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Watery Mouth Cafe

) #7 of 89 Restaurants in Blenheim $$ - $$$ Cafe, ,
71 High Street, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
+64 3-578 3828
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (19 reviews)
“avocado stack” (10 reviews)
“french toast” (9 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 16:00All hours
Cafe, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
71 High Street, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Watery Mouth cafe is awesome! Firstly the staff are amazing, super friendly and the barista knows his stuff I tell ya! Great coffee, yummy food especially the homemade sausage rolls and their muffins are just so good! Located right across from the clock tower/fountain and...More

Thank Cherayn B
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I enjoyed a nice breakfast at the Watery Mouth Cafe on our recent visit to Blenheim. I had a poached egg on grain toast with a large cappuccino both of which were very good. Parking can be a bit of a challenge...More

Thank Sandro M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great centrally located corner cafe. I would recommend the kumara hash. Good coffee it's always a positive when the barrista knows what a piccolo is! Only issue would be poached eggs weren't runny on 2 separate occasions.

Thank SanjTripNZ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Only consumed ice teas and smoothies so i can't speak for the food offered The drinks were rather uninspired - ingredient combinations sounded good but did not really taste that way.

Thank Philippos N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Plenty of choice with vegetarian options. Nice location near the square, friendly and attentive staff. Couldn't fault it.

Thank XCH62
PaddingtonPartington, Owner at Watery Mouth Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear XCH62, Appreciate the great review - thanks so much. We're proud of our vegetarian and special diet menu and are always expanding our offerings. Thank you for taking the time to comment. Juliet and the team at Watery Mouth Café

Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Discovered this little gem when we had a short 2 day visit to Blenheim. Staff were excellent, friendly and engaging. Food was excellent and reasonably priced. Worth a visit.

Thank Pjd123q
PaddingtonPartington, Owner at Watery Mouth Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Pjd123q, Thanks so much for your great feedback. So pleased to hear how much you enjoyed our delicious meals, great service and good prices. Thanks for the recommendation. Juliet and the team at Watery Mouth Café

Reviewed 12 July 2017

Arrived here about 3.00pm Monday afternoon. Great menu but kitchen was closed. Had a roast vegetable salad and an amazing sausage roll from the cabinet. Colleague had a toasted sandwich from the cabinet also and this was rated highly. Coffee for me and tea for...More

Thank Harry7264
PaddingtonPartington, Owner at Watery Mouth Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Harry7264, Delighted to hear you enjoyed our delicious food from the cabinet and we look forward to treating you to the full breakfast menu next time! Thanks very much for posting your kind comments. Juliet and the team at Watery Mouth Café

Reviewed 12 July 2017

Extremely disappointed with the lack of concern shown from The Watery Mouth Cafe; after enjoying morning tea there with 2 very well behaved young children I was rudely asked to move aside whilst helping walk the children downstairs whilst a waiter was 'running' upstairs with...More

1  Thank 657Sarah
Reviewed 11 July 2017

What a great find. We noticed the busy cafe when driving to our destination and decided to stop for lunch. This place really hums and offers a number of sunny nooks and crannies to relax in and enjoy your meal. I enjoyed a gorgeous cajun...More

Thank Christine W
PaddingtonPartington, Owner at Watery Mouth Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Christine W, Thanks so much for calling in - great to hear how much you enjoyed your food (the kumara, bacon, avocado stack is our signature dish), our friendly service, and the sunshine! Great to hear you would call in again when you're back...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I often meet friends here for morning coffee. Excellent service and a good choice of food to compliment great coffee. I would definitely recommend this cafe.

Thank Shirelake
PaddingtonPartington, Owner at Watery Mouth Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Shirelake, Thanks so much for the lovely comments about our excellent service and great food and coffee. Look forward to seeing you again soon. Juliet and the team at Watery Mouth Café

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$16
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 High Street, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim
  • Phone Number: +64 3-578 3828
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A big city cafe in a "little" town. Great coffee, fantastic local craft beers and lovely local wines. Our menu features local and seasonal fare, with options ranging from hot breakfasts to afternoon indulgences, a wide variety of cooked and pre-prepared lunches from our cabinet, as well as gluten-free and vegetarian treats. We can even make you up anything from our cabinets or menu as a picnic to go! We're open seven days a week from 7.00am until 4.00pm. We serve the bustling breakfast, lunch and coffee trade, and the cafe is a well-utilised space for meetings. We are fully-licensed and also love hosting private functions. Come upstairs for relaxed dining or enjoy the famous Marlborough sun outside.
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