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Niagara Falls Cafe

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256 Niagara Waikawa Road, Niagara 9884, New Zealand
+64 3-246 8577
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Fuengirola, España
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

On our way from Invergarill to Dunedin we found this marvellous place for having a cafe latte and a muffin! Really delicious... Do not missed, you will be pleasantly surprised!

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Thank jctorresro
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

On a beautiful sunny day we sat outside on the deck and enjoyed the view of rolling country and sheep. The garden is lovely, with trees, lots of flowers, shrubs and roses. The service was friendly and prompt and the food excellent with local produce nicely presented. It was hard to choose with all the delicious looking baked goods but... More 

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Thank JofromFrance1
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped on our tour of the Catlins by car. The cafe was lovely. We had coffees with savory scones and fruit muffin. All lovely.would have been 5 stars if all delivered together!

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Thank Kate R
Auckland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the only place for dinner in the area and they do not stay open late - the latest reservation they would take was 6.30 pm on a Tuesday evening. As it happened we were heading back through at 5.00 pm from our afternoon jaunt and decided to see if they could take us earlier - not a problem... More 

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Thank Kiwidreamer
New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly staff at an old school house café. We had a delicious vegetable scone which kept us going. The café also has local art for sale and nice gardens with cute different color sheep running around. The café is quite trendy looking. If you prefer fish and chips, there is a small outside truck stop further down the road.

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Thank Lisa C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Well worth a visit to this locally run cafe providing tasty meals mainly from home grown ingredients.

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Thank Elspeth D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We called in with a motorcycle club ride on a beautiful day, enjoying the twisties and the beautiful Catlins scenery. The coffee was very good, the service excellent and the food turned out to be the highlight of the day! I had the beef burger with fries. Every part of the meal was better than any other restaurant burger I've... More 

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Thank MikeCurtis69
Orebro, Sweden
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

When in the Catlins, Waikawa and curio Bay you will find many interesting things to do. The one thing that will be hard to find is a place to eat. You are basically at the end of the earth and further south you will find the roaring forties. The Niagara Falls Cafe is one of those rare places where you... More 

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Sadly the restaurant was closed for a function when we visited I suggest you phone ahead to ensure they are open. We planned our day around stopping here.

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Thank Jill M
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

Generous portions. If you try soup AND a main course you'll be defeated. We ate there twice and had soup and dessert on one occasion and just a main course on the other. More than enough on both occasions!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 256 Niagara Waikawa Road, Niagara 9884, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Niagara
  • Phone Number: +64 3-246 8577

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