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The Village Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
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6 Kitchener Street, Martinborough 5711, New Zealand
+64 6-306 8814
08:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 16:00
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Munich, Germany
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We first went to the wine center located there and got some information about the different vineyards in the area. We also had the chance to taste some special wine, the tasting was offered directly in the shop (if you ever have the chance to taste the Big Sky wine, do it!). We then went to some wine tasting. The... More 

Thank Sabrina K
Wellington, New Zealand
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78 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This cafe is always full but lots of seating (indoors and outside covered) and the staff are great at serving and producing excellent food. Great choice and reasonable prices. Love their Mexican beans for breakfast. They also do lunches and Friday evening pasta and pizza's. This weekend Fiona Pears was playing for a fund raiser for Kaikoura. Next to the... More 

Thank Paullaw
Wellington, New Zealand
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51 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great little café, I have been here before but it was a long time ago - we ordered a few pizzas and chips when the kitchen was about to close, and we just loved the vegge pizzas which went really well with the chilli oil sause. Always a winner. awesome to have a little place for small kids to play.

Thank NisheshV
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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315 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good, fresh made on the spot food. Minestrone soup warmed me up on a cold day. Again homemade bread accompanied the lovely soap. Fun people watching and very casual. Outside seating ifsummer ever comes.

Thank Popeyebird
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed the food! Was happy to have the option of Gluten Free with more than a few things. There was a group there having share platters that looked great! This wasnt my first visit and it wont be my last

Thank JoCulver
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Missed out on my toast so set off to sort that out. And what was on the menu Grilled cheese and marmite on toast - other menu items looked great too but this was just what i was after

Thank 40batty
Darwin, Australia
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190 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walked up to Martinborough Square for coffee to find all were closed on Boxing Day morning. Luckily The Village Cafe saved us and opened at 9am. Great coffee, loved my porridge and our family tell me the scones were lovely. They have an attached Wine Shop and there is free wifi from the library next door. Worth a visit... More 

Thank kimleyCairns
Singapore, Singapore
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48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

And great ambience of a real village cafe with logs & wooden benches. Really lovely atmosphere.. we had brunch there before heading out to wellington - huevos rancheros, avocado & rocket open ciabatta, cheese toastie & date scone.. all nice !! worth a stop for breakkie or brunch !!!

Thank suissunaifu
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135 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Chose this cafe out of two others nearby as it didn't look too busy. Nice place, pics show setup and posters on one side of wall. Had capuccino, average. Food ok. We drove to town from Castlepoint for a pop up market that failed to impress. Oh well, we had our feed

Thank LinesRosey
Gold Coast, Australia
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68 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

We dropped in here for a coffee before we headed out for a Martinborough cycle experience.My wife had the Chai Latte and its presented beautifully in a teapot. The coffee is good as well. Meals are well priced and though we didn't eat the smashed avocado looked like it was waltzing out the door.

Thank Andrew M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$24
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Kitchener Street, Martinborough 5711, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wairarapa  >  Martinborough
  • Phone Number: +64 6-306 8814

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?