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The Wrinkly Ram

££ - £££, Cafe,
24-30 Twizel-Omarama Rd, Omarama 9448, New Zealand
+64 3-438 9751
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good41%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Bar, Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
24-30 Twizel-Omarama Rd, Omarama 9448, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided we send the night Top 10 caravan Park at Omarama .We booked into the Park .Then we needed something to eat,so I asked the owner where to get something to eat He suggested The Wrinkly Rams just down the road.Well what can you say...More

Thank Garry C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great coffee and sheep in one location - what else could you want! We spent one night in Omarama on our quick tour of the South Island and came here twice. In the month we spent in New Zealand and Australia this was the best...More

Thank onthemovemom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great restaurant and bar great staff excellent food great retail shop onsite sheep shearing demonstrating on site you will enjoy this experience.

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chicken pie is a must. Beef salad eaten by friends was recommended, as were the soups. Service can be a little slow as some foods are cafeteria-style self serve and you could be waiting in line with your food whilst others are ordering meals to...More

Thank apictaker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Last time I came the building alterations were still in progress. Most impressed. Well done. Today I had the pasta dish. Was supposed to be chicken but they informed me they had been really busy and all sold out. They offered to do bacon and...More

Thank Voodles
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

called in on the way to mt cook for coffee and a snack and it was so good called in on the way back the following day the only downside was that they didn't seem to understand the teas as |I wanted a ginger and...More

Thank chris c
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely evening meal here on a Saturday night. Servings were generous and the food was very tasty with a home -cooked quality- this is definitely a compliment, not a negative! The apple crumble was delicious! Service was friendly and helpful.

Thank rmb_10
Reviewed 22 July 2017

We had dinner here last week. What a lovely experience. The staff were attentive and accommodating when we wanted to change out seats. The food was beautiful in presentation and taste and a good amount. Prices were good value. Lovely rustic setting. We have dined...More

Thank Claire S
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

We saw that The Wrinkly Ram had good reviews so we stopped in during a short trip from Twizel. The Cafe is well sign posted on the main road and has plenty of parking. We walked in past the gift shop and chose a homemade...More

Thank Gavin H
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Congratulations to Trish and James! Great vision to add the extension - cafe now huuuge and open fire fantastic. We had another lovely stopover on a cold and miserable day. The place was abuzz and staff pretty well running to cope with crowd. Food tasty,...More

Thank Rme48
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24-30 Twizel-Omarama Rd, Omarama 9448, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Omarama
  • Phone Number: +64 3-438 9751
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The Wrinkly Rams café is the place to stop for weary travellers seeking refreshment. With clean toilets, espresso coffee, and fresh homemade food you can enjoy a break from your travels. We have Free Wi-Fi available for customers and there's hot chocolates, milkshakes and ice creams for the kids. Backed by popular demand, the Rams is now open for dinner 5 days a week (closed on Tuesday and Wednesday nights) We welcome your next visit.
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