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Le Cafe

Cafe, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free
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Waterfront | 12-14 London Quay, Picton 7220, New Zealand
(03) 573 5588
8:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 1:00 am
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Cessnock, Australia
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We would have preferred the delicious mulled wine but it seems that everyone else did too...& there was none left The Pirates Hot Chocolate was so great we had it on 3 different occasions

Thank cathalice123
Blenheim, New Zealand
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182 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

We stopped for a quick coffee this morning. Even on a Monday morning it is popular in this little seaside town. You can sit outside or inside if it is a little chilly. The coffee was lovely and creamy, with very quick service. Very nice

Thank twebb21
Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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95 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Came in around 11.15am,was good to find out they do breakfast until 12pm.Friendly service great coffee and the meal was lovely.You also have the great views of the harbour to look at and relax.

Thank alan h
Bend, Oregon
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

My wife and I ate there for a late breakfast, we had simple eggs, bacon and toast. But yum. Super good flavor and great coffee, and sparkling wine cocktails as well. As well as a beautiful view of the bay front

Thank Chad C
Vancouver, Canada
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Jeanne recommended Le Café if Lee was cooking that evening. Since he was the chef for that day we did order our seafood dishes, catch of the day. Green lip mussels and Warehau fish was deliciously prepared, not overcooked or mushy.

Thank cando101
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

The menu is a little different from most cafes, but very tasty and interesting. Perfect for when you travel a bit and tired of the usual cafe breakfasts. Cafe has a great view and hospitable and friendly staff.

Thank Namotharan
Picton, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

Each morning for many years now I have received a consistently good take away soy latte from Le Cafe on my way to work. Most weekends I nurse a couple more for an hour or so. For more than a decade Le Cafe has offered the best quality dining experience in Picton, bar none. Peter is passionate about good wine... More 

Thank Timo_L
Wellington, New Zealand
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161 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

We enjoyed a wine and mussels here before catching the ferry back to Wellington. Good coffee and the mussels were devine. It was a beautiful autumn day, so we chose to sit outside and enjoy the weather and view. Fairly ordinary inside.

Thank KiwiKerry53
New Canaan, Connecticut
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166 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed an excellent fish dinner at this waterfront restaurant. Most waterfront eateries are somewhat overpriced in Picton, but the food quality at Le Cafe is among the best.

Thank J D B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

The food was great, we had the steaks and they were cooked perfectly, they were served with a side salad that was a good size. The service was friendly and prompt, Highly recommend a visit

Thank Steve S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Scenic view
Open Hours
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Waterfront | 12-14 London Quay, Picton 7220, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Picton
  • Phone Number: (03) 573 5588

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