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Toot & Whistle Inn

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Auckland St, Picton 7372, New Zealand
+64 3-573 6086
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Mar 24, 2018
“Train Trip from Blenheim but still local”
Dec 16, 2017
“Change of Owner”
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Bar, Pub, New Zealand
Auckland St, Picton 7372, New Zealand
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Reviewed March 24, 2018

Aunt and I did the last trip of season today to Picton from Blenheim and back. Walked into the Toot and Annie rushed us up to a table, well done! We ordered and had great Mussel Fritters and Seafood Chowder! Service was fab and very...More

Thank turtle63
Reviewed December 16, 2017 via mobile

Cockles is now the name of this bar/restaurant and it has fantastic fresh seafood. We are locals and have eaten our way through the menu..! Its the only place in Picton to eat Spaghetti Vongole, oysters, Green Lipped Mussels, Flounder or Groper (dependant upon catch)...More

Thank atwellstephanie052
Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

Went in for a drink before our ferry crossing. Bar man was rude and very uninviting. We walked out and went to another bar. There is alot to pick from. So we didn't have to put up with a bad attitude

Thank Mandy R
Reviewed May 16, 2017

My friends and I went to this place to have a drink of a local beer. We were visiting by cruise ship and I believe the gentleman tending the bar wasn't very interested in having us around. My friends talk a little bit English but...More

Thank flashover28
Reviewed April 28, 2017 via mobile

Fantastic meal of Lamb Shanks and Pork Roast. Best we had in 2 weeks of travel. Good 60's background music.

Thank Peter P
Reviewed March 20, 2017

Seriously the BEST roast dinner we have EVER had in any establishment. Loads of beautifully cooked fresh vegetables to say nothing of the delicious and generous meat and gravy

Thank Deidre B
Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch before the ferry went out. The gentleman behind the counter was not having a good day. Very cranky. He always came back at you with an attitude. We ordered the seafood chowder and fish and chips. The chowder was the...More

Thank Mark1Rob
Reviewed January 17, 2017

What a Great Little Pub this place is,slap bang in the Heart of Picton...If you want a MAGNIFICENT MEAL AND COLD ALE...this is for you...The locals make you welcome (ask the friendly old chap about his vintage car!!)...For a experience of the South Island,visit "The...More

Thank RiaTones R
Reviewed August 16, 2016

This place just keeps getting better, a quiet beer, clean and tidy. Great to sit outside and enjoy the sun.

Thank dereck86
Reviewed August 12, 2016

Came in for tea.I hadn't booked.Had a kiwi favourite of fish and chips.It was very well done.Also had a little play with the dog.Don't know if he is there all the time.Friendly staff and reasonable prices.

Thank alan h
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Bar, Pub, New Zealand
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Auckland St, Picton 7372, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Picton
  • Phone Number: +64 3-573 6086
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