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“Good Food Ordinary Service”
Review of Raupo Cafe

Raupo Cafe
Ranked #12 of 116 Restaurants in Blenheim
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Contemporary
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Restaurant is open. Web site needs to be updated.
Brisbane, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
162 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
“Good Food Ordinary Service”
Reviewed May 6, 2013

We went to this restaurant on a recommendation and it look like it was going to be a great night until our waiter entered the scene, the menu clearly said Gluten Free and other options available, but this proved to be a great challenge and he was most unhelpful. We were unable to arrange a Dairy free meal and had to settle for a large bowl of vegetables and they were even served with Almond Butter on the side, not good enough I am afraid. It is not hard to exclude dairy from a menu and especially when you promote Gluten free and Dairy Free options available. The pity was that the meals that the rest of us had were very good.

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank Barry T
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English first
Level 6 Contributor
155 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Fine restaurant in a quiet community”
Reviewed May 2, 2013 via mobile

If you're down in the Marlborough area for some vineyar tours, this would be a great stop for some decent food. The Dutch chicken soup I had was substantial but not heavy, with shredded chicken and vermicelli. The chicken thigh main course was tasty and juicy - far better than the more commonly offered chicken breast. Unpretentious and genuine.

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank alanayu
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Blenheim, New Zealand
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“A lovely setting outside and in”
Reviewed April 30, 2013

For a lovely lunch or dinner this is a good choice with a lovely atmosphere. In summer there is a great view of the river sitting outside.

Visited February 2013
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Thank LaurieAnnee
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Cromwell, New Zealand
Level 6 Contributor
229 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Always come here when passing.”
Reviewed April 27, 2013 via mobile

Why try something else when you know you will enjoy it here. I love this place. The food. The service. The way the staff go about there business. Had a lunch today instead of morning tea. Wish i could have stayed longer but had to make my way to Christchurch.

  • Visited April 2013
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Thank Voodles
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Hong Kong
Level 6 Contributor
127 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Enjoyable evening.”
Reviewed April 26, 2013

We were part of a group of 8 that dined on Easter Monday and the restaurant was packed!
Friendly staff and top quality food ensured a very enjoyable evening was had by all!

Visited April 2013
Helpful?
Thank T H
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