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Powerhouse Cafe

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€€ - €€€
Cafe, European, New Zealand
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8 Jacks Pass Road, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
+64 3-315 5252
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08:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 15:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent breakfast! Delicious pancakes, French toast and porridge- all with something a little bit extra and interesting.

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Thank Louise T
Niteroi, RJ
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166 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well prepared healthy and excellent food, nice outdoors and friendly service Located in the heart of the city

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Thank Flexair
Auckland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Probably the best cafe in Hanmer! Good sized breakfast, a bit more expensive but worth it. Great coffee and service.

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Thank Gaye K
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here twice for lunch while in Hanmer and both times the food was fantastic. My husband said it was the best eggs benedict he had ever had! The first time we went they advised they had shut the kitchen to catch up with orders, we were happy to wait and it only took 5 mins before they took our... More 

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Thank Morgiez
Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited for breakfast after reading reviews on TA. It was fairly busy but managed to find a table outside, which was a bigger area than inside. Our drinks came super quick which was great and coffee and hot chocolate was spot on. Breakfasts were huge and very filling.We had the hunters breakfast, Kumar corn stack and kids pancakes. Really well... More 

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Thank acoton
Brisbane
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the oats with whiskey, rhubarb and carmalised brown sugar- was divine! Coffee was average but the food amazing.

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Thank Jessica W
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great place for breakfast. Casual and comfortable surroundings, great food with friendly staff. It can get busy which reflects its popularity. We will come back.

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Thank graham n
Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the kids for morning tea. Scones and muffins very fresh and great coffee. Super quick service too and great value!

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Thank Jen H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stop in at at the Powerhouse whenever we are in Hanmer. Great coffee and great food, although it is a busy place, it is best to book a table!

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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best brunch place in Hanmer for sure. Great food, large portions and super coffee, coupled with friendly staff make this place a must got o place for an early morning feast

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, European, New Zealand
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 15:00
Monday
08:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 15:00
Thursday
08:00 - 15:00
Friday
08:00 - 15:00
Saturday
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Jacks Pass Road, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Hanmer Springs
  • Phone Number: +64 3-315 5252

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?