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“Top of the world Feeling”
Review of Astro Cafe

Astro Cafe
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Dining options: Breakfast
Description: Our daytime café at the top of Ōtehīwai Mount John, boasts some of the best views across the Mackenzie Basin, Lake Takapō (Tekapo) and up to Aoraki Mt Cook. The Astro Café serves a range of drinks, including delicious barista-made coffees. Our cabinet food selection includes sweet and savoury options which are sure to have your mouth watering while you take in the views on offer.
Reviewed 27 July 2016

If not a windy day when they will be shut it is very worth going up to visit Mt John Observatory and the Cafe .. The view from there is worth a million dollars you feel as though you can touch the mountains .. The cafe provides good food and coffee.... worth the detour

Date of visit: July 2016
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Reviewed 27 July 2016

Considered one of the cafe with most beautiful view, Astro has got its name! The 360 degree view just blow your mind! Winter is very windy but with the snow on the mountain top, it is just stunning.

The coffee is good, the food is average.

Date of visit: August 2015
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Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Pay $5 to drive the winding road up to the mount John observatory and the Astro cafe. The views looking over Lake Tekapo and the surrounding area is fantastic.

Date of visit: July 2016
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Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

The best view of Lake Tekapo and great coffee to go with it.
We sat in the cafe and enjoyed breakfast while overlooking the beautiful view.
The drive up Mt John was easy in our small sedan.
Be aware, on the day we visited, the access road to the cafe didn't open until 10am and there's a small fee to use the road - but worth it!

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Adam T
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Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Simple meals and good coffee in this cosy warm cafe allows you to soak up turf fabulous view. Don't forget it will cost you $5 to drive up the mountain.

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank OffWeGo4Fun
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