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Raupo Cafe

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

We had 3 weeks holiday in Blenheim in February. Went to Raupo probably 15 times over the holiday at different times of the day/night. Never had a bad meal, mostly 10/10, and the service was excellent every time. We are now back for another 3 week break and nothing has changed. We love this place!!!

Thank Charlotte H
Blenheim, New Zealand
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180 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I recently had a late lunch here, this restaurant has changed hands since I was last here. I had the prawn, lime, chilli salad, it was fantastic, amazing flavours paired with a Seresin chardonnay, just divine. The service is perfect here, unobtrusive and just right, well done. the portion sizes were spot on, my sister had the pate with breads.... More 

Thank twebb21
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I love to go here and the pate is always a must. Service is really good and the location is lovely. If its a nice day it great to sit outside.

Thank ddhnz
Auckland, New Zealand
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had flown down on business and was told luck was booked at the Raupo Cafe, I had never heard of it. Was shown upstairs and I have to say the food was amazing and we all had different dishes- everybody seemed to enjoy their dish. We then had coffee but wine was not served (by choice). After the meeting I... More 

Thank Jan111060
Paraparaumu, New Zealand
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27 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

there was four of us 3 adults an a child, 2 ordered chili lime prawn salad, i ordered chicken fricassi (sp)$20 and the child ordered childs chicken fricassi,$9.50 the adults meals came first which is unusual, the salads were lovely, I was surprised at mine as it said with roast potatoes, they were thinly sliced slithers and in the sauce... More 

Thank Rosemariie F
Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A visit to Raupo should definitely be a must-do when in Blenheim. Situated on the river bank it had a wonderful view of lights at night-time. The inside was warm and cosy with a log fire burning and stone walls. The food was served on time and hot. We had pork belly and it was the nicest I have tasted... More 

Thank Carol P
Paraparamu, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good restaurant for quiet couple of wines after a hectic day. Enjoyed the starter Garlic Vienna anf finished with the Raupo Truffle....mouth watering devine!

Thank Denise_MM
New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you looking to dine at a place that has great food, spectacular view of a river, warm and friendly service, look no further than Raupo's cafe. The food quality is excellent, even the coffee is great. Just be little careful about the parking as the place doesn't offer any valet or dedicated parking spots. Although there is enough space... More 

Thank SuruchiW
Ubud, Indonesia
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121 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The coffee was good and the cake selection was wonderful. You can choose from a large variety of cakes that are brought to the table on a large platter and there is a choice of cream or yoghurt to accompany your cake. Good quality and fast service on this Winters afternoon.

Thank J8647AGstevec
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice view of the river and friendly warm service. Parking can be an issue, plan your trip and park upriver for a pleasant walk.

Thank Daniel S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
European, New Zealand, Gluten Free, Contemporary
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
Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
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?