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Saveur Cafe, Bistro & Patisserie

$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
6 Symons St, Blenheim, New Zealand
+64 3-577 8822
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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6 Symons St, Blenheim, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 861 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Our family were here for a birthday celebration & I took in a cake for the birthday lady in our group. I was told by the waitress that there would be a surcharge per person even though we would be cutting it up ourselves. This...More

1  Thank 61Foodie61
SaveurCafeBistro, Owner at Saveur Cafe, Bistro & Patisserie, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Bonjour We sorry to read of the experience you had whilst dining with us at Saveur. We do charge a small surcharge for bringing your own cake to our restaurant to compensate using our resources, such as our plates and cutlery, and our staff to...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Just enjoyed a light evening meal at Saveur. Mussels followed by a prawn salad made for a delicious repast. Nice settings along a quiet river in downtown Blenheim. Wait staff most pleasant.

1  Thank martha d
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had booked the day before and asked for a platter to be ready when we arrived as we had an early evening plan. From the moment we walked in everything was lovely. Fabulous service, lovely wine selection and the Platter and fries were excellent....More

1  Thank Janet and Ian D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice Cafe and Bakery and a great coffee. Very busy on the weekends though so advise booking a table if you plan to eat in.

Thank conor m
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a shame! Raupo was Blenheim's iconic cafe. I've deleted my previous glowing review as the new owners (husband and wife) are destroying this place quickly. Now called "Saveur" - just as well as this is NO Raupo. Gone are the lovely maitre d's Jo...More

Thank Druid34
SaveurCafeBistro, Owner at Saveur Cafe, Bistro & Patisserie, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Bonjour It is with great sadness we read your review of Saveur, as you mentioned that you had a previous glowing review of us, which was posted recently, under the same current ownership. Hospitality is an industry with a high staff turnover, so whilst we...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you so much for your consideration regarding our little dog.Blenheim is not considerate at all but you gave us a warm welcome. Menu excellent and staff all well trained and helpful. We would love to spend more time there.

1  Thank christinej437
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service was slow, staff pleasant enough. Food was tasty, the fish had 15+ bones in it which my elderly grandmother had to pick out carefully. This place has gone downhill since they changed name.More

Thank LittleH111
SaveurCafeBistro, Owner at Saveur Cafe, Bistro & Patisserie, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Bonjour We are sorry to read of your experiences with us at Saveur. Unfortunately during very busy time periods, although we try our hardest to maintain our highest service standards, sometimes we do fall behind and service slows. We apologise that you experienced this on...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for a light meal after a day wine tasting. My wife had a salad which was light and refreshing. My fish of the day was nicely cooked and came with some lovely vegetables. Service was friendly and efficient. It's a large establishment...More

Thank gfsc5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent atmosphere Staff were friendly and helpful Lovely tea and coffee Nice outdoor area Yummy food

Thank Molly T
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We got excellent coffees and the service was pleasing. The restaurant has a great atmosphere with plenty of different seating areas for whatever occasion you might have.

Thank lindsayr684
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9 October 2016|
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Response from Jan111060 | Reviewed this property |
Private room upstairs a can definitely cater for 15 because Ive been there- but need to ask re 22.... nice private room though
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 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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Saveur sits on the banks of the Taylor River in Blenheim, right in the heart of the Marlborough Wine region. We are open seven days a week from 7.30am for brunch and dinner. We welcome group dining, with a private mezzanine dining area and a range of set menus for larger groups are available. We have an onsite patisserie, Le Delice which serves a delicious range of cakes and pastries made by our pastry chef, and serves take away coffee for those on the run
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