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Saveur Cafe, Bistro & Patisserie

$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
6 Symons St, Blenheim, New Zealand
+64 3-577 8822
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (33 reviews)
“risotto” (27 reviews)
“pork belly” (26 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
6 Symons St, Blenheim, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 904 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We were passing through Blenheim, a lovely town and decided to try this restaurant. We went for an early supper. The staff were very welcoming, with a smile and efficient. The restaurant is set near the river bank and window tables have good views of...More

Thank DannyEugene
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had an Eggs Bene & a Bacon & Eggs all very good. Great coffee & patisserie too! The view is over a river & on a sunny day there is outside seating. No wifi.

Thank Crystalrose54
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice view. Sophisticated atmosphere. Food was tasty - once we got our order. Wine list OK but lame for a restaurant in the Marlborough wine region. Unfortunately we experienced seriously BAD service for an upscale restaurant. Even with reservations on a Saturday evening and tons...More

Thank MEKCincinnati_OH
SaveurCafeBistro, Owner at Saveur Cafe, Bistro & Patisserie, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Bonour W're sorry to read of your experience whilst dining with us at Saveur. It would be unusual of us to sit someone outside if they had not requested it, as our Maitre D's ask whether you would prefer inside or outside, or we ensure...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I came here with friends after hearing great things and was wowed but the service.. and the pâté!! Seriously, it was so delicious I didn't waste a drop! The staff were friendly and welcoming, we had a lovely view of the river from the terrace...More

Thank alioop88
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic evening all round! Started with a very warm greeting at the door and shown to our seat with a beautiful view over the river. Garlic Vienna to start was delicious, and our pork belly for mains was to die for! Staff were friendly and...More

Thank Gina C
Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was attentive, but a little slow. For starters I had pate which had a soft texture with a sweet dried fruit compote sauce drizzled over it (didn't work) The Medium Sirloin was well done on the ends and very rare in the middle...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service was ok, staff was friendly. The atmosphere is nice. We were in for some afternoon tea and pastry. The chai latte was too sweet, our hot chocolate didn’t taste like real chocolate even though I did ask whether they were using real chocolate...More

Thank Thanh H
SaveurCafeBistro, Owner at Saveur Cafe, Bistro & Patisserie, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Bonjour We're glad that you enjoyed our friendly efficient staff and pleasant setting. We're sorry you didn't enjoy your drinks and the treats from the patisserie. Please allow us to explain about your experience. It sounds like your chai latte being too sweet was a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were recommended this place when doing a wine tasting and booked for our return visit on the way back up. Nothing particularly wrong, food was fine and service was slow but okay and we left feeling slightly underwhelmed.Perhaps we'd overhyped it in our heads.

Thank jonnyac
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed a delicious meal in a good ambience. I ordered the rolled pork, having seen it delivered to the next table and it was excellent. The rest of us enjoyed steaks. Service was great and the atmosphere convivial. Will definitely dine here again.

1  Thank karenjG2649DT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called at this Riverside restaurant without reservation. Got us in within 30 mins and the ambience and food is superb. Great food combinations on the menu and excellent patisseries on offer as deserts.

1  Thank Beardykev
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despaterson
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, View, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
Description
Saveur sits on the banks of the Taylor River in Blenheim, right in the heart of the Marlborough Wine region. We are open seven days a week from 7.30am for brunch and dinner. We welcome group dining, with a private mezzanine dining area and a range of set menus for larger groups are available. We have an onsite patisserie, Le Delice which serves a delicious range of cakes and pastries made by our pastry chef, and serves take away coffee for those on the run
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