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Ritual Espresso Cafe

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18 Helwick Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
+64 3-443 6662
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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Rolleston, New Zealand
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent place for a late lunch. Very fast service with friendly staff. Great food and highly recommended to all.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

one of the best breakfasts i had in New Zealand. i had pancakes and they were very fluffy and soft. my hot chocolate was the best one i have had in a long time. very quick service and great prices

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Thank Missy M
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36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

Mostly friendly staff at this cute cafe. If it's shady in the front, there are two tables outside in the back. Good coffee (got a flat white). Didn't try any food, but it looked tasty.

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Thank Sarah B
Chippenham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Plenty of choice in Wanaka for coffee but Ritual is worth a visit offering great coffee and a great choice of cakes and salads, it's gets busy so be ready for a wait, good location in town.

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Thank Keithbath D
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45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent all day menu alongside fresh cabinet selection. Quick and friendly service. We had the mountain fuel breakfast and a special of calamari. Both were delicious. Will certainly come back.

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Thank Elanor7
Palmerston North
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Had read reviews and being coffee nuts had hoped to get some good coffee. Sorry to say it wasn't great. Food looked okay.

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Thank David S
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Went to Ritual when travelling to Queenstown. We were exhausted after a long drive and wanted lunch and a cup of coffee since we hadn't eaten for a long time. We wanted to go somewhere with great food and after going for a look around we decided that Ritual looked decent. Ordered fish and chips. The kids fish was over... More 

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Thank Marc E
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Had a coffee and some calamari after going for walk around lake. Very busy and lively and coffee was great

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Thank Ella G
Dunedin, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Have been here a few times before and each and every time the service, the food, the L'affare coffee have been top shelf. Soooo busy but boy do they thump out the product. But hands down. We will be back again and again due to the friendly and busy atmosphere. Best time

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Thank ScottyMack2016
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72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Quick stop here for coffee, the raspberry brownie was delicious. Only small downside is that when asked they couldn't make the smoothie dairy free, not hard to swap out milk and yoghurt for juice or water. But ah well their loss on $8.50 or was happy to pay more on a stinking hot day. But all in all a lovely... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 17:00
Monday
09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 17:00
Thursday
09:00 - 17:00
Friday
09:00 - 17:00
Saturday
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Helwick Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Wanaka
  • Phone Number: +64 3-443 6662
Description
We are the locals choice of cafe with a deli cabinet full of freshly made salads,frittata, crepes, and more. There is a full range of breakfast and lunch options from our blackboard menu. We also serve freshly made muffins, scones and a selection of slices and cakes. In all cases there is a good selection of gluten free options.

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?