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“yummy!”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Powerhouse Cafe

Powerhouse Cafe
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Cafe, European, New Zealand
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Christchurch, New Zealand
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124 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“yummy!”
Reviewed 12 July 2014

I went to Hanmer Springs 4 times so far and I always go back to this little cafe. I love the breakfast choices, everything is always fresh and also they have organic-vegan-gluten free options good thing! nice coffee and smiley service.

  • Visited July 2014
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Greymouth
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80 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Great food and coffee”
Reviewed 8 July 2014

This was a very nice small but popular cafe recommended to us by a local and it was good advice. Coffee was great and the kedgeree I had for lunch was excellent.

Visited July 2014
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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135 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Enjoyable brunch in a nice setting”
Reviewed 7 July 2014

We went here for brunch after being recommended by a friend and we were not disappointed. The staff were pleasant and the cafe was nicely appointed with local art. There is not much room and when we came back the second day for breakfast there was a massive queue so be prepared to wait as it is a popular cafe in a small building with limited indoor seating. If it is warm enough there is additional seating outside but the day we went it was -2 so outside was not an option. The food was really good and from what i could see coming out of the kitchen everything looked good. Next time i'll get up earlier to miss the 10am rush.

Visited July 2014
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Thank AndrewNZ76
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Christchurch
1 review
“Amazing food”
Reviewed 28 June 2014 via mobile

We came here for lunch two days in a row as the first time was so good! Enjoyed the corn fritters & the burger. Great coffee. Fully recommend.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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98 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Fantastic brunch, beautiful baking”
Reviewed 24 June 2014

Definitely an excellent brunch spot. Some more unusual items appear on the menu for the brave - porridge with a kick of whisky for example, or a Mexican bean based dish.

We really loved the food here - and took away some of the wonderful baking to be found in the display cabinet.

Slightly off the main street, but definitely the place to go.

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank NickLanigan
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