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Chart Room

25 Waikawa Road, Picton 7220, New Zealand
+64 3-573 7002
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible4%
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“sauce” (2 reviews)
“chef” (2 reviews)
“dish” (2 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Hours
New Zealand, Seafood, International
$$ - $$$
25 Waikawa Road, Picton 7220, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were very disappointed with the meals at this restaurant. As we are vegetarians, we had (as usual) very few choices. The chefs first mistake was to replace things on the menu without informing the waiter - who then obviously did not inform us! Ordering...More

Thank travelsavvy2016
Pictonyachtclubhotel, General Manager at Chart Room, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Guest Sorry for the inconvenience caused during the dinner service. The hotel management team has recently changed including the head chef. We are working on our new menu for both breakfast and dinner. If you could provide us opportunity and re-visit us in future,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at The Picton Yacht Club and this was their restaurant adjacent to reception. Wonderful view across the harbor and into the swimming pool, but the menu was bare of any Vegan / Vegetarian Food BUT the chef made up a vegetarian Thai curry...More

Thank Rodney M
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Wonderful venue however the decor and fit-out is a bit spartan. However the food is excellent and the staff friendly and obliging. Wine list OK without being great.

Thank Bob C
Reviewed 9 October 2017

After a long day, travelling, ferry etc, it was so nice to have some light tasty and fresh cuisine with a great wine before retiring.

Thank soletraveller45
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Most hotel restaurants are ... meh. But the Chart Room, with its young and talented Sikh chef, is a pleasant surprise. The chef punches well above his weight, since he told us he had never been to culinary school. His cooking was outstanding - his...More

Thank Kathleen S
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

We had a delightful dinner. The fish was delicious - gurnard on lentils with a saffron sauce. The side of veges perfectly cooked and the desert of loose creme brûlée with fruit absolutely delicious. The service was prompt & professional & very pleasant. Also loved...More

Thank conaglenm
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We had eaten here before and were disapointed Not this time , What a huge improvement. The staff very friendly . Service excellent. Food fab we both had 3 courses couldn't fault a thing. Very good choice on the menu Had my cheese board for...More

Thank glenys_8
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Chart Room restaurant is part of the Picton Yacht Club Hotel. Had dinner in our room, fish and chips. We were assured the fish was local catch and it was delicious. The chips were cooked to perfection and the aloi sauce was to die for....More

Thank CandE_Evans
Reviewed 7 November 2016

We have enjoyed lovely meals here but sadly not this one. Bread and dips too much bread for amount of dip etc. Fish like cardboard steak chewy, potatoes yummy. Menu selection very limited compaired to what it used to be. Chef offered to cook another...More

Thank glenys_8
Pictonyachtclubhotel, General Manager at Chart Room, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2016

Dear gleny_8 My sincere apology that you experienced such a disappointing meal in The Chartroom Restaurant, and I thank you for taking the time to share this with us. We are soon to (in the next two weeks) launch our new summer menu and with...More

Reviewed 6 November 2016

This place could be really good but had the feeling of being under new management, which hadn't yet settled in. On the plus side: excellent pumpkin soup to start; very nice piece of steak to follow (slightly on the rare side of medium rare); wonderful...More

Thank Peter D
Pictonyachtclubhotel, General Manager at Chart Room, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2016

Dear Peter D, Thank you for critiquing your dining experience in the Chartroom on your recent stay with us and I offer my sincere apology that your dining experience was not up to par. We are looking forward to the arrival of kitchen and bar...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
New Zealand, Seafood, International
Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Waikawa Road, Picton 7220, New Zealand (Formerly Yacht Club)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Picton
  • Phone Number: +64 3-573 7002
The Chartroom Restaurant specialises in a relaxed, casual dining experience, featuring international fare created with the freshest of local produce from this exceptional region. The wine list offers a taste of New Zealand's wine-making excellence. Perfect for a pre-dinner beverage is the charming, on-site Boatshed Bar.
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