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“Great cake!”
Review of Woodturners Cafe

Woodturners Cafe
Ranked #8 of 53 Restaurants in Thames
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast
Reviewed 10 February 2014

We've stopped here a few times overs the years we've visited NZ. This year was no exception and the carrot cake, mouth-wateringly, delicious!
The lunch menu is excellent too!
Don't drive past try it!

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Thank prenteg
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Reviewed 6 February 2014

This is such a find. In the middle of nowhere, you could easily miss it, but I'm glad we didn't. The car park was full to overflowing, so we knew we were wise to stop. The cafe itself has been decorated in an unusual and creative way - lots of things to talk about. But it's the food that won me over...we had a quick lunch, and both went for chicken and apricot with Brie pies. They came out piping hot, with crisp, golden flakey pastry. The middle of the pie was full of chunky chicken, apricots and in a sauce that was just divine. My iced coffee was rich, aromatic and tasted of coffee, not some sugary garbage that some places serve up. I also indulged in a piece of ginger crunch, a kiwi favourite I remembered from my childhood. For quality, service, freshness - 100% .Keep up the great work team! you have got it right.

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Thank Travebug
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Reviewed 11 January 2014

We have been travelling now for two weeks and made many stops for coffee and a snack. This is the best roadside cafe we have come across. Great staff and a lovely environment for dining inside and out, and yes the coffee and food are great.

Thank Liz N
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Reviewed 18 December 2013

Dropped on this on our way from Auckland to Waihi Beach , what a find ! Great breakfast best outside England , staff friendly , not expensive , nice artefacts around the place and some quirky items which i like .
Deserves to be best cafe in NZ, i would vote for it !

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Thank Graham M
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Reviewed 26 November 2013

This is a must stop cafe if you are traveling down to Coromandel area. The food is great, the location beautiful with the farmland and garden setting. The shop is lovely too with neat NZ kitchenware/home decor. The cafe is in a old villa so there are different rooms to sit in - made it seem so lovely. They have done a great job. Food great too!!

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Thank 70HT
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