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Wave Cafe and Courtyard

22 High Street, Picton 7220, New Zealand
+64 3-573 5650
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
22 High Street, Picton 7220, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in picton for the weekend and ended up at Waves for breakfast. It was so good we went back the following morning. Cosy, clean and good fast service. Best value for a big cooked breakfast and the french toast was the best, light fluffy...More

1  Thank Allham
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's hard to get a 'proper' iced chocolate these days, so if you're an iced chocolate nut, you won't be disappointed at Waves. Milk, ice cream, with a lovely chocolate vanilla base and topped with whipped cream. As a bonus, because they make up the...More

Thank adwadw
Reviewed March 25, 2018

We had coffee her which was excellent then later went back for lunch. This time we had toasted paninis which were very tasty. Plenty of newspapers to catch up on the news.

Thank Diane W
Reviewed March 20, 2018 via mobile

Arrived before opening time and was welcomed in. Had the “basic” bacon and scrambled egg breakfast special and it was done perfectly(I am an egg perfectionist). Coffee was great and the staff very friendly and jovial even at 6:50am. Awesome!

Thank Barry M
Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

French couple in Picton few days. Staff amazing and muffins really delicious! Cofee too! Thanks for all.

1  Thank Audrey Y
Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

Some of the food was ok but when we ordered breakfast there were extra charges that were annoying and unnecessary.

Thank Family A
Reviewed February 26, 2018

We went for a quick lunch. The choice of food was excellent and everything was fresh. The courtyard at the back is ideal on a sunny day. Service was excellent and the staff very friendly. The only negative is that the toilets need modernising.

Thank Kiwiseley
Reviewed February 25, 2018

Anlthough we arrived not long before closing the waitress made sure we got the hot food we'd chosen . Staff were very friendly and efficient . Delicious nachos and chowder .

Thank bookers2018
Reviewed February 19, 2018

Fantastic place to eat and hang out. Amazing friendly staff, has plenty of inside eating plus a great courtyard out the back. Delicious food, daily newspapers and clean toilets. Make sure you try the vege Mexican dish soooo yummy.

Thank DJandR
Reviewed January 29, 2018

Fabulous price, fabulous food, fabulous service. Cant say anything more than that! Oh, and great courtyard setting...will be back

1  Thank LeoniePD
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$35
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 High Street, Picton 7220, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Picton
  • Phone Number: +64 3-573 5650
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