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Tarras Country Coffee Shop

State Highway 8 | Tarras, Cromwell 9383, New Zealand
+64 3-445 2821
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible11%
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“scones” (8 reviews)
“cake” (5 reviews)
“frittata” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
State Highway 8 | Tarras, Cromwell 9383, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is a gem - great coffee and hot chocolate, and a scone so big that we shared one, and each portion was the size of a normal scone. It came with jam and cream, just to add calories. There’s a super clothing and...More

Thank sbj3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For many many years I have stopped here for coffee and meals but never again. Yesterday I ordered 2 mug size coffees they came with one shot and were very weak. You have to pay $2.50 for a second shot!! That's 7.50 for a coffee!!...More

Thank jOHN5H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here for coffee and cake and we were delighted to find a real gem as the hamlet is lovely and the coffee shop superb. The service was first class and the date scone and the fruit and nut bar were both really tasty....More

Thank DavidMay1945
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

We were craving for coffee driving from lake tekapo to queenstown and we are glad we decided to stop here. The staff were very welcoming. The coffee was amazing and their gluten free friand was very nice. The cafe is very cosy and they have...More

Thank getmevarun
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We always stop here before and after the long hike on this highway. Good coffee and tea, with scones and a cheese roll. Other choices look excellent too. Nice atmosphere. Relaxing. Some other interesting shops and displays adjoining premises e.g. big photos of Shrek the...More

Thank russellgallagher
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

What a welcoming & friendly stop on our journey. We arrived not long before they were closing but you would not know it by the friendly staff. I’m sure they had had a very busy day but were still smiley & helpful. A lovely afternoon...More

Thank hullson
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

They make a nice creamy latte and rather tasty carrot cake. It's nice for a quick break when you're traveling between places. Highly recommended

Thank mickeynmh
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Stopped for lunch last weekend. I had broccoli & blue cheese soup. It was lovely and creamy with little crunchy florets of broccoli, and a generous amount of blue cheese in it. Served with 2 slices of rye bread. Beautiful taste, lovely setting, friendly staff....More

1  Thank Claire S
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Came out for a motorcycle ride and late lunch. Shared a bacon and egg pie and raspberry cheese cake. My usual mocha and both enjoyed it immensely. Lovely way to spend a winter lunch. Friendly staff.

Thank Voodles
Reviewed 2 July 2017

To be honest our group of 10 wasn't expecting much from a roadside cafe between major towns, but we were very pleasantly surprised by how nice the food and coffee were! Standard cafe pricing and service, and the cosy fireplace was very comforting. One of...More

Thank Vanessa C
Tarras Country C, Owner at Tarras Country Coffee Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

Thank you for your kind words. Very glad you enjoyed youeselves.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: State Highway 8 | Tarras, Cromwell 9383, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Central Otago  >  Cromwell
  • Phone Number: +64 3-445 2821
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