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Barn Cafe

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New Zealand, Bar, Cafe, European, Contemporary, Pub
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48 High Street, Picton 7220, New Zealand
+64 3-573 7440
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Taranaki, New Zealand
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We dined here on our last night in the South Island and had a great meal. Good food, friendly staff. The sticky date pudding is amazing :-)

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Thank Taeba
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yahhh had the best food lamb backstrap to die seafood delicious at The Barn Picton NZ great service friendly beatiful town

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Thank Dot B
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

2nd visit as it is a pleasant place to eat in the early evening.The staff are very helpful explaining all the choices.

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Thank 236brendad
Chiang Mai
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49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ate the roast lamb dinner here and it was delicious. The lamb was tasty and tender - perfectly cooked! Nice atmosphere with lots of interesting photos and retro items on display.

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Thank KevinLJ_ChiangMai
Auckland, New Zealand
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Great little place with lots of locals eating there. We had the daily roast when we here a few weeks ago and it is a bargain and excellent. In the middle of winter, it is good to find a warm and inviting place. Writing this review before we eat their again tonight.

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Thank TomSNZ
Gina W, Owner at Barn Cafe, responded to this review

I am so glad you enjoyed your meal. Many people have told us that they believe the roast to be the best of our meals and the best in Picton. More 

Marlborough N.Z.
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Today was my wife's birthday and she chose to go the Barn for lunch. We both had the fish of the day which was orange roughy, served with amazing chips and salad and we order an egg with it. Everything was cooked beautifully and we thoroughly enjoyed it. The restaurant was lovely and warm and the staff were very friendly.... More 

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Thank Gina507
Gina W, Owner at Barn Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. I hope we see you again soon or maybe for your wife's next birthday. More 

San Diego, California
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

Walking in we weren't sure about the recommendation to eat here. They were vacuuming and it was pretty empty for a Sunday evening around 6 pm. It looked like the town was closing up - which it basically was. When the meal arrived we were pleasantly surprised. The food amount were generous and tasty!

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Thank Bucket55
Gina W, Owner at Barn Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We appreciate your honesty and we are very glad you were pleased with your meal. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Needed a hot meal on a most miserable wet night. Staff were welcoming. We had the seafood chowder which was delicious. ...generous serving. Lots to choose from the menu.

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Thank Annie G
Gina W, Owner at Barn Cafe, responded to this review

We do our best to make our guest feel welcome. It is always nice to know that we are succeeding. Thanks for your review. More 

Taranaki Region, New Zealand
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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

My partner and I dined here while staying in Picton after catching the ferry, we loved the food and atmosphere so much that on our return a week later we chose to eat there again.

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Thank Cat06274
Gina W, Owner at Barn Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your very positive comments. Look forward to seeing you again next time that you come down to the Mainland. More 

Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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103 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

I popped in for a take away meal.Thought the chicken was awesome.Friendly staff, the fire was on so it felt really cosy as well.Prices were reasonable.

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Thank alan h
Gina W, Owner at Barn Cafe, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your visit. Pop in again soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$11 - $22
Cuisine
New Zealand, Bar, Cafe, European, Contemporary, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Delivery
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 High Street, Picton 7220, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Picton
  • Phone Number: +64 3-573 7440

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?