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Waterfront | 12-14 London Quay, Picton 7220, New Zealand
(03) 573 5588
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Morning break

Drove through to Picton for coffee and light meal. Service slow but friendly and coffee was worth waiting for. Sat inside as chairs full outside.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2015
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Blenheim, New Zealand
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Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

With the advice from a bunch of locals we headed on down to Le Cafe and were not disappointed! Placed with a fantastic view of the Marlborough Sounds, we were welcomed in warmly and our orders came swiftly. The food was great and as the front of house staff were busy, the chef delivered it to us himself with a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We had heard this was one of the better places to eat however we were very disappointed. The restaurant was quiet and yet we had to wait quite some time for meal that was warm and lacked flavour. Will not be recommending to our friends or guests.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed Picton's warm winter while sitting outside and having the sun shining in our faces. We have had two of the home made winter wormer chocolates, which we thought were yammy, but the milk was a little to cold than being a belly "warmer". Nevertheless we liked the atmosphere of the cafe sitting right by the foreshore.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We arrived at about 9 pm in Picton, hungry and eager to explore the town which looked amazing. At that time, however, the kitchen of most restaurants were closed, but we were lucky enough to find it open at Le Cafe (though we first headed to another place recommended by our hotel, Le Cafe was also on our list of... More 

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

Drove through to Picton for coffee and light meal. Service slow but friendly and coffee was worth waiting for. Sat inside as chairs full outside.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

My Favorite place in Picton for a coffee and dessert. While the service is friendly and the food tasty the winning factor here is the outdoor sitting with a view of the wonderfully colorful Picton landscape. Great place to people watch too.

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

Regular customer for light food and occasionally a meal. Cafe has been painted, new staff and new friendly attitude. Great coffee, great view.

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Portland, OR
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Certainly not calf-fay as in france. I is kaaf in Picton, New Zealand which is a small place with not many choices. Food was better than expected-good. Had dinner and breakfast

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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Went in to have a coffee and left with a sour taste, coffee took ages to come out, when it did it was luke warm and the coffee had been burnt. Beautiful setting and unfortunately that's about it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

A very friendly warm welcome to shake off the outside coolness was a great start to the evening. The food selection was good and tasty. A really nice night out.

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Address: Waterfront | 12-14 London Quay, Picton 7220, New Zealand
Phone Number: (03) 573 5588
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Picton
Cuisine: European

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Waterfront | 12-14 London Quay, Picton 7220, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Picton
  • Phone Number: (03) 573 5588

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European

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