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The Musterer's Hut Cafe

20 Ruataniwha Road, Twizel 7901, New Zealand
+64 3-435 0241
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“corn fritters” (6 reviews)
“homemade pies” (2 reviews)
“burger” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
20 Ruataniwha Road, Twizel 7901, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This cafe is aimed at the mountaineers - but everyone is welcome. Plenty of seats with a great view of that mountain, good food, excellent staff and that most essential ingredient - a wonderful atmosphere. There are maps to look at, well-used and well-loved climbing...More

Thank Nigel T
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Nyree is very attentive and greets everyone with a smile. I ate 2 breakfasts here and purchased some locally-made souvenirs. Bacon and eggs, Pancakes with a side of bacon - all delicious. Fresh NZ water on tap and a fire to sit beside if you...More

Thank apictaker
Reviewed 31 July 2017

While filling in time in Twizel. I saw a cafe that I must try and it was a beauty. Lovely hot chocolate and delicious food. I will be returning next time I am passing through

Thank kevben1055
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Our two famies were on holiday together in Twizel for a mid winter break and the adults decide to go for a quiet lunch. The other couple had been to the Musterers before and has recommended it, so off we went. There's nothing flash about...More

Thank Gavin H
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

We stopped for lunch on our drive to Mt. Cook village, and we were quite pleased with our lunch. Everything we ate was fabulous, the coffee was great, and the girls loved the playground.

Thank SusUD
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

This gorgeous cafe has lovely food, friendly staff and quaint decor! Well worth stopping if your travelling through or staying in twizel! Also offers mini golf and a play ground for children.

Thank lisastanley17
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Only had breakfast here but well worth it. Plenty to eat and well cooked. The staff were quick and friendly.

Thank Allen827
Reviewed 8 March 2017

The salmon was cooked to perfection and desserts were a great selection ; small town venue ; top town food

Thank 490billyp
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped off here during our road trip and it was a real gem. Great cakes (decent gluten free selection) and amazing coffee. There's a lovely gift shop attached and service was very friendly. Free wifi too. Would recommend!

Thank Holzfrog
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Great spot playground for the grandchildren and mini golf. Food excellent and a great choice. We had coffee and a muffin which was just what we needed, Lots of memrabilia inside, very interesting would reccommend

Thank Kay B
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Ruataniwha Road, Twizel 7901, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Mackenzie District  >  Twizel
  • Phone Number: +64 3-435 0241
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At The Musterer's Hut Cafe we specialize in homemade food, made fresh on the premises. Our retro themed cafe is open daily from 9am - 4pm. Relax in the sun while the kids play on our outdoor playground, or play a round of mini golf. Browse in the boutique giftshop for that unique gift. Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere, unquie decor and friendly staff - it's the place to stop in Twizel!
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