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Watery Mouth Cafe

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71 High Street, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
+64 3-578 3828
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

They had many gluten free options for us.Great selection of teas to choose from and good coffee.Great views of the park

Thank meyer-els
Warwickshire, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent cafe with great baristas judging by my flat white. Great poached eggs on toast as well and fantastic staff. Catches the sun in the morning so sit at the bar outside and lap up the sun and people watch..... 😀 Thoroughly recommend!

Thank MHIChris
Blenheim, New Zealand
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

One of my favourite places, the food is excellent every time without fail and at a good price. I have never left feeling hungry and the presentation is wonderful with a vibrant atmosphere. A must place to go with a large variety of foods and are happy to put on the little extra's you ask for.

Thank Jo E
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Just a short walk from most accommodation in Blenheim . Friendly staff quick service great food and coffee. Went back a second time and was not disappointed. Thanks guys

Thank TWS56
Woodridge, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Watery mouth is well-review for a reason, they earned it. Lots of delicious breakfast and others options, and great coffee. Excellent service, and relatively fast, as they use the order at the counter and serve to you table number method. Plenty of seating on two levels, and inside and out.

Thank CatskillsTravler
Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Start your day in Blenheim with breakfast at the Watery Mouth Cafe. The french toast is brilliant and the bacon that comes with it the best. The coffee is excellent, although in Blenheim that is not hard. In other words if you like good coffee head to Watery Mouth Café.

Thank Grant B
Tauranga, New Zealand
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Consistently good food, smart service, it can get crowded with locals and travellers alike. I hope places similar to this, if there are any, are so well patronised, they will never dream of selling, only expanding! Innovative food, happy staff, which both mean a lot. Everyone should check it out...you will return!

Thank dipage53
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an amazing lunch at the watery mouth, so many yummy things to choose from! The corn fritter stack was sensational and the cakes were massive and amazing! And huge box of toys upstairs for the kids was a great addition.

Thank Carlygaga
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A popular, busy cafe that offers excellent breakfast at reasonable prices. Variety on offer was very good, and service excellent.

Thank Lyncol5060
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent "corner cafe" for a lunchtime snack. Very busy with locals which is always a good sign in my opinion. Two toasties and coffee went down well and at a reasonable price.

Thank Michael O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $16
Cafe, New Zealand, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 High Street, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim
  • Phone Number: +64 3-578 3828
A big city cafe in a "little" town. Great coffee, fantastic local craft beers and lovely local wines. Our menu features local and seasonal fare, with options ranging from hot breakfasts to afternoon indulgences, a wide variety of cooked and pre-prepared lunches from our cabinet, as well as gluten-free and vegetarian treats. We can even make you up anything from our cabinets or menu as a picnic to go! We're open seven days a week from 7.00am until 4.00pm. We serve the bustling breakfast, lunch and coffee trade, and the cafe is a well-utilised space for meetings. We are fully-licensed and also love hosting private functions. Come upstairs for relaxed dining or enjoy the famous Marlborough sun outside.

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