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The Kitchen Bannockburn

430a Bannockburn Road | Bannockburn, Cromwell 9384, New Zealand
+64 3-445 1553
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good28%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Caucasian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
££ - £££
DETAILS
430a Bannockburn Road | Bannockburn, Cromwell 9384, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 147 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We all chose a different item and all thoroughly enjoyed....chicken sandwich, breakfast pie and bruschetta followed up with coffee and ginger slice. Easy parking options, clean and tidy, good service 👍👍👍More

Thank Vivien W
LAnne7451, Community Manager at The Kitchen Bannockburn, responded to this review

Dear Vivien W, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to The Kitchen Bannockburn. We're so pleased to hear you and your friends enjoyed our lunch offering. We will be sure to pass along the compliments to the team. We hope...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for lunch to Mums favourite eatery Great duck risotto with mushrooms also quinoa pattie with prawns very tasty Great serviceMore

Thank Judy G
LAnne7451, Community Manager at The Kitchen Bannockburn, responded to this review

Dear Judy G, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We're pleased to hear you enjoyed our lunch menu cuisine. Our chef takes great care with our duck risotto and the quinoa is certainly a favourite. We hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

stopped for lunch on our way to queenstown. lovely fresh cabinet food, good coffee and a neat local wine. a beautiful autumn day and well worth the detour off the main road. thanks.More

Thank lamcn
LAnne7451, Community Manager at The Kitchen Bannockburn, responded to this review

Dear lamcn, Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for stopping by on your way to Queenstown. Autumn & winter are beautiful seasons here in Bannockburn and we are so pleased you enjoyed our coffee and cabinet food. You will have...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Made several visits over Easter with a large group. Service with a smile. Great to sit outdoors with great coffee and food. Excellent service over thr holiday period. Many rhanks.More

Thank Alan C
LAnne7451, Community Manager at The Kitchen Bannockburn, responded to this review

Dear Alan C, Thank you for writing a review. We're so pleased to have welcomed your group during the Easter holidays and that you enjoyed the food. Bannockburn is a great place to visit and dine with family and friends. We hope you'll stop in...More

Reviewed 17 April 2017

best chocolate brownie I have had!! food and coffee was awesome highly recommended if you want a quiet place to visit but will get busy if they keep there standards highMore

Thank Howard P
LAnne7451, Community Manager at The Kitchen Bannockburn, responded to this review

Dear Howard P, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to The Kitchen. Our chocolate brownies are one of our chef's specialities and we will be sure to pass on the compliments to her. We're looking forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017

We called in two days in a row for coffee as we were just staying nearby. The coffee was great! Food in the cabinet looked lovely but it was too early for us to have lunch. The restaurant was lovely and clean and staff were...More

Thank cruisinnow
LAnne7451, Community Manager at The Kitchen Bannockburn, responded to this review

Dear cruisinnow, Thank you for your review. We're pleased you could visit us while staying in the area and we're glad you enjoyed the coffees. We will be sure to pass along the compliments to the staff and hope you can come back and visit...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Well worth heading up to Bannockburn from Cromwell to this awesome cafe. Delicious food, fantastic coffee and wonderful staff. There's also a great local pub next door and the best Vineyards right on their doorstep. Plenty of parking around the back if road side full....More

Thank Julianpfowler58
LAnne7451, Community Manager at The Kitchen Bannockburn, responded to this review

Dear Julianpfowler58, Thank you for writing a review of your recent visit to The Kitchen. We're very proud to be part of such an iconic region of Central and are always glad to see folks coming out to visit the local vineyards. We appreciate your...More

Reviewed 10 April 2017

We were staying in Bannockburn and called in for coffee. A delightful little place and Laura was a pleasant host. Too earl to dine but the food looked fresh and delicious.More

Thank TheHoulis
LAnne7451, Community Manager at The Kitchen Bannockburn, responded to this review

Dear TheHoulis, Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for stopping by for a coffee. You will have to visit us again sometime for lunch. We will be sure to pass the along the compliments to Laura. Kind Regards, The Kitchen...More

Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

A really great place for cafe type dining. Our large group stretched the capabilities of the Kitchen and did slow down service. However staff coped well and all fed in reasonable time. Great value meals of very good quality.More

Thank Bertn
LAnne7451, Community Manager at The Kitchen Bannockburn, responded to this review

Dear Bertn, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It was a pleasure to have your group in for lunch and we are glad to hear everyone enjoyed their meal. We will be sure to pass along the compliments to our chefs....More

Reviewed 15 March 2017

We stumbled onto the Kitchen because we had planned to do a tasting at Mt Difficulty and follow it with lunch there. They were fully booked so our tasting person suggested the Kitchen. What a pleasant surprise. The food was excellent and plentiful. The atmosphere...More

Thank Richard H
LAnne7451, Community Manager at The Kitchen Bannockburn, responded to this review

Dear Richard H, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We always look forward to welcoming new visitors in for lunch. We're very lucky to be in the heart of some of the best local wineries and we're happy to have been...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$21
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 15:00
Monday
09:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 15:00
Thursday
09:00 - 15:00
Friday
09:00 - 15:00
Saturday
09:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 430a Bannockburn Road | Bannockburn, Cromwell 9384, New Zealand (Formerly Bannockburn Cafe and Store)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Central Otago  >  Cromwell
  • Phone Number: +64 3-445 1553
  • E-mail
Description
We serve honest food, crafted from fresh seasonal ingredients, Allpress Coffee & real pots of tea...Made with care and served with pride!