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Woodbourne Tavern & Restaurant

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Main Rd, Blenheim 7301, New Zealand
(03) 572 8007
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went with a large group of friends and the back room was made available to us. The staff were friendly and efficient where nothing was a bother. The food was excellent with generous portions. I would go again.

Thank Jenni N
stacey10014, Owner at Woodbourne Tavern & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for you comments, we look forward to having you back in the future. More 

Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Boxing day is quite a surprise in Blenheim. Shops are open, most wineries and restaurants aren't! So we stumbled across the Tavern, and brilliant it was. The hosts were fantastic the food, although basic was great. Schnitzels you needed a map to find your way around, great beer, and the service was excellent. Anyone looking for a "real" meal should... More 

Thank Mike J
Nelson, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

The Woodbourne Tavern is the place to go. The choices were not expensive but what came was pretty good considering this really is just deep fired pub food. The service came with a smile and I have eaten pub food that is way worse than this. The only thing I can recommend is that the chef relooks at the menu... More 

Thank whosemother
Blenheim, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

It's a tavern, typically kiwi, in the middle of a working village. What you see is what you get: TV screens around the walls, some with the news, some with sport, some with racing. Not many chairs and tables, mainly leaners. Beer by the glass or jug. BUT the food is hot, ample, good value for money.

Thank RJBPNewZealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2012

Just the place to observe Renwick culture at close quarters. The sign telling patrons to leave their muddy boots at the door says it all and the dress code is broad enough to include singlets and bush shirts. Food is deep-fried and portions are large enough to satisfy hungry labourers and airmen from the nearby Air Force base who are... More 

Thank Diner2day
Gold Beach, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2012

"The Woody" is a great place to drink good beer and watch rugby with the locals.

Thank rsmac
Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2012

Found it driving by and was not disappointed, good food and drink at moderate prices.

Thank nchaires
Blenheim, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2009

Excellent cheap pub grub, cheap drinks... pool tables big screen t.v. Dont expect extensive wine list, wine choice limited, have a beer instead... enjoy local culture

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2008

Woody Tavern is a great place to meet up with you Mates and have a few pints & a great, hardy bar meal! i enjoy it every time i go...

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Restaurant Details

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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Rd, Blenheim 7301, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim
  • Phone Number: (03) 572 8007

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?