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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 good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Waterfront | 12-14 London Quay, Picton 7220, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited twice while visiting Picton once for coffee and then again for drinks, friendly and happy staff cabinet food looked yum.

Thank Kowhatu99
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We sat down for drinks at a table outside on the foot path. Nice view of the harbour , but that's all. Wait staff seemed run off their feet and ignored us for at least 15mins. We asked for a menu but they never came...More

Thank Lois G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At separate lunch times on Monday 5 February two of our family groups ordered sandwiches. In each case the sandwiches arrived after more than 25 minutes on stale French stick bread. Very disappointing.

Thank fredbrazier
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate here our last night in Picton and really enjoyed the evening. The food was excellent, reasonably priced and a bit different to the overpriced 'surf and turf' mains we had been offered elsewhere. I had a green lentil curry and my partner had mussels...More

Thank Aussie_family2010
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered a fish soup. They would definitely sell more of this if they filled the bowl !! Miserly helping of good tasting soup . But I have fond memories of bouillabaisse in La belle France—- where one was challenged to sup it all —...More

Thank Brian L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Place was busy but we secured an outside table. Place your order inside and it’s delivered to your table. We shared the big salad - very good although I often wonder why restaurants use olives with pita in salads - would be so much nicer...More

Thank Spinner915
Reviewed 17 January 2018

Had a few great meals here over New Years. Craft beer selection is good too. Beautiful view direct down the sound.

Thank Greg C
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

We were very disappointed with the breakfasts we received from Le Cafe. Long wait, over priced, terrible tasteless food. Would not recommend at all.

Thank Katrına S
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Well I got the Big Fat Salad and it was a big fat disappointment unless you really love lettuce and not much else. I have tried a few cafes in Picton and so far Gusto is the place to go hands down. Coffee in my...More

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Not great, iced coffee was watered down coffee with ice in it, carrot cake was dry. Cheap, so you get what you pay for.

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