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The Station Cafe and Restaurant

Findlay St, National Park Village 3948, New Zealand
+64 7-892 2881
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Findlay St, National Park Village 3948, New Zealand
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Reviewed 22 January 2012

My brother and I both had excellent meals here with great notice and at short notice. I had a scallop and prawn starter followed by a great dish of venison with tomato and plum sauce whilst my brother had a lovely pork fillet dish. As...More

2  Thank 569Robertevans
Reviewed 8 January 2012

Very nice menu and catered well to our diverse needs :)

2  Thank TambonzRobertson
Reviewed 26 December 2011

Staff was friendly and great food at a reasonable price.

2  Thank Amrin S
Reviewed 23 December 2011

The restaurant is in an old train station with bits of art spread around. The food was very good and the staff attentive. As always we found restaurants in NZ a bit pricey but considering the tip is "in" and there are no other taxes,...More

2  Thank doreenandneil
Reviewed 28 November 2011

This might escape your notice, as it's a longish walk from the highway. Not cheap but the food was excellent!

2  Thank Paul G
Reviewed 31 October 2011

Lovely location and all round great service....was hard to choose what to eat as looked so good!!

2  Thank Cater63
Reviewed 20 October 2011

once a hub of the area, when trains, passenger and good alike plyed the rails. However, even without these the station cafe reminds one of the time of rail travel. Good coffee, warm environ, easy to find. Worth a visit

2  Thank joe w
Reviewed 10 October 2011

This restaurant is located in a refurbished train station and wow what a good job they did on the interior. Beautiful wood furnishings which complimented a warm and cosy atmosphere. The meals we had (the Sirloin and the Salmon) were exceptional in taste,well presented and...More

3  Thank sbc858
Reviewed 9 July 2011

Outstanding service, great wine list, superb food- beautifully presented. Pricey but worth it.

2  Thank Tee-Moe
Reviewed 22 May 2011

On a cold, wet day, dinner at this restaurant was not only welcome but outstanding. A cosy atmosphere, a comprehensive menu and wine list, with great service from Jules...what more could you want? The food was presented beautifully and there was lots of it. The...More

2  Thank Prins2
Stationcafe, Owner at The Station Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2011

Thank you so much for your comments, I have passed these on to Maggie and Jules. I hope you enjoyed the other activities in our beautiful area and look forward to seeing you again if you are ever over this way. It was lovely to...More

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Questions & Answers
Breen S
10 September 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Stationcafe | Property representative |
Absolutely, our dished are made from fresh ingredients and if we do have a sauce matched that is not suitable we can change it for you.
6 February 2015|
Response from Stationcafe | Property representative |
Hi, We are located in Tongariro National Park New Zealand, we have no ferry services here. Regards Warren
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 2 - USD 23
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Findlay St, National Park Village 3948, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  National Park Village
  • Phone Number: +64 7-892 2881
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