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Escape to Picton’s Restaurant

33 Wellington St, Picton, New Zealand
+64 3-573 5573
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travelers talk about
“mussels” (35 reviews)
“steak” (31 reviews)
“surf and turf” (15 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
French, European, Seafood, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
33 Wellington St, Picton, New Zealand
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11 - 20 of 366 reviews

Reviewed April 2, 2018

We booked a table an hour before we went in. Just as well, because there are limited places available. We were sitting next to a couple -John and Maura- from the north island - kiwi farmers. Next to them a couple from Australia. With John...More

Thank Jeroen B
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

Two adults and 2 teens really enjoyed our night here. Great meal surf and turf and very nice wine. Lovely boutique resturant.

Thank Dika47
Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

Beautifully fresh meals, definitely recommend the surf and turf, and the fish of the day. Service was extremely attentive. Atmosphere was cozy

Thank EmilieJayne
Reviewed March 22, 2018

After looking at Tripadvisor we selected Escape to Picton to have a celebration dinner after completing the Queen Charlotte Sounds Track. We were not disappointed - had a lovely meal and enjoyed the occasion. Very good presentation and interesting options.

Thank Crazysteveb
Reviewed March 19, 2018

My husband and I really loved our visit to Escape to Picton Restaurant, food was delicious, staff were ever so helpful. It's in a very handy location, very close to the waterfront. It was my birthday, so we were looking for something a bit fancy,...More

Thank 165glitterqueen
Reviewed March 19, 2018

We had an evening meal at Escape to Picton. The food was brilliant - very innovative. The Seafood Chowder was to die for. Great service in a small intimate restaurant

Thank Timothy R
Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

We just ate at the escape restaurant. I can say the environment is nice and cosy. The menu is pretty nice also. My family ordered the salmon and said it was nice. I ordered the special Blue Cod, the fish was dry and little to...More

2  Thank Ryno12
Reviewed March 5, 2018

Wife had large mussels from entire menu not main manu, I had the small fish and chips, more than enough for me, we also ordered bread for the mussels and to eat with her cocktail and my beer. Don't be in a hurry, small staff,...More

Thank Pepperjackm
Reviewed March 5, 2018

Delicious food, excellent service! Enjoyed our brunch so much we booked for dinner that night, so glad we did. Really tasty food and beautifully presented - loved the ambience of this quaint little restaurant - definitely highly recommended!

Thank Jenzca
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

I was looking forward to trying this restaurant. It looked stylish and the wait staff were friendly and attentive. However, I thought the food was only satisfactory. The servings were standard but there was just too much happening on the plate, with the addition of...More

3  Thank Nina F
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March 4, 2017|
Response from Escapetopicton | Property representative |
Hello Jane, Yes I laughed when I saw it as I'm not sure they released a regular was sitting next to them. Glad you enjoyed your two surf and turfs medium. If you could please write a review of your meal that night I would... More
July 15, 2015|
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Response from Escapetopicton | Property representative |
Yes we are open for Christmas lunch. Look forward to hearing from you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Wellington St, Picton, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Picton
  • Phone Number: +64 3-573 5573
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