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Lydia's Cafe

$$ - $$$
Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly
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265 Queen Street, Richmond 7020, New Zealand
+64 3-544 1020
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Nantong
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49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Galette is made fresh daily and seriously addictive. The food is consistently excellent and the service friendly and very efficient.

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Thank Yvonne A
Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Lovely food and coffee. Consistently good. Friendly staff. All food made from scratch on site from fresh good quality ingredients. I've eaten the scrambled eggs once and it was delicious.

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1 Thank jjesenjj
Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

To start the day right you need the right coffee. I got that here at Lydia's. Made the way I like it. Would of got 5 stars if came with a chocolate fish but these seem to be fewer and far between these days. Nice friendly place

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1 Thank Paul53D
Nelson, New Zealand
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Great spot for a coffee at any time. Excellent breakfasts and lunch, great friendly service. Highly recommend this cafe.

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1 Thank Heathergay
Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Consistently great coffee and food and service! My favourite cafe in Richmond!! go there regularly for a coffee during my work day. Good place to meet up with friends or colle

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1 Thank mouterekayak
Chippenham, United Kingdom
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356 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

A very clean & pleasant coffee shop offering good coffee and cakes. Staff quite friendly albeit a little short if they are busy but worth a trip with so much competition in town.

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1 Thank Keithbath D
Nelson, New Zealand
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Cafe in the heart of Richmond, food a little different from basic cafe fare, and very tasty. Service good. A bit noisy due to high ceilings and tiled floor, but a cafe worth a visit. The chicken filo is great. I nearly always order it.

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1 Thank Elizabeth W
Nelson, New Zealand
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017

This is my pick of places in Richmond - because its completely reliable. Eddie and Del work hard to make the café warm, inviting and spic and span. They don't have a huge menu, but everything is tasty and reasonably priced. If I need to have a coffee meeting - this is where I'll go.

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1 Thank MissAdventurePuss
New Zealand
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Modern clean premises and very friendly staff. The coffee is great and my husband and I go to Lydia's most weeks for their scrambled eggs and coffee. Service is usually fast and they open nice and early so we can enjoy a breakfast before work. Have also taken our two boys before and they enjoyed the bacon and eggs!

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1 Thank JJ25DJ
Nelson, New Zealand
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308 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

This is a little gem of a place. There is not too much to choose from but what they have all looks delicious. They make a goid coffee as well.

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1 Thank owlesey

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 265 Queen Street, Richmond 7020, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +64 3-544 1020

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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?