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Watery Mouth Cafe

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71 High Street, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
+64 3-578 3828
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07:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 16:00
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Auckland, New Zealand
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great coffee and great service, great location in the middle of Blenheim. Nice seats and nice people!

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Thank hgghjghggtufe
Wellington, New Zealand
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198 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Other than the very odd name it was a nice relaxing place. Good selection of food and drink. Very friendly service. Lovely on a sunny day looking over a park.

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Thank Murray P
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Late lunch on a public holiday so missed the kitchen. Ended up with the wife and having the Stuffed potato from the servery. DELICIOUS. Also had some of the Carrot cake - very nice. Based on this little taste of the cuisine I suggest you give them a try.

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Thank Robert F
Wellington, New Zealand
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are not locals but always call in here when we visit Blenheim. The food is excellent but one of the main standouts for this café is the welcoming nature of the front of house staff. The serving staff of some other cafes could learn something if they observed how it is done! There is no artificiality or in some... More 

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Thank b0bbin1
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A regular stop for breakfast, this is handily located to my usual motel. The good is second to none for a great breakfast or lunch, and a great way to set yourself up for the day with a great meal.

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Thank Howard R
Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A fantastic breakfast spot in the heart of Blenheim! Came here for breakfast two days in a row... and could make it three days in a row tomorrow! Their sausage rolls are to die for! And the relish that they serve with it is divine!

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Thank LetsGoOnAnAdventurex
Canberra, Australia
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45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This café was very close to the hotel we were staying at and we found that it provided a good range of food for a light lunch or morning tea. We had morning tea there and the service was very good.

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Thank Graham F
Blenheim, New Zealand
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Watery Mouth is a very good Kiwi cafe, with a few vegan options available. There is a nice seating area upstairs with a view of Seymour Square from some tables. Definitely recommended as one of the top cafes in Blenheim, along with Ritual, Juicy Loosey, and Haven.

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Thank jeffs92651
Christchurch, New Zealand
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and coffee recommend the chocolate and orange muffins. Friendly staff and lovely sunny cafe

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Thank BluePoppyNZ
PaddingtonPartington, Owner at Watery Mouth Cafe, responded to this review

Dear BluePoppyNZ, Great to hear how much you enjoyed your visit to our lovely sunny spot - thanks so much for taking the time to post your feedback. We love the orange and choc chip muffins too! Juliet and the team at Watery Mouth Café More 

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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the herb Spanish omelette with iced coffee. Best iced coffee I've ever had. Omelette was extremely rich and well flavoured. You won't be disappointed going here .

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Thank Amit727
PaddingtonPartington, Owner at Watery Mouth Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Amit727, Really great to hear your feedback about your breakfast at Watery Mouth. It makes us very happy hearing comments like this: "best iced coffee ever"! Thanks very much for posting, Juliet and the team at Watery Mouth Café 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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$16
Cuisine
Cafe, New Zealand, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 16:00
Monday
07:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 16:00
Thursday
07:00 - 16:00
Friday
07:00 - 16:00
Saturday
07:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 High Street, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim
  • Phone Number: +64 3-578 3828
Description
A big city cafe in a "little" town. Great coffee, fantastic local craft beers and lovely local wines. Our menu features local and seasonal fare, with options ranging from hot breakfasts to afternoon indulgences, a wide variety of cooked and pre-prepared lunches from our cabinet, as well as gluten-free and vegetarian treats. We can even make you up anything from our cabinets or menu as a picnic to go! We're open seven days a week from 7.00am until 4.00pm. We serve the bustling breakfast, lunch and coffee trade, and the cafe is a well-utilised space for meetings. We are fully-licensed and also love hosting private functions. Come upstairs for relaxed dining or enjoy the famous Marlborough sun outside.

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