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Blueskin Nurseries Cafe

2 Harvey Street, Waitati 9085, New Zealand
+64 3-482 2633
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“frittata” (2 reviews)
“cakes” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
2 Harvey Street, Waitati 9085, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 83 reviews

Reviewed 7 August 2018

The young man at the counter was very friendly and helpful but we waited quite a long time for our coffee and cakes and the coffee was lukewarm and very watery. The cakes were very average, with thick layers of overly sweet fillings and strange...More

Thank dramaqueen42
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Always a great trip out to the cafe and nursery! Staff are super friendly and went above and beyond to ensure we felt welcome. Food is always good, great coffee and hot chocolates for the kids. Definitely worth the short drive from Dunedin!

Thank davidtuisaula
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

I usually go to this cafe once or twice a week. While their food is pricey the service is usually very good. Today however after I asked for my drink after half an hour I was treated as an annoyance. My iced chocolate was served...More

Thank Ruth_Iris63
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

My husband and I called in for a bite to eat. Firstly the setting is gorgeous and the food looks extremely appetising. I ordered a lamington and husband had a croissant and orange juice ($6.50 for a small bottle!?). My lamington was stale- almost could...More

Thank Pip L
brossal, Owner at Blueskin Nurseries Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience. We are sorry you didn't enjoy your visit. Without customer feedback we would never know where to improve. We take pride in what we do here at Blueskin and feel we have slipped through the...More

Reviewed 21 March 2018

Beautiful nursery, plenty of plants and the cafe area looked really nice. Ordered quick and easy, although prices of food looked a little expensive. Tea arrived first then about 5 minutes later coffee arrive, then one of the lunches arrived and about 10 minutes second...More

Thank wykecliffe
brossal, Owner at Blueskin Nurseries Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

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 untimely service with us. We really do try to do our best...More

Reviewed 26 February 2018

me and my partner came here for a lunch together without the kids to spend some time together and to enjoy a good meal, overall presentation of gardens and cafe is great , not much too choose from on the menu which is a bit...More

1  Thank Kole2126
brossal, Manager at Blueskin Nurseries Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

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 haven't had the best experience while visiting us. Sunday is a busy day for...More

Reviewed 25 February 2018

Great setting with indoor and outdoor seating options. We stopped for lunch but left a little underwhelmed. I ordered coffee with a Smoked Salmon Frittata and a Blissball. My companions drink and food arrived but I eventually had to chase up my coffee. Then when...More

1  Thank John_M255115
brossal, Manager at Blueskin Nurseries Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

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 haven't had the best experience while visiting us. Our prices maybe seem a little...More

Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Lovely tranquil garden centre with good food and seating inside and out. Obviously a popular spot for the locals.

Thank ElspethSurrey
brossal, Manager at Blueskin Nurseries Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a post. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

So cool this place is. A Blueskin secret. So close to Dunedin and the motorway but you won't know it. Set in the garden with seating etc. Great lay out. Tastey food and the cheesy bun, is the best. Good coffee and great service. Well...More

Thank ScottyMack2016
brossal, Manager at Blueskin Nurseries Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write to us. We appreciate your comments, without feedback from our customers we'd never know what people think. We hope to see you again soon. Thank you Blueskin Café Team café@blueskinnurseries.co.nz

Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Just stopped for breakfast. Had the most delicious vegetarian option and great coffee too! 10 out of 10!

Thank HorstE95
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
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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