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Le Cafe

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Waterfront | 12-14 London Quay, Picton 7220, New Zealand
+64 3-573 5588
08:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 01:00
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Sydney, Australia
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162 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall disappointed with service. Looking for a quick brekky before heading out, and while staff assured us this would not be a problem, it was,. Slow to take order, slow to bring food out. While dishes were fine, we were rushed when they did come out. Good views softened the blow.

Thank Rosemary040
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled across this restaurant - great choice of music, lovely atmosphere and amazing food. We had a fish dish which had a fantastic blend of flavours - beats everything we have had in NZ to date!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Blenheim, New Zealand
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Is a good place. I don't like the coffee. But the staff is very kind and well trained. I will go back of course.

Thank Juanisio B
Elko, Nevada
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95 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had breakfast here both mornings of our stay in Picton and it was delicious. The flat whites were really good and we both got the porridge which came with cream and an apple compote. It was the perfect, hearty breakfast to have before going to drink some wine in the region and before hitting the road up to Golden... More 

Thank Rue C
Gisborne, New Zealand
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Expensive and it ws nothing like as it is described in trip advisor. There arebetter options for a proper coffee in Picton. And one that is fairly priced.

Thank TheGreatBumble
Wellington, New Zealand
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Eat every time we are in transit and.always good value. I did ask for another coffee as it was too hot and bitter but no problem to re do.

Thank 377Roisin
Wanaka, New Zealand
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Guy took out money for drinks then took off leaving me to ask staff member for the wine and then have to explain what I paid for and wanted only then to have a overloud bunch ruin a nice evening drink .. Not great people

Thank AndyA6836
New Zealand
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Really great cafe and restaurant. Visited multiple times at different times of day and always a great place to be. Excellent views of the Marlborough Sounds, people passing by and the boats in and out of the harbour. Missed your ferry to Wellington whilst staring at the view?! Hey ho, order something else and relax. Staff are all very friendly... More 

Thank JCW1981NZ
Geraldine, New Zealand
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117 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We found this place by accident when we accidentally ended up in a parking building! We came in via the back door and realised that the cafe had it's main entrance on a busy street. Anyway, there was a great choice of food and we thought it was just great.

Thank Hawean
Perth, Australia
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60 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Stopped here for a quick lunch before catching our ferry. Service was quick despite being busy. Good coffee, good gluten free options.

Thank RoyOz2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Waterfront | 12-14 London Quay, Picton 7220, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Picton
  • Phone Number: +64 3-573 5588

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?