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Niagara Falls Cafe

) #1 of 1 Restaurants in Niagara $$ - $$$ Cafe, , Vegetarian Friendly
256 Niagara Waikawa Road, Niagara 9884, New Zealand
+64 3-246 8577
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb burger” (13 reviews)
“carrot cake” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
256 Niagara Waikawa Road, Niagara 9884, New Zealand
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81 - 90 of 252 reviews

Reviewed 29 May 2015

My husband and I wanted to get out of the house today so we had a look on the internet for somewhere to eat in the Catlins. And we picked Niagara Falls Cafe. So, popped the girls in the car and went for a drive....More

Thank Charsnz
Reviewed 28 May 2015

An old school transformed into a brilliant local cafe with good coffee and food. A sunny haven on a cool day set in lovely grounds (apparently the garden is a work in progress according to the owner) We're pleased we stopped for a late afternoon...More

Thank bubblynz
Reviewed 27 May 2015

There are not many places to eat in the Catlins away from Owaka, particularly in Autumn, so finding the Niagara falls café was a great find. I had the best cup of proper tea anywhere in New Zealand during my recent visit. A limited menu...More

Thank Jo R
Reviewed 8 May 2015 via mobile

Despite being miles from anywhere, it is worth stopping and having lunch. The sun streaming in through the windows and the beautiful green grass outside makes for a pleasant setting. For the vegetarians, (and others) try the Vegetarian Burger. Excellent. This place is a little...More

Thank Farmer C
Reviewed 28 April 2015

Stopped here on two occasions for coffee and a snack. Both were excellent. The cafe is a welcome oasis in the middle of nowhere, and very comfortable. However we felt rather unwelcome, particularly from the male member of staff, and this plus a general level...More

Thank 224DavidR224
Reviewed 4 April 2015

We went here for dinner and were very surprised that a cafe such a small area, had such good food. Enjoyed our meal very much and would love to visit again.

Thank BoydsAct
Reviewed 31 March 2015

Dropped in for a coffee and were recommended carrot cake that was made by the owner - it was just great.

1  Thank mnowlan
Reviewed 30 March 2015

I've never written a trip advisor review before but this place left me no choice. I was on a South Island holiday for my partner's 40th birthday. Being fairly disorganised I'd forgotten about a cake and, as we were staying in the Catlins, I called...More

Thank KiwiGus2015
Reviewed 29 March 2015

On the southern scenic route, the restaurant makes a good stop off. Good food in a old country school, making use of a old building.

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 29 March 2015

We were advised to book ahead to ensure that the cafe would be open for the evening. We were expecting it to be of basic quality but were knocked out by the excellent quality of the food and the range of the dishes on the...More

Thank gwenjohns
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Hours open
5 August 2016|
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Response from figjam_31 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, can't remember the opening hours but their number is listed - give them a call
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 256 Niagara Waikawa Road, Niagara 9884, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Niagara
  • Phone Number: +64 3-246 8577
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