Best cafe stop on the way to Kiakoura. Nice view of the ocean, clean and beautiful! Lovely staff and portion of food was nice and comforting!
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what a wonderful stay found off the side of the road to Blenheim. The view was spectacular and the food was just as wonderful. Loved the décor and modern feel. Everything seemed clean and well managed. The bathrooms were off site was the only downside...More
An oasis on a very long Route 1 drive but well worth the stop. We were there in June so it was too cold to be out side but the views are beautiful, a nice fire in the fireplace helped warm it up but the...More
This is a big spacious homely cafe with a log fire and nice selection of home bakes,drinks and meals . Staff were welcoming and friendly. Beautiful view down to the Pacific ocean- which has steps from the decking if you want to go down. However,...More
We called in twice as it was recommended. A bit late for food heading to Blenheim, so tried again and had lunch returning to Christchurch. My seafood chowder was pretty chewy with only a few calamari & very small mussels with that nasty shell crunch....More
This place jumped out on us out of nowhere as we were driving from Kaikoura down to Picton. We braked a little harder than intended, and ground to a halt a few inches before their front porch. Phew. We just wanted coffees, but then spotted...More
Cosy atmosphere with open fire. Inside and outside seating with views over the Pacific and seals on the sore. Coffee was excellent and gluten free cake option available.
After a recommendation to stop at The Store, we were bitterly disappointed. From the poor service to "hot pies" that were stone cold in the middle, we were glad to leave this place. Even on leaving, one of our group gave up after 5 minutes...More
Great coffee, great food, great service. A wonderful place to take a break in the drive down the South Island's east coast. A roaring fire, friendly staff, and a small but well selected collection of treasures to browse & buy after enjoying lunch with a...More