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Powerhouse Cafe

€€ - €€€Cafe, European,
8 Jacks Pass Road, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
+64 3-315 5252
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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8 Jacks Pass Road, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went here for breakfast on our way out of town. The breakfast was delicious and had a variety of different dishes. There were many gluten-free options. Highly recommend!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

As a treat we decided to shout ourselves out to breakfast... we looked online for places but when we got there they were closed - went for a wander and found Powerhouse Cafe and we are so glad we did!!!! The service was super friendly,...More

Thank Debbie P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a really busy little place off the main road. We went at 9.30 and the place was full. So if you were meeting people there or had a large group it honk it would be good to book. The had a few large...More

Thank Kerry553
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been here before and really enjoyed! Tried it for breakfast today and although the eggs were yummy the bacon was burnt and tough, fruit salad looked old and fermenting. AND the make waiter needs to learn hand hygiene after blowing your nose you DO NOT...More

Thank Stacey L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were not booked in, but got there about 9.30,managed to get a table, but then it got very full , so best to book.

Thank potterp183
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for breakfast after seeing a menu online and thinking how good the food sounded. We weren't disappointed. Lovely staff very helpful despite how busy they were with it being Saturday brunch time, and everything on the menu and in...More

Thank trips81
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great breakast we had to go back for lunch also.. fab menu with great coffee and great service.

Thank Erin W
Reviewed 19 August 2017

We visited for lunch on a Saturday, the cafe was not overly busy so we took a seat. We retrieved menus ourselves and waited to be served we waited 15 minutes whilst the rude staff ignored us. Apparently 3 members of staff changing the plates...More

1  Thank Tracy S
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

A friend and I went here on a recommendation. When my friend approached to one of the staff ladies, she was quite rude to her and with a negative attitude. She had poached eggs and hash brown, she really enjoyed the food, so she totally...More

1  Thank Carla V
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We ate here twice it was so nice 😊 the cabinet food looks delicious too . Eggs bene , kumera and corn stack , big breakfast & huevous rancheros were all excellent as were the accompanying coffees . Nice and quiet mid week but gets...More

Thank vicktikitoria
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
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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