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Chequers Cafe - CLOSED

Scott St, Blenheim, New Zealand
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Overview
  • Excellent16%
  • Very good35%
  • Average25%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible16%
17 Jun 2013
“What a refreshing change”
11 May 2013
“Outrageously bad”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Contemporary
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LOCATION
Scott St, Blenheim, New Zealand
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Reviewed 18 June 2013

The new owners clearly have their stuff together, this place is amazing. Lovely staff, great, fast efficient service, as well as great food. I'm impressed!

1  Thank Ayliemarie
Reviewed 11 May 2013

This was the worst dining experience I've ever had in NZ - our starters took about 45 minutes to arrive, and after about another hour we were still waiting for our mains. We were there on a weekend (with my elderly grandfather) and the music...More

Thank AE739
Reviewed 28 April 2013 via mobile

I went to lunch here with a business client and was EXCEEDINGLY dissapointed with the food. It was barely edibly. I had the Thai Beef Salad with Noodles ($16). This dish was appalling, the noodles were not cooked, in fact they were raw. The beef...More

Thank lauren h
Reviewed 19 March 2013

We found this place by walking around. It was fairly busy on the night we went - but the service was good. Unfortunately some of the items we fancied on the menu were not available but we were very happy with the food we received...More

Thank TooKiwis
Reviewed 26 January 2013

Myself and my girlfriend went to Chequers only a couple of days ago and thought the food and quantity was pretty good for the price. We both had burgers but different ones, mine was actually pretty bland and messy (chicken, mushroom, brie ... burger) but...More

1  Thank fobl11
Reviewed 15 January 2013

We go here lots for coffee and cafe type stuff but never as a restaurant or pub. Doesnt have enough of a menu to be properly considered. The food is basic but nice. Kind of expensive for what you get. Nice decor and atmosphere, good...More

Thank Amy N
Reviewed 5 January 2013 via mobile

Very helpful - great service. Recommended, espc if with kids. Tasty chowder - good wine list. One of the better places in Blenheim - value for money :). Would gladly return

Thank Aengus J
Reviewed 13 December 2012 via mobile

I ate here in my own. I picked a quiet Wed when a large group had just ordered. The waitress was rushed, but did well and was very friendly. I had a nice Thai Salad and cake. I would go again.

1  Thank Nedbedrock
Reviewed 2 December 2012

We've been to Chequers a lot of times over the years, but only for our hot chocolate fix. On Friday we decided to give it a go for a meal. Bad choice - not that there was anything really wrong with it, but there are...More

1  Thank andye10000
Reviewed 7 September 2012

This has got to be the best coffee hole in Blenheim. Along with the coffee goes the great date scones, unfortuneately only every second day (cheese on the other days). The staff are friendly, bubbly andtry hard to please. I've had dinner there and have...More

Thank airbus0320
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Restaurant Details

Cuisine
Contemporary
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Scott St, Blenheim, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim
Description
Good cafe / restaurant food - close to town
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