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Blacksands Cafe

Bow Street, Raglan, New Zealand
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Ranked #12 of 14 Restaurants in Raglan
Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Cuisines: Contemporary
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations

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English first
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Good coffee, beautifully presented and tasty food. My husband had the big breakfast and the few fried potatoes I snaffled were delicious. I had the eggs benedict (with spinach and bacon) and it was very good. Very rich and perhaps a little too much hollandaise sauce (which, as a lover of great sauce, I never thought I'd hear myself say!).... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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150 reviews 150 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I had the Sourdough toast with portobello mushrooms and my wife had the Eggs Benedict with bacon. She really enjoyed hers, I thought my mushrooms were a little undercooked for my liking. Still we both enjoyed out breakfast. My coffee was OK, a shame as I was quite looking forward to it. There was a minor issue between diners over... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We stopped in for brunch on a Friday after hearing positive things about Blacksands. Sad to say, the food was a bit bland and disappointing for the price and the atmosphere a bit sterile. We steered clear during the rest of our stay in Raglan.

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104 reviews 104 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

In the village not too busy , Big breakfast was fine , the coffee good , the BLAT was rather small and ordinary Ok experience

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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68 reviews 68 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Open, clean cafe with good range of foods at reasonable prices. Friendly helpful staff. Coffee average to good. Quiet mid week off season day but it was well patronised. Would go again.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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44 reviews 44 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Situated in Rgaln's main street with a number of other cafes in the vicinity. Only had a coffee & muffin (special deal for $7) so rather a limited review. Good with lots of table space. Friendly service.

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Southport, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Had lunch here after a long drive in the morning, I ordered a cheese burger with fries and a smoothie. $25 for a burger and a drink is overpriced. The burger itself was tasty but had pistachio nuts on the bun and multiple sauces etc. Atmosphere was not that great décor was not impressive either. Service was run by young... More

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Wgtn, NZ
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23 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

plus a generous slice of Banana bread. The counter staff were very pleasant & on a nice sunny day the atmosphere was very welcoming. This would stack up as a nice neighbourhood caf - can't comment on the meals as the Banana bread & a muffin were all we bought. The other prominent caf was full of people & very... More

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6 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Went here for a late lunch as I was hungry after travelling for a few hours and it was relatively quiet. Big mistake, the food wasn't particularly nice and was expensive for what it was. You are better off going to The Shack or the taco van at the end of electric avenue

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 via mobile

so we order 3 coffees on Easter Sunday they charge us 15% surcharge. Easter Sunday is not a public holiday. why the 15% percent i ask. its a public holiday they say. No its not i say. Coffee arrives, its the most foul coffee ever. avoid this place at all costs. Go across the road to the shack, much better.

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Additional Information about Blacksands Cafe

Address: Bow Street, Raglan, New Zealand
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Raglan
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Cuisine: Contemporary

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