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Raupo Cafe

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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Contemporary
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2 Symons St, Blenheim, New Zealand
6435778822
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7:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Love this place,great staff and great food! Have never had a bad meal here and have been going for years.

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Thank Amybloom82
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I love popping in to Raupo for a top notch coffee and gourmet muffin. The food, beverages, setting and service at Raupo is extraordinarily good and the outdoor area next to the river is lush in the summer time. The dinner service at Raupo is fantastic, the food is amazing and the value for money is spectacular. My favourite café/restaurant... More 

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Thank davehard1981
Picton, New Zealand
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a wonderful evening dinner here. Great food and greatl staff who were very helpful and attentive. Would love to return soon. Thank you.

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Thank dereck86
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kirsty Alice and jo -you rock What a great place ,we are regulars and they make us feel at home. Always something spectacular to eat with clients or staff or just have some time out We keep going back because it is great views great coffee be great staff

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Thank Pggwrightson B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had chicken and steak...the meal was beautiful and just the right amount. Lovely wines and great service

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Thank Christine F
Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cannot say I was overly impressed, but then that could be because I turned up in that time in-between lunch and dinner. I was hungry and the snack menu wasn't filling enough. I was looking for that steak sandwich I had read about in an earlier review but had to settle for either a cheese platter or Pate; I chose... More 

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Thank Philip W
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here with my husbands parents recently while they were visiting. We booked to sit next to the fire which was lucky as it was really cold. I actually kept my coat on for most the evening! Could do with some heaters as it is such a high ceiling. The service (from a charming Italian man) was exemplary, and... More 

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Thank cowgirlNZ
Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our dinner in February 2016. We still remember catch-of-the-day a accompanied with local DogPoint wine. The waiter suggest us to try their brownie cake (beautifully served) with red wine. Great experience. Than you guys for hospitality and finding a table for us despite the fact that you were fully booked. We really appreciate it.

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Thank Artur D
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for lunch and wanted something snacky. We chose the chicken fricassee and the steak sandwich. The restaurant was busy and we took this as a good sign. The steak was cooked perfectly and wasserved with onions and a great dressing. It was very good and the fries it came with were also seasoned well. The chicken dish was... More 

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Thank mandm298
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked for lunch so got bonus of spot by fire and views of river. Friendly hosts. Chicken over thin sliced potatoes and salmon fettuchine . Garlic crusted bread to die for with pesto . Excellent food and experience.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Contemporary
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Scenic view, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Symons St, Blenheim, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim
  • Phone Number: 6435778822

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?