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Cafe Medici

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9 Kitchener St, Martinborough 5954, New Zealand
06 306 9965
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Today
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 21
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Gorgeous cafe in the heart of Martinborough

Lovely menu with lots of variety. The Thai Beef Salad has to be one of the best I've ever had. Succulent tender beef strips, lovely dressing and salad. Friendly staff, nice wine list and great coffee. Funky in design - and spacious. Always go there when I'm in Martinborough

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
Suzie B
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English first
Wellington, New Zealand
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I love Cafe Medici and pop in every time I am in the Wairarapa. Great coffee, excellent service, delicious pies (!), nice atmosphere and a lovely outside area.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Had a wonderful few days in Martinborough last week stayed at the French Barn, and dined twice for lunch at Cafe Medici, excellent food and service, the owner/proprietor was fabulous, we would definitely go back, and our friends from Australia will insist upon it. ***** from us, thank you Cafe Medici!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Lovely menu with lots of variety. The Thai Beef Salad has to be one of the best I've ever had. Succulent tender beef strips, lovely dressing and salad. Friendly staff, nice wine list and great coffee. Funky in design - and spacious. Always go there when I'm in Martinborough

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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Visited there on a Saturday morning with my partner. They were quite busy, however we quickly got a clean table and our orders taken. As well as the all-day selection on the menu, they have a specials board. They have some vegetarian options and seem prepared to turn other meals into vegetarian upon request (overhearing the order from a table... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Went on a motorcycle trip, and yes we do like a good restaurant. Had the chicken salad and it did not disappoint. Unusual presentation, including the solid stone plate. Taste was good, interesting addition of nuts. The others were also served well. Clear recommendation. Room for improvement ? Maybe it would be nice to get some bread with a salad,... More 

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prescott,arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We had lunch/brunch here on 2 days in May. Servers were pleasant; it was very busy and took a while to get service on one occasion, but then food was promptly served. A bit noisy. Seafood chowder was the best- disappointed it was not on menu for second visit. Farmer's breakfast formidable and very good. Recommend.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Have to say not only the coffee but food and service too here were excellent. The place was packed and we expected sometime before our meals arrived however we were wrong, the coffees and meals were very prompt considering they were fill inside completely. Highly recommend the savoury mince.

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New Zealand
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59 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

So you are in Martinborough, you have had one of those big days, wine tasting, few beers at the Martinborough Brewery and you finish with more drinks, in say Micro, one of the great local wine bars. Waking up a little delicate you need that great breakfast and good coffee. Head to Cafe Medici, be greeted by one of the... More 

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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

A lovely little cafe/restaurant. We had a evening meal there -- great atmosphere, they had some live music which was really good, it was a Friday evening -- not sure if that's a regular feature. Service was great and a great good. Dessert menu a little short of choice however.

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

We had a great brekkie - really warm on a cold June day and the food was really nice. Loved the Spanish style eggs!

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Additional Information about Cafe Medici

Address: 9 Kitchener St, Martinborough 5954, New Zealand
Phone Number: 06 306 9965
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wairarapa  >  Martinborough
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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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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?