Le Cafe, in Picton is perfectly located on the seashore, overlooking the stunning Marlborough Sounds and picturesque Picton harbour. Right across the street is plenty of grass to r... read more
The atmosphere at Forrest Wines is relaxed and family-friendly, with toys for children of all ages. You may even catch a glimpse of one of the friendly winery dogs. A selection of picnic nibbles are on offer, including cheeses, antipasto and smoked mussels – and even better – there’s a toy box in the tasting room.read more
The landscaped gardens include willow trees and a duck pond, with picnic benches and beanbags for relaxing on.
- Web: www.forrest.co.nz/pages/cellar-door
- Location: 19 Blicks Road, Renwick
The Barn Cafe and Restaurant
Warm, friendly atmosphere, good value, great steak and seafood meals, salads, pizzas plus a great family Kiwi style menu.read more
Oxley's Bar and Kitchen - Picton
Sitting in a prime position in the heart of Picton, Oxley’s is a place to go when you want a good old-fashioned Kiwi welcome, with fine food and drink to match.read more
- Web: www.oxleys.co.nz/
1 Wellington St
Dobson Street Beer Garden
A great place to stopover, family-friendly pizzeria (great kids menu options), outdoor garden for the kids to roam and enjoy. Serving lots of tasty food, cakes and coffee too.read more
Punga Cove Boatshed Cafe and Bar
The Boatshed Café & Barread more
The historic Boatshed where many well-known boats have been built is now a unique establishment, set right over the water with a large jetty area & outdoor seating. Full range of alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks; espresso coffee and homemade muffins, cakes, paninis and pies. We also have fish and chips, platters, and pizzas on our lunch meneu, plus BBQs in the early evening. During the autumn/winter months, the Boatshed is open through the day for coffee, drinks, snacks and lunch.
Evening meals are available in the Restaurant.
- Web: www.pungacove.co.nz/dining.php
- Location: Punga Cove, Endeavour Inlet, Queen Charlotte Sound
The Mussel Pot
Located in the heart of Havelock – this is a unique and wonderful family restaurant. We guarantee fresh Marlborough mussels harvested in local waters, live to our door all year round. Come in and enjoy the popular choice of whole-shell mussels, steamed open in a choice of flavours or our half-shell mussels grilled with a choice of toppings. This is what New Zealand seafood is all about ! In winter the mix of atmosphere, warmth from our raging fire and friendly staff will help you enjoy the tastes that await you and with the emphasis on the local seafood and quality Marlborough wine the idyllic settings in our garden in the warmer months will make your experience with us a memorable one.
Our mussel chowder is to die for and the kids can choose from their own menu. Smoked salmon, smoked chicken or grilled blue cod are just a few other specialities we have on the menu all year round.read more
Seabreeze Cafe & Bar - Picton
Seabreeze Cafe & Bar looks out over London Quay and the Picton foreshore and across Queen Charlotte Sound. Offering breakfast all day, leisurely lunches and dinners.read more
The Jolly Roger - Picton
Located in beautiful, secluded Waikawa Bay, the Jolly Roger is only 3.5km from Picton. It’s an easy drive or a stunning stroll along a well-formed track. Escape the hustle and bussle of the ferry traffic and holiday-makers.
Enjoy a mouth-watering array of food options - from salad to fresh Blue Cod to steak and everything in-between. Come in for a relaxed family dinner on the waterfront.read more
- Web: jollyroger.net.nz/
- Location: 43 Beach Road, Waikawa, Picton
Gramado's Restaurant - Blenheim
A little Brazilian flair in Blenheim. Inspired by a small town in southern Brazil, part of the state Rio Grande do Sul, Gramado city is renowned for its fine wine, international cuisine and chocolate.
Come in to a cosy, warm place for dinner or drinks. Enjoy the homestyle atmosphere - The little bar - And dining area.read more
- Web: www.gramadosrestaurant.com/
- Location: 74 Main St, Blenheim
Bay of Many Coves Bight Cafe
Join us at the jetty, for a vibrant taste of classic Kiwi hospitality.
Our love of the outdoors takes us right to the water’s edge at the Bight Café. Friendly and fun, it literally is a breath of fresh air. Everyone is welcome here. What better way to experience the Kiwi way of life and have a yarn to the locals.
For some, it’s a place to soak up the unique atmosphere of the Marlborough Sounds over a craft beer or discover our signature seafood dishes. Not only do we aspire to serve you the very best fish & chips in the world, but many say that our superb seafood chowder is the perfect reminder of our exceptional ocean produce.
Or, perhaps, the Bight is just a great way to relax over another coffee and enjoy that magnificent view.
The Bight Café closes at five o’clock in the evening.read more
- Web: www.bayofmanycoves.co.nz/the-cuisine/bight-cafe/
- Location: The Bay of Many Coves, Queen Charlotte Sound
Railway Cafe & Ice Creamery - Blenheim
At Blenheim Railway Cafe & Store we invite you to come & experience our award winning ice cream as well as enjoy our delicious and scrumptious food.read more