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Alpine Motor Cafe

££ - £££Cafe,
State Highway 7, Maruia, New Zealand
+64 3-523 8813
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good2%
  • Average13%
  • Poor25%
  • Terrible44%
4 Jun 2017
“In serious need of a good clean”
27 Apr 2017
“Not the Best but not the worst either”
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Cafe, New Zealand
££ - £££
State Highway 7, Maruia, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Went there for breakfast Coffee was dreadful. Hot chocolate ( well I thing they missed the chocolate) One had a omelet mmmm eggs in a pan ( amazed how thin it was ) cold toast thrown on top ( toast so old the butter they...More

Thank Bruce P
Reviewed 16 August 2017

During the long drive between Picton and Christchurch it was good to find a place like this open with rest rooms and a good range of food options. I have stopped there 3 times now and had excellent friendly service with ample servings from the...More

Thank Pictonboy
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Called in for a coffee and a light bite, sausage rolls not good taste was there but not quite cooked enough and chewy the carrot cake was good though. Nice coffee but unfortunately it was not hot at all just warm but drinkable. Rubbish bins...More

Thank Donna R
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We stayed at a lovely holiday home nearby, needed my early morning coffee fix. I last time I went swore I would never go again as the coffee was that bad, this time was the same, very pale, and nothing like a great flat white...More

Thank Sidari14
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Not the cleanest place but did in a pinch. We were starving and as we had not seen anything even resembling a place to eat when we saw this place we thought we had to stop. The food was edible, not great but not horrible....More

Thank Gary M
Reviewed 7 March 2017

funny place at a crossroads far from anything else. Ambience is interesting and the staff was very polite and attentive and made really quite good veggie burgers and chips. topped it off with some good ice cream. pleasantly surprised

1  Thank Nico C
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Not very good service, lousy food, long queues and waits, high prices, not very nice toilets. Ah yes, the pleasures of a toilet stop at this fine establishment

1  Thank happysheepChina
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Brilliant Wee cafe, epic coffee, good drinks for kids, nice break on the journey sitting on the deck at thee back of shop while looking at the Alps, stop in here on your trip.

Thank WilsonFamilyNz
Reviewed 16 January 2017

stale white bread with hardly any filling, overpriced everything and they get away with it because they are the ONLY place to grab a bite within miles........DRIVE ON. DO NOT STOP!

1  Thank rahall
Reviewed 3 January 2017

It is just as most people are saying - just awful. They have a great opportunity to do it well but are totally clueless. I noticed a coffee/food caravan 100 metres north that I will be trying next time.

1  Thank ChchCantab
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Cafe, New Zealand
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: State Highway 7, Maruia, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  West Coast Region  >  Maruia
  • Phone Number: +64 3-523 8813
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