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Raupo Cafe

$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
6 Symons St, Blenheim, New Zealand
+64 3-577 8822
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (32 reviews)
“risotto” (27 reviews)
“chicken” (26 reviews)
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6 Symons St, Blenheim, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Breakfast lunch dinner or teas Raupo is ALWAYS fantastic. wonderful setting by the river and superb service and food. This is Blenheim's iconic go to spot!

Thank Druid34
Reviewed 5 days ago

The café was very busy on the evening we were there for a family birthday, but the staff were smiling and friendly, and coped well with our large friendly demanding group!. We were quickly & nicely herded to our tables table, orders taken efficiently, and...More

Thank Wendy and Albie N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked for a birthday surprise for our sister with health difficulties. Cafe staff very helpful and attentive. Excellent surrounding, beautiful view, great weather. Good food

Thank FMA144
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A birthday celebration was somewhat marred by a disappointing "Pork Belly" dish. Rather than the melt in the mouth, complete indulgence of pork belly we were presented with a strip of pork wrapped around some apple. It was tough and the rind almost impossible to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We again had lunch at Raupo today and realised we don't consider going anywhere else when in Blenheim. My husband had the eggs benedict - as he did on the previous visit. The perfectly cooked eggs were served on brioche with a tangy salsa. I...More

Thank cajeNelson_NZ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service at Raupo is excellent - nice atmosphere to sit outside by the river with a cuppa, cake and friendly chatter.

Thank Sharon F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I called in for brunch recently and after waiting some time for the girl at the front desk to stop her private conversation - were taken to a seat. This is where our wait began. Even frustrated glances at wait staff -...More

Thank GDS9664
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent service, excellent setting, excellent food and excellent value!!! What more could you ask for? I've had a LOT of eggs bene in my time and this was perfect! Highly recommended!!!

Thank sbdrep
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch, ordered eggs bene with salmon took a while to come out, food was ok but had a salsa on the side which didn't really fit. Place was empty on a Thursday lunch.

Thank Jared-Kiwi
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful views. Lack in creativity. Trip advisor shows vegan options for breakfast however when asked all they could offer was a risotto...... at 9:30 in the morning....

Thank Courtney J
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9 October 2016|
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Response from Jan111060 | Reviewed this property |
Private room upstairs a can definitely cater for 15 because Ive been there- but need to ask re 22.... nice private room though
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Symons St, Blenheim, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim
  • Phone Number: +64 3-577 8822
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