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The Courthouse Cafe & Bar

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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8 Centennial Avenue, Alexandra 9320, New Zealand
06:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Fri 06:00 - 18:00
Sat 07:00 - 13:00
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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I wished I had felt like eating more as there were many amazing looking cakes etc. Warm inside and also good outdoor seating.

Thank grannyB45
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had Thai curry pumpkin soup,absolutely scrumptious. Salmon whole grain and toffee tart. Equally delicious.

Thank 435jeanettew
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We always visit this delightful cafe when in Alexandra and because of its ever increasing popularity, a wait is the often expected norm It is worth it though as the food seldom, if ever, disappoints Yesterday (14th May), was no different as we enjoyed a delicious spicy chicken taquito (wrap) and sublime lemon tart There was a slight misunderstanding with... More 

Thank John B
Ashburton, New Zealand
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145 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This us another great place to visit. It has made good use of another old building in the area. We had pre booked our evening meal. There was quite an extensive menu and the food was very good. We experienced good friendly service. There is a huge outdoor area for during the day which is lovely to sit out in.

Thank Rosemary73
Cromwell, New Zealand
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224 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just a casual visit for lunch and what great choises. Went for a cheese roll and mini pavalova with cream and berries. Mocha for the drink. Was too much. My eyes were bigger than the stomach. Will post a photo of the cabinet food.

Thank Voodles
Christchurch, New Zealand
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ordered a bagel with cream cheese and salmon - a tried and true fav - but was a little disappointed with the scant amount of salmon. A couple of extra pieces of salmon would have meant each mouthful was a tasty sensation of both the cream cheese and salmon.

Thank Tracey M
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just about at the end of the Otago Rail Trail and time for a snack and this place was like heaven on earth. Good was fantastic. Great ambience!

1 Thank Kevin K
Bathurst, Australia
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277 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Passing through and opposite where we parked was The Courthouse Cafe. The tables outside were filled, which seemed to be a good sign, so we found a table inside. An amazing array of cakes, slices and rolls filled a display counter and the menu had a good range of other options. The staff were friendly and professional, the meals were... More 

Thank Nmsj1957
Kapiti Coast, New Zealand
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always a good stop on a cycle trail. Food is good. Very popular and its centrally located so you can watch the world gop by while enjoying something either inside or outside.

Thank johnW2627OM
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49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This cafe was recommended by a couple we met in the carpark near the bridge. We didn't think too much of it but always appreciate a recommendation. We were very happy to find that the food at this cafe was truly delightful. Lots of yummy flavours, we were grabbing a lunch to go and chose a sandwich with caramelised onions... More 

Thank MurrayCollingwood

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Centennial Avenue, Alexandra 9320, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Central Otago  >  Alexandra
  • Phone Number: 4487818

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?