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The Wooden Spoon Cafe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Cafe, , Vegetarian Friendly
251 Queen Street, Richmond 7020, New Zealand
+64 3-544 4314
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
251 Queen Street, Richmond 7020, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 89 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly Staff on entering this cafe, looking for a light lunch. We chose cabinet food and coffee all which arrived very promptly. The food was tasty and reasonably priced, great coffee. Thank-you!

Thank Kia-Ora-CHCH
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for a late breakfast but wanted something quick & light... ended up with a savoury brioche & a juice. Food was nice, service OK

Thank Jim K
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Called in for a late breakfast early lunch & weren’t disappointed. Coffees were ready in a few minutes & our meals weren’t far behind. They have a children’s play area which kept our 3 little ones entertained while the adults ate. Our meals were delicious...More

Thank Natarsha S
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Quick service, spacious space , friendly staff and good food. Gluten free options also and good range of menu and cabinet foods.

Thank Yvonne A
Reviewed 7 November 2017

This is one of the best cafes in Nelson my friend & I go regularly & enjoy the surroundings & coffee & food

Thank Sue S
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We have been a couple of times and were very impressed with the great selection of food, especially the gluten free. The coffee was well made and the restaurant is very spacious. Highly recommended.

Thank Pieter S
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Had breakfast here and can not fault the food or service. Eggs were cooked perfectly and meals were well presented and tasty. Staff welcoming and seemed to enjoy being there. Great experience.

Thank Karina709
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Great coffee, great food, friendly staff and great for families with young ones. Pricing is good and all around great place.

Thank Alysha V
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

The food is consistently awesome, with great coffee, luscious sweet temptations on display....food that is! A large place which could feel ungainly, but doesn't. Divided cleverly by counter and work area closer to the front than the back, access is good, various areas to sit...More

Thank dipage53
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

We had made a reservation at another restaurant and they had closed when we got there - we called this place and they said come on over - so happy the original place was closed as the food here was home made and so tasty....More

Thank Tracy S
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This is not a question but an allegation. Please feel free to correspond directly with each reviewer and have them verify their reviews, or alternatively contact TripAdvisor for verification. Nicky Woodbury, Owner of The... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 251 Queen Street, Richmond 7020, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +64 3-544 4314
A friendly cafe with plenty of space to relax in. We offer an extensive range of menu and cabinet items and offer a range of dietary solutions as standard and if requested. We make our food on site from scratch and offer iCoco an Award Winning blend of coffee expertly made to your liking. Our cafe has received great reviews on TripAdvisor and from our regular customers each time they visit as well as nominations in Little Treasures and from local businesses in respect of cafe rankings and hospitality. We also won Cafe of The Year in 2014 as voted by our customers for the Nelson/Tasman Region. We look forward to sharing our cafe with you.
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