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Le Cafe

$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
Waterfront | 12-14 London Quay, Picton 7220, New Zealand
+64 3-573 5588
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“fish soup” (10 reviews)
“steak” (20 reviews)
“potatoes” (6 reviews)
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Waterfront | 12-14 London Quay, Picton 7220, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 410 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stopped here for a quick lunch before embarking on the queen Charlotte bike trail. The staff were so helpful and very engaging. The food was great and a good stock of beer.They gave us advice regarding the trip and even provided sun tan lotion...More

Thank BoneCutlet
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came for an early dinner after the xmas parade. Kids were hungry so asked for some fries. got told they dont have a deep fryer which is great i guess. so ordered some garlic bread and mussels for a starter. Mussels were good, but...More

Thank SwanM1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Le Cafe has a very good location with a view over the harbour. We went there for lunch and I ordered a fish soup, recommended by the staff. When the soup was served I thought it was a bad joke. The taste was that of...More

Thank Peter Q
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very basic meal. Big salad disappointing- mostly lettuce, soup tasteless. Fresh fish was good! Coffee OK, service quite slow and offhand. Think one can do better elsewhere. Wonderful position overlooking the bay. With a bit of effort by the proprietors could be terrific.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely relaxed spot on waterfront with great views. Tasty meals at reasonable costs and good range of beers, wines and Rogue gin!

Thank Leighites
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Top service, wonderful staff and nice food! It's very close to the waterfront and has nice views across the harbour.

Thank Danaispanaki
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

We came here for a late lunch/early dinner as we wanted to try the local green mussels. We had two starters, a main, and two desserts. It was all super tasty with great flavours. The potatoes and fish in the main dish went so well...More

Thank Jessica O
Reviewed 31 October 2017

We thought Le Cafe was very good. We first visited for a late brunch/early lunch, attracted by the sunny outside seating and the small, but nice sounding menu. I had the Works breakfast and she had a toastie. Breakfast was great, served on a nice,...More

Thank skonetch
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I really our meals. She ordered the warehou with seasonal vegetables, and a lemon and tomato jus. I partook of the sliced slow-cooked beef rib fillet on jasmine rice with cabbage. The succulent, smoky flavours of the beef were mouthwatering. A local...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Service was friendly. But they needed two tries to heat up baby food. The flat white were not our taste and the “famous carrot cake” was as dry as cement. Please stay away for cake and coffee.

Thank Daniel N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Waterfront | 12-14 London Quay, Picton 7220, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Picton
  • Phone Number: +64 3-573 5588
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