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Railway Station Cafe

102 Gillies Street, Kawakawa 0210, New Zealand
+64 9-404 1110
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good51%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“breakfast” (5 reviews)
“lunch” (4 reviews)
“great food” (5 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand
102 Gillies Street, Kawakawa 0210, New Zealand
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Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

We stopped here after a long bike ride doing the twin coast and heading to Opua The owner was a Canadian, he was very welcoming and keen to engage in conversation about the area The food was great, loverly scones and cakes baked by them...More

Thank graeme p
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We stopped here while doing the Pou Herenga Tai cycle trail from Kaikohe to Opua. Very friendly service from a cafe with lots of character! I'll stop here again!

Thank ameliagearynz
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

This place would be really top notch if they cleaned it up. The outside of the building is historic but looks like the grime on it is too. It's fun because the train comes and goes and kids love it but a hose down and...More

Thank Lesley C
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Ordered my hot chocolate and it was actually hot, as requested, and with marshmallows. Devine. Thanks

Thank catwatching
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Called in with my friend on a miserable wet windy week day. We both ordered the eggs benedict from the breakfast menu which we both attacked with gusto and agreed was delicious! My friend suggested to the owner it should be on the all day...More

Thank taniav2015
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Cool place for a coffee break before you visit Ngawha Springs. Rustic & nice place to grab something to eat & coffee is superb.You won't regret a visit for sure.

Thank Paramjit S. G
Reviewed 25 January 2017

We didn't find anywhere we really like in Paihia for breakfast so thought we would stop off on our way back home somewhere. We called in to see the Railway in Kawakawa and found this little gem of a cafe! I had Eggs Benedict and...More

Thank CrystalRose54
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped for a quick lunch. An old railway station with lots of memorabilia. Great food, low prices and super relaxing sitting eating as the vintage train rolled into the station. like stepping back in time, family loved it.

Thank IanHassell
Reviewed 14 January 2017

The owners are the staff, so really friendly, quick and clean. Food was really nice - burgers, salads, sandwiches and assortment of desserts - all made on the premises.

Thank Jill B
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Well worth driving through to the end of Kawakawa town to this fab little Railway Cafe. Delicious food and the creamiest milkshakes! We will be making this a must-stop-at-cafe on all our trips North from now on.

Thank KiwiRowell
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  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, New Zealand
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:30 - 16:30
08:30 - 16:30
08:30 - 16:30
08:30 - 16:30
08:30 - 16:30
08:30 - 16:30
08:30 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 Gillies Street, Kawakawa 0210, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Kawakawa
  • Phone Number: +64 9-404 1110
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