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The Country Kitchen

96 Main Road | Tapawera, Tasman, Mapua 7096, New Zealand
+64 3-522 4900
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  • Average5%
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Delicatessen, Cafe, New Zealand
96 Main Road | Tapawera, Tasman, Mapua 7096, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Friendly service. Delicious home baking. Perfect as a half way stop cycling between Motueka and St Arnaud. Only disappointing thing is the plastic wrapped sandwiches -in this day and age, a cafe that truly cares about people including the future for the children of today...More

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Polite staff and fair price. A lovely outside space to sit and enjoy the sun. Closes at 4pm on weekdays.

Thank Mai C
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Really welcoming reception when we walked in the door, backed up by great food I had a filo parcel with spinach, feta and cashew nuts which was delightful. The coffee and deserts were excellent too.

Thank Isolde C
Reviewed 10 January 2017

To be honest Tapawera is one of those places you just want to drive through. It's too close going to or from Motueka. However nature called... Seeing as we here we may as well have an early coffee! This place is absolutely delightful. A great...More

Thank NZMike57
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

What a neat place to stop. Looking out over the water. Good food. A tad on the expensive side. But we treated ourselves. Go for the mussels done 3 ways. Wow

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bindigrice, Owner at The Country Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2016

Thanks for taking the time to write a review, but I think you have maybe put the wrong name in - we are inland Tasman without a water view. :)

Reviewed 15 August 2016

i loved the food it was just lovely i had a caramel slice perfect for sweet tooth defiantly recommend :)

Thank Maramarubyanne
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Stopped here on the way South from Collingwood. What a nice surprise to find this nice Cafe kinda in the middle of no where. Food was good.

Reviewed 20 July 2016

Stopped here for morning tea on the way to Murchison. We were so glad we did! A very friendly country café with good food and great coffee. I wish we had more places like this. Would recommend stopping here if you're travelling in the area.

Thank Philygumbo
Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

In the middle of nowhere... Great food, lovely staff, excellent coffee!. Ticked all our boxes. We did not intend to stop initially but all the cars and a truck told us locals knew where to go

Thank Ray K
Reviewed 27 February 2016

We stopped here for lunch and coffee on the way through to Golden Bay. The food was great and the coffee good. Great little shop for browsing.

Thank 747deb
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Average prices
USD 7 - USD 15
Delicatessen, Cafe, New Zealand
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 96 Main Road | Tapawera, Tasman, Mapua 7096, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Mapua  >  Tasman
  • Phone Number: +64 3-522 4900
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Relaxed Cafe offering Cabinet food, salads, quiches, wholesome sandwiches and hot pies. All food made on the premises. We also stock a range of deli products, mostly local, such as award winning cheese, local milk and yoghurt, smoked salmon, duck, venison and chorizo sausage. Local dried wild mushrooms, local olive oil and Black currant powder. We also sell a range of gifts and showcase local artisans in our adjoining Gallery. Delicious Fair trade organic coffee and organic loose leaf teas. We also have a range of Gluten and Dairy free options available
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