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Cork & Keg

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
New Zealand, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, Gluten Free Options
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33 Inkerman Street, Renwick 7204, New Zealand
+64 3-572 9328
10:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 01:00
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Vilnius, Lithuania
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You can feel mistaken, that you are not in NZ, but in England - such a good English pub with all its charm. And it seems it is the only place where you can get some food in Renwick after 5pm.

Thank Ingrida A
Broken Hill, Australia
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84 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were recommended to eat here while staying at Anglesea House, just down the road, we shared the seafood platter which was delicious, great atmosphere

Thank Fleur L
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It may not look like much on the outside, but this is where the town gathers. The food is top-notch, and everyone there looks happy. I had some remarkable lamb shanks here -- so good that I stopped in a second time the next night for their 2-for-1 pizza special. The pizzas were crispy and fresh from the brick oven.... More 

Thank Baron L
Wellington, New Zealand
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559 reviews
355 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thought this was going to be an english pub experience but it wasn't. The only "english" beer was guinness and nothing else. Limited menu but I give them credit for a very good steak even if it was grossly overpriced at $35! My partner did enjoy his pizza. It was also very very noisy and not a lot of... More 

Thank Ah62
Tampa, FL
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86 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a long drive from Franz Josef it was great to have a lovely hot meal with super friendly staff. No matter that Quiz Night was in full swing, we had a laugh trying to guess the answers to the trivia questions. We also ended up renting bikes from here to do our winery tour.

Thank Motters1966
Ridgefield, Connecticut
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Cork & Keg was a great place to eat with a great pub atmosphere with couples and families alike enjoying the food and a drink. The Lamb Shank was so good we ate it two nights in a row. We didn't have a car with us so Aaron came and picked us up, had a table reserved for us,... More 

Thank TomandJoAnn F
San Antonio, Texas
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87 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very English-like pub, great surroundings, fish and chips, pizza, and staff. Highly recommended if you're in the area. Wineries everywhere too.

Thank paca1957
Bedford, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Just returned after having a great meal here. Hubby had beef thai salad which was a big plate of food and very tasty, I had Lamb Shank which was also delicious. The staff were all very friendly and welcoming. Will definitely visit again

Thank Sue S
Cheshire, UK
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264 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We discovered this to be a really good pub with friendly staff, a fine selection of beers and really good food. We were staying just across the road and ventured into the pub expecting it to be quite empty but it was buzzing with a really good atmosphere. There's a good sitting out area out back and on Thursdays they... More 

Thank phil100652
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Our hosts at Bonniebrook suggested it to us as it was the only place late in the night open and we were in for delight. It has a nice English Pub interiors, although the name is Irish there is Union Jack in the insignia :) Our steward was a great host and even though the kitchen was closed he organised... More 

Thank Mir Amer H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$11
New Zealand, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Inkerman Street, Renwick 7204, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Renwick
  • Phone Number: +64 3-572 9328
An old English style Pub serving Tea, coffee and meals with a fully stocked bar. Open from 10am everyday excluding Christmas Day.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?