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Powerhouse Cafe

8 Jacks Pass Road, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
+64 3-315 5252
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (85 reviews)
“porridge” (20 reviews)
“kedgeree” (14 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 am - 3:00 pm Hours
Cafe, 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

Weekend trip away for winning a company competition, we all had high hopes which were quickly dashed on arrival. Weren’t seated together and very un-accomodating. Treated more of an inconvenience than paying customers. Even accused of smuggling in our own wine when waiter had delivered...More

Thank YeahBaby1977
Reviewed yesterday

Had been told this place - DELIVERED - unfortunately for us it didn't this weekend. I ordered the Powerhouse Salad which was described as ...... containing seeds(yes), nuts(NO), brown rice (yes), AVOCADO (there was none), with a lime & ? dressing but goddness knows where...More

Thank Airportguesthouse
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always fabulous food and great coffee, all meals are delicious and dietary requirements are always met, highly recommend

Thank bowdomain
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a busy little cafe serving restaurant level food. Flavours are perfectly balanced. Don’t worry if there is a big queue as the service is fast and friendly.

Thank Christine D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Traditionally a reliable place to eat the food standards appear to have dropped, still great coffee though

Thank Hannahbrie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Hanmer for a day trip over the long weekend and had planned to have brunch at Powerhouse Cafe. We arrived to a cafe three quarters full but were told that we couldn’t have a menu as the kitchen weren’t taking any more...More

Thank Bonstar78
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a very busy cafe and any wonder why as the service and meals are excellent and delivered promptly. Lovely Omelettes and tasty/hot coffee (don't forget to order a large cup) Quite a unique cafe as he name suggests and not very large in space for...More

Thank smiley012016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hubby and I are staying in Hanmer at the moment and have had lunch one day at PH and then breakfast the following day. On the lunch day I had the haloumi salad which was nice enough but overall not that tasty. No unpleasant flavours...More

Thank kristabel2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend and I popped into Powerhouse Cafe' after reading reviews before we headed up to Hanmer Springs and we weren't disappointed, the breakfast serves were generous, enough to keep us going until mid-afternoon. The coffee and hot chocolate were both good and hot, often...More

Thank Winky001
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for breakfast on a Saturday morning, friendly attentive staff and a lovely warm vibe to the place. Had such a hard time choosing as everything sounded so amazing! Heaps of vegan options, went with the tofu bean burritos which came out promptly...More

Thank StevieEchelon
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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, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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