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Forester's Cafe

££ - £££Cafe,
7090 State Highway 6, Rai Valley 7192, New Zealand
+64 3-571 6070
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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Cafe, New Zealand
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
7090 State Highway 6, Rai Valley 7192, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have just had a weekend here at conference. Units great beds perfect food made by owners fabulous and nice quiet spot to relax. Also great conference room out of way so you are not disturbing other guests. Would recommend either staying or coming in for...More

Thank Bronwyny52
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our evening meal.loverly setting.Enjoyed sitting and soaking up the restful environment. My friend has a food allergy they went out of their way to ensure she had a loverly meal.Excellent evening and a breakfast the bacon and eggs fantastic.Very happy to recommend.A+++++ for...More

1  Thank Jenny W
Reviewed 11 February 2017

This cafe is just over an hour from the Picton Ferry and about three quarters of an hour from Nelson. It is set in a tranquil grassy, treed setting and the food is very good. Whole place is scrupulously clean, food well presented, and they...More

2  Thank Louise B
Reviewed 3 December 2016

We called into this cafe while driving home from Nelson & were a bit disappointed with the limited range of meals available. They were more suited to evening dining with not much selection for a light lunch. The meals were very 'old school' in presentation...More

1  Thank 61Foodie61
Reviewed 16 September 2016

We stopped in today, a rainy stormy afternoon, they had a very welcoming log fire going and some rather nice classical music playing - very atmospheric! the counter food looks and tastes very nice. Homemade pastry was the base for my custard tart and it...More

3  Thank twebb21
Reviewed 27 March 2016

We have driven by this spot countless times on trips between Nelson and Blenheim, so decided to drop inn for a coffee stop on the way to the ferry in Picton. What a pleasant surprise! Service was excellent from a very nice couple, coffee was...More

1  Thank Doublenaff
Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

This is a good place to break a journey and enjoy a restful drink and snack. It is clean and tidy. The menu is varied and there is a range of cabinet foods available. Good parking and friendly staff.

1  Thank jen h
Reviewed 31 October 2015

Having stopped here for lunches on previous occasions we decided to call in for a coffee on our way home from Nelson We were met with a friendly greeting and then ordered our coffees and decided to share a freshly baked scone with jam and...More

1  Thank JayannMarlborough
Reviewed 7 September 2015

I led a group of 33 from Stoke Social Seniors, Nelson to lunch at the Foresters today. The roast lamb and vegetables followed by the fruit crumble and ice cream was delicious. The hospitality and friendliness of the owners was top class. I would highly...More

1  Thank LilyR
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Located in a park-like setting with an abundance of trees is a delight. The complex has some motels, a conference facility and a very warm sunny restaurant with friendly & obliging staff. The menu tends toward an English theme. Why not? the operators are from...More

1  Thank Bob and Di H
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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Cafe, New Zealand
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7090 State Highway 6, Rai Valley 7192, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Rai Valley
  • Phone Number: +64 3-571 6070
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