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Raupo Cafe

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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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2 Symons St, Blenheim, New Zealand
+64 3-577 8822
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07:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 23:00
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Blenheim, New Zealand
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Four of us had dessert & coffee before going to see a local show nearby. Two had the 'Lemon Custard Crumble' which looked lovely but had no lemon taste & tasted just like custard & the other two had the 'Special of the Day' which was 'Panna Cotta' w/ a cherry compote & ginger icecream. Apart from the ginger biscuits... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

"Cafe" is something of a misnomer - we went for dinner on a Tuesday evening - and the place is definitely a restaurant not a cafe The rest of Blenheim seemed to be closed by 6pm but Raupo was busy and deserved to be. Efficiently greeted we were quickly seated overlooking the nearby river - the staff were cheery and... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went with Kids and Grand kids and G'Grand Son Lunch was good and Not too noisy for me as I wear Hearing AIDS

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Thank despaterson
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In a pretty location by the river. Very pleasant staff too. Seemed to be a good mix of local and tourist trade. Definitely worth a visit.

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1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited for diner and had the ribeye steak and the risotto. Both were absolutely top cuisine. On top of this we had a lovely waiting staff! This restaurant is definitely a 5-star place.

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Thank Bjorn O
New Zealand
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35 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I really like this cafe. Had been there previously when in Blenheim on a day trip. Helpful staff, very happy with the menu/food selection. Great coffee. Gorgeous locaton they are really lucky to have.

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Thank LilyNewZealand
Blenheim, New Zealand
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this place in October with a friend for brunch, good service, limited food menu (salad range could have been better). However sunshine, friends, food and a view, what more could one ask.

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Ripon, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Try the chicken on the evening main menu it was really tasty! Staff were friendly and helpful. Definitely come again.

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Thank Arkholme
Blenheim, New Zealand
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always great for brunch, lunch or dinner. Great location. Eggs Benedict always great. There is a wee bakery attached for takeaways. Good when meeti gs friends in town. Good parking nearby.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good, exceeding expectations. Nice location overlooking the river at one end of Blenheim. Two excellent fish dishes - salmon, delivered as requested slightly underdone, and another with a name I'd never heard before, served over couscous and a nicely flavoured chopped tomato salsa. The pavlova was free form but did not undermine the classic NZ desert ( apparently the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 23:00
Monday
07:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 23:00
Thursday
07:30 - 23:00
Friday
07:30 - 23:00
Saturday
07:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Symons St, Blenheim, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim
  • Phone Number: +64 3-577 8822

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