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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: Breakfast, Brunch, Coffee & Tea, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 185
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  • 58
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  • 33
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  • 12
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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
Great for large groups

We came here as a large group after a day of work at a winery and had a great experience every time. The restaurant offered free beer with purchase for vintage workers and were very friendly. They always seated our large group and has a great outdoor dining atmosphere

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
Rebecca J
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Lincoln, Canterbury, New Zealand
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
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Lincoln, Canterbury, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

We came here as a large group after a day of work at a winery and had a great experience every time. The restaurant offered free beer with purchase for vintage workers and were very friendly. They always seated our large group and has a great outdoor dining atmosphere

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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

We had a wee bit of a wait but found Rapo Cafe to be in a nice location with a good choice of places to eat indoors and out as the weather requires. Once we were served we found the staff person very outgoing and friendly. The food and our coffees were good too.

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Port Motueka, Nelson, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

Couldn't fault this place. Food wine service and atmosphere were top notch at a reasonable price. Highly recommended! Looks posh but even Joe Farmer would be comfortable here.

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

A. Ice lunch with service excellent. A bit slo to talk order but was a busy day and gave us time to chatter over a coffee.

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This is our favourite restaurant, in summer you can dine outside by the river or in winter sit at a table near the cosy fireplace. Service is excellent.

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Blenheim
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

To die for, warm enough to eat outdoors, nice view and excellent company. Four of us went for breakfast, what a great menu, something for everyone, we chose three different meals, verdict for all was yumm. Staff are brilliant, nothing was a problem, we'll be dining there again for sure

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Tampa, Florida
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151 reviews 151 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We enjoyed a meal at Raupo for my mother's birthday during a recent trip to New Zealand. We were staying in Kaikoura and took a drive up to Blenheim to enjoy the scenery and hopefully find a nice meal for dinner. Unfortunately, there isn't much in downtown Blenheim! We turned around very disappointed when we came across Raupo. The menu... More 

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Auckland NZ
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47 reviews 47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We had a lovely dinner here with a large group in town for the St Clair half marathon. We all had lovely meals and could not fault the service. Would recommend.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

Visited here with my daughter and two friends after the Saint Clair's half marathon. Great cafe style food and a wonderful spot to sit in the sun and enjoy a hard earned glass of wine! Staff were friendly, attentive and non-intrusive.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Warm greeting upon arrival, great table service and fantastic food. This is our first time and most definitely not the last.

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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: Local cuisine, Large groups, Entertaining clients, Romantic

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