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“Surprisingly good”

Duke of Marlborough
Ranked #2 of 26 Restaurants in Russell
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Contemporary
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Located right on the waterfront in Russell. Serving up delectable delights for lunch and dinner the Duke of Marlborough Restaurant is at the heart of this historical hotel. The menu showcases locally sourced seasonal produce, presenting a new take on classic favourites. Dine inside, on the terrace or in the garden.
Reviewed November 10, 2012

We ate lunch here based on a recommendation from our tour guide in Auckland. My wife ordered the mussels and I had the BALT sandwich. Both dishes were quite tasty and the portions were generous. The ambiance and service was also quite good. We sat inside, but there is also a option to sit outside overlooking the water. Overall our experience was better than expected.

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Reviewed November 5, 2012

Stopped here for lunch as we arrived in Russell... Incredibly fresh oysters and some of the best fish and chips we've ever enjoyed!
Returned the following night for dinner and was not disappointed... More oysters for entree and the house made Kumara bread, lamb rack and mussels for mains and after dinner mint and taste tartin for dessert..... Divine! Excellent use of fresh local produce! Great location on the waterfront. Recommend to anyone passing through Russell.

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Reviewed November 5, 2012

My husband and I went to the Duke of Marlborough to celebrate our 12th wedding anniversary. It was so lovely there and spacious too. Our table was set out nicely with really soft comfy chairs and we had a romantic dinner by candle light. The menu was fantastic and there is definately a variety! Quite pricey but fair and well worth it! I would recommend this restaurant to anybody who appreciates good food and likes a relaxed environment! You couldn't ask for more than to be on the waterfront of Russell sipping a nice glass of wine!

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Reviewed October 31, 2012

Beautiful historic building with dining both indoors and out. We had delicious meals, too full for dessert by the time we finished! The waitress was particularly warm and friendly enhancing the experience with her attentive service. You may want to consider making a reservation for outside at sunset.

Thank L R
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Reviewed October 31, 2012

Fantastic food, superb location. Oysters were fantastic and the burgers amazing. Great staff too....cheers !!

Thank Robyn W
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