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Blueskin Nurseries Cafe

2 Harvey Street, Waitati 9085, New Zealand
+64 3-482 2633
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“cakes” (3 reviews)
“fries” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2 Harvey Street, Waitati 9085, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Originally we stopped just to visit the garden centre but were pleasantly surprised to find a wonderful café onsite. Seating is available indoor or outside in the garden area and includes a great selection of food and beverages. highly recommended.

Thank Marty D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In early October, we left Balclutha in the morning and decided to drive for a distance before stopping for breakfast. So glad that we did, as we discovered the Blueskin Nurseries Café. It was a gorgeous, sunny day and we ate outside in the midst...More

Thank lovesthesun-7
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Yummy fries and smoothie of the day - mango, peach, & plum. Beautiful day for sitting in the serenity of the outdoors although a little more shade would be welcome. It was very noisy inside even though most people were outside. English breakfast tea was...More

Thank Raewyn P
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We went as a group of five to have lunch. Two people ordered filled bagels from the cabinet, but these proved inedible - like eating petrified cardboard; I ordered the creamy mushroom dish which was sensational except it was served with one of the aforementioned...More

Thank Andrew P
brossal, Owner at Blueskin Nurseries Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write to us. We appreciate your comments, without feedback from our customers we'd never know where we need to improve. I am truly sorry you didn't enjoy our bagels. Our prices in the garden centre don't change unless...More

Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed two lunches in this cafe situated in a nursery. The Blueskin burger was delicious. The staff were very friendly and attentive.

Thank lrkeir58
brossal, Owner at Blueskin Nurseries Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2017

Thank you very much for your feedback. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit. Kind regards The Blueskin Team

Reviewed 6 September 2017

Good selection of food can be very busy due to being very popular. Excellent Nursery and vast selection of plants to suit all types of garden

Thank Derek H
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Called in for lunch as had been quite a few times. The food was good but what let the place down was the racket going on from the staff. It got so noisey that I had to get away from it. It doesn't help that...More

Thank gusgus2016
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Had an excellent brunch of venison pie and salad with a side of chips. Could be the best chips in Dunedin? Partner had a large chees roll finished off with ginger and walnut cake. Service is good and coffee is excellent.

Thank FreddieDUN
Reviewed 3 July 2017

First time I have been here - and have to say was quite taken aback when informed there was a charge for the takeaway coffee cup. The 'large' size coffee cup was underwhelming to start with and then to pay extra for coffee cup -...More

2  Thank tullyhouse
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Often pop in here, as the food is great - interesting and well presented. Great location too. Regularly tempted by the excellent fries too. The coffee today was good but $5 for a small regular flat white? Pretty out there I thought. Shame really

Thank samandhenry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Harvey Street, Waitati 9085, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Waitati
  • Phone Number: +64 3-482 2633
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