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“Coffee and helicopter trips, all in one place.”
Review of Hobnail Cafe

Hobnail Cafe
Price range: US$5 - US$12
Cuisines: Cafe
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch
Description: Our friendly and helpful staff will tempt you with the delicious breakfast or lunch menus. Our scrumptious homemade baking is made fresh on the premises everyday, and the delicatessen style food is perfect for a casual lunch, or food on the run. Meals can be made to order if you need to take away, or if you have a little more time to savour the flavour, enjoy in our cosy café either inside, or outside and lap up the sun. We are licensed too, so enjoy a beer or a glass of wine at the café with your meal. We also offer vegetarian meal options if you prefer. Groups are most welcome but advance notice is appreciated. Wifi is available with any Hobnail Cafe purchase, so if you want to catch up on messages and emails or upload photos from your Fox Glacier experience, then this is the perfect opportunity. The Hobnail Café is open from 7.30am daily.
Reviewed 8 June 2014

This café is right in the centre of this village and is situated in the complex run by the Fox Guiding company that can take you walking on the glacier or drop you on the top via helicopter (well worth doing!). The day we visited there were many locals and visitors eating here. The coffee was very good and I had an Anzac cookie which was mouthwateringly delicious.

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Thank Ingenius
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Reviewed 17 May 2014

We had an awesome breakfast and great coffee before heading out to Lake Matheson and then on to the Fox Glacier trail. The staff was friendly ad the fire warm.

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Reviewed 24 April 2014

The service at Hobnail Cafe was very friendly and in a great location. You can get breakfast, book your adventure and buy souveniers at one nice warm location.

Thank Rebecca F
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Reviewed 15 April 2014

Sorry to say that I cannot comment on the food at the HobNail Cafe but only on their operating hours. The cafe shares space with Fox Glacier Guiding. We scheduled a half-day hike set to start at 2:30. We hoped to catch a late lunch at the HobNail Cafe but found them shutting down when we arrived at 1:45. Luckily there are other options readily available.

Thank Walter S
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Reviewed 7 February 2014

Had breakfast here before we headed out for the morning Fox Trot glacier tour. It was my first experience with the bananas and bacon thing, and it. was. amazing. Others in my group were jealous and we ordered it at a few more places along our journey, but none were as good as what I had here.

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