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Cbd cafe

The Forum, Blenheim, New Zealand
+64 3-577 7300
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (6 reviews)
“pies” (10 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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LOCATION
The Forum, Blenheim, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was ok,panini only just warm not toasted. Coffee - was very average. Was very busy thou, maybe they were late out.More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Heine1
215taniag, Owner at Cbd cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Heine, I am very sorry to hear that you had an average experience with us at CBD. This is something that we are unhappy to hear as we strive to give all our customers a great experience. I wish you had said something at...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve visited CBD many times when I’ve been in town in business working upstairs at NZTA. Today I bought my whole management team in this morning as we were due at the Coastal Pacific event which the Blenheim station is just over the road. We...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank trescaf
215taniag, Owner at Cbd cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your lovely review, it was a wee surprise when you all arrived but you were aware that we were busy and were happy to sort the tables etc for you to enjoy your breakfast. So pleased you had a great experience...More

Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Popped in this afternoon for a quick lunch with hubby. Lovely food GREAT COFFEE as usual warm and friendly service. Nice to have a laugh and joke with everyone there. No wonder you received your Tommy win guys well deserved and keep up great work😁.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JoanneG2254
215taniag, Owner at Cbd cafe, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2018

Thanks so much for your awesome review, pleased you had a great lunch, we always try and welcome everyone with a friendly smile and a bit of a laugh...makes peoples days just thqat wee bit brighter... see you again soon.

Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

The biggest hot chocolate I've ever seen, and so yummy. oops I forgot about the food - home made delish pies, and the piggy in the hen house lol bacon an eggs were cooked to perfection. Fantastic that they are open 7 days a week...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Marie S
215taniag, Owner at Cbd cafe, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2018

Thanks so much for your awesome review, the hot choccies are pretty special, next time try the deluxe or the supreme... delicious! So pleased you enjoyed your visit.... and your breakfast 😁😁

Reviewed August 27, 2018

My husband and I visited te CBD yesterday for the very first time for lunch and were very impressed.We sat outside at one of the very clean tables in the gorgeous Marlborough sun .The food isn’t the cheapest in town but you pay for what...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank chookhouse4
Tania G, Owner at Cbd cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Hi there thank you for the awesome review this helps us to validate to us and the team that everything we are doing, is providing you with the best experience possible. When your next through, and if you are in on a regular basis, let...More

Reviewed August 11, 2018

Really friendly staff, local tasty, handmade food. GIANT coffee that was great to the bottom of the cup

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank AndrewD5136
215taniag, Owner at Cbd cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2018

Thanks so much for your lovely review, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit. The coffees seem huge when you get them but are just what you need to start the day. See you next time, make sure you say hi. 😃😃😃

Reviewed July 27, 2018

While this is a great place to grab nutritious food and go, there are also tables inside and out. If you're staying in town and need breakfast, this is the place. Order the savoury mince and savour. Assured this is a personal recipe. Best mince...More

Date of visit: July 2018
2  Thank 842brucec
215taniag, Owner at Cbd cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2018

Hi, Thanks so much for your wonderful review, it is our pleasure that you enjoyed your visit so much. The Old fashioned mince on toast is definately a favourite, especially served with our famous worcester sauce made on site. We hope to see you again,...More

Reviewed July 3, 2018

Stopped here for lunch between Picton and Kaikoura. Lots of variety to choose from, paninis and filos are really nice. Pies are good, but nothing outstanding.More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Denise D
215taniag, Owner at Cbd cafe, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2018

Hi Denise, Thank you for your review. Pleased you enjoyed your panini and filo. Would love to know which pie you had so we can improve on it, we normally get awesome comments on our pies so sorry that you experience wasnt great. Thanks again...More

Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

The food here is amazing and fresh baked. Salads for lunch were superb with crunch, indicating how yummy and fresh it was. There was no overdose of dressing so the true flavour comes through. The muffins were amazing, apple, and walnut, fresh, moist but crunchy...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Katznkaye55
215taniag, Owner at Cbd cafe, responded to this reviewResponded June 2, 2018

Thank you for this feedback, so pleased you enjoyed your meal and the yummy muffins. We will address the food hygiene issues with our team, thank you for letting us know about this. Hope to see you again 💐💐

Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

I know my order was anything but simple and despite a new staff member getting a few things wrong the meal was extra good and the young man tried hard to please. Chai tea infused in almond milk happened eventually. My vegetarian breakfast was excellent...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Nonapama
Tania G, Owner at Cbd cafe, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2018

HI Nonapama, Thanks for your review, I am pleased that you had a tasty meal and that Troy our barista tried hard to please. Sorry re the wait for the tea, If i remember rightly you wanted 95% Chai tea and 5 % almond milk,...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$22
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Monday
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Thursday
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Friday
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Saturday
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Forum, Blenheim, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim
  • Phone Number: +64 3-577 7300
  • E-mail
Description
CBD Cafe is situated in the heart of Blenheim's CBD in the beautiful Marlborough region. You can sit back away from the hustle and bustle of life and relax outside under the tree or find a cosy chair inside and let our friendly team look after you. We specialise in delicious, seasonally inspired food, and offer a large range of gourmet foods in our cabinet including gourmet salads, bread products, and delicious tarts, burritos etc. Freshly baked scones and muffins are baked daily and delicious sweet treats fill out cabinet. Try one of our wide range of delicious pies made on site. We also have a great range of gluten free items and offer an extensive breakfast / brunch / lunch selection. Our coffee is provided by one of New Zealand's best – Jacks Coffee. We take pride in our coffee and have a very close working relationship with our friends at Jacks Coffee So come on in and become part of
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