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The Musterer's Hut Cafe

20 Ruataniwha Road, Twizel 7901, New Zealand
+64 3-435 0241
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good29%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“corn fritters” (7 reviews)
“homemade pies” (3 reviews)
“parfait” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
20 Ruataniwha Road, Twizel 7901, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Stopped off here for a breakfast. Weather was great and plenty of places to sit indoors or outside. Homely choices of food to eat throughout the day but brekkie was just yummy. Choice of eggs cooked. Great tasting sausages. Perfect and reasonably priced. There is...More

Thank Madd0g_1970
Reviewed 26 December 2017

We stopped here for lunch on our way from Mount Cook to Dunedin. There is a nice choice on the menu and lots of delicious homemade cakes. The staff were lovely and there were some very nice things in their shop. It was a very...More

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

Just had a delicious breakfast of muesli parfait and pancakes; very well made. Went back for an extra of hash browns and coffee, and were REFUSED for an order, saying we can’t order another side without (another ?) main meal ?! As a tourist, couldn’t...More

Thank Sanjay D
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

Great place to stop. Super food. Super friendly and welcoming. Right next to play park. Really clean. Family friendly. Great shop inside.

Thank CCFB
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

Saw the playground & decided to stop so our two year old could stretch their legs. Ended up ordering the coffees & food which was all delicious. Our 2 year old loved the fluffy & gingerbread man. Staff were friendly & helpful.

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Nice cozy little place. Offers a wide and filling range of breakfast which is when I was there. Would visit again if I was passing by. Very friendly staff and clean restaurant.

Thank Akram I
Reviewed 7 November 2017

This cafe is aimed at the mountaineers - but everyone is welcome. Plenty of seats with a great view of that mountain, good food, excellent staff and that most essential ingredient - a wonderful atmosphere. There are maps to look at, well-used and well-loved climbing...More

Thank Nigel T
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Nyree is very attentive and greets everyone with a smile. I ate 2 breakfasts here and purchased some locally-made souvenirs. Bacon and eggs, Pancakes with a side of bacon - all delicious. Fresh NZ water on tap and a fire to sit beside if you...More

Thank apictaker
Reviewed 31 July 2017

While filling in time in Twizel. I saw a cafe that I must try and it was a beauty. Lovely hot chocolate and delicious food. I will be returning next time I am passing through

Thank kevben1055
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Our two famies were on holiday together in Twizel for a mid winter break and the adults decide to go for a quiet lunch. The other couple had been to the Musterers before and has recommended it, so off we went. There's nothing flash about...More

1  Thank Gavin H
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  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Ruataniwha Road, Twizel 7901, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Mackenzie District  >  Twizel
  • Phone Number: +64 3-435 0241
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At The Musterer's Hut Cafe we specialize in homemade food, made fresh on the premises. Our retro themed cafe is open daily from 9am - 4pm. Relax in the sun while the kids play on our outdoor playground, or play a round of mini golf. Browse in the boutique giftshop for that unique gift. Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere, unquie decor and friendly staff - it's the place to stop in Twizel!
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