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Chateau Rhubarbe

6 Edward Street | Wakefield, Nelson, New Zealand
+64 3-541 8747
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good30%
  • Average19%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible0%
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“pizza” (6 reviews)
“scones” (2 reviews)
“toppings” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
6 Edward Street | Wakefield, Nelson, New Zealand
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

Cafe Rhubarb has replaced Chateaux Rhubarb. It is now just a basic cafe. Went for an evening meal thinking it would be restuarant service in the evenings. It was not. Took one hour to get the food. Beer is only by the botle and wine...More

Thank lorna215
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Now called Cafe Rhubarbe - stopped in for a quick drink on our way home - just had to stay a bit longer to hear about all the special flavours of teas that are available - some I had never heard of - what an...More

1  Thank Brynkoru
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Having Pizza at least every fortnight for take-a-way. Always good and always very delicious. The large one is easy to share for two people. You can put two different toppings on one. For example: 1/2 with Spinach & Salmon and 1/2 with Salami & Mushrooms....More

Thank Sigi22
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Generally a bit tired. Lunch options mainly bread based. Cakes looked nice. Coffee average. Service a bit flat. For sale so could I'mprove

Thank janhB7129HF
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped off for a quick lunch break with our kids and had some of the freshest, most delicious sandwiches we've had all holiday! Highly recommended.

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Awesome cup of coffee! The best in New Zealand so far. Perfect breakfast to go with the coffee. Thank you!

Thank Sandra H
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We were told about this place so decided to drop in for a drink whilst in the area and had iced coffee. We were pleasantly surprised. Service was friendly and the cafe is also licensed and open until quite late. Will try a meal here...More

Thank Tavuk
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Stopped in for a coffee on our way south, on Tuesday. Ordered two coffees, then went back in to ask for some cake. No one was waiting in line, and I asked if I could take the cake out with me, after paying. I was...More

Thank Amelia131023
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Food variable - too much baking powder in scones. Coffee uninspiring. Good setting on cycle trail but decor dated - does not appear very clean.

Thank dearingsa2016
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Used to be good a few years ago but now it seems they open at completely random and inconsistent times or days. Food is ok but does take a long time to arrive. Don't bother even looking to see if they're open any more, I...More

Thank Miriam H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Edward Street | Wakefield, Nelson, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-541 8747
Chateau Rhubarbe is a vibrant, country café and fully licensed bar in the heart of the Wakefield Village. Renowned for its fabulous gourmet pizzas, the café also offers hearty cooked breakfasts and wholesome lunches and dinner dishes using fresh, local ingredients. The staff meet regulars who come in for their daily barista coffee and homemade cakes. Chateau Rhubarbe provides both indoor and al fresco dining with views over the historic village green.
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