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The Vines Village Cafe

193 Rapaura Road, Rapaura, Blenheim 7273, New Zealand
+64 3-572 7170
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good44%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“lunch” (20 reviews)
“rosé” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
193 Rapaura Road, Rapaura, Blenheim 7273, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Have had lunch here 3 times in the last 2 months, each time with different people. The food has been consistently good and the menu is brilliant as it caters for everyone whether they want a full meal, cabinet food or just a bowl of...More

Thank sweetpea65
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

We love the vines. There is something for everyone. The kids love the play ground. The food is amazing, themed days are great. Coffee is constantly good. Varity of seating inside or out.

Thank 44Jessicajones
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

My sister and I both had the big breakfast at the top of the page. I think it’s the wine makers breakfast. Generous size plates with well cooked tasty food. Our food came out in a timely manner and was delicious. We then wandered around...More

Thank 622suziej
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

This village and cafe is a total disaster and utter waste of time and money. It’s a shame as it is a lovely spot but clearly poor management is destroying what good there could be. Cafe food is dreadful and expensive with awfully rude service....More

Thank Fairoceous
Reviewed May 24, 2018

A really friendly atmosphere with attentive and friendly staff. Short but decent menu. We each had a bowl of mussels and clams (served with delicious bread) and decided to also order fries and their unbelievably good loaded potatoes. The portion of fries was a meal...More

Thank TheFoodOdyssey
Reviewed May 15, 2018 via mobile

Me and husband needed to stop for food and we found this delightful place!! It was pouring down but the views from inside the cafe are lovely, the sound of the rain whilst having breakfast was lovely. We both had the wine makers cooked breakfast...More

Thank ZCashin2014
Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

We ate here on a cruise ship tour. They have a good selection of food & drinks including wine of course. They have indoor & outdoor seating & they have shared sugar in a jar which we don't like, but the food was good. They...More

Thank sm05060
Reviewed April 16, 2018

Two couples checking out the region. Have visited here before and have never been disappointed. Great food and coffee. Friendly staff and a unique ambiance.

Thank MerlinBlaise
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

Stopped here since Rock Ferry winery was full for lunch 😩 We had the chicken burrito, Bikers Platter and bowl of fries (kids size). The meals were well presented but the burrito was not as hot as it could have been. Portion size was average...More

Thank RobBurlison
Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

The setting of this cafe is delightful among the Marlborough vineyards. The cafe seating area is surprisingly large with a dozen or more outside tables. We shared a very good cheeseboard with a dessert wine and had excellent coffees. One gripe, even though it was...More

Thank Steve W
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$2 - $11
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 193 Rapaura Road, Rapaura, Blenheim 7273, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim  >  Rapaura
  • Phone Number: +64 3-572 7170
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Vines Village Cafe is a fast, fresh and wholesome cafe specialising in breakfast , fresh coffee and tasty lunches. The Express Kitchen take-out in the courtyard is open over summer for coffee and light lunches on the run. Dine-in inside or outside on the lakeside covered deck or in the casual dining courtyard which serves a variety of organic afternoon drinks, cocktails and bar snacks. Family friendly & live music most Sundays.
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