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The Martinborough Hotel

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Kitchener St | The Square, Martinborough, New Zealand (Formerly Peppers Martinborough Hotel)
64 6 306 9350
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 9
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  • 12
    Very good
  • 3
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
We enjoy our visits so much that we keep going back ...

We always enjoy ourselves when we visit Martinborough and make for the Martinborough Hotel for coffee, lunch or dinner in their deightful bistrot. We have watched rugby at unearthly hours, enjoyed a delicious brunch or two there too. The staff never fail to please, the food is good and the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 13, 2015
Julie M
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Wellington, New Zealand
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  • Local cuisine
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Wellington, New Zealand
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

We have made the mistake of dinning at the Martinborough Hotel on several occasions this year. The food is very average, but the staff are appalling and have no idea of what good service is. This could be such a fantastic restaurant if the staff knew what customer service was. Needless to say we wont be going back.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We always enjoy ourselves when we visit Martinborough and make for the Martinborough Hotel for coffee, lunch or dinner in their deightful bistrot. We have watched rugby at unearthly hours, enjoyed a delicious brunch or two there too. The staff never fail to please, the food is good and the coffee great. Cosy in winter too!

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Superb accommodation, beautiful setting, amazing staff. Cannot wait to return here. This hotel is a gem. From the very start of our experience, booking online until we departed on Christmas morning, we couldn't fault the Martinborough Hotel. Thanks.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

the staff were very friendly, the room was nice, the hotel itself has a great energy and takes you back in time. Martin borough is a cute little town and this hotel is the place to stay. We stayed for one night and will go back if we go back to the Wairarapa.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Dropped in for lunch to break up a day of visiting cellar doors in the area. Needed a feed to tie us over and we ordered spicy chicken wings, they were fantastic and came with a blue cheese dipping sauce, and enough spice. Also some pork ribs that were really juicy and you could just suck the meat off the... More 

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Martinborough, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Best steak in the whole of the Wairarapa for $30. Highly recommend to anyone. Oh and don't forget $ 10 pizza night gourmet pizzas at that price Are a crowd favorite downside is the place is packed on that day.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Breakfast selection was good and serving sizes made a great start to the day. Degustation menu well presented and tasty. Service was efficient and staff friendly. We both had steak which cooked perfectly.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Food was beautifully cooked and presented. Breakfast the next morning was full of variety - you'd have to be a very fussy eater not to like anything on the buffet

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We spent a long weekend here. We had previously stayed at the Peppers in Marlborough Sounds. the one in Marlborough had amazing food but the accommodation was badly in need of refurbishment. We thought this one in Martinborough would have both. Certainly the room was lovely, very spacious and with tranquil views over the lake. It was immaculate. However, we... More 

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Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

My husband and I dined here on a Friday night. We both had the pork belly entrée which was beautiful, our mains were really nice but my lamb dish was on the small side. I ordered the deconstructed lemon meringue pie which I'd been looking forward to since we'd checked in the day before and seen the menu. Unfortunately it... More 

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Address: Kitchener St | The Square, Martinborough, New Zealand (Formerly Peppers Martinborough Hotel)
Phone Number: 64 6 306 9350
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wairarapa  >  Martinborough
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Kitchener St | The Square, Martinborough, New Zealand (Formerly Peppers Martinborough Hotel)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wairarapa  >  Martinborough
  • Phone Number: 64 6 306 9350

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 100

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

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