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Chateau Rhubarbe

6 Edward Street | Wakefield, Nelson, New Zealand
+64 210 829 1950
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (8 reviews)
“wakefield” (7 reviews)
“sun” (3 reviews)
9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Hours
Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
6 Edward Street | Wakefield, Nelson, New Zealand
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Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

On our way to stay with friends we needed a stop to get caffeinated. Fairly decent coffee, but the milk was a little over hot for my taste, but then I don’t like ‘warm’ coffee either. Our server was very friendly. The day beautifully warm...More

Thank Tomnod
Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

Lovely lunch in the sun in Wakefield,we had an Hawaiian pizza and two very good coffees,we did not wait long for either item,the pizza had lots of cheese and pineapple on,A very nice place to go to have lunch outside in the sun.

Thank Dunca2015
Reviewed March 4, 2018

We stopped at Wakefield for a late-ish lunch and walking around saw there wasn't much choice. Cafe Rhubarbe seemed the only place open and was relatively busy (due to the only one around) although it looked a little shabby on first glance. The staff came...More

Thank foodlover27264
Reviewed February 17, 2018

Simple menu and truly delicious pizzas. Al fresco dining and licensed. An asst to the village. Good coffee.

Thank Jo M
Reviewed September 9, 2017

Cafe Rhubarb has replaced Chateaux Rhubarb. It is now just a basic cafe. Went for an evening meal thinking it would be restuarant service in the evenings. It was not. Took one hour to get the food. Beer is only by the botle and wine...More

Thank lorna215
Reviewed July 23, 2017

Now called Cafe Rhubarbe - stopped in for a quick drink on our way home - just had to stay a bit longer to hear about all the special flavours of teas that are available - some I had never heard of - what an...More

2  Thank Brynkoru
Reviewed March 29, 2017

Having Pizza at least every fortnight for take-a-way. Always good and always very delicious. The large one is easy to share for two people. You can put two different toppings on one. For example: 1/2 with Spinach & Salmon and 1/2 with Salami & Mushrooms....More

Thank Sigi22
Reviewed January 19, 2017 via mobile

Generally a bit tired. Lunch options mainly bread based. Cakes looked nice. Coffee average. Service a bit flat. For sale so could I'mprove

Thank janhB7129HF
Reviewed December 13, 2016 via mobile

Stopped off for a quick lunch break with our kids and had some of the freshest, most delicious sandwiches we've had all holiday! Highly recommended.

Thank Mike B
Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

Awesome cup of coffee! The best in New Zealand so far. Perfect breakfast to go with the coffee. Thank you!

Thank Sandra H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Seating, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Edward Street | Wakefield, Nelson, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 210 829 1950
Chateau Rhubarbe is a vibrant, country café and fully licensed bar in the heart of the Wakefield Village. Renowned for its fabulous gourmet pizzas, the café also offers hearty cooked breakfasts and wholesome lunches and dinner dishes using fresh, local ingredients. The staff meet regulars who come in for their daily barista coffee and homemade cakes. Chateau Rhubarbe provides both indoor and al fresco dining with views over the historic village green.
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