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Powerhouse Cafe

) #3 of 27 Restaurants in Hanmer Springs ££ - £££ Cafe, European,
8 Jacks Pass Road, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
+64 3-315 5252
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
8 Jacks Pass Road, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited for lunch on a Saturday, the cafe was not overly busy so we took a seat. We retrieved menus ourselves and waited to be served we waited 15 minutes whilst the rude staff ignored us. Apparently 3 members of staff changing the plates...More

Thank Tracy S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A friend and I went here on a recommendation. When my friend approached to one of the staff ladies, she was quite rude to her and with a negative attitude. She had poached eggs and hash brown, she really enjoyed the food, so she totally...More

Thank Carla V
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We ate here twice it was so nice 😊 the cabinet food looks delicious too . Eggs bene , kumera and corn stack , big breakfast & huevous rancheros were all excellent as were the accompanying coffees . Nice and quiet mid week but gets...More

Thank vicktikitoria
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I read the reviews so came for breakfast when visiting Hanmer Springs It's clearly a very busy place, tables were bursting and reservations had been made for breakfast by some, that was a big shock I never imagined that would be needed. The waitress approached...More

Thank fabtobe50
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This looks like a really nice place to eat out, and the staff are friendly. However, it's quite a bit more expensive than the other restaurants locally. I'll go another time and let you know if it's worth the extra!

1  Thank Sarra H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for brunch, two couples, we hadn't booked and the cafe was full. The staff were very accomodating and even shifted tables around so that we could have brunch there. Between us we had latte's, the burrito, the eggs benedict, and the French Toast- one...More

Thank Allie H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here yesterday for a quick coffee but saw the cabinet food and stayed for a bite. Hubby had a salmon roulade and i a salad filled croissant. They were yummy and we remembered a message from our older children to go for brunch...More

1  Thank marie206
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Certainly worth dropping in for breakfast. We were walking the streets wondering where everyone was until we walked into Powehouse Cafe. Seems to be the go to cafe for Hamner Springs breakfast. I just had the muesli but was nice and healthy and a generous...More

Thank Kushla R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I would highly recommend to anyone to come and enjoy your yummy breakfast, would have to be one of the most amazing breakfasts Iv ever eaten and will def be back for seconds tomorrow.

Thank HMP29895
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

By far the best breakfast I have ever had! See you tomorrow morning to enjoy your delicious food all over again!!

Thank nicolefiona2016
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Jacks Pass Road, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Hanmer Springs
  • Phone Number: +64 3-315 5252
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