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“Interesting cave tour!”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Caves Restaurant

Caves Restaurant
Ranked #22 of 57 Restaurants in Kaikoura
Price range: US$1 - US$17
Cuisines: Cafe, Seafood, Fast food, New Zealand
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Good for: Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Cash Only, Digital Payments, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: The Cafe has recently had a full makeover with an additional outside covered seating area attached, new toilets and larger kitchen, Our focus is on good food at a good price with fast times. • Road side Cafe with sea views • 2km south of town centre • Family friendly • Large carparks suitable for boats, trucks and caravans¬¬ • Seating for 50 inside and 35 outside on covered deck • Hot and cold cabinets, large selection with homemade specialties • Full menu with beef, seafood, lamb, chicken and venison • Kids menu • Takeaways • Hot drinks, coffee, tea, hot chocolate • Cold drinks (large selection) including milkshakes, fruit smoothies, frappes, coke and organic selection. • Ice Creams, Tip Top and real fruit • Cave tours of famous Limestone Sea Formed Cave. • $25 Adults and $9 Children • 6 tours daily. 10:30 to 3:30 hourly • 20 million years old formations • Majestic Stalagmites and Stalactites • Helipad across the road
Christchurch, New Zealand
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Interesting cave tour!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2013 via mobile

Cave tour took about 45 mins and the guide was very informative. Had good hearty brunch afterwards, good value for money.

  • Visited August 2013
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English first
Nelson, New Zealand
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Quick,roadside stop”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2013

Great fish & chips, nice staff.
We have stopped here many a time on our way from Nelson to Christchurch as its easy parking and good food.
Only compliant the toilets, very old and in need of a good refurbishment.

  • Visited July 2013
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Blenheim, New Zealand
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great at what they do”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2013

For a basic roadside diner, the Caves is brilliant. Food always cooked nicely, lovely home made cakes, great selection, nice staff. The all day breakfasts are delicious. The have nice toilets, clean tables, they are licensed, on the main road, have a small gift souvenir shop and they do takeaways. Really great place to stop. And heaps of parking even for campervans and trucks.

Visited February 2013
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1 Thank Amy N
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Kaikoura
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Fish & Chips”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2012

They make mean fish & chips, & we are lucky they are just up the road from The Fairways. They also provide Cave walks which we really want to go on.

Visited November 2012
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Thank TheFairwaysKaikoura
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Kurow, New Zealand
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Out of town”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2012

Great sea food cooked just how it should be. Definitely a repeat

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Thank Warren B
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