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Ritual Espresso Cafe

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$$ - $$$
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
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18 Helwick Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
+64 3-443 6662
Today
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Long black & tulip flat white were both amazing, and strong, just hue we like it. Ritual hot cakes were yummy too, eggs bene was a little disappointing with a small serving and average hollandaise.

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Thank Amanda J
Southport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went here for a full breakfast and I was not disappointed. The eggs were cooked to perfection (hard to do!) and everything was delicious. Staff were extremely friendly and the flat white coffees were superb. Will definitely be back!

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Thank Karayka
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited ritual for afternoon coffee and scone Lovely friendly staff. We had one cheese scone and one carrot cake with yoghurt Both of them were divine We both ordered chai late coffee which unfortunately tasted more like a nice warm cup of milk.

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Thank Bill B
Rolleston, New Zealand
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent place for a late lunch. Very fast service with friendly staff. Great food and highly recommended to all.

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Thank CrazyDiamond66
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

one of the best breakfasts i had in New Zealand. i had pancakes and they were very fluffy and soft. my hot chocolate was the best one i have had in a long time. very quick service and great prices

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Thank Missy M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mostly friendly staff at this cute cafe. If it's shady in the front, there are two tables outside in the back. Good coffee (got a flat white). Didn't try any food, but it looked tasty.

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Thank Sarah B
Chippenham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Plenty of choice in Wanaka for coffee but Ritual is worth a visit offering great coffee and a great choice of cakes and salads, it's gets busy so be ready for a wait, good location in town.

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Thank Keithbath D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent all day menu alongside fresh cabinet selection. Quick and friendly service. We had the mountain fuel breakfast and a special of calamari. Both were delicious. Will certainly come back.

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Thank Elanor7
Palmerston North
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Had read reviews and being coffee nuts had hoped to get some good coffee. Sorry to say it wasn't great. Food looked okay.

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Thank David S
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Went to Ritual when travelling to Queenstown. We were exhausted after a long drive and wanted lunch and a cup of coffee since we hadn't eaten for a long time. We wanted to go somewhere with great food and after going for a look around we decided that Ritual looked decent. Ordered fish and chips. The kids fish was over... More 

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Thank Marc E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 17:00
Monday
09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 17:00
Thursday
09:00 - 17:00
Friday
09:00 - 17:00
Saturday
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Helwick Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Wanaka
  • Phone Number: +64 3-443 6662
Description
We are the locals choice of cafe with a deli cabinet full of freshly made salads,frittata, crepes, and more. There is a full range of breakfast and lunch options from our blackboard menu. We also serve freshly made muffins, scones and a selection of slices and cakes. In all cases there is a good selection of gluten free options.

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