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Twelve Trees

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European, Soups, New Zealand, Gluten Free, Contemporary, Wine Bar
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Jacksons Road, Blenheim 7273, New Zealand
+64 3-572 7123
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Opotiki, New Zealand
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71 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went to Allan Scott Winery as part of wine tour. Twelve Trees Restaurant was a wonderful venue. The food was devine and the Salmon dish was judged best on tour by our group. The wine tasting wasn't half bad either great range and would fully recommend this as a must do when visiting Marlborough. A real stand out.

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Thank mel19462015
Kylie C, Guest Relations Manager at Twelve Trees, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review. I'm so pleased you enjoyed your experience with us. We hope to see you again. More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

went for lunch, had seafood chowder and duck. good service, wonderful setting (in & out), and food was simply awesome.

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Thank sejd
Kylie C, Guest Relations Manager at Twelve Trees, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. We hope to see you again. More 

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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93 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

It's almost been a year between visits to Allan Scott, this is a mistake we won't be doing again. Today our group of friends stopped in for coffee and dessert as it was 3.30pm. The kitchen remained open, hosting a condensed 3-4.30pm menu. We chose to share some incredibly tasty and generously portioned salted caramel fudge and the panna cotta.... More 

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Thank jeremylittle
Kylie C, Guest Relations Manager at Twelve Trees, responded to this review

Great review.... thank you. We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

Lovely staff, food and atmosphere. The outdoor seating was pleasant. Extensive menu, with good choices to cater for all. Would return in the future.

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Thank tussocktree
Kylie C, Guest Relations Manager at Twelve Trees, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm pleased you enjoyed your experience with us. More 

Chicago
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53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

We came upon this restaurant when we visited the Allan Scott winery the day before; the restaurant is part of the winery. We were so impressed with their wines that we decided to come back for lunch on our way out of the Marlborough district. What a great choice that was! The restaurant itself is a beautiful garden setting surrounded... More 

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Thank vhadquin
Kylie C, Guest Relations Manager at Twelve Trees, responded to this review

Wow, what a fabulous review. I'm so pleased we exceeded your expectations. Thank you for visiting. More 

Kellyville, Australia
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

Lovely meal. Fresh and interesting with enough choices. Food was nicely cooked and quite tasty. The pulled pork was fresh and well accompanied with veges and herbs / spices. Dessert was fresh and not too large. Coffee excellent. Service was prompt and pleasant.

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Thank Chris B
Kylie C, Guest Relations Manager at Twelve Trees, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm pleased you enjoyed your experience with us. We hope to see you again. More 

Blenheim, New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

Our first lunch experience was so enjoyable - both food and service, we returned a few weeks later. The menu choices were so interesting it was hard to choose. The Prawn and Chicken salad won the day - with a pomegranate glaze and Szechwan crushed peanut detail it certaily met expectations. My Companion who is a dedicated meat eater was... More 

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Thank Judith A
Kylie C, Guest Relations Manager at Twelve Trees, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. Great to hear from a returning customer. We hope to see you again soon. More 

West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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162 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

We ate here when on a cycle trip around the vineyards. We arrived towards the end of lunch and there were a few big groups in already but we were accommodated with no fuss. The food was very good and washed down with a very pleasant pinot Gris, something that we discovered and really became fans of in NZ. Definitely... More 

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Kylie C, Guest Relations Manager at Twelve Trees, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm pleased you enjoyed your visit and our Pinot Gris. More 

Nelson, New Zealand
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109 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

We've been here for lunch a couple of other times and enjoyed it,so as were going to be in Blenheim for my birthday, I made a lunch reservation which they acknowledged and confirmed by e-mail- good stuff. They were a bit busy when we arrived, and they had set a table for us directly in the sun - no thanks,... More 

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Thank winegirl2
Kylie C, Guest Relations Manager at Twelve Trees, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm sorry we did not meet your expectations. I have passed on your feedback to our team. More 

Wilmington, North Carolina
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66 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

Allan Scott Family Winery was on our short list for our wine tour, so our guide included it as our lunch stop. We dined outside on a covered terrace which adjoined a lovely little garden. The very efficient staff at their restaurant, Twelve Trees, took our orders first and then we were able to taste the wines, ordering a glass... More 

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Thank Kjcannon
Kylie C, Guest Relations Manager at Twelve Trees, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. It's great to hear you enjoyed your experience with us - and thanks for the wine recommendation with the lamb :) More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $28
Cuisine
European, Soups, New Zealand, Gluten Free, Contemporary, Wine Bar
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Scenic view, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jacksons Road, Blenheim 7273, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim
  • Phone Number: +64 3-572 7123
Description
Named after the original walnut trees that lined the entrance to the winery, lunch at our Twelve Trees Restaurant is a must for visitors, and locals alike. The great food and relaxing atmosphere, whether in the sheltered courtyard, or inside by the fire, provide a warm welcome.

Menus change seasonally to reflect Head Chef, Matt Gibson's simple food philosophy "fresh & local". However a couple of signature dishes, including the Seafood Chowder, which has become a local favourite, remain on the menu year round. Come in and try it with the delicious Wallops Chardonnay!

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?