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Ritual Cafe

$$ - $$$Cafe, ,
10 Maxwell Road, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
+64 3-578 6939
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Cafe, Contemporary, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
10 Maxwell Road, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

With a little bit of effort could be really nice. Lots of "gluten free" items, but none suitable for coeliacs as they were displayed interspersed with other food and the tongs were shared. When asked if anything was suitable for coeliacs was directed to a...More

Thank B2136PGkenb
DelL203, Owner at Ritual Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Ken B sorry to hear that you underwhelmed!! Yes that is correct we do not recommend Gluten free items from our cabinet for coeliacs due to possible cross contamination although we take every care possible, and we dont want you to get sick because...More

Reviewed 27 September 2018

Always have to stop off at Ritual whenever I am in town. Great food, great options for a vegetarian like me. The coffee is good and I always find everyone so nice and helpful. Highly recommended

Thank Brosnd
DelL203, Manager at Ritual Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Hi there DavidB22704 thanks so much for your awesome review, so pleased you enjoyed your time at Ritual, I will be sure to share this with the team. Look forward to seeing you next time Best wishes from The Ritual team xx

Reviewed 11 September 2018

This place provided a great atmosphere, the food was good quality and music, one of the best breakfasts I have had in my 20 years of travel

Thank Phil R
DelL203, Manager at Ritual Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Hi there Phil R Wow!!! thank you so much, so pleased you enjoyed your breakfast, thanks for taking the time to write this lovely review. Kind regards and best wishes from all the team at Ritual :)

Reviewed 13 August 2018

Great spot for breakfast of just a coffee, the cabinet food looked amazing especially the mini cheese cakes and raw sweet stuff, wish I had bought a takeaway sweet treat to enjoy later was was full from my big breakfast. the 5 Grain toast is...More

Thank RanaBanananRama
DelL203, Manager at Ritual Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Hi there RanaBanananRama Thanks so much for taking the time to review our wee Cafe!! We love that you enjoyed your breakfast and your time at Ritual. Have a fabulous weekend. Best wishes from the team at Ritual:)

Reviewed 7 August 2018

Being new to Blenheim we found ourselves outside Ritual and decided to pop in for a bite to eat. We love the ecletic chairs and tables, the iniative taken with the Ken and Barbie dolls around the place (some a little saucy ha ha!), brillant...More

Thank Gillian H
DelL203, Manager at Ritual Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Hi Gillian H You are so kind taking the time to write this lovely review, thank you. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Best wishes & kind regards from all the Team at Ritual :)

Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

The service was questionable at the counter but the lady clearing the plates was lovely and friendly. Coffee is really good and they do the most amazing raw slices. We tried the chocolate raspberry slide and the Snickers slice - both were delicious. It’s cosy...More

Thank lisawlg
DelL203, Manager at Ritual Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Hi there Lisa A Thanks so much for taking the time to review us here at Ritual. So pleased you enjoyed your coffee, we roast our own coffee so always great to hear the feedback about it. Thanks again Best wishes from all the team...More

Reviewed 11 July 2018

good food and coffee but little space to sit down. Probably because it is very popular, but dont go there if you want to converse.More

Thank C0rnelia1234
DelL203, Manager at Ritual Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Hi C0rnelia1234 Thanks for taking the time to review our wee Cafe, we do apologise for the lack of space on a busy day, we do have outdoor seating but way too chilly in July for that option. Hopefully next time the sun will be...More

Reviewed 8 June 2018

if you ever want to open a cafe go here 1st to see how its done, great food ,awesome service,and a community sense of service that is awesome

Thank kyoshikiwi
delialowtherblenheim, Manager at Ritual Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Awe..... thanks kyoshikiwi for that great review really appreciate your feedback Will be sure to share with the team Best wishes from the Ritual team :)

Reviewed 30 May 2018

There is a wide selection of cabinet food including interesting salads, other menu items all well made, and good coffee on offer. Would be good for breakfast or lunch, or in between! Fast service, though at busy times might be a challenge to find a...More

Thank jackih192
delialowtherblenheim, Manager at Ritual Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Hi Jacki H thank you so very much for your kind review so pleased you enjoy what we have here at Ritual Best wishes from the Team at Ritual :)

Reviewed 23 May 2018

and good food, fast service, good prices, food quality is very good, went there a couple of times during our recent visit to Blenheim, always great service and quality.

Thank Bapu R
delialowtherblenheim, Manager at Ritual Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Hi Bapu R Thanks for taking the time to review us, we are super pleased you enjoyed your time with us Best wishes from the Ritual team

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 13
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
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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