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3 Bears Cafe

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61 High Street, Renwick 7204, New Zealand
64 3-572 8716 ‎
Today
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Wed 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thu - Fri 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

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  • 6
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  • 7
    Very good
  • 3
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  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Friendly service yummy coffee and great selection of food

Always friendly service from Julia - great coffee and awesome muffins with both cream and yoghurt. Retro interior lovely vast outdoor seating options

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
Thewilsons31
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Blenheim, New Zealand
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
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17 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Blenheim, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Always friendly service from Julia - great coffee and awesome muffins with both cream and yoghurt. Retro interior lovely vast outdoor seating options

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Kaikoura, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 via mobile

We stopped there on our way from Kaikoura to Nelson and had a delicious coffee in the funky looking garden. The barista was lovely and it is worth it to take a break there, as the menu also looked quite good... Lookout for the cute apple design on your latte :-)

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We stopped by at 3 Bears Cafe for a break on the long drive from Abel Tasman to Kaikoura as they happened to be next to petro ststion we needed. Who will expect comfy food from random cafe on the road? My husband had bacon and egg on bread and I had pancakes. These are probably regular brunch menu, but... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Top Contributor
135 reviews 135 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

NZ country roadside cafes have improved out of sight in the last 20 years and this one has good coffee, a nice selection of breakfast options and friendly service. My big breakfast was very enjoyable and my wife's egg benedict was good but with too much sauce. No complaints really though, its a very pleasant place with good food and... More 

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Basic but very nice food. Lovely big windows to allow the warm sun in on a winters day, but badly needed cleaning. An appealling little cafe, well set up for families

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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106 reviews 106 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 via mobile

Have been put off going to this cafe because of the exterior (large wood carved bears on the front lawn and signage on the fence) but when a friend said she would take me there I could not so no. Inside the cafe it is very pleasant and the decor is modern and tasteful, with a mixture of chairs and... More 

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Berlin, Germany
Top Contributor
150 reviews 150 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

great little spot to come for a drink or to get something to eat, also good for children with a playground available for children to play on

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Mapua, New Zealand
Top Contributor
104 reviews 104 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

I got my weekend coffee here when I was visiting recently. Although I didn't order any food this time, from what I could see it looked generous and yummy. And everything was reasonably priced. The person who served me was friendly and efficient and most importantly, the coffee was great.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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201 reviews 201 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We dropped into the Three Bears for a late lunch on our way through Renwick. We had heard it was worth stopping there so maybe we expected too much. The food was over priced and pretty mundane, although nicely presented. The coffee and hot chocolate were pretty average really. In addition, my husband got told off for having mud on... More 

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Renwick, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Always a favourite for my kids but a very nice place to sit down for a quiet coffee before work, during work or after work. Date scoffins (muffin/scone) and anything with Heike's lemon curd will get you coming back. On a business level, the food supplied for corporate functions has always been well received.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 61 High Street, Renwick 7204, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Renwick
  • Phone Number: 64 3-572 8716 ‎

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm

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