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Makarora Country Cafe

State Hwy 6 | Makarora, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
+64 3-443 8207
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good39%
  • Average26%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible16%
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“meat pie” (2 reviews)
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9:00 am - 5:00 pmAll hours
Cafe, Contemporary
State Hwy 6 | Makarora, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A jimmys mince pie and a sausage roll and since the outside temperature was near 30 a coffee milkshake was needed. Not too busy as we arrived around 2pm. Pleasant staff as usual. Thanks.

Thank Voodles
Reviewed 3 days ago

if you are tired of driving and seeking for a coffee this is an ok stop. i didn't have lunch but we enjoyed tap water for free & coffees.

Thank Johnmir13
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Please avoid this place if you can. GreatSights took us here for a refreshment stop along the way to Fox Glacier but we really wished we had other choices. We paid over nzd35 for fish&chips, vege soup, cake and watered down latte. The place is...More

Thank Xine139
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As we moved along the Haast Pass toward Queenstown this was our full lunch break. Our coach driver was quite firm to be at the bus in 30 minutes. We took him at his word. Vern chose a steak and mushroom meat pie, I had...More

Thank ruthandvern
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Except for the elder lady at the cashier, the rest of the staff were extremely unfriendly and seemed most unwilling to serve us. Food there was also way too expensive. NZ$5.80 for a tiny instant cup noodle! Plan ahead and don’t stop here!

1  Thank LP C
Reviewed 4 December 2017

This was a scheduled stop on the Intercity bus. The staff were friendly enough but a little rude when I asked for a receipt. There was no response when I asked for a receipt and, as she was already addressing the next customer I repeated...More

1  Thank leanne m
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Part of Grand Pacific Coach Tour One of our lunch stops Food was fast, fresh and yummy Lots to look at inside.. number plates and flags from all over the world! Also a small gift shop inside

Thank kazzakanary
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Heading south to the coast after a few days in Queenstown this cafe was a great place for a break and a coffee (and carrot cake). Friendly people and an eclectic decore. Apparently coach trips stop here so if there is a big bus outside...More

Thank robe397
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

We were driving through and made a quick stop. The sandwiches were fresh and tasty. The lady behind the front counter was very friendly.The toilets were very clean.

Thank dixiepeach
Reviewed 22 September 2017

We needed a food stop before heading further north so chose the Makarora Country Cafe as the most convenient. We were pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food/beverages and the service. New staff were being inducted while we were there but that appeared to...More

Thank whosemother
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5 March 2017|
Response from Voodles | Reviewed this property |
yes they will be open.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Contemporary
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: State Hwy 6 | Makarora, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Wanaka
  • Phone Number: +64 3-443 8207
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