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Kaikoura Food Company

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Cafe, New Zealand
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94 Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
+64 3-319 7160
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253 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016

This was the first breakfast we had on our holiday in New Zealand. Let's just say it was so good in the remaining 2 weeks no other place quite lived up to it. Delicious all around and the coffee was outstanding. Dont' make the same mistake I did and skip the fudge :( If you're in the area it's worth... More 

Thank DeneMiles
Christchurch New Zealand
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2016

My husband and I stopped for a late lunch here on Sunday 14th Feb and both had the fish & chips meal. It was blue cod which we had non battered. The meal was lovely with the fish cooked beautifully and nice fries and salad to go with it. I had a large Latte which was indeed large, (like it... More 

Thank Sharonansteve
New Zealand
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4 reviews
Reviewed 27 January 2016

dined in this place for breakfast and coffee totalling two visits,both times lovely food excellent service,clean surroundings and friendly staff

Thank 664michelle
Dunedin, New Zealand
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 January 2016

we called in for brunch with the 2 kids (9 and 11). 9yr old had french toast and bacon and iced chocolate, the 11yr old had pancakes. Both gave it the thumbs up. Adult pancakes and soup for us ... ok. The highlight was the iced chocloate ... and we went back to 2 more a couple of days later

Thank TheHillsclan
Auckland, New Zealand
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106 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2016

We had real issues with this place. They wouldn't adjust their ice chocolate recipe to a dairy free option for one, as it included ice cream. They did have Soy Milk, so I ask myself why they weren't up for making pretty much a cold chocolate milk. Then when my mum ordered, they forgot my Dad's Ice Chocolate. Their coffee... More 

1 Thank Charlette P
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a brief lunch date on our way from Christchurch to Blenheim. Had just returned from a long haul trip so we were in need of something hearty and delicious. Looked at the rating on this site and locked it in as we were short of time. 1. Limited menu with the standard kiwi meals, nachos, fish and... More 

Thank Traciain
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101 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

The lunch is just OK. I had fish and chips. But the coffee is awesome! I absolutely love the dark chocolate cookies with raspberry cream. All the cakes and cookies are homemade. Nice people at the counter. There is a toddlers corner with a table and chairs and bookshelf and a box of toys. That kept my young one occupied.... More 

Thank Mumzelda
Blenheim, New Zealand
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226 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2015

Always stopped here for a coffee on way through Kaikours as cheerful service and the little bit of fudge on top of coffee. Different staff at 8am on a Sunday morning and no smiles - no fudge bit until asked for.

Thank CFD20
Portland, Oregon
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 November 2015

This place turned out to be close to our motel. What a find. Wonderful coffee. We both had porridge with berries. The woman asked us if we wanted thick cream or runny cream. When I asked which was less naughty, it was clear she didn't that was worth worrying about - and she was right!

Thank April H
Queenstown, New Zealand
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

Absolutely delicious Eggs Benedict with bacon...great food...great service...great views what more could anyone ask for on a journey within beautiful south island....

Thank KCqt1966

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 16
Cafe, New Zealand
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 94 Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Kaikoura
  • Phone Number: +64 3-319 7160

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?