only the freshest ingredients are used. For a sample of our menu, check our website, or call for more information.
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English first
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We went to Bloom hoping to find our new local winery restaurant having moved to the region from Blenheim we need a new restaurant to frequent. Unfortunately although the wine tasting was excellent the service was below expectations. We did visit on a rather busy Sunday lunchtime but we had booked a table in advance. The menu was reasonable for... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We booked Bloom for a function with family and friends to celebrate our wedding in Martinborough. We chose this venue based purely on reviews and other comments from Trip Advisor, so we were a little nervous when we arrived. We didn't need to be. Marcus was a wonderful host, making sure that things ran smoothly the whole night. He was... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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55 reviews 55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

After tasting some delicious wines at the adjacent Murdoch James Estate winery, we took a seat on the outside deck overlooking an idyllic scene of a gently-flowing river and lots of greenery. It was an early lunch so we were the only guests in the restaurant. Our waiter approached us and took our order with an air of what I... More 

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Wellington NZ
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

It is a little out of town but well worth the effort. The food prepared by Michael and his team is simply superb. The menu is easily the best in Martinborough so if you are visiting the town and looking for a place to go Bloom is the choice to make. The wines from Murdoch James vineyard are also worth... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We took a day trip to Martinborough from Wellington. We wanted a nice lunch somewhere different to the usual places in the town centre. Bloom was recommended to us by another restaurant which had no availability. This worked out well as we were not aware of Bloom and probably wouldn't have gone otherwise. Bloom is a 5/10 minute drive outside... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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41 reviews 41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

A group of 13 of us came in for a sunday lunch after discovering that Coney down the road was closed during August and September. It actually turned out to be a great turn of events - the wine tasting and service was fantastic, and the food was very good. Had a range of mains - monkfish, confit chicken, steak,... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Just totally love this restaurant. The food is just devine and the service is always great. I have been here a good 6-7 times when I visit out in Martinborough and can't seem to want to go elsewhere because I know the food is really good here.

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Welligton
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Went for a family lunch on a Saturday afternoon. The place looks great, food and wine was super tasty! Will be visiting again for sure! Thanks

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Wellington, New Zealand
Top Contributor
138 reviews 138 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This was a favourite spot for us but we were disappointed on our last visit. After being closed for all of August we had great expectations especially as a new kitchen had been build. Despite being the only guests our meals took a long time to arrive and it wasn't worth the wait. The meals lacked flavour. I had vegetable... More 

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Bloom_New_Zealand, Owner at Bloom Restaurant at Martinborough, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for the feedback. Naturally we are extremely disappointed to experience a drop from a 5 in your previous visit, to a 3 this time. Clearly we have failed to live up to the high standards we set ourselves. We work hard to address any customer feedback, so do feel free to call us directly if you'd like... More 

Napier, New Zealand
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Husband and I dined at Bloom mid week in June, neither were super hungry so we shared a platter for two and a couple of ciders. We weren't super impressed with the wine upon tasting but thought we would give it a try. Restaurant was cold, so we sat in the sun although this meant we were fairly close to... More 

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Additional Information about Bloom Restaurant at Martinborough

Address: 284 Dry River Road, Martinborough 5954, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 6-306 9165
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wairarapa  >  Martinborough
Average Prices: USD 7 - 22
Cuisine: Contemporary

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