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Rustic Cafe and Tapa's

££ - £££Cafe, Spanish,
8 Conical Hill Rd, Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
+64 3-315 7274
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (12 reviews)
“tapas” (48 reviews)
“club sandwich” (11 reviews)
Opens in 20 min
All hours
Cafe, Spanish, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
8 Conical Hill Rd, Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

Group of us order the $15 tapas plates, beware these are big we also ordered a bowl of chips, we had the calamari, chorizo, stuffed breaded mushrooms it was all very fresh and tasty, bigger than we were expecting for Tapas but we managed to...More

Thank comfortdiva
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Breakfast today was amazing! Such friendly staff, and breakfast was delish and the food was delivered so fast.

Thank HMP29895
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Enjoyed our breakfast here so much, we went back again the next day. The breakfast platter looked really yummy too, but not gluten free. Otherwise we would have given it a go!

Thank marniemark2017
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Went here for breakfast on a Saturday morning it was busy but service was quick. My husband got the BIG breakfast and it was just that! I got the pancakes great size serving with fresh fruit for only $14

Thank AmandaFlan91
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Wow! What amazing service, food, & "american style" portion sizes ..Teenager was satisfied ;-) Soup of the day came with 2 huge pieces of bruschetta, we also had burgers, eggs benedict, nachos between 3 adults, 1 teen & 1 primary-schooler. Great coffee. Will definitely go...More

Thank sjdc_family
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Yummy tapas, super positive service, close to hot pools. highly recommended. Only open until 4 during the week.

Thank SuzyS29
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

We came in for an early morning breakfast, the lady ho served us wasso friendly and welcoming, she definately made us want to come back there again. My husband had a big breakfast and I had pancakes which we both enjoyed. The hot chocolate I...More

Thank Margo T
Reviewed 23 June 2017

The service was wonderful! The lovely lady who works at the counter is so nice and friendly! The food was awesome and the portions were massive! I got a club sandwich, which initially I thought was a little pricey, but then understood why it was...More

Thank Lucy C
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Really nice breakfast. Very nice Florentine eggs! The others had the big breakfast and the pancakes and the eggs Benedict with smoked salmon. Definitely recommend for a well priced breakfast

Thank tank56
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Busy on a Sunday morning around 10am due to people checking out. Amazing coffee C4 from CHCH. Cheese scones are huge but so so good also the savory muffin's again huge and really tasty. Friendly courteous staff visited there twice during stay.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$16
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Conical Hill Rd, Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Hanmer Springs
  • Phone Number: +64 3-315 7274
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