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“I think new owners, is so they are doing a great job”
Review of Pinocchio

Pinocchio
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $3 - $23
Cuisines: New Zealand
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Pinocchio is a family owned and operated restaurant, we pride ourselves on using fresh produce from around New Zealand. We offer breakfast, lunch and dinner, in relaxed and friendly environment. Pinocchio has an extensive wine list, selected from local vineyards and from around New Zealand. Our Head chef Paul has combined his fine dinning knowledge and experience to create a menu that consists of sensational flavours combined with eye catching presentation in our bistro experience. Pinocchio has the capacity to seat forty-five people. Pinocchio has a sunny courtyard to enjoy your dinning experience or just a Peroni on tap. Private functions are available on request.
Reviewed August 10, 2014

Booked due to tripadvisor, then heard its under new ownership so wondered if it would hold up to its TA review status and yes it did. Quite nice atmosphere, but great food that was well cooked and had some nice twists to add some extra zing to the menu. I would say keep up the great work and its will be on my list to visit again.

Thank alongcommute
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Reviewed August 9, 2014

Had lunch here on a cold day. Was nice and warm inside with gas heaters. Food was very nice, although portions were on the smaller side. Great selection of wines and hot chocolate! Went back a couple of days later - much warmer so sat outside in the sun and enjoyed good coffee. Staff were great on both occasions.

Thank Stanleythecat
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Reviewed August 2, 2014

We were recommended Pinocchio by a local and booked Friday night. Its under new management with new owners. We loved it. Don't pay too much attention to the online menu as it changes and will avoid any disappointment. Its near the square and just off the street. Its fitted out well and had a nice feel. We have eaten at a few places in Martinborough and think this is the best we have found. We even flagged our free breakfast at the hotel and went back for brunch on the Sunday. Good service and well worth a visit.

Thank Steve W
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Reviewed July 28, 2014

We were keen to eat at Pinocchio in Martinborough and we weren't disappointed. The food was as good as anywhere we have dined and the service was outstanding. We shared entrees and desserts but nothing was a problem to the waitress. All the main courses our group of 4 chose were really delicious.
Martinborough has some really good restaurants but Pinocchio is right up there and we will certainly be back.

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Thank Susz1
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Reviewed July 26, 2014

Pinocchio has new owners and the food, service and atmosphere will not disappoint. We dined on opening night and without exception the whole evening was perfect. The new team know their stuff and the results showed with exceptional food, wine and service. Definitely recommend this place and we will be booking ahead for every trip to Martinborough in future as this is sure to be booked out well in advance.

Thank PatriceN
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