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3 Bears Cafe

Coffee Shop
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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
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Coffee & Tea, Lunch

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  • 6
    Excellent
  • 10
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
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
Tasty muffins

Hard to find a cafe in Renwick, ok looks like there is only one and easy to miss as looks like a concrete block house. Feels a bit 70's but fortunately food and coffee were good and it does have a good outdoor patio area. Service was great, so a different experience to last reviewer. Would give... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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Queenstown
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Queenstown
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Hard to find a cafe in Renwick, ok looks like there is only one and easy to miss as looks like a concrete block house. Feels a bit 70's but fortunately food and coffee were good and it does have a good outdoor patio area. Service was great, so a different experience to last reviewer. Would give another go.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I would not recommend this cafe. Dropped in for a coffee on my way north to be met by a very rude and unhelpful staff member. I tried to order a coffee but the staff member remained consistently rude. The food was reasonable but the rudeness made visiting the Three Bears Cafe a very unpleasant experience and I will not... More 

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Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We were passing through and stopped off for a bite to eat and coffee. There was a good choice of food. We chose a salmon quiche made with filo pastry. They were amazing - light but very tasty. A friend had a homemade sausage roll and he was very happy with that. We ate outside under an umbrella and on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Lovely coffee smiling staff and the scenery is nice. Love the bears out the front and small area to keep the kids happy

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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
142 reviews 142 reviews
77 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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111 reviews 111 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 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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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?