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The Wooden Spoon Cafe

251 Queen Street, Richmond 7020, New Zealand
+64 3-544 4314
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (14 reviews)
“cakes” (3 reviews)
08:00 - 14:30All hours
Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
251 Queen Street, Richmond 7020, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Had breakfast here and can not fault the food or service. Eggs were cooked perfectly and meals were well presented and tasty. Staff welcoming and seemed to enjoy being there. Great experience.

Thank Karina709
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Great coffee, great food, friendly staff and great for families with young ones. Pricing is good and all around great place.

Thank Alysha V
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

The food is consistently awesome, with great coffee, luscious sweet temptations on display....food that is! A large place which could feel ungainly, but doesn't. Divided cleverly by counter and work area closer to the front than the back, access is good, various areas to sit...More

Thank dipage53
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

We had made a reservation at another restaurant and they had closed when we got there - we called this place and they said come on over - so happy the original place was closed as the food here was home made and so tasty....More

Thank Tracy S
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Always amazing, well worth the stop while out for the day. Breastfeeding / toodler friendly. Always feel at ease having that one noisey toddler

Thank Ashley D
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Our family of four came for brunch today I must say that the service and food was fantastic. We had four empty plates with four very full bellies. The service here is better than anywhere with Nicky offering to alter the menu for our youngest...More

Thank Sarah Jane S
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Quick business visit - scrumptious scone and beaut coffee - perfect! Excellent service as always😃 cafe still busy in spite of awful roadworks in Queen Street - very happy to find out now open on Sundays yay!

Thank Vicki453
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Had a quick lunch catch up with a friend. Both of us had baked potatoes which were yummy and good value! Service was fine and the place had a good buzz. Exactly what we were after. Would visit again!

Thank chchgecko
Reviewed 10 March 2017 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...More

Thank Anna-kate H
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.

Thank Keithbath D
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9 February 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$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
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
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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