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de Burgh's Bistro @ Hotel d'Urville

52 Queen Street, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
+64 3-577 9945
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (24 reviews)
“steak” (25 reviews)
“seafood” (14 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
52 Queen Street, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 258 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the high quality of the food. Nothing was a bother I was unable to have something in my dish so they just worked around it and was wonderful. Service could not be faulted. A great place to meet and dine. Well done to all...More

Thank Martin H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dined for first time since the restaurant changed its name. The food was attractively presented and cooked to our liking, Service was good, a limited "Winter" Wine List was presented (I didn't see the prices). Service was good overall but plates etc were whipped away...More

Thank Lyn B
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Surprised this place doesn't have higher ratings. Had an outstanding meal with business colleagues. Really comfortable room, very lovely. Excellent and knowledgeable service, and a nice, although rather limited menu. Great selection of wines and beers. All of our meals were beautifully presented and outstanding....More

Thank yecats59
DurvilleManager, Manager at de Burgh's Bistro @ Hotel d'Urville, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Thank you very much for your kind feedback, We do endeavor to give our guests the best possible experience and appreciate hearing from you. We look forward to seeing you again in the future.

Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Having dined at 2 other hotel restaurants I wasn't expecting much. Was pleasantly surprised with the high quality of service and food. Although on the more expensive side when go again.

Thank SanjTripNZ
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We were celebrating an anniversary and wanted something a bit more special and some fine dining. We certainly were not disappointed in our evening at Hotel dÚrville. The service was very good, the food excellent and ambiance good, inspite of the very wet weather outside....More

Thank Fiona O
DurvilleManager, Manager at de Burgh's Bistro @ Hotel d'Urville, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Thank you very much for your kind feedback, We are glad to hear you and your partner had a wonderful time at our establishment. We appreciate hearing from you and look forward to seeing you upon your return to Blenheim.

Reviewed 12 July 2017

We enjoyed our meal at this recently rebranded restaurant. Excellent menu selection at very reasonable prices, accompanied by a fine wine list which offers tastes for all ( as well as those on a budget). The staff are friendly and attentive.

Thank Leeanne65
DurvilleManager, Manager at de Burgh's Bistro @ Hotel d'Urville, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Thank you very much for your kind feedback, We appreciate hearing from you and look forward to seeing you again in the future.

Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

A fantastic find in Blenheim - recommended by our airbnb host. A roomy space, tastefully furnished, where we had helpful advice about food and wine choices and scrumptious food. A sheer delight that we didn't expect to find in rural NZ! We would definitely return.

Thank MichaelTasmania
Reviewed 15 June 2017

My partner and I both thoroughly enjoyed our meals. We both had the pumpkin and bacon ravioli. It was fantastic. I followed up with venison and not disappointed. This is the best meal I have had in months. Then we got to dessert, wow!! Do...More

Thank TaupoNZ1
DurvilleManager, Reception at de Burgh's Bistro @ Hotel d'Urville, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Thankyou so much for your review, will let staff know, they will be well pleased. Really great to get feedback that is appreacitive of the hard work that happens to make a dining experience one you won't forget. Raewyn

Reviewed 28 May 2017

The Hotel d'Urville is in a former trust company (bank) and is a marvel of period architecture. The food in de Burgh's Bistro is classically bistro rather than "fine dining". They use a lot of locally-sourced ingredients, including the seafood. This gives a great taste...More

1  Thank Kathleen S
DurvilleManager, Manager at de Burgh's Bistro @ Hotel d'Urville, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2017

Thank you for this great review! We really appreciate that you took the time to write about our restaurant. It is very pleasing to hear you had a good time dining with us and all the points you are making in your review are so...More

Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Great location in the Centre of Blenheim with an easy walk to shops and restaurants. We had a triple room with our adult daughter. Big room with queen and single beds and wooden floor. TV and fridge/tea and coffee making facilities. The heat pump kept...More

Thank Roddanz
DurvilleManager, Manager at de Burgh's Bistro @ Hotel d'Urville, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2017

Thanks for your review... I believe this is a hotel review that was accidentally put under the restaurant account. We are well aware that room 6's bathroom needs renovating and we can assure you that it is next on our to do list. Unfortunately it...More

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Average prices
US$57
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 Queen Street, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim
  • Phone Number: +64 3-577 9945
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Description
de Burgh's Bistro at Hotel d'Urville has an excellent reputation for serving great food made with local produces and featuring the best of Marlborough wines on their extensive wine list.
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