About Harvest

Harvest Restaurant at The Marlborough Lodge in Blenheim is in the safe hands of our chef who is creating delicious food that is fresh, local and seasonal.

Made to share or keep all to yourself, Harvest offers plenty of a la carte choices with an ever-changing menu.

Harvest is open as follows:

May – October

Lunch: Friday – Sunday from 12.00 until 3.00pm

Dinner: Wednesday – Sunday from 6.30pm

November – April

Lunch: Monday – Sunday from 12.00 until 3.00pm

Dinner: Monday – Sunday from 6.30pm

Booking is essential – contact us.

Group bookings outside winter opening hours possible on request.

Harvest Restaurant
Harvest Restaurant
Harvest Restaurant

Our Sample Menu

The Harvest Restaurant is open to the public for lunch & dinner as follows:

May – October
Lunch: Friday – Sunday from 12.00 until 3.00pm
Dinner: Wednesday – Sunday from 6.30pm

November – April
Lunch: Monday – Sunday from 12.00 until 3.00pm
Dinner: Monday – Sunday from 6.30pm

The focus is on fresh, local and seasonal cuisine, our Chef is offering an ever-changing selection of a la carte dishes, designed to be shared or kept all to yourself.

There is also an excellent selection of Marlborough, New Zealand & International wines, along with a wide selection of beverages.

Booking is essential – contact us.

Harvest Restaurant



Olives $6

Harvest Bread $9

Seared Akami bluefin tuna, braised fennel, parmesan foam $24

Smoked wild goat loin, Asian slaw salad, yoghurt dressing $22

House made fettuccine, cranky goat’s feta, Waihopai olive oil $20

Poaka Valley Culatello, baguette, pickles $22



Wild venison medallion, dark chocolate jus, golden beets, roasted whole shallots $39

Grilled duck breast, roasted parsnip puree, raspberry honeycomb jus $36

Dry Aged rib-eye, panko crumbed sweet breads, black garlic butter, bok choy $38

Squid ink risotto, fresh sea bass, laksa emulsion $35

Harvest Restaurant
Harvest Restaurant



Sides to share

Garden salad $12

Hand cut fries $12

Sautéed garden vegetables $12

Desserts & Cheese

Dark chocolate tart, rose water mascarpone cream, blueberry coulis $15

Parfait glace, roasted walnuts, strawberry salad $15

Deconstructed apple and rhubarb crumble, pineapple sorbet $15


Local Cheeses

Wash Rind, Little River, Nelson

Brie, Little River, Nelson

Aged Cheddar, Whitestone

1 cheese $14

Cheese assortment $36

Harvest Restaurant

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Harvest Restaurant

Our Location:

776 Rapaura Road, Rapaura, Marlborough, New Zealand (The Marlborough Lodge)


+64 (03) 570 5700


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  •   Very welcoming and were very prompt with service.
    The menu was limited but tasted great. The main, which I had sirloin, was so delicious and tender as were the... read more

    thumb Donski007

      We enjoyed lunch with friends on the veranda. I was so pleased we were seated outside as it was a beautiful day and we could enjoy the gardens while we... read more

    thumb fed32

      We had an awesome dinner with great wine and very good service from the team at Harvest.
    The selection of wines was very nice and the location of the restaurant... read more

    thumb TimS573
  •   A time to remember and a service never to forget. The food and personal touch was amazing. You do the Marlborough region a great service. Beautiful Thanks

    thumb Steve C

      What an absolutely Stunning restaurant and property. Everything about the experience exuded quality, refinement and elegance. The food was thoughtful and delicious, the wine list extensive, the ambiance wonderful, and... read more

    thumb KellyWashingtonwines

      I had lunch here recently and was pleasantly surprised to find such a place in Marlborough. The entire setting of the lush and beautifully landscaped grounds and the historical building... read more

    thumb Mike G
  •   We spend a lot of time in Blenheim and have eaten at all of the places covered by TA. We enjoy Sunday lunch out but sadly our "go to"... read more


      On a Saturday evening in late June there were few customers at Harvest. All I can say is that twenty more people could have been having a stunning meal there... read more

    Simon L

      We had a wonderful lunch at the Harvest Restaurant. The views from the restaurant were fantastic and the interior design of it is so classy. The service was first class... read more

    Marta F
  •   First visit and very impressed. Excellent service and food. Great choice of menu and very impressed that a couple of changes we requested were undertaken with no issues. Staff were... read more


      We dined here as we were residents of The Marlborough Lodge. As with the lodge itself the dining room is faultless. Gorgeous food, amazing service and beautiful wines.... read more


      What an idyllic place on a summer’s day Harvest Restaurant is in the Old Saint Mary’s Convent set amongst established trees and garden. From the road, you wouldn’t guess such... read more

    jen h
  •   We stayed at the Marlborough Lodge for two nights and had dinner at the Harvest Restaurant both nights. The food draws from local ingredients and is deliciously prepared... read more


      The entrance to the property was amazing. The setting and the house were spot on. The food was very good as was the service. Gave it 8.0/10.More

    Paul M

      Harvest Restaurant are going to cause a stir in the next regional dining competition, they have it all. Their service is a perfect balance of comfortable yet attentive. A... read more