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Saveur Cafe, Bistro & Patisserie

$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
6 Symons St, Blenheim, New Zealand
+64 3-577 8822
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (34 reviews)
“risotto” (24 reviews)
“cake” (14 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6 Symons St, Blenheim, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 864 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Locationwise this is one of the best spots in Blenheim. The outside area is great. It is more a restaurant than a cafe for a coffee, but as it is a "french" restaurant, they have a range of french pattiserie. Unfortunately this was not offered...More

Thank Bea T
Reviewed 1 week ago

This café has changed hands since our last visit and has kept its French flavor and style. Nothing apparently changed in the décor, but addition of a very French waiter was interesting. Lunch menu quite adequate but my omelet was rather oily - was this...More

Thank Loreen B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are from out of town and visited today with friends for lunch. From the time we arrived until we left the whole experience was fantastic. The staff were friendly, attentive and provided outstanding service. I loved that they are so well trained and didn’t...More

Thank PatriceN
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had Great lunch catch up with friend. Food was great, new menu and change in ambience made it worth visiting. You can never beat the lovely view from the restaurant. Well done Stephane with your changes.

Thank 814stuartt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family were here for a birthday celebration & I took in a cake for the birthday lady in our group. I was told by the waitress that there would be a surcharge per person even though we would be cutting it up ourselves. This...More

1  Thank 61Foodie61
SaveurCafeBistro, Owner at Saveur Cafe, Bistro & Patisserie, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Bonjour We sorry to read of the experience you had whilst dining with us at Saveur. We do charge a small surcharge for bringing your own cake to our restaurant to compensate using our resources, such as our plates and cutlery, and our staff to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just enjoyed a light evening meal at Saveur. Mussels followed by a prawn salad made for a delicious repast. Nice settings along a quiet river in downtown Blenheim. Wait staff most pleasant.

1  Thank martha d
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had booked the day before and asked for a platter to be ready when we arrived as we had an early evening plan. From the moment we walked in everything was lovely. Fabulous service, lovely wine selection and the Platter and fries were excellent....More

1  Thank Janet and Ian D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice Cafe and Bakery and a great coffee. Very busy on the weekends though so advise booking a table if you plan to eat in.

Thank conor m
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Thank you so much for your consideration regarding our little dog.Blenheim is not considerate at all but you gave us a warm welcome. Menu excellent and staff all well trained and helpful. We would love to spend more time there.

1  Thank christinej437
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Service was slow, staff pleasant enough. Food was tasty, the fish had 15+ bones in it which my elderly grandmother had to pick out carefully. This place has gone downhill since they changed name.More

Thank LittleH111
SaveurCafeBistro, Owner at Saveur Cafe, Bistro & Patisserie, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2017

Bonjour We are sorry to read of your experiences with us at Saveur. Unfortunately during very busy time periods, although we try our hardest to maintain our highest service standards, sometimes we do fall behind and service slows. We apologise that you experienced this on...More

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8 October 2016|
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Response from Jan111060 | Reviewed this property |
Private room upstairs a can definitely cater for 15 because Ive been there- but need to ask re 22.... nice private room though
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Symons St, Blenheim, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim
  • Phone Number: +64 3-577 8822
  • E-mail
Saveur sits on the banks of the Taylor River in Blenheim, right in the heart of the Marlborough Wine region. We are open seven days a week from 7.30am for brunch and dinner. We welcome group dining, with a private mezzanine dining area and a range of set menus for larger groups are available. We have an onsite patisserie, Le Delice which serves a delicious range of cakes and pastries made by our pastry chef, and serves take away coffee for those on the run
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