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Blacksands Cafe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Cafe, ,
Bow Street, Raglan, New Zealand
+64 7-825 8588
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good22%
  • Average32%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible18%
Travellers talk about
“spring rolls” (2 reviews)
“french toast” (2 reviews)
“pad thai” (2 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 16:00All hours
Cafe, New Zealand, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Bow Street, Raglan, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 June 2017

Slightly above average fare, with a good range of cabinet sweet and savoury options. Coffee was good, and service pleasant and efficient.

Thank Katieclem46
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here Easter Monday. Nabbed a table in the sun which was pleasant. The food was okay but nothing spectacular. Was a filling meal but some of the flavours were a poor match. That said we had looked at the menus of three cafes...More

Thank Deirdre S
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is a great place to have breakfast and coffee. Staff is always friendly and service is good. One of the best coffees in town!

Thank Lmvrlv
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Bought take away food (Cambodian) which was nice but not as nice as when dining in. Was very disappointed in the customer services. The girl/waitress appears/seems to hate her job,being unfriendly and disinterested. Very slow service too.

Thank fionajesson
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

After reading the average trip advisor reviews we decided to try just a coffee there. The young asian girl on the front desk needed a personality injection. Looked like it was her family out back doing the cooking. She seemed quite board with people handing...More

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Eaten here a number of times over the years before moving to the Sth island. Always been good even when we come back to visit.

Thank John R
Reviewed 26 January 2017

I regularly travel to Raglan for work and choices of places to eat is limited in the evenings - particularly in the winter or if you arrive late. Anyway, despite a pretty average previous experience I thought I'd give them another go. It's now even...More

Thank Louise S
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Had full breakfast Mushrooms taste like soap? The sausages were really bad, thin and just not what I would expect to pay for out as they state they are local - supervalue is local ? Eggs cooked perfectly, tomatoes lovely , Potatoes hard,under cooked. I...More

Thank Arowin67
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Called in here on Christmas Day for dinner as it was open. My partner ordered Pad Thai and I had the Kiwi Burger. Both were fantastic. My partner is a chef and said its the freshest and tastiest Pad Thai he's had and the prawns...More

Thank Monique S
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Terrible service, terrible food especially in a place where there are way better cafes to go too. Don't waste your time and money.

Thank Lisa M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, New Zealand, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bow Street, Raglan, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Raglan
  • Phone Number: +64 7-825 8588
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