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Raupo Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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2 Symons St, Blenheim, New Zealand
+64 3-577 8822
07:30 - 23:00
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62 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautifully situated by the river. Service seemed a bit disorganised and slow. Food was OK but nothing too exciting. Pleasant enough but nothing to draw you back.

Thank Chris K
Blenheim, New Zealand
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

During summer, sitting outside here is lovely, at times a little hard to hear with the traffic, staff all seem to be foreigners and at times it's difficult to understand through the noise and their accents. I had the Lemon Crumble which was amazing, the portion size was impressive and it came with a scoop of gelato and a small... More 

Thank kiwichickjo
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72 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We went here in a party of 4 people. We each had different meals and each enjoyed what we had. It ranged from flash to pork belly to chicken and all thoroughly enjoyed what we had. The deserts were excellent as well and the staff were very helpful. Worth a visit.

Thank Yarragon
Napier, New Zealand
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119 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is in a lovely location over looking the Taylor River. The outdoor seating area is very nice so we sat outside with a coffee enjoying the view. The service was good and the staff were very friendly. We only had drinks but we weren't made to feel we had to rush off.

Thank Louise R
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great relaxing coffee and cake sitting outside taking in the great view of the Taylor River meandering by. The service was very good and there was no rush to move on.

Thank Cheryl W
Saint Mellion, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Main course of Salmon cooked beautifully. However had a sauce which was too strong. Lovely vegetables. Main course of pork belly was of a high standard. Because it was a special occasion we ordered desserts. One of the worst we have had. Special was sponge with fruit and a sauce. Dry and tasteless. Chocolate dessert was poor as well. Was... More 

Thank carolblackie
Wakefield, England, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on the recommendation of the hosts of the place we were staying in. Had an early evening meal with wine. Service brilliant food high standard and presented really well. Left feeling very pleased with the evening. On a sour note after checking on line the use of our cash wallet card at our next stop on tour we find... More 

Thank Paul C
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After a disappointing meal during our anniversary dinner last December I wrote a review reflecting the experience. As a result of my review we were offered, along with an apology, a complimentary meal which my wife and I enjoyed today. We decided to go for lunch and both chose the Fish of the Day and it was delicious. Raupo has... More 

Thank Brixy
Littlehampton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great restaurant with a great menu. Professional, friendly, knowledgeable staff served us delicious well prepared food. We highly recommend this restaurant!

Thank Chiefy59
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly and efficient staff and quality food. This restaurant has a lovely setting and is a good place for dinner.

Thank Scoobster26

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Symons St, Blenheim, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim
  • Phone Number: +64 3-577 8822

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