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The Tin Goose

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££ - £££
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
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22 Centennial Avenue, Alexandra 9320, New Zealand
+64 3-448 5995
06:00 - 17:00
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed excellent coffee here with a great variety of cabinet food. Nice to be able to sit outside. Staff very friendly

Thank Tricia J
Kawerau, New Zealand
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

They make a great ginger loaf kind friendly staff plenty of seating inside and out. Seemed to be the place to be with the locals

Thank jessicak114
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Great service. Nice breakfast. Coffee very good. There us a varied selection of yummy food. Hubby loves the smoothies.

Thank Cindy R
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Service was very friendly. The place was full but not unpleasantly so. We had an excellent coffee and a fantastic serve of carrot cake.

Thank Robert H
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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114 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

We had a nice enough lunch. Food was good and came quickly. Lots of options and friendly staff. Would come back. We arrived mid afternoon and they coped with us well

Thank na0mic
Dunedin, New Zealand
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42 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

The service is better. Some staff can be downright rude but things better lately. Coffee is ok and the food is good and at times inventive.

Thank nataliecU8589ET
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114 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Had a bunch of hot drinks and some muffins driving through from Dunedin, everything tasted really good and service was friendly. Would have preferred my Chai latte in a mug but I'll ask for that next time ;-)

Thank Martinette G
Lake Macquarie, Australia
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358 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016

We dined here twice and we would happily do I again. This smallish café is on the state highway leading to Queenstown and directly opposite the park containing the fascinating museum. Dining can be inside or out and on both occasions we found the café to be popular. The reasons are clear. Good coffee and some amazing food choices. The... More 

Thank JANDK2265
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Been there for a lunch after a long week of work, we discovered a small place with a respectable variety of meals, deserts and drinks. We both chose a sandwich which seemed classical but they surprised us with a nice way to present it. Chocolate milk shake was really worth the price. We wouldn't have put berries in the chocolate... More 

Thank Clément V
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177 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for a bite to eat whilst passing through and was not dissapointed. We both had the build your own sandwich option which was filling and tasty.

Thank Rikt87

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 17:00
06:00 - 17:00
06:00 - 17:00
06:00 - 17:00
06:00 - 17:00
06:00 - 17:00
06:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Centennial Avenue, Alexandra 9320, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Central Otago  >  Alexandra
  • Phone Number: +64 3-448 5995

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?