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Le Cafe

€€ - €€€Cafe, European,
Waterfront | 12-14 London Quay, Picton 7220, New Zealand
+64 3-573 5588
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“mussels” (28 reviews)
“steak” (23 reviews)
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Waterfront | 12-14 London Quay, Picton 7220, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Enjoyable place when you sit outside. Band was very talented. Staff is cooperative. Got a mug of beer in only $5

Thank BG A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I heard possitive stories from colleagues about" le Cafe" so today we decided to go here instead of our regular place. The coffee was good and although it was really busy, there was not much delay. Location is nice too, because you can actually see...More

Thank Bea T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Le cafe two days in a row for breakfast during a short stay in Picton. Day one the breakfast was so good we ordered an extra dish of the smoked fish and scrambled egg. The management warn you it may take time to...More

Thank Sandy T
Reviewed 12 May 2018

We stayed two nights in Picton and sought out vegetarian cafes and restaurants. This restaurant was recommended as doing a very good pasta, but it was very bland with no zing about it at all. The wine selection was poor and following our meal we...More

Thank Rodney M
Reviewed 9 May 2018

We visited Picton in 2014 and found the best savoury muffins at Le Cafe and 4 years later they still are the best. Thank you!

Thank Rebecca N
Reviewed 6 May 2018

A fabulous salad and excellent wine after walking 'The Link' walkway; service a little slow on the ordering but otherwise a great experience - friendly staff.

Thank Allportsnz
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

One of the best steaks I have had for a while. Great views and reasonable prices. Low moral service staff just being competent, not going the extra mile as I have experienced in other places around town.

Thank CoffeeCritical
Reviewed 15 April 2018

This was the worst place we dined at during our holiday in New Zealand. The staff provide very little service. My friend ordered the fish carpaccio for entree and then fish for main. They brought out my meal and not hers, and then after asking...More

Thank Tracy M
Reviewed 13 April 2018

Only went in for a Beer , No stout , no Black beer , no Smile , decided to have a cider At $9-00 , felt this for draugh ( Tui ) over the top , did watch people waling in requesting food then walking...More

Thank grumps2_11
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Went there for dinner a few weeks ago but can't remember very much about it. I think it was OK. I think I had the vegan option and seem to remember the portion being quite small. Nice atmosphere, though.

Thank ukulelemaybe
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Waterfront | 12-14 London Quay, Picton 7220, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Picton
  • Phone Number: +64 3-573 5588
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