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Waterfront | 12-14 London Quay, Picton 7220, New Zealand
(03) 573 5588
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Dining options: Dinner, Coffee & Tea, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW 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 NEW

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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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Came here for dinner recommended by a local and was not really impressed the food was ok service was ok but was not what we were expecting from the recommendation. When we went back to local she said oh yet is a bit hit and miss.....you have the potential to be great with a great spot... Service is important and... More 

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Picton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Wonderful food and I recommend going at night. Service a little slow when busy, but it is worth the wait. Great atmosphere with an incredible view of the sound.

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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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  • 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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