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Tarras Country Coffee Shop

State Highway 8 | Tarras, Cromwell 9383, New Zealand
+64 3-445 2821
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
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“cakes” (8 reviews)
“frittata” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
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State Highway 8 | Tarras, Cromwell 9383, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A stopover for our brunch from Wanaka to Aoraki Mount Cook. Had a sumptous meal with Merino shop next to it.

Thank DorothyCheong
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Of all the places in the district we called into over the weekend this was the least welcoming. The attached shop was just as bad. Luckily the girl at the store next door showed some hospitality so that's where we spent our money

Thank julznz
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Disappointed only cabinet food which was pretty good.The toilets were not clean,so hoping this not a reflection on the kitchen hygiene

Thank Russell M
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Grabbed a coffee to go. Good coffee and service was average. Pleasant seating area. Nice welcoming spot on the way to Alexandra.

Thank Darryl-Jo
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Thought we would drive up for a late lunch. Opted for the torpedo toasted roll and a cheese roll. Looked up for a blackboard menu but they don't do that under new ownership. Lemon cheese cake and mocha to follow. Hours are only till 3pm...More

Thank Voodles
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Take your time and enjoy the food, the drinks. Great for lunch or afternoon snack. The food is great and the view. Nice terraces in the shade and in the sun.

Thank erikdefotograaf
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

While we were enjoying a coffee, we overheard a young tourist couple with a baby travelling on bikes ask politely if they could charge their cell phone as they really needed to. The staff member abruptly said no without offering any explanation. This is no...More

Thank Christine M
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

After a round of golf at Tarras, we stopped in for lunch at around 2.30pm. The cafe still had a range of cabinet food on offer which looked quite appealing. Unfortunately the service was very poor. We were not welcomed or even spoken to during...More

Thank smjd1
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

This used to be our favorite spot to stop for lunch on our way to Queenstown. The food was always fantastic, and the service great. To our horror this does not seem to be the case today. Their was no menu, only things from the...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 16 January 2017

I stopped at the Cafe on my way through to Queenstown with my wife and two boys and enjoyed some of the best food I've had whilst travelling Otago and Southland visiting family. Don't hesitate to stop, especially on a sunny day it doesn't get...More

Thank Jomboman
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: State Highway 8 | Tarras, Cromwell 9383, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Central Otago  >  Cromwell
  • Phone Number: +64 3-445 2821
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