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Wave Cafe and Courtyard

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner
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US$2 - US$34
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Cafe, New Zealand
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for refreshments on our quick tour of Picton. Pot of tea was perfect - pot of tea, pot of hot water, and milk on the side. Iove a café that knows how to serve tea. My partner had a flat white We...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Jocelyn C
Reviewed 27 January 2019

Popped in for an early morning breakfast before setting off on a Marlborough sounds trip. Staff were really friendly and served a delicious cooked breakfast with bacon, egg and toast along with a flat white for $14. They were more than happy for me to...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank harold59
Marcia15770, Owner at Wave Cafe and Courtyard, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2019

Thank you for your review and hope you enjoyed your sounds trip and the lovely Picton, making breakfast should be that easy and deliteful,see you on your return, Cheers Marcia and the awesum team @ WaveCafe

Reviewed 13 January 2019

10 dollars before 10am. What a feast, more like a heavy brunch and I am not complaining. We had eggs, bacon, toast, tomato and sausage. And best of all was the greetings we received and friendly smile. We were so glad that we met you...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Robert H
Reviewed 9 January 2019 via mobile

We like to get a favourite coffee shop wherever we are staying and for the 2 weeks we were in Picton it was Wave! The staff are very friendly and efficient . Great coffee. We are a few things and were impressed. Fish and chips,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank rosanneg955
Marcia15770, Owner at Wave Cafe and Courtyard, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2019

Kia Ora Thank you for your very positive response, we do go the extra mile to ensure our visitors to Picton and the Wave Cafe have an enjoyable and simple casual dining experience, all with a smile and ease of service, adding value does not...More

Reviewed 28 December 2018 via mobile

30min for a full portion of chips with hungry tired kids. No flavoring, not even a bit of salt. Waste of time an money!

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 18 December 2018

Nice food, reasonable price. Lovely court yard to sit in while we had our lunch. There is a toilet on site as well.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank maureenstevens2018
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

Came in for breakfast - $10 bacon and eggs (2 poached eggs, one slice toast and 2 rashes bacon.). Service was friendly and prompt. Very accommodating with dietary requirements (gfdf). Breakfast was well presented and generous. Cabinet food and cakes looked delicious. Staff were happy...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ronnart
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

The staff member who served us was friendly and a number of the food items we ordered were nice. The $20 steamed greenlip muscles were tiny (about 2cm) and EXTREMELY salty (not the enjoyable salty seafood taste, but the 'all-I-can-taste-is-salt taste'). I am not usually...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank kfh1_11
Marcia15770, Owner at Wave Cafe and Courtyard, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2018

As the owner and manager i was present when this event happened, Firstly if you are going to use social media sites to tell your experience then at least have the decency to tell the correct story instead of the ranting dialogue that you have...More

Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Expensive and absolutely atrocious service. My wife was treated appallingly when she made a very considered and mild complaint about some sub-standard prepared food. I have never witnessed a more disgusting and aggressive display from a food service worker. I can only assume that because...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank nzmichaelm
Marcia15770, Owner at Wave Cafe and Courtyard, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2018

As the owner and manager i was present when this event happened, Firstly if you are going to use social media sites to tell your experience then at least have the decency to tell the correct story instead of the ranting dialogue that you have...More

Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

We were passing through Picton and looking for somewhere to stop for coffee and cake. So very glad we decided to stop in at Wave, this place is fabulous. Fast friendly service, great coffee and large servings of cake. We sat in the courtyard, so...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank angelC3476SL
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