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Cockles Kitchen & Bar


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Marlborough's only seafood restaurant, local produce, craft beers, great wine selection, CPR coffee, friendly relaxed atmosphere.
US$5 - US$24
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Seafood, New Zealand, Bar
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The best and freshest mussels yet my husband said! He had the Thai curry base, delicious and I ebjoyed the comfortingflavours of their fish hotpot. We both had their Iki Mata entree - OMG it was so good and believe me, we are Iki Mata...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Kiwihoppy
Reviewed 2 days ago

This place was recommended to us, boy was it good. The young girl who served us (if it helps to recognise and praise her, she was pregnant) was so friendly and helpful. The linguine dish was great and the mussels excellent.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank gwen_coleman5
Reviewed 4 days ago

The setting is quite cosy, the food really tasty and the service very friendly. It was also quite quick. A nice dinner!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Seasondtraveller
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The best mussels I have ever had, that good I forgot to take a photo. Great friendly service, close to the port with exceptional views and friendly staff. A wide selection of local cold beers,

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank agwvag
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great place to enjoy new Zelanda Blue Mussels and clams really great lunch with local wine And sparkling from famous place of Malborrow wine rigion in the South Island of New Zeland enjoyed very much

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Francisco G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really nice seafood restaurant and very friendly. As a bonus the meal was surprisingly cheap and we had beer and a couple of wines. If in Picton again (and hopefully we will be) then we will definitely go back to Cockles.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Matthew23751
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed a lovely low key dinner. Great food well prepared but really friendly staff that were happy to offer suggestions.

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Jon G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had cockles, clams, mussels, prawns and flounder. The food was cooked to perfection. Service was great. Will come again when in Picton the next time. The pricing was palatable and appropriate.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank nibacchus
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a nice seafood restaurant. The reviews and the menu sounded good.. Unfortunately the food was disappointing to say the least: The shrimp cocktail was just some cold shrimps on a lettuce with simple and boring aioli and no "bloody marry" as...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Julia T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch, our 2nd day was here. Easy to find, pleasant place, good food, nice server. I had the Green Musdles in a white wine herb sauce, my husband had the local fish as fish and chips. We both enjoyed our lunches.

Date of visit: March 2019
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