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Ambrosia Cafe

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226 Queen Street, Richmond 7020, New Zealand
+64 3-544 0025
07:30 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 07:30 - 17:00
Sat - Sun 09:30 - 16:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I met my beautiful Wife and sat down for lunch. The brunch menu is small but has something for everyone. The staff are warn and friendly. Eggs Benedict was divine and served with lashings of exceptionally good bacon. Good coffee and an excellent location for people watching.

Thank Aaron K
Christchurch, New Zealand
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148 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We really enjoy the coffee here. Staff friendly and can enjoy the outside tables. Try the cheese scones?

Thank JannienadKev
Wellington, New Zealand
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

i reckon they serve one of the best breakfasts in New Zealand! had a lovely poached eggs with spinach and mushroom. must try!

Thank CatChong
Nelson, New Zealand
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53 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Food is always amazing, busy cafe but so wait can be a bit long but food is worth waiting for! Yummy coffee, friendly staff and not too badly priced :)

Thank kiakaha7
Christchurch, New Zealand
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230 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Yummy. Heaps of good quality bacon and beautiful fresh eggs cooked perfectly. I had a seat outside in the warm Nelson sun and enjoyed a great coffee along with the eggs Benedict. Helpful and friendly staff. And did I mention the bacon?

Thank Buckoinchch
Westport, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

We stopped in for breakfast after looking up tripadvisor for cafes in the area. I had the crepes (possibly too much of the berry compote) and my friend had the big breakfast which I really wish I had ordered!! Good coffee, good food, would definitely visit again.

Thank SarahRose974
Mapua, New Zealand
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116 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

Ambrosia Cafe is a handy spot for meeting friends in Richmond. The coffee is delicious and there is a good range of food for every taste and requirement. It's nice that there is outside seating available too for the nice sunny days.

Thank ReneeClothier
Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

Went to this lovely cafe for breakfast 2 mornings in a row. Great service, friendly staff and good food. Had eggs benedict both mornings and loved it. Good size pot of tea too, full flavoured and not weak and watery like so many other places. Thoroughly recommend.

Thank critigal2012
Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

Blueberry pancakes loaded with fruit and a substantial omelette filled with bacon, mushroom and cheese looked appealing on the plate and did not disappoint in any way. Friendly staff and a sunny outdoor seating in a great location will also bring us back to Ambrosia.

Thank 306andrew
Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

It's a bit pricey, but the food was good, especially the bacon. Having ordered bacon and eggs, eggs benedictine, two coffees, we were at $46. The coffee was made well, but not to my taste. A local blend maybe? I left feeling i'd overpaid for my pleasure.

Thank Kevinfrancis65

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$17
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 226 Queen Street, Richmond 7020, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +64 3-544 0025

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