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Shawty's Cafe

€€ - €€€Pizza, Cafe,
4 Market Place, Twizel 7901, New Zealand
+64 3-435 3155
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (124 reviews)
“beef” (35 reviews)
“cake” (8 reviews)
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Pizza, Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
4 Market Place, Twizel 7901, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A great place with great lunch food. The blue cod was cooked just right, batter was very good, chips were superb with a little salad. The lamb curry was beautiful and presentation just great. Service was very good and treat and good place to stop...More

Thank David Q
Reviewed 4 days ago

Lovely atmosphere, warm, and welcoming. We enjoyed a great meal and very good service. We visited on two consecutive nights!

Thank Christine K
Reviewed 6 days ago

Quick pop in for coffee. Nice size small cap (hate large mugs, but also tiny cups). Got an extra shot, but most wouldn't need it. Milk was silky but more like a flat white than traditional capucino. Flavour was nicely balanced between chocolatey and earthy....More

Thank Katie B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were there for dinner and we ordered the lamb curry and baked smoked salmon with squid ink pasta. Both the lamb and salmon were cooked to perfection, they were both really tender. The squid ink pasta was amazing as well. The bill came up...More

Thank greatestofallislove
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a yummo brekky here great variety and excellent service everyone so very friendly! Will be going back for brekky before we head home!

Thank MamaDee68
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stumbled upon Shawty's and was amazed by the wonderful meal. The restaurant has a casual elegant decor, excellent service and really fine food. Husband liked his lamb and I still rave about the salmon, some of the best I've had in years. Very nice wine...More

Thank wego2places
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered three dishes. Lamb Rack, Beef 2 ways and Hot Salmon with squid ink linguini. All three were superb and the customer service was excellent. I highly recommend Shawtys Cafe!

Thank Odyssey10715235620
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A short stop in Twizel while cycling the H2O. Was rewarded with a great coffee and served by friendly staff.

1  Thank TheMs4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We both had Shawty’s Eggs, very nice substantial breakfast, great coffee. Chef still over elaborating, sprinkling of greens on the meal, needs to keep it simple.

Thank Inspiration611101
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A little gem in Twizel definitely worth visiting. Ate dinner here on our stay in Twizel- delicious food and good service.

1  Thank Karen0167
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Market Place, Twizel 7901, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Mackenzie District  >  Twizel
  • Phone Number: +64 3-435 3155
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Since its beginnings in 2005, Shawtys has built up a strong reputation, synonymous for fine food and great espresso. A destination in the Mackenzie Country. Open 7 days from 8.30am till late over the summer months with reduced hours during the winter season. Shawtys has a full breakfast, lunch and dinner menu, and cabinet food available, and our chef's are committed to providing you with great qualiy food at an affordable price. With a comprehensive gourmet pizza menu and great range of gluten free and vegetarian options there is something to suit everyones taste.Step into warm surroundings and take in the "New York" inspired decor. Shawtys recently underwent an amazing facelift and would not be out of place in a bustling city scene. A new look has led to a renewed focus on excellent quality wines and an array of craft beers. Shawtys offers a dining experience of high standard in a relaxed setting, perfect for an intimate dinner with friends or larger gathering. We aim to leave a lasting impression on our customers with great service and we invite you to check us out.
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