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Reviewed 26 March 2020

Plenty of seating inside and out and a nice atmosphere at this delightful restaurant. We dropped in for coffee, which was nice too. A range of comfortable seats and table and chairs makes for a good choice. The food looked tasty.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 17 March 2020 via mobile

Try this little spot when you visit Kaikoura. The food was good—reasonably priced (for NZ!)—and the owner who took our orders was a friendly, funny guy. We had a nice lunch soaking up some NZ sunshine.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 14 March 2020

Had Eggs Benny with bacon - delicious!! My wife had the 'eggy' bread ... french toast to some people!! - also excellent. Great service and sat outside by the road on a lovely hot NZ 'blue skies' day ... a beer with the meals and...then two coffees to follow - great service and smiles from owner and staff ... Perfect!! What more could you want.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 13 March 2020 via mobile

We wanted a simple lunch. Had the seafood chowder. Excellent. Fresh, hot, genuinely full of seafood ( so many chowders are disappointing)

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 21 February 2020 via mobile

Moderate list of choices. Food is okay but not more than that. Prices are cheap. Service is pretty fast.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 11 February 2020 via mobile

Good food, friendly wait staff, nice atmosphere and central location. Had a nice relaxed lunch there

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 9 February 2020

Nice atmosphere, good meal, Auckland prices though which was a bit of a shock. Not much of an outlook, just on to the street

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 31 January 2020 via mobile

Great beer, great food, free wifi. The fish was really fresh and good. We liked it very much. And the kids loved the free wifi:D

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 21 January 2020

My husband and I enjoyed a leisurely breakfast here. The waffle was delicious but the eggs Benedict was fabulous. The flat white coffees were also some of the best we enjoyed on our trip.

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 15 January 2020 via mobile

Nice lovely to come in and sit for a meal, staff a great the place is good and the food is great I would go back again

Date of visit: December 2019
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  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 3