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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” (120 reviews)
“beef” (34 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 1 week ago via mobile

We are from Australia went to Shawtys tonight for dinner. The food was the best I have had in a long time. Salmon tasting plate I had the duck and my husband had pork for main meals and rhubarb crumble for dessert. Staff were very...More

Thank Diane W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Partner and I visited for dinner on Saturday night. Was probably 1/3 full so service was quick and attentive. Good drinks selection and menu had a good range of options. I had the pork and she the duck, and we both felt that everything bar...More

Thank beech-bidois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Shawty’s just tries too hard. Simple eggs on toast looked like a Masterchef audition. They put spices in the eggs that will stay in your mouth long after you’ve left the restaurant.

Thank jessicabragg5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went into this cafe for coffee and a scone after golf. The place was busy which could have contributed to the rather slow service. The staff were friendly and there was a good feel in the cafe. A generous menu that will have to wait...More

1  Thank alastair4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are about 5 options to eat out for breakfast in Twizel - we chose Shawty's as it had the most comfortable looking chairs! and vegan options too.

Thank 11Cab11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I chose the Sausage roll with apple. there were selections of salad and cakes too. other 2 travellers had food from the menu which looked quite good

Thank Jason N
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

6 of us had an early Father’s Day breakfast, Food, Coffee and Service were all outstanding. Thanks guys!

Thank 970Cam
Reviewed 26 August 2018

We were staying nearby and expected a reasonable dinner, but were both surprised at the very high standard of both of our meals. Comfortable atmosphere, simple but pleasant setting. Excellent food. We had the pork fillet and the confit chicken cassoulet for mains then shared...More

Thank 777Gus
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Good idea to pre order food if going with a group over 10 people, there was 15 of us so we pre ordered, great food, good choice of local wine.

Thank atradiesvic
Reviewed 20 August 2018

In a shopping centre but great little place. great food with good service....what else does one require?

1  Thank UtahBikers
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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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