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US$6 - US$17
Cafe, Healthy, New Zealand, Contemporary
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food with helpful staff that are happy to make your meal FODMAP friendly. I visited Herb and Olive with my daughter for a quick lunch - she was really impressed with the mushrooms and I enjoyed my salmon.

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The attention to décor, as well as the really nice food, makes it an enjoyable spot for lunch in Blenheim.

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 8 May 2021 via mobile

Popped in for breakfast at 8.45 on Friday morning and it was packed! Came back 30 mins later and still quite busy. Front of house said that it was usually not that busy. I ordered lightly poached eggs with salmon. There was a short delay...however my pot of tea had quicky arrived and when the eggs arrived hey were exactly as I ordered and there was a generous amount of salmon along with some fresh spinach on nice sourdough. The staff were friendly and chatty despite being busy and the atmosphere is pleasant.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 29 April 2021 via mobile

I visited herb and olive with my sister for an early lunch. I had the sprout slaw with some halloumi on top. It was delicious. Just the healthy sort of food I like to eat. I highly recommend this cafe and was delighted to see...it in Blenheim. The staff were friendly and helpful. The owner even gave me his recipe - awesome.More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 12 April 2021

Hands down best service, coffee and creamy mushrooms. I just wish I lived in Blenheim as that was a tough menu to choose from and haven't stopped thinking about the smashed avocado! Cant wait to get back down there.

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 11 April 2021

What a fabulous cafe, with exceptional coffee. We went 2x over the weekend. It was so busy with adventure race tourists in town, but they kept churning out the coffee and the staff still took the time to say a kind word etc.

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 8 April 2021 via mobile

Recently spent a few days in Blenheim as my husband attended a conference during the day. I always look for a recommended cafe and Herb and Olive seemed to be the one ! I visited several times and was never disappointed. On the Saturday we...departed we picked up a takeaway at 8 am, and a cheese scone, which was delicious!More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 8 April 2021 via mobile

Best cafe (and coffee) in Blenheim! Herb + Olive is a modern, cosy cafe in downtown Blenheim. Serving up yummy Kokako coffee (and hot chocolates!), they also have a wide range of tasty, healthy menu options plus housemade sweet and savoury cabinet food. On top...of this, you can buy several products such as local milk, local honey and Kokako coffee beans from the cafe. The staff are all friendly and welcoming, even when they’re flat out looking after their customers, many of whom seemed to be local and regulars. Included on the menu and in the cabinet are a range of options for any dietary requirements, including vegetarian, vegan, gluten free etc. They even use local cow’s milk from glass bottles in their hot drinks (unless of course you request alternative milk!). Too bad I don’t live in Blenheim - I would be back every day! Look forward to visiting again on my next trip.More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 30 March 2021

We went for coffee with an elderly friend. The seats had really spongy cushions making it very comfortable for her. The coffee was excellent with a good selection of alternative milks. There was even a vegan slice for me. This is our new favourite cafe...when visiting Blenheim. Did I say how friendly and welcoming the staff were?More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 28 March 2021 via mobile

Well I ate up my mushroom dish before thinking to take a photo 📷 for you all. It was beautiful. This cute little place is clean, friendly and makes whole foods interesting and tasty. We came here for something different and were thoroughly delighted. Well...done team.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Herb + Olive is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5