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Blueskin Nurseries Cafe Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
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2 Harvey Street, Waitati 9085, New Zealand
+64 3-482 2633
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

A beautiful cafe in a gardening centre. Lovely food and great service. On a sunny day we had lunch outside among the plants

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Thank KatherineS45
brossal, Owner at Blueskin Nurseries Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your feedback. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit. More 

Monmouthshire, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This garden-centre cafe is a charming and pleasant stop - worth the small detour off SH1. However, the menu is more restriced than previous years, and prices are higher.

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Thank tripeface
Timaru
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

We tried this cafe out recently on a cold, rainy day. My first impression was the lasting one for me when I noticed that the food at the counter was not covered! This is a pet hate of mine and helps me to decide quickly if I will eat there or not so we just ordered coffee. The coffee was... More 

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Thank tanpic
brossal, Owner at Blueskin Nurseries Cafe, responded to this review

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 have experienced the above while visiting Blueskin. We really do try to do our best every day and sometimes things fall through the cracks and are not up to... More 

Willunga, South Australia, Australia
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97 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

This place is great with delicious fresh food, great service and a fabulous location inside a nursery where you can sit and relax with a coffee. Would definitely recommend

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Thank Kirsty A
brossal, Owner at Blueskin Nurseries Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write to us. We appreciate your comments. Sally Blueskin Café Team More 

Dunedin, New Zealand
Level Contributor
123 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Took mum out for lunch for her birthday. Lovely food and a gorgeous setting, had to sit inside because it was bucketing down but highly recommend ;)

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Thank Holly M
brossal, Owner at Blueskin Nurseries Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write to us. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Thank you Sally Blueskin Café Team More 

New Zealand
Level Contributor
86 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

So often a garden centre cafe is just a rest from plant shopping but Blueskin Nurseries Cafe offers a sensational selection of food and drinks. My apricot spice cake was original, fresh and delicious well matched with great coffee. I could have chosen from other fabulous looking cakes and slices. The lunch service was very busy and we saw an... More 

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Thank Stuart D
brossal, Owner at Blueskin Nurseries Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time ogive us feedback! We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your stop. Best wishes for 2017. We hope to see you again. More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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101 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Very very pleasant with nice food, accommodating staff and nice atmosphere. I'm a self confessed coffee snob and was pleasantly surprised at the excellent coffee topped of with lovely food and probably the best home made hash browns ever. The prices are also very reasonable. Going back tomorrow.

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Thank Steve D
brossal, Owner at Blueskin Nurseries Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback! We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit! More 

Tumbarumba, Australia
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55 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016

We were very pleasantly surprised to find this little cafe in amongst the nursery. We stopped in on a wet day wanting to have morning tea and were blown away with the range of healthy and delicious slices, cakes and muffins that were available. The place was busy but the staff were coping well and were helpful with their suggestions... More 

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Thank Debbie H
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2 reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

What a great place to stop for lunch. Excellent food and service. Great plant nursery to wander around.

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Thank Cathy L
Otago Region, New Zealand
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176 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch after a drive along the coast. Busy place today. Coffee ok. Small cups. Pricey food. Good tasting. Staff friendly. Staff clearing tables fast.

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Thank TinVet

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?