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 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
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
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
Red Salt Cafe, Bar & Restaurant - Picton
The food at Red Salt Cafe, Bar & Restaurant is produced fresh each day by their resident chef, offering both menu and cabinet food to tempt the fussiest of taste buds. The team are passionate about great food, delicious coffee and exceptional service. Their exciting range of food options include gluten free, dairy free, vegetarian, and vegan.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
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
Cafe Cortado - Picton
Located right on the beautiful Picton waterfront and offering fresh contemporary fare, from fabulous pizza to a large selection of delicious NZ seafood. You will enjoy slightly South American infused menus, created from fresh ingredients from the region. Great kids menu available.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
Apples for Charlotte - Havelock
Welcome to Apples for Charlotte, a vintage inspired Eatery here in Havelock, Marlborough. Come on in and try our sweet and savoury treats made with love.read more
- Web: www.facebook.com/applesforcharlotte/
- Location: 66b Main Rd, Havelock
With a variety of offerings to choose from, we're sure you'll be tempted from our tasty breakfasts to our fresh lunches, freshly made rolls and sandwiches. Yummy Kids platter available.read more
Slip Inn Cafe and Restaurant - Havelock
Nestled on the edge of the picturesque Marlborough Sounds, we are able to offer the “Famous Havelock Green Lipped Mussels” fresh off the boat, paired with our award winning Marlborough wines and stunning views over the marina that are hard to leave. Opening from 8am daily we serve hearty or healthy breakfasts, with exceptional coffees. Our lunch menu starts at 11am serving up something for everyone from the famous Havelock Green Lipped Mussels, a fresh summer salad, pate or platter to steak sandwiches, burgers and our fantastic pizzas, and we also have fantastic vegetarian and gluten free options. When 5 o’clock roles round we like to step it up a little and offer you a touch of finer dining, delivering you the best of our local produce and daily culinary specials from our chefs. Kids' menu available.read more
- Web: www.slipinn.co.nz/
- Location: Havelock Marina, Havelock