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9 Kitchener St, Martinborough 5954, New Zealand
06 306 9965
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8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • 74
    Excellent
  • 76
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice meal to start the day

We visited here in January and it was a coolish morning and we sat outside the back in the garden area of the cafe. We had the Farmers Breakfast, French toast, Pancake stack and bacon and eggs with generous portions. All of these were lovely. We were torn on the coffee to being just ok and nice... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
BF55
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Sydney, Australia
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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182 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

We visited here in January and it was a coolish morning and we sat outside the back in the garden area of the cafe. We had the Farmers Breakfast, French toast, Pancake stack and bacon and eggs with generous portions. All of these were lovely. We were torn on the coffee to being just ok and nice. I suppose you... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

After reviewing TripAdvisor we booked a mid-week dinner in Martinborough at Cafe Medici. What a wonderful choice. We were "blown away" by the Cafe: its ambience, its service, its gluten-free choices on the menu and, of course, by the wonderful food that well exceeded our expectations. As you do, we exchanged "tastes" from each others dinner and I have to... More 

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Melbourne
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45 reviews 45 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Great coffee, great food, great atmosphere. What a wonderful ambience here. Would definitely visit again.

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North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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69 reviews 69 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We shared the Lamb Roast for 2 and it was fantastic, I would highly recommend. It's a lot of food so don't fill up with appetizers. Lovely setting, nice when you can sit outside.

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Kiwi in London
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135 reviews 135 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Service and selection very good, location excellent. Half way through shopping at the Martinborough Fair, we were in need of a break. We have been to the Cafe Medici before and decided to return. The ambience is good with an outdoor seating area in good weather. Despite the crowds at the Martinborough Fair and the fact that the cafe was... More 

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Kapiti Coast, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Food was delicious but rather expensive for what we received on our plates, for example our fish was a very small piece for the price but yummy. We thought the wine was overpriced, but enjoyed the free jazz.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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158 reviews 158 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Although busy this placed hummed, staff were great and service prompt and friendly. The coffee was so good we returned twice for more. Excellent food, especially the muffins

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We arrived at lunchtime on Sunday and the café was busy. Found ourselves an inside table and the manager promptly found us an extra chair. Service was excellent, staff friendly and efficient and even though it was busy we didn't have to wait long for our meals. My Medici Club Sandwich was one of the best I have had and... More 

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Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

I took my 15 month old son and his Nanna here for lunch for her birthday. The food was great, we had the lamb rump & fish tortillas, very tasty. They had a highchair which was able to be pulled up to the table so my son could eat with us. They also had a big basket of toys to... More 

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wellington
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58 reviews 58 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We visited Cafe Medici whilst staying in Martinborough for a wedding. We found the staff to be attentive, cheerful and full of smiles. Although we had no reservation, We were the last patrons admitted that evening and it was reassuring to note, as our mains arrived, that others were being turned away disappointed, as it closes at 9:00pm.We felt very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9 Kitchener St, Martinborough 5954, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wairarapa  >  Martinborough
  • Phone Number: 06 306 9965
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?