Food & Drink

Wineries & Vineyards

With over 50 wineries & vineyards spread throughout Blenheim (not even including the entire Marlborough region), great wine is never far away. They feature breathtaking views, tasting tips, and incredible cuisine. Don’t be surprised if you go in for lunch and leave with more than a few bottles under your arm. See all

Related: List of wine tour companies

Restaurants

The majority of restaurants live in close proximity to one another. Couple that with the vast range of ethnic cuisines and specialties and you no longer have to settle for second best.

Whether you are on a romantic date or out with the extended family, you will be treated to meals made from local produce and world-class hospitality. See all

Cafés

Coffee is ingrained in the culture here. Love for the art, courses in Nelson, and a rise in aspiring baristas have pushed coffee making to new heights. Espresso, latte, cappuccino, mocha, flat white - all made with fresh ingredients by expert baristas.

Step foot into one of the many cafes in the area and start your morning off right. See all

Takeaways

If your stomach is rumbling and you are running low on time, fish & chips. If you are heading to the park to watch the sunset, fish & chips. If you.. fish & chips. This is our iconic takeaway meal which has been enjoyed for over 150 years.

The large fast food chains are here too if you are feeling less adventurous. See all

Pubs & Bars

Though nothing compared to the big cities, a Saturday night out in Blenheim can be spent in a number of lively, characterful taverns, pubs & bars.

Enjoy a glass of wine with some nibbles, drink a pint with the seasonal workers, share stories with the locals, and show off your moves on the dance floor. See all

Other

Still haven’t found what you are looking for? This is your best bet.

Contains liquor stores, bakeries, dairies (convenience stores), supermarkets, and more. See all