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“Beautiful French Cuisine”
Review of La Veranda

La Veranda
Ranked #79 of 121 Restaurants in Blenheim
Price range: $13 - $18
Cuisines: French, Cafe, New Zealand
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations
Description: La Veranda is part of the Georges Michel Estate complex, where visitors can choose a selection of wine tasting ‘flights’, matched with French degustation plates. For example, enjoy four of our Golden Mile wines featuring Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Rose, with a plate of imported French cheeses or a selection of French ‘charcuterie’.Nestled amongst the vines and bathed in Marlborough’s prolific sunshine, La Veranda is the perfect venue to rest and relax in a very special ambiance, either indoors or outdoors.
Reviewed May 17, 2012

The owners are absolutely lovely hosts and recommendations were spot on! The food is absolutely delicious. All of us were more than happy with our choices.
Its great food to share.
There weren't a lot of cars around and the decor is ho-hum - Don't be put off - its a well kept secret! Delicious....

Thank LanguedocDunlop
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Reviewed May 9, 2012

We were pleasantly surprised with the food, not only platters but some old time favourite French dishes as well. We frequently spent our holidays in France and and were not disappointed with the quality and taste of the food of the Veranda.
We had the French onion soup and the cassoulet, greatly satisfying. The sausage in the cassoulet was home made as well the nice fresh and crusty bread. A lovely touch was the garnish of the plates with flowers and herbs. We had a small taste of the almond tart and next time will reserve some space for dessert.
Rudi the Chef/manager made us feel very welcome and when in Blenheim we certainly would like to repeat the experience of having lunch here again.

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Thank piririnha
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Reviewed May 9, 2012

A group of us stumbled across this gorgeous restaurant for lunch one day. We sat outside and enjoyed the wonderful views of the vineyards and mountains in the background. Service was unobtrusive but friendly.

The lunch menu consisted of various platters, and was enjoyed by everyone we were with. There was a plat du jour on the menu too, however it would have been nice to have other main meals so we could have experienced more lovely french cuisine.

The dessert platter was incredible!

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Thank nic201
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Reviewed April 11, 2012

Fantastic platters, wine and setting. Excellent service and food was delicious, what more could you want !

Thank Rosie1323
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Reviewed April 7, 2012

Great value fabulous setting Traditional French fare Wonderful host

Thank AdrianP101
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