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“Shawtys...my cafe..”
Review of Shawty's Cafe

Shawty's Cafe
Ranked #2 of 13 Restaurants in Twizel
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Diner, Pizza, Cafe, New Zealand
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Since its beginnings in 2005, Shawtys has built up a strong reputation, synonymous for fine food and great espresso. A destination in the Mackenzie Country. Open 7 days from 8.30am till late over the summer months with reduced hours during the winter season. Shawtys has a full breakfast, lunch and dinner menu, and cabinet food available, and our chef's are committed to providing you with great qualiy food at an affordable price. With a comprehensive gourmet pizza menu and great range of gluten free and vegetarian options there is something to suit everyones taste.Step into warm surroundings and take in the "New York" inspired decor. Shawtys recently underwent an amazing facelift and would not be out of place in a bustling city scene. A new look has led to a renewed focus on excellent quality wines and an array of craft beers. Shawtys offers a dining experience of high standard in a relaxed setting, perfect for an intimate dinner with friends or larger gathering. We aim to leave a lasting impression on our customers with great service and we invite you to check us out.
Reviewed 28 June 2014

As a chef and a Coffee snob...yes its OK to be a snob...I love this local cafe...

I have been in the cafe industry for over 20 years and its a pleasure to be able to go to a cafe that allows me to enjoy gluten free food...great coffee...salmon pizza just the way I like it ..with a few extras..... where everybody knows your name...Cheers
You guys rock.....

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Reviewed 26 June 2014

Shawtys restaurant would have to be the best restaurant to head to in the MacKenzie high country. From breakfast to the main course, they are all fantastic. The best place to sit outside in the summer sun, with a cold beer and either a plate of their famous breads or pizza. The coffee is great as well. Keep up the great work Troy and your team.

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Reviewed 26 June 2014

We have a holiday house in Twizel and have been holidaying there for 5 years now , SHAWTY"S hand down is the best place in town for a sit down or takeaway COFFEE !! The food is awesome with great pizza's and a well thought out menu . A nice spot right in the middle of town with a kids play ground right in front . Only one downer , they don't do hot chips !!!! A bowl of hot fries and a beer or two would get me there a lot more & what kid doesn't like chips . That said ill still see ya every morning for the GREAT COFFEE FIX !!

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Reviewed 26 June 2014

Shawty's has the best coffee, food, service, magazines, ambience, and staff in the Mackenzie.
I never go to Twizel without visiting. Why would you miss out?

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Reviewed 26 June 2014

There aren't too many cafe restaurants I'd endorse, but having cheerfully propped up the takings at Shawty's since the place opened years ago, I'm happy to say that Shawty's is our local. It's where we for drinks on a Friday, where we stop for coffee in the weekend (In my case iced chocolate and they do know how to make these properly - i.e. no ice!) and where we come for meals out with friends and family who pass through town. The service is always first rate, as is the food and the selection of beers. If you're in Twizel and you're looking for somewhere to eat or drink it's a no-brainer: head to Troy's place - Shawty's.

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