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Le Cafe

$$ - $$$
Cafe, European, New Zealand
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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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Wanaka, New Zealand
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Guy took out money for drinks then took off leaving me to ask staff member for the wine and then have to explain what I paid for and wanted only then to have a overloud bunch ruin a nice evening drink .. Not great people

Thank AndyA6836
New Zealand
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Really great cafe and restaurant. Visited multiple times at different times of day and always a great place to be. Excellent views of the Marlborough Sounds, people passing by and the boats in and out of the harbour. Missed your ferry to Wellington whilst staring at the view?! Hey ho, order something else and relax. Staff are all very friendly... More 

Thank JCW1981NZ
Geraldine, New Zealand
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115 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this place by accident when we accidentally ended up in a parking building! We came in via the back door and realised that the cafe had it's main entrance on a busy street. Anyway, there was a great choice of food and we thought it was just great.

Thank Hawean
Perth, Australia
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57 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here for a quick lunch before catching our ferry. Service was quick despite being busy. Good coffee, good gluten free options.

Thank RoyOz2016
Killaloe, Ireland
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Like several others, we did not enjoy our food either, since it never arrived, At just before 1pm, when the café was nearly empty, we had ordered something simple that should have been capable of being ladled straight out of the pot. We had to get back to our business meeting at 2pm, so did not get to eat lunch... More 

Thank Forentopman
Ashhurst, New Zealand
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

We just wanted a simple breakfast, and was looking forward to how it was described on the menu. (the works breakfast) flash pouched eggs and bacon with extras Note - there was only two other couples in the café at the time, and we were the only outstanding order. The coffee cups are to small for me, they only had... More 

Thank Sambuca2015
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed olives and garlic bread. Then beef steak and elephant fish with large salads with really fresh ingredients.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Hi we had yummy Sandwiches sitting in the sun. Both happy with what we order. Have had Dinner there in the past Which we enjoyed.

Thank Tony D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

Just had the most beautiful meal at Le Cafe in Picton. Nothing better on a Friday night than to sit with a view of the Queen Charlotte Sound and be served amazing Marlborough wines and beautiful local food. We ate everything from Trevally and White Wine Soup to Venison Ragu and home made bread, and I licked my plate clean... More 

Thank Barbara D
New Zealand
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86 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

Been here a few times on my business trips and have sat outside the Cafe with a nice breakfast and coffee and at the end of the day I love to have a cold beer and watch the same wonderful view. Good food and Vista

Thank David D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, European, New Zealand
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Scenic view, Local cuisine
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?