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Watery Mouth Cafe

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$$ - $$$
Cafe, New Zealand, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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71 High Street, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
+64 3-578 3828
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07:00 - 16:00
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Horsham, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Invited to the wonderfully named Watery Mouth Cafe by Brian after the Saturday morning Parkrun. Quite a fun place with fun people. Big on loyalty points for free coffee and beat the hangman for more free stuff. We'll be back to claim next time...

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Thank carefree2017
Christchurch, New Zealand
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28 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great Eggs Benedict, good atmosphere, overall best cafe in Blenheim. They have extremely friendly staff, a bubbly atmosphere, and the cabinet food, especially the cakes and slices looked unsurpassed for a cafe.

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Thank bootface50
Sydney
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We enjoyed a late brekky here. The food was good, fresh and poached their eggs well. We enjoyed our meal and my husband particularly enjoyed their coffee. Friendly staff also!

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Thank Mia W
Puslinch, Canada
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70 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed both visits. Fresh food and good coffee. Good range breakfast and lunch items. Seating inside and also street patio. Typical pricing for NZ.

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Thank Ray519
PaddingtonPartington, Owner at Watery Mouth Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Ray519, Great to hear you returned for a second visit. Thanks for your comments about our delicious fresh food and good coffee, both of which we take a lot of pride in. Thanks so much for posting and hope you’re having a great time in New Zealand. Juliet & the team at Watery Mouth Café More 

Marlborough Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Best place in Blenheim for coffee, and the breakfasts are pretty good. Early mornings can be busy but it only adds to the atmosphere.

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Thank ajames9686
PaddingtonPartington, Owner at Watery Mouth Cafe, responded to this review

Dear ajames9686, Thanks so much for posting your feedback – ‘best place in Blenheim for coffee’ and 'always top service' is fantastic praise, thank you! We love our locals. Glad you enjoy our busy morning atmosphere – we do too. Juliet & the team at Watery Mouth Café More 

Paraparaumu, New Zealand
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly waiters, good coffee, relaxed athmosphere, nice bathrooms - just what I needed on my recent trip through Blenheim. I can only recommend this place.

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Thank Reiselust812
PaddingtonPartington, Owner at Watery Mouth Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Reiselust812, Thank you so much for your great review and recommendation. Delighted to hear we could provide you with a relaxed break including good coffee, friendly service, and nice bathrooms! It’s always a pleasure to host our North Island visitors. Juliet & the team at Watery Mouth Café More 

Blenheim
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Watery Mouth Cafe is a regular haunt of ours, excellent coffee prepared by Matt, a great barista, and a great choice of meals from snacks to the full Monty. The staff are always smiling and welcoming and remember you after a few visits.

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Thank Brixy
PaddingtonPartington, Owner at Watery Mouth Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Brixy, We really appreciate the glowing review – thanks so much for taking the time to post this. Our baristas and staff are fantastic and hard-working, and excellent with faces! Thanks so much for your comments about our delicious food and top-notch coffee. Look forward to seeing you again soon. Juliet & the team at Watery Mouth Café More 

Stamford, United Kingdom
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178 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We tried this cafe for breakfast as the one in our hotel wasn't up to much. We are glad we did as the food is fantastic - the portions are just right and I really enjoyed the coffee. They have seating outside as well as inside on two floors, so you should get a table. Give it a try if... More 

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Thank sjmmarsh
PaddingtonPartington, Owner at Watery Mouth Cafe, responded to this review

Dear sjmmarsh, We’re glad you tried Watery Mouth too! Really happy to hear how much you enjoyed our delicious food and great coffee. Thanks for the review and the recommendation. Juliet & the team at Watery Mouth Café More 

La Grande-Motte, France
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pretty place with a great staff. We had several brunch here and we were never disapointed. I recommand the salmon and cream cheese omelette ^^

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Thank WineDrinker10
PaddingtonPartington, Owner at Watery Mouth Cafe, responded to this review

Dear WineDrinker10, Thanks for choosing Watery Mouth – great to hear we tempted you back a few times. That’s a great compliment. Thanks too for recommending the salmon and cream cheese omelette. We’re partial to that ourselves! We really appreciate you taking time to post your feedback. Juliet & the team at Watery Mouth Café More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Two of my cousins and I discovered the Watery Mouth yesterday morning while strolling through downtown Blenheim. I ordered the French herb omelette and the Balanced Brekkie smoothie. The omelette was the best I ever had, and the smoothie was delicious. The staff is super-attentive and friendly. Yesterday the guy making coffees was kind enough to let me borrow a... More 

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Thank Ed B
PaddingtonPartington, Owner at Watery Mouth Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Ed B, We’re so pleased you discovered us! Thanks for your fantastic review and comments about our delicious breakfasts and lovely, friendly staff. Matt’s a star with his personalised coffee art! We look forward to seeing you when you’re back down this way. Thanks so much for taking the time to post your feedback, Juliet & the team at... 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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 16
Cuisine
Cafe, New Zealand, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 16:00
Monday
07:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 16:00
Thursday
07:00 - 16:00
Friday
07:00 - 16:00
Saturday
07:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 High Street, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim
  • Phone Number: +64 3-578 3828
Description
A big city cafe in a "little" town. Great coffee, fantastic local craft beers and lovely local wines. Our menu features local and seasonal fare, with options ranging from hot breakfasts to afternoon indulgences, a wide variety of cooked and pre-prepared lunches from our cabinet, as well as gluten-free and vegetarian treats. We can even make you up anything from our cabinets or menu as a picnic to go! We're open seven days a week from 7.00am until 4.00pm. We serve the bustling breakfast, lunch and coffee trade, and the cafe is a well-utilised space for meetings. We are fully-licensed and also love hosting private functions. Come upstairs for relaxed dining or enjoy the famous Marlborough sun outside.

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