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Lahar Cafe

€€ - €€€Cafe, , International
58a Carthew Street, Okato 4335, New Zealand
+64 6-752 4865
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“coffee cake” (2 reviews)
“sandwiches” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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58a Carthew Street, Okato 4335, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

7 of us ate here & all the dishes were great as usual. From the veggie burgers to a steak sammy, to beef nachos all was good. Chips & aoli a definite hit with the little ones!

Thank CrystalRose54
Reviewed 6 September 2017

First time here last week and I a can still smile when I think of it....some friends and I were there for lunch and it is unforgettable. Firstly the situation - before going thru the door look left....there is a huge, snow covered mountain at...More

1  Thank GFPensioner
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Have stopped here a few times when taking the Surf Highway 45 around the Taranaki coastline. They serve good coffee and meals.

Thank SecretServant
Reviewed 30 July 2017

A large group of us booked in and dined for Sunday lunch. The café was very busy but they were expecting us. Nevertheless it took an hour for the meals to arrive. The choices were fairly limited and the staff were frantically busy.

Thank Khaki53
Reviewed 16 June 2017

As usual we asked a local where we could find the best coffee and she pointed immediately to Lahar Cafe. We asked if we could sit outside with our much loved dog. No problem. A bowl of cool clear water for her arrived even before...More

Thank Julie M
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Nice selection of food both in the cabinet and on the menu. It was a wet day when I stopped here and the wait staff were very busy, but our orders came promptly. My friends and I enjoyed a great catch up while we drank...More

Thank Carole B
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Went for a Sunday lunch for 4 - it seemed busy but not flat out, although the staff all seemed quite stressed out, hurried and grumpy. Good selection of cabinet food and menu food - not a huge allowance for dietary requirements. Comments were that...More

1  Thank EStephens
Reviewed 29 April 2017

You choose and pay before you sit down. There is cabinet food as well as a large variety on a menu. I chose from the Breakfast menu although it was 12.30. It is Licensed and open also in the evening. A new building 2 levels...More

Thank Margaret H
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Called here on our way around the Surf Highway. Even though it was 2:00 pm, the place was humming with visitors and families. Consequently, the wait was quite long but well worth it. We had Chicken Tandoori salad and Burger and both were lovely. A...More

Thank sbj3
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed afternoon tea. Delicious hand cut chips and aioli. Friendly cat , happy to be patted. If I had to have a complaint, it would be that the lady serving was so rushed taking our order that I felt pressured to order fast

Thank nzandreanz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:30 - 23:30
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 23:30
08:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58a Carthew Street, Okato 4335, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  Okato
  • Phone Number: +64 6-752 4865
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