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The Grape Escape

) #2 of 35 Restaurants in Richmond $$ - $$$ Cafe, , International
Mc Shane Rd, Richmond, New Zealand
03-544 4341
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“lunch” (47 reviews)
“nasi goreng” (8 reviews)
“venison pie” (5 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 am - 4:00 pmAll hours
Cafe, New Zealand, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Mc Shane Rd, Richmond, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This cafe/restaurant is situated in beautiful gardens, in a pretty renovated villa. The prices are high if you're expecting usual cafe prices, but the food is well beyond usual cafe fare. The food is excellent! The service is friendly and accommodating but it gets busy,...More

Thank C3P0
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped at this space and intended having breakfast however they were not prepared to cook waht i asked for... Apparently they will only cook whats specifically on the menu... sadly it is there loss because I will not recommend this place....

Thank ericandlyn
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there today to get a coffee and snack. We ended up with some nice coffees, iced chocolate and a lovely passionfruit cheesecake. Would definitely go back for a full lunch.

Thank Phoebe D
Reviewed June 6, 2017

We recently stopped by here, as we were travelling through to the Golden Bay, had stopped here once before for a light lunch with friends, so decided to return. It was a great idea, our lunch was really delicious. The food was really very good,...More

Thank TeresaS812
Reviewed June 6, 2017 via mobile

Grape Escape again and again have such mouth watering and delicious food to go with the beautiful setting they have to be one of the best lunch spots we've been to! Can't wait for our next visit!

Thank Warickjones
Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

Consistently excellent, this iconic destination has it all...Location, parking, venue part rustic, part classic old homestead, great outdoor areas, the feeling of an English garden in the front, and largger gilt six tables at the back. Over the years small shops nearby have changed, giving...More

Thank dipage53
Reviewed May 22, 2017

A family friendly dining experience that excels at good service . John Apleman is a master of this business with excellent food and a good wine selection with local beers and juices to suit any palate.

Thank GregandSteph
Reviewed May 12, 2017

We chose The Grape Escape for a birthday lunch because it had been a reliable choice in the past. However this time the place lacked vitality and enthusiasm. The food was excellent but the contribution from the staff made the occasion disappointing. We will try...More

Thank adesso2636
Reviewed May 6, 2017

Popped into grape escape to have lunch today wasn't impressed as soon as we walked in the door with the service. it took longer than usual to be approached, even tho many employees noticed we were standing there, however food was pretty good!

Thank Heidi M
Reviewed May 4, 2017

Great place to chill out and have brunch with friends or family, not only is the location fantastic but the food was also. There is a playground for the younger children to play on while mum and dad have a coffee outside.Good range of food...More

Thank stirling614
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mc Shane Rd, Richmond, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: 03-544 4341
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