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Nikau Cave Cafe

1779 Waikaretu Valley Rd | Tuakau, Tuakau 2695, New Zealand
+64 9-233 3199
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (13 reviews)
“pork sausage” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1779 Waikaretu Valley Rd | Tuakau, Tuakau 2695, New Zealand
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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

I went to the cafe on a rainy spring day but the smell of sausages and good food made everything alright. The hot chocolates looked amazing and the creamy mushrooms were delicious.

Thank MayBug93
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Loved this place to the core. We Spent 2 days and 1 night at the cafe and lived in the apartment on top of the Cafe. The Owners - Philip and Anne - were the best hosts. We were able to munch on heaps of...More

Thank letamritaknow
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Everything about this café is worth the trip. A hidden valley with limestone outcrops hides one of the best kept secrets you will ever find. As soon as my friends food arrived I regretted not ordering their meals but when my toasted sandwich turned up...More

1  Thank Villein1
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Found this place by mistake. We had done a road trip to Port Waikato vai state highway 1 and then took this back road that said Nikau Cafe and Caves and what a splendid surprise. The road is narrow but not dangerous and the scenery...More

Thank Marianne D
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Nikau Caves Cafe is found in a secluded valley approximately 30 minutes from the small Waikato village of Tuakau. Head out from Tuakau over the historic Tuakau Bridge spanning the mighty Waikato River and on through Onewhero to the turn off to Nikau Caves. The...More

Thank pmtsc
Reviewed 24 April 2017

The place is perfect - lovely peaceful outlook, good coffee and great food. The pizza is yum and tasty!

Thank yeti99_10
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend for everyone. One of the best cave I've been . Awesome food in cafe. Very friendly staff.

Thank nztilak
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

This is a cute hidden spot nice food, lovely staff. We had the salmon and cream cheese toasted sandwich and wild pork sausage stack both were Devine.

Thank Hamish R
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

The ladies had afternoon tea while the men went caving. The homemade lemonade was so good along with the shortbread with rosemary. The raspberry fudge and special blended coffee was apparently pretty good also.

Thank karen y
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Nikau cafe I honestly can not rave about this place enough. Beautiful home baking and food! Amazing scenery!

Thank Kita880
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1779 Waikaretu Valley Rd | Tuakau, Tuakau 2695, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Tuakau
  • Phone Number: +64 9-233 3199
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