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The Wooden Spoon Cafe

251 Queen Street, Richmond 7020, New Zealand
+64 3-544 4314
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (15 reviews)
“poached eggs” (2 reviews)
“cakes” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
251 Queen Street, Richmond 7020, New Zealand
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Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

I eat a lot of eggs. Wooden spoon has the best eggs, without fail! Highly recommended for a great breakfast

Thank jonmcintosh84
Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

Lovely staff, strong coffee and the most delicious pancakes topped with hokey pokey butter - the best!

Thank Maria H
Reviewed April 5, 2018

My friend and I have been to the Wooden Spoon many times before as we're local people. Today we were a bit surprised when we visited the cafe at 11:30 am. The cafe wasn't busy. Food was just ok and it could have been better....More

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Reviewed February 28, 2018 via mobile

We turned off the highway looking for breakfast and found The Wooden Spoon. And we were not disappointed. Really good coffee and the poached eggs with gluten free bread and bacon were pronounced 'excellent' and that is how I would rate my fried eggs with...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

A great breakfast spot if in the Richmond area. Some nice choices on the menu and specials on The blackboard. We ordered the Rosti stack and the muesli which were both excellent. The service was quick and the owners enjoyed some lighthearted banter. The menu...More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed February 22, 2018 via mobile

Nice place, friendly persons with very good homemade cakes, I like your cappuccino too, thanks ! I recommende

Thank Cédric G
Reviewed January 21, 2018

Friendly Staff on entering this cafe, looking for a light lunch. We chose cabinet food and coffee all which arrived very promptly. The food was tasty and reasonably priced, great coffee. Thank-you!

Thank Kia-Ora-CHCH
Reviewed January 8, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for a late breakfast but wanted something quick & light... ended up with a savoury brioche & a juice. Food was nice, service OK

Thank Jim K
Reviewed November 17, 2017 via mobile

Called in for a late breakfast early lunch & weren’t disappointed. Coffees were ready in a few minutes & our meals weren’t far behind. They have a children’s play area which kept our 3 little ones entertained while the adults ate. Our meals were delicious...More

Thank Natarsha S
Reviewed November 8, 2017

Quick service, spacious space , friendly staff and good food. Gluten free options also and good range of menu and cabinet foods.

Thank Yvonne A
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February 9, 2015|
Response from NixieGee | Property representative |
This is not a question but an allegation. Please feel free to correspond directly with each reviewer and have them verify their reviews, or alternatively contact TripAdvisor for verification. Nicky Woodbury, Owner of The... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$14
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 251 Queen Street, Richmond 7020, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +64 3-544 4314
A friendly cafe with plenty of space to relax in. We offer an extensive range of menu and cabinet items and offer a range of dietary solutions as standard and if requested. We make our food on site from scratch and offer iCoco an Award Winning blend of coffee expertly made to your liking. Our cafe has received great reviews on TripAdvisor and from our regular customers each time they visit as well as nominations in Little Treasures and from local businesses in respect of cafe rankings and hospitality. We also won Cafe of The Year in 2014 as voted by our customers for the Nelson/Tasman Region. We look forward to sharing our cafe with you.
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