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Raupo Cafe

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2 Symons St, Blenheim, New Zealand
03-577-8822
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Dining options: Dinner, Coffee & Tea, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lovely river view

Really nice in the summer time to sit outside and enjoy the ambiance of surroundings. Food is a little on the expensive side. But well presented meals for the smaller appetites.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
anirt111
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Blenheim, New Zealand
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Local cuisine
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

We went to Raupo for dinner. We order fish and sea food (sorry can't remember the name) and they were excellent. Staff are very welcome and friendly. Restaurant locate near the water fountain. Good view during summer. Strongly recommend when you visit Blenhiem

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Went with a group and pre booked a table. It was lunch time and the restaurant was very busy. We still got our water, food and drinks in good time. Staff very pleasant. Warm room and good choice of menu.

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Really nice in the summer time to sit outside and enjoy the ambiance of surroundings. Food is a little on the expensive side. But well presented meals for the smaller appetites.

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Wairoa, New Zealand
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60 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Superb service from start to finish - with beautiful decor and some perfectly delicately-balanced flavours - great place for brunch!

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Picton, Marlborough, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

Loved the lunch menu. The service as always was excellent and in love with the beautiful cake shop. We found it hard to choose between all the tasty treats and definitely over ate. Great experience.

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prescott,arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Many people recommended this restaurant and we had lunch there, and were not disappointed. Overlooks tree lined river with indoor and outdoor seating- very pleasant atmosphere. Extensive menu, both food and drink. We had a fun server who was very efficient. Food and beverages served promptly. We had fishcakes with Asian slaw and a steak sandwich, both fantastic. We were... More 

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Lovely atmoshere inside and outside, being right on the Opawa River. Service staff often are foreign and the menu has variety. Last there we chose from a set menu and didn't enjoy that as much as from their regular menu.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

After a wine tour we were told of this wonderful place Raupo, for which we booked and arrived on time and were seated accordingly. Ordering was disappointing for me because I had set my heart and stomach on a nice salmon dinner to which I was told that due to a disagreement the current owner had with a fisherman Raupo... More 

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86 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

This is a lovely restaurant beside the River in Blenheim. It has indoor and outdoor seating, delicious foods and great service. We really enjoyed our meals. They had a good range of of gluten free options including garlic bread and dessert. Nice to see thank you!

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

This was the first time we had visited Raupo since the new owners took over from Helen and Marcel, but I can report that the restaurant has lost none of its atmosphere and style. The service was excellent, the food sublime (Heather and I had the pork-belly and would thoroughly recommend it), and just sitting looking out over the Taylor... More 

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Address: 2 Symons St, Blenheim, New Zealand
Phone Number: 03-577-8822
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim
Cuisine: Contemporary

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2 Symons St, Blenheim, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim
  • Phone Number: 03-577-8822

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Romantic, Entertaining clients, Local cuisine

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