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Zookeepers Cafe

$$ - $$$Cafe, Soups,
50 Tay St, Invercargill 9501, New Zealand
+64 3-218 3373
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good41%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (4 reviews)
“cheese rolls” (10 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 20:00All hours
Cafe, Soups, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
50 Tay St, Invercargill 9501, New Zealand
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Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

In town for a wedding we needed some lunch on a Saturday afternoon. It has to be said there is not much going on at that time of day in Invercargill but we happened across Zookeepers and thought we'd give it a try. It's quirky...More

Thank Dellick
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Can highly recommend this place for both service and food quality. Lovely staff and big, delicious meals.

Thank anneenz
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Great cafe. Delicious food and coffee. What more do you want. The blonde waitress is amazing. Went out of her way to help us out of towners.

Thank P468VTianw
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

We had breakfast while staying in Invercargill, very welcoming and food came in no time. Something to please everyone!

Thank hanmog98
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We came here for lunch the other day on our way out of Invercargill. I ordered the nachos and hubby had the pork belly burger. Both were generous servings and tasted great! The styling is quirky and not like anything else I've seen, a nice...More

Thank embem292
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

The zookeepers coffee is located in a central place of the city within easy access from all the main attractions. The internal decor is meant to fit the establishment's name and includes wall paintings and statues of animals from exotic places. The coffee I had...More

Thank UAvron
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Great coffee and Fabulous Hot Chocolate. We also had the best ever Scrambled Eggs and Poached Eggs on Toast. The waitress was really lovely and helpful and service was fabulous.

Thank JazzyPerth
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Friendly and fast service and food.. Fantastic coffee served hot and strong. Would definitely go back

Thank jkandchis
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Paul the owner is at the top of his game in this busy cafe,never anything but the best quality and service,coffee to die foor as well.

Thank ph0072014
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Wonderful food unusual menu of many dishes made lovingly with great attention to detail. Very friendly and helpful about attractions and tourism in the area highly recommended for delicious and leisurely dining

Thank cynthia m
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Tay St, Invercargill 9501, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Invercargill
  • Phone Number: +64 3-218 3373
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