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“Great little cafe” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Saddleback Cafe

Saddleback Cafe
517 Ohariu Valley Road, Ohariu, Wellington 6037, New Zealand
+64 4-478 8733
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Ranked #286 of 656 Restaurants in Wellington
Price range: $4 - $19
Cuisines: International, Café, New Zealand, Family Fare
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner
Description: Escape to the country Enjoy our sumptous meal with the use of local ingredients with Country flair and a hint of New Zealand Indigenous Herbs & Spices. An inviting place to relax and enjoy great food, wine and coffee served by friendly, professional staff!
Wellington, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Great little cafe”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

Eat here most Sundays after riding lesson, food always good, not a great menu but doesn't set out to be a gourmet destination, it's just a warm, welcoming place for brunch, lovely staff, chef really cares and comes out to see that everyone is happy. Banana smoothies to die for, good coffee, lovely out on the deck in the sun.

Visited June 2014
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  • English first
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English first
Wellington, New Zealand
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3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“Surrounded by nature and amazing food!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014 via mobile

We went there during summer and it was amazing to eat outside enjoying the sun and then sit across the water stream observing ducks and eels. The food was also amazing. I specially suggest their big breakfast!

Visited March 2014
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Wellington, New Zealand
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109 reviews 109 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Country experience”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

We found this café hidden in farmland behind Johnsonville. Can only be reached by car and a very narrow windy road to negotiate. Close to a horse riding school and a number of people dressed in horse riding gear were here for a meal or coffee.
The menu looked great if you wanted a cooked breakfast. The cake cabinet has a limited choice of items. The coffee was great and hot. The staff friendly. best described as a rural atmosphere surrounded in horse gear. There is a shop underneath selling farm supplies. If you love horses and the country then this is an experience worth a short drive to reach.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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