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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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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“fish soup” (10 reviews)
“steak” (20 reviews)
“cake” (4 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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Reviewed 4 days ago 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
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great location with street front patio. Nice French staff and had excellent coffee and great toasted sandwich here.

Thank James Y
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Didn't sample the actual food here just stopped by for cappuccinos and muffins which were excellent.

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This was a nice cafe with lovely orange and date muffins. We also tried a vege muffin with cheese, but found the celery in it a little overpowering. The coffee is sadly priced for single shot, a double will cost an extra 50c. Definitely not...More

Thank SuaveWellington
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Fancied a quick snack and something warm to drink. I am usually a positive person but I'm finding it hard today. The location of the cafe is lovely, the staff are pleasant. I ordered a toastie which was different, not sure if I was put...More

Thank Janiecc
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We go to Le Cafe regularly for business and personal breakfasts, lunches and dinners. Le Cafe offers menu items to suit all tastes, including mine (vegan). Service is prompt and attentive. Looking forward to going again shortly!

Thank SukiHarding
Reviewed 6 September 2017

A top place to kill some time while enjoying a great coffee (and cheers to the Barista who knew how to maker a HOT cuppa. Well done.) Great vies and location. Well worth a visit.

Thank BillJKingaroy
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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

We had an excellent evening. Great wine selection and locally sourced ingredients. Wild goat curry was superb. Highly recommend.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Had pork belly dish, drenched in dressing, too much, bread with no butter. Pork so so. Underwhelmed.

Thank Diane W
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Had lunch here with friends. It was nothing special. Service was good. Food was bland and not very exciting. My pasta dish had no zing at all. My friends fish was the same, and the super salad was rediculously huge, and also just all right....More

Thank yecats59
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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
View, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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