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Ritual Cafe

) #20 of 87 Restaurants in Blenheim $$ - $$$ Cafe, ,
10 Maxwell Road, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
+64 3-578 6939
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brownie” (2 reviews)
“cakes” (2 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 16:00All hours
CUISINES
Cafe, Contemporary, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
LOCATION
10 Maxwell Road, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 99 reviews

Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

It is with low expectation that me and my honey ventured into the heart of Beavertown for a kai...it's been a while but you know...the food normally ventures toward the unadventurous in my experience. So knock me down with a feather when ye olde trip...More

Thank RinTInSim
delialowtherblenheim, Owner at Ritual Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Hi RinTInSim Thanks for taking the time to review our wee Ritual Cafe, we are so pleased you enjoyed your time with us and you enjoyed our food. Yes we know right..... about the little loo, a little like a broom closet, but hey we...More

Reviewed 8 May 2017

Ritual served up some of the best coffee I've ever had (seriously!). The service was top quality too, being friendly and efficient. Don't forget to check out their quirky interiors.

Thank Amy R
delialowtherblenheim, Owner at Ritual Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Hi Amy R Thanks for your amazing review, we are so pleased you enjoyed the coffee, we roast our own fair trade organic coffee. Safe travels, look forward to seeing you next time your in town. Best wishes from the Ritual Team :)

Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

These eggs were honestly the best eggs I've ever had. Short wait time, and beautiful poached eggs. Will definitely be back every time I'm in Blenheim

Thank Teagan C
delialowtherblenheim, Owner at Ritual Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Hi Teagan C Thanks for taking the time to write a lovely review, the eggs are beautiful, we source them locally from Koromiko free range. Can't wait to see you next time, safe travels. Best wishes from the Ritual Team :)

Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Well worth brunch or breakfast, food is fresh, delicious, vegan / vegetarian friendly, coffee is excellent and the service as good. The music was great rolling through Bob Dylan, Stones, Ziggy Stardust, the Boss, Pink Floyd it is small so tables may be hard to...More

Thank WNGT2
delialowtherblenheim, Owner at Ritual Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

Hi there WNGT2 Thanks for your awesome review, we are pleased you enjoyed your time here and the music, you obviously have great taste in music too. Best wishes from the team at Ritual :)

Reviewed 27 March 2017

Came in for a couple of drinks...a flat white and a hot chocolate. Always wanted to stop in as it typically seems busy. Luckily found a table or you'd be forced to take away instead which isn't what I wouldn't have wanted to do. Found...More

Thank hotrodgurl
Management response:Responded 28 March 2017

Hi Hotrodgurl well that's not good is it...we have lots of different size cups available as options to choose from such a same you chose the wrong size to meet your taste. Please feel free to pop on in we would be more than happy...More

Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a quick coffee and scone. Staff were lovely, the coffee was amazing and the scone big and cheesey! Great service, would return next time I'm in Blenheim.

Thank Wendy B
Management response:Responded 27 March 2017

Hi Wendy B Thanks for taking the time to review our wee Ritual, we are so pleased you enjoyed your time here. We look forward to seeing you next time your in Marlborough. Best wishes from the Ritual Team

Reviewed 25 March 2017

My wife and I went to Ritual Cafe recently for breakfast while on holiday in area. We landed in Blenheim early and were hungry for breakfast. We came across Ritual Cafe in city centre and were not disappointed. I had Ritual breakfast which was eggs,...More

Thank u2fan56
Management response:Responded 27 March 2017

Hi U2fan56 Thanks so much for reviewing us, great to hear the breakfast was enjoyed by you both. Safe Travels Best wishes from the Ritual Team:)

Reviewed 25 March 2017

I love Ritual! The coffee is great, the staff are really friendly and the decor is cute and quirky. I've had a couple of breakfasts which were both excellent and they always have a scrummy range of cakes and slices, including raw slices for the...More

Thank sarahturner26a
Management response:Responded 27 March 2017

Hi Sarahturner26a Thank you for your review , we love that you love Ritual too:) See you next time. Best wishes from the Ritual Team.

Reviewed 22 March 2017

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...More

Thank Sheryl F
Management response:Responded 24 March 2017

Hi Sheryl F So sorry you found the Eggs too spicy, everyone has a different palate and tolerance to spice and we try to cater for everyone please note it does state on the menu that this dish is Spicy and we do have lots...More

Reviewed 14 March 2017

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

Thank Angela W
Management response:Responded 16 March 2017

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

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sfordjasiri
Please fix the Tripadvisor listing for the hours you are open. TripAdvisor says you are open right now, 9:30 pm on a Thursday night. It says you are open today until 22:00, when you closed at 5 pm.
29 October 2015|
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Response from delialowtherblenheim | Property representative |
Apologies for this we have had issues logging in to change details, hope you found somewhere pop in next time and have a coffee on us just let the staff know
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sasandpete
phone number please
20 January 2015|
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Response from Heather M | Property representative |
035786939
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 14
Cuisine
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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
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: 10 Maxwell Road, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim
  • Phone Number: +64 3-578 6939
  • E-mail
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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