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Shearers Quarters

€€ - €€€Cafe, ,
932 Seadown Road, Timaru 7973, New Zealand
+64 3-615 9043
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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“mini golf” (11 reviews)
“food options” (2 reviews)
“nice food” (2 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 16:00All hours
CUISINES
Cafe, New Zealand, Contemporary
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
932 Seadown Road, Timaru 7973, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 57 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the better selections of Gluten Free in the area...both sweet and savory and both equally as delicious. The place was very clean and tidy and the staff friendly. My mocha was pretty good too. A great place to come chat just for a...More

1  Thank Liza L
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Have heard a lot of feedback about this local cafe, and decided to try and hope for a better experience. The coffee was excellent (long black). On par with best coffee in Christchurch. The attitude of the staff member was disappointing. Enquired about the menu...More

Thank Andrea N
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We were highly disappointed by our visit to the shearers quarter. On arrival we had to wait in line for nearly 10minutes while two rather large groups ordered and paid at the counter, when we finally got to speak to someone to ask for our...More

Thank hazy_hailz77
Reviewed 12 July 2017

After taking my friend out for her birthday lunch I was very disappointing & embarrassed. I wanted to support the new owners, however I will not return. It was extremely cold & so univiting in the dining area. The meals were less than average. My...More

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 16 June 2017

We had lunch at the Shearer's Quarters just as the management changed some weeks ago, and were very disappointed. So thought we would visit again today to see how things had improved now new folk have settled in. Very sparse décor without the old country...More

Thank Hillsflat168
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Went out to this space not knowing it had changed... So impressed with the changes and the new owners... Beautiful lunch ...awesome service....totally worth a visit

Thank ericandlyn
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

It was with great excitement we ventured out to experience the new Shearers Quarters. It was a very busy sunny Saturday and from the moment I queued I felt disappointed. A large group was there and they were going up individually to the counter to...More

1  Thank Margie C
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Wonderful meals.Great service,Warm friendly atmosphere.The staff were excellent.The restaurant very busy.

1  Thank lynkes
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Certainly not disappointed, Karl & team have certainly worked incredibly hard to bring this cafe back to a great venue. Choice of food not disappointing and exc coffee. We will definitely be back. The outside certainly a lot tidier and we know you haven't finished...More

1  Thank dunedintimaru
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Hey then why owners have done well in the good front. Two of the group of 4 are gluten free. Food options were extensive. Food was delicious. Staff were friendly and interacted well. Loved the visit esp. as sun was out. Great coffee too.

1  Thank Graeme B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Cafe, New Zealand, Contemporary
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 16:00
Monday
08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 16:00
Thursday
08:00 - 16:00
Friday
08:00 - 16:00
Saturday
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 932 Seadown Road, Timaru 7973, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Timaru
  • Phone Number: +64 3-615 9043
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Description
Open all year round. The Shearers Quarters is cosy and warm during winter and fresh, light and sunny during the summer season. This country cafe has evolved into one of South Canterbury's leading family destinations. Have a round of mini golf, say hello to the farm animals & enjoy the great food & coffee.
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