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Niagara Falls Cafe

256 Niagara Waikawa Road, Niagara 9884, New Zealand
+64 3-246 8577
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb burger” (16 reviews)
“seafood chowder” (19 reviews)
“carrot cake” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
256 Niagara Waikawa Road, Niagara 9884, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a pleasure to come on this lovely cafe. We had traveled from Owaka where the three cafes were all closed for the four days we were there. In the remote and beautiful location of Niagara - Curio Bay, we suddenly came across this restaurant....More

Thank KiwiRob
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Family run Cafe/Restaurant. Wonderful home cooked food. The seafood chowder is fantastic. The Burgers are also special, either Lamb or Beef with homemade bread. Friendly service. Easily missed at the side of the road

Thank jharvey555
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Thank you for a lovely meal! Awesome homemade bread and comfy food. Warm service and cozy atmosphere. Great variety of local beers. Delicious brownie and superb coffee. Obrigado Bruna & Thiago

Thank Thiago B
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

I was taken by surprise from the feeling entering this café gave. They were flexible with the opening hours as customers droped in after closing time and the atmosphere was welcoming and warm.

Thank Louise Å
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We didn't know about this place and it was en route as we drove along. A welcome cup of coffee and meal and very inviting. We thoroughly enjoyed the ambience.

Thank Charmaine T
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This cafe is lovely--it sits on a lovely piece of land (wth a few cute sheep next door) and has a very interesting menu. It is the only place to eat anywhere near Curio Bay so call for reservations and to confirm hours.

Thank jnbGeorgia
Reviewed 8 July 2017

We were attended to as soon as we walked in. Just wanted a refreshment after a pretty hard slog going up to McLean Falls. The carrot cake served with sour cream was delightful, as were the simple beverages of café latte and English Breakfast tea....More

Thank Barney53727
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Niagara Falls Cafe, the nearest cafe for those holidaying at Curio Bay, requires a 10-minute drive. In Winter, they are only open from 11am to 4pm and are closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Apart from food, the Cafe has some souvenirs from the Catlins region...More

Thank Spooky T
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped for coffee and glad we did. Unassuming place with lots of things to look at in the store. Easter egg with our takeaway coffees was a nice touch. Always encourage supporting small businesses like these. Wish we hadn't just eaten as menu looked great.

Thank Kirsty C
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Top service and food. No great wait for our order and good vibe. Good coffee and very nice food. 100% better than the caravan down the road.

Thank Jack C
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5 August 2016|
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Response from figjam_31 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, can't remember the opening hours but their number is listed - give them a call
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 256 Niagara Waikawa Road, Niagara 9884, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Niagara
  • Phone Number: +64 3-246 8577
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