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The Store

$$ - $$$Cafe, Soups,
State Highway 1 | Kekerengu Marlbrough, Kekerengu, New Zealand
+64 3-575 8600
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good24%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“seafood chowder” (19 reviews)
“cakes” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, Soups, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
State Highway 1 | Kekerengu Marlbrough, Kekerengu, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 266 reviews

Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

It was windy that day my friends. We were warned to bring sweaters etc. I thought the beach was pretty but I wasn't into hanging out at the beach that day. I wanted to sit in The Store and hang out, be warm and drink...More

Thank shabjessa786
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Best cafe stop on the way to Kiakoura. Nice view of the ocean, clean and beautiful! Lovely staff and portion of food was nice and comforting!

Thank Jerry L
Reviewed 27 December 2016

what a wonderful stay found off the side of the road to Blenheim. The view was spectacular and the food was just as wonderful. Loved the décor and modern feel. Everything seemed clean and well managed. The bathrooms were off site was the only downside...More

Thank dargerfamily
Reviewed 1 December 2016

A lovely cafe/bar/restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating, set in impressive grounds on the shoreline. They offer a good range of food at the counter, plus menu items. A great place to stop for a meal and take a wander!

Thank HMR2014
Reviewed 30 November 2016

We attended a wedding for our son ( 20th September ) and the wedding and the reception were at the Store. A beautiful place for both the wedding and the reception. The quality of the food and its presentation were second to none, the staff...More

Thank Ian V
Reviewed 25 November 2016

An oasis on a very long Route 1 drive but well worth the stop. We were there in June so it was too cold to be out side but the views are beautiful, a nice fire in the fireplace helped warm it up but the...More

Thank mgray733
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Stopped her 8 days before the earthquake and found a charming cafe restaurant & shop which fronted a beach access from where it was possible to see seals basking on rocks (binoculars or long camera Zoom needed)

Thank phshanks
Reviewed 17 November 2016

This is a big spacious homely cafe with a log fire and nice selection of home bakes,drinks and meals . Staff were welcoming and friendly. Beautiful view down to the Pacific ocean- which has steps from the decking if you want to go down. However,...More

Thank Brandylady
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We called in twice as it was recommended. A bit late for food heading to Blenheim, so tried again and had lunch returning to Christchurch. My seafood chowder was pretty chewy with only a few calamari & very small mussels with that nasty shell crunch....More

Thank incink
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Food - great. Seafood chowder - excellent. Fish burger - good. Presentation excellent. Environment - great: the music was too loud but they turned it down on request. Service and quality of welcome - good. Menu - extensive: a nice range of counter food and...More

1  Thank frankiethe
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: State Highway 1 | Kekerengu Marlbrough, Kekerengu, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Kekerengu
  • Phone Number: +64 3-575 8600
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