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Ritual Cafe

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10 Maxwell Road, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
+64 3-578 6939
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07:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Sat 07:00 - 17:00
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had the spicy tomato and eggs way too spicy for breakfast with my nose dripping not a good look, the big breakfasts were ok but not out of the ordinary great atmosphere and lovely staff always makes this café a lovely stop but it is starting to look like it could do with a bit of a refresher

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Thank Sheryl F
Blenheim, New Zealand
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185 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great for coffee with friends. Healthy choice food available for lunch and between. Outside tables available. Happy staff. Couches big tables or booth seats.

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Thank Angela W
Management response:

Hi Angela W Thanks for taking the time to review our Ritual. So pleased you enjoyed your time with us :) Best wishes from the Ritual Team More 

Sydney, Australia
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Warm feeling when you walk in and greeted by happy people along with the smell of freshly baked goods and brewed coffee. Food looks amazing and coffee is delicious.

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Thank hikingkurt
Management response:

Hi hikingkurt thank you for reviewing our wee café, so pleased you enjoyed you time with us and the coffee, we wish you safe travels. Best wishes from the Ritual Team More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic coffee and tasty lunch choices, especially the scrummy vegetarian dishes. Easy-going atmosphere. My favourite cafe in my home town, Blenheim.

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Thank fudge25
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Hi fudge25 thank you so much for reviewing Ritual, we so love that you love and we can't wait to see you next time. Best wishes from all the team at Ritual More 

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112 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here a couple of times and had some nice coffee in a good atmosphere. The food is good but not amazing. Staff were very pleasant; a great option if you're in the area looking for a light bite or a nice coffee.

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Thank IntoTheWorldUK
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Hi IntotheworldUK So pleased you enjoyed your time at Ritual, thanks for reviewing us. We wish you safe travels and hope you enjoy your NZ Holiday. warm regards The Ritual Team More 

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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great coffee, great food and great service with quirky decor. Hard to fault. Best coffee we had in NZ

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Thank Robert T
Management response:

Hi Robert T So please to hear you enjoyed the coffee, we roast our own Fair Trade and Organic Coffee, and your time at Ritual. Thanks for taking the time to review us:) Enjoy the rest of your trip in NZ safe travels and best wishes More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in the day after the wine festival. Fab coffee and delicious food. A must visit in Blenheim. Would recommend the waffles and smoked salmon and eggs.

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Thank OliviaJarvispug
Management response:

Hi OliviaJarvispug Thanks for visiting us at Ritual and taking the time to review us, we are so pleased you enjoyed your breakfast and coffee. I hope you enjoyed the Wine Festival too, see you next time your in town. :) More 

Mankato, Minnesota
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

We seek out the Ritual Café for the best coffee. I love that I get gluten free food. We love sitting outside or inside just sipping our coffee. Staff is awesome.

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Thank jogange
Management response:

Hi jogange thanks so much for taking the time to review Ritual, we love that you love, see you next time:) More 

Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Travelled to Marlborough Wine and Food fest. Visited Ritual Cafe for breakfast the next morning. Great food and service. Will definite go back there next time in Blenheim.

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Thank Grant M
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Hi Grant M thanks for taking the time to review Ritual, so pleased you enjoyed your visit to Marlborough...hope you didn't have to wait too long as was super busy. Safe travels:) More 

New Zealand
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24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

Great place to stop right in the main part of town with very friendly service. Know for it's coffee and service.

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Thank Oscar2NewZealand
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Love that you took the time to review so pleased you enjoyed your time at Ritual have a super long weekend:) More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$14
Cuisine
Cafe, Contemporary, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
07:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 17:00
Thursday
07:00 - 17:00
Friday
07:00 - 17:00
Saturday
07:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Maxwell Road, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim
  • Phone Number: +64 3-578 6939
Description
Funky Retro little Cafe in Uptown Blenheim, serving our own Ritual 100% Fair Trade and Organic Coffee which is Roasted on premise. 12 options of NZ T leaf T tea's available too. Fantastic breakfast menu choose from local free range eggs & bacon options to something with more of a south american twist. An array of Food options to suit Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free, Dairy free, Raw Food from both our extensive Menu plus our daily Cabinet food creations, which features fresh salads, Rolls, Quiches, Pies, Frittata, Fritters, Cakes, Slices, Muffins, Raw Cakes and Slices too. We use local Artisan Bakers for our breads, local cheeses too. Fully Licensed.

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