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Powerhouse Cafe

8 Jacks Pass Road, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
+64 3-315 5252
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8 Jacks Pass Road, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Popped in for brunch, had the breakfast burritos, very filling. Great service, fresh food, decent veggie options.

Thank Spindo84
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Healthy large meals. I had the halloumi, pecan nut, apricot, olive salad that was great, fresh and satisfying, my aunt had a $4.50 bowl of salad that was huge. Great value and very impressive.

Thank Alison F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wife and I enjoyed a brunch at this popular ex-industrial venue (Actually off the grid nowadays - was previously what it's name says) I ordered a little more cooking wattage for my Eggs Benidict Montreal (on salmon) as I don;t like them runny, and compared...More

Thank russellgallagher
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for breakfast before visiting the thermal pools. Friendly staff and lovely food with the highlight being the pancakes which went down well with kids and adults!

Thank yorkandbeyond
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely food, nicely presented, good service. Menu seems to have improved and not as highly priced. Very satisfied and accommodates dietary requirements well. Definitely will return

Thank Ana_Fraser
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here after checking out all gluten free menus in Hanmer Springs. We had a table outside. Although service was slow the friendly staff were helpful and certainly had a good working knowledge of the menu. I advise anyone who has to follow a...More

Thank a19street
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely eggs Benedict and French toast for breakfast. The have seating inside and out. Great coffee and teas. Friendly staff. Definitely worth the visit.

Thank Louise P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We jus went in for coffee and had a muffin as well which was a bit dry. Friendly staff and very good coffee.

Thank Hundalee219
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went early Sunday morning and highly recommend the breakfast choices. Great strong coffee and delish food!! Service good and for a busy little place food and drinks came out super fast!

Thank Becky S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Returning for the first time in a while and pleasantly suppressed to find the same excellent food and friendly service as before. Lovely to sit outside and let our boys toddle about.

Thank Jono S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Jacks Pass Road, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Hanmer Springs
  • Phone Number: +64 3-315 5252
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