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Cafe Cortado

Cnr High St & London Quay, Picton 7220, New Zealand
+64 3-573 5630
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (133 reviews)
“tapas” (42 reviews)
“duck” (8 reviews)
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Seafood, Pizza, Cafe, New Zealand, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Cnr High St & London Quay, Picton 7220, New Zealand
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11 - 20 of 736 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I love fish soup & this is one of the best I've had, serving a thick, creamy soup full of seafood. 10/10 In fact, I liked it so much I went back the next day for another bowl.

Thank SL-Edgware
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed choosing from the finely crafted tapas menu, and paired that with local wine. Pleasant downtown location with outside seating. Perfect light, but filling repast.

Thank Jude W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staff are great service was second to none. For a young group they were very professional & friendly. The tapas menu was yummy. Will definitely be recommending you guy's

1  Thank lisaplanetred
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything was fine, the staff was very friendly, the beer was cold and the wine was good. But the best is their Pizza. It was one of the best Pizza I ever had, and I had a lot.

Thank Detlef K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff went out of their way to seat us during a busy time. The ambience and noise level were good and our waiter was very friendly. For dinner we ordered from both the dinner and tapas menu---food was served hot and on time. Slightly...More

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled on to this cafe in Picton on a windy, summer evening. The staff were friendly and efficient, there was a lovely convivial buzz about the place and the seafood chowder was absolutely delicious. It’s a shame that we won’t get a chance to...More

Thank Nina F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited this restaurant on the strong recommendation of a local resident, but unfortunately, it turned out to be a huge disappointment. I ordered a small draft beer, a small veggie pizza and a side salad. It took a short while to get the beer,...More

Thank LikestoTravel15
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The closest restaurant to where we were staying in Picton and we went there because it was raining heavily. We were not disappointed ..fast and friendly service with well priced delicious food. Can highly recommend the pizzas.

Thank valleymeg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The quality of the food was good. They were very short staffed so we ate late. The staff are not very knowledgable or helpful. We ordered way too much food and we stressed we were light eaters. We shared the seafood platter for one. We...More

Thank Dorothy M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Coffee stop in Picton with a view. Great service, delicious coffee, newspapers, and great ambiance. We visited this cafe twice during our stay in Picton, both times for coffee. Sat outside fabulous views, tables with umbrellas for the sun shelter. Second time had to sit...More

Thank DJandR
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Questions & Answers
5 January 2018|
Response from j0j023 | Property representative |
That is no problem at all. Our voucher system allows you to use the voucher over multiple visits. We look forward to seeing you
20 February 2017|
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Response from Jomacd2016 | Property representative |
Unfortunately oysters are out of season at present. We do however have lovely local clams, green lipped mussels, king salmon etc
Jennifer O
20 December 2016|
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Response from Steve J | Reviewed this property |
Yes, always pays to book.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$26
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr High St & London Quay, Picton 7220, New Zealand (Formerly Cafe Cortado Picton)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Picton
  • Phone Number: +64 3-573 5630
  • E-mail
Cafe Cortado is located on the Picton waterfront with beautiful views over Queen Charlotte Sound and Picton marina. We have spacious outdoor and indoor dining areas. Our a-la-carte menus include fresh nz seafood including our delicious creamy seafood chowder and our very popular seafood platter. We use free range chicken and eggs in our menus and everything is cooked from scratch. We are the restaurant of choice for our local community for breakfast, lunch, dinner, pizzas, tapas as well as our wine and beer selection.
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