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Harbour Street Collective Cafe

8 Harbour Street, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
+64 3-434 3246
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (2 reviews)
“fudge” (5 reviews)
“scones” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
8 Harbour Street, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a relaxing lunch in the historical setting of this interesting cafe. The staff were friendly and helpful, and the service was efficient. There was a reasonable selection of cabinet and a small brunch menu with some GF options. We all enjoyed our meals,...More

Thank Barry5252
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Great building, staff aren't overly friendly or helpful. Always seem to be chatting amongst themselves. Very limited for vegans, boring menu that needs a bit more variety. Always feels a bit grubby.

Thank smashing74
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Came across this cafe whilst walking Harbour Street and the Collective Cafe look so nice, went in and didn’t regret it. Tasmyn served us and made the best coffee and was so pleasant and helpful. Well worth calling in. Totally recommend.

1  Thank JazzbabyAustralia
Reviewed 11 August 2018

The waitress looked liked she had just rolled out of bed, the eggs on our eggs bene were over poached and the sauce had little flavour to it.

Thank MeganM4346
Reviewed 16 May 2018

The coffee was excellent, the cake display very inviting. Unfortunately the young lady behind the counter had obviously had enough for the day and was straining to even be welcoming or friendly. Our visit was spoiled by feeling like we were an inconvenience and I...More

Thank moleseymum
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

What a lovely place. Staff were wonderful and friendly and happy. Coffee very good. Scone was a bit tasteless but still good. It was a breath of fresh air. What happy place.

Thank vhpb
Reviewed 28 April 2018

Acted on the recommendation of a local and were completely happy. Chic-ly vintage surroundings, great coffee and a fantastic array of pastries (and hot dishes). Eat here, then tour the Victorian district! Friendly staff.

Thank Deborah R
Reviewed 25 April 2018

We really enjoyed our coffees there and most of the time the girls are polite, a few could need an upgrate though. Other than that: amazing location and beautiful designed, the food and coffee is really good! Worth a stop.

Thank Peggy P
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Very sorry to say I wouldn’t recommend eating here. Waited over 30 minutes for food that was inedible. I always try to find the positive when writing a review but I’m afraid I’m stumped this time. The Buddha bowl was served with rice and vegetables...More

Thank VivS844
Reviewed 31 March 2018

Friendly service and great coffee. It was a stop while visiting the street and had a good vibe, with people having a coffee and chat outside too. Interesting building, as they all are in this district.

Thank Shane B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Harbour Street, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Oamaru
  • Phone Number: +64 3-434 3246
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