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The Wooden Spoon Cafe

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251 Queen Street, Richmond 7020, New Zealand
+64 3-544 4314
Today
07:30 - 16:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 07:30 - 16:00
Sat 08:00 - 14:30
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I went here this morning for breakfast, I ordered eggs benedict with a side of kranskys, my partner the big breakfast. Eggs and bacon was amazing on my benedict, I don't know if it was toast or bread under it? Or half assed toasted bread? But it tasted stale. My hollendaise was waaay to buttery and way... More 

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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Plenty of room to relax and a good area for children in the play area. Good coffee and some really good cakes and snacks with great service and friendly staff ideally located on the Main Street of Richmond.

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Thank Keithbath D
Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Lovely homebaked bread, great food and good coffee - very friendly service - I recommend The Wooden Spoon café - worth the visit.

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Thank jnene2017
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Great place for lunch or coffee, nice menu, friendly staff, toys for the kids, heaps of parking. Nice atmosphere, lots of art on the walls for sale etc.

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Thank JCS-Nelson
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Went for breakfast and since I'm allergic to eggs I'm usually limited to creamy mushrooms on breakfast menus. We called ahead of time to scope out menu options and they said whilst mushrooms werent on the menu anymore they were happy to whip some up for us. They make their own cabinet food on site too so were able to... More 

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Thank Charlotte G
New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Good food and coffee, friendly staff. The restaurant was only let down in that there were tables that had crumbs etc left on them and dirty plates left on tables for long periods of time.

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Thank JJ25DJ
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Great food and great service highly recommend. Went to cafe further down queen street but as they stop breakfast at 11am we came here glad we did had nice lunch and great coffee.

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Thank Sarita B
Fareham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

We just needed a coffee and popped into this one because there were people there already - a good sign. They had three sizes of coffee, plus an extra one called "bowl" for those who really need their caffeine intake. Large was fine for us. The cakes were amazing, I had a caramel brioche, my partner a Strawberry tart. I... More 

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Thank David M
Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

awesome place for a full breakfast with a twist.away from the mall down Queen street with great coffee to.

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Thank Paul C
Richmond, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Myself and my family are regulars to the Wood Spoon in Richmond, we always get lovely friendly service from the staff even with our special requests on our meals, they are very accommodating. We love the fact that you can see the person cooking your meal, he always does a great job on any meal he makes and we enjoy... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$14
Cuisine
Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
07:30 - 16:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 16:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 16:00
Thursday
07:30 - 16:00
Friday
07:30 - 16:00
Saturday
08:00 - 14:30
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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?