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Le Cafe

Waterfront | 12-14 London Quay, Picton 7220, New Zealand
+64 3-573 5588
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Waterfront | 12-14 London Quay, Picton 7220, New Zealand
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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Easter Monday. Thought a trip to picton for lunch would be a good idea. Picton was buzzing. Limited menu. But what we chose was devine. I can definately recommend the stir fried Angus, and my sister had the grilled Blue Warehou beautiful. I won't have...More

Thank xcows
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Had a delicious breakfast at this cafe. Dog friendly with outdoor tables as well as inside. Coffee was excellent also.

Thank Neville S
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent seafood chowder and a great restaurant for relaxing with kids, easily accessible if you have a pram, nice live music too, not overly loud which added to the enjoyment of the meal. Seafood chowder was tip top, full of seafood and the fish of...More

Thank WNGT2
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Just wanted 2 coffees, long wait with no apology for wait, asked for free wi-fi code yet another long wait no apology, sorry for the wait so simple to say, I won't be using you again only to review you!!!

Thank denisuk2015
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Three nights of spontaneous jazz from 9 musicians along with the typically excellent food created a jazz festival to be remembered.

Thank 876James
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We did not eat there, but fantastic place for a coffee. Beautiful views. Occasional live music in the evening, we attended to see one group.

1  Thank Bernard U
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Had a meal here and some coffee in the morning. The service and food was really good. Lovely sitting outside looking out on the bay. It was a good find in an interesting little town.

1  Thank wildaboutaustralia
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Proprietor Peter Schoni is a most gracious host at this delightful cafe, right on the waterfront, watch the boats and the world pass by before you while you eat delicious food and great wines. Music is a regular event, too.

1  Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 21 March 2017

The most delicious smoked fish sandwich to take away, I have ever had. You can order in advance, as we did, to take on The Mail Boar tour. Moist fillings, great home baked bread and so tasty. Others with me had Bacon & Mushroom also...More

1  Thank Koshla1491
Reviewed 20 March 2017

If there is such a thing as a hipster place in Picton this is it. They are on the pricey side. . . but it is a nice treat.

1  Thank restewax
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
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08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
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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