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Zookeepers Cafe

) #9 of 87 Restaurants in Invercargill $$ - $$$ Cafe, Soups,
50 Tay St, Invercargill 9501, New Zealand
+64 3-218 3373
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good41%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“falafel wrap” (3 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 22:00All hours
Cafe, Soups, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
50 Tay St, Invercargill 9501, New Zealand
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Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Wonderful food unusual menu of many dishes made lovingly with great attention to detail. Very friendly and helpful about attractions and tourism in the area highly recommended for delicious and leisurely dining

Thank cynthia m
Reviewed 26 November 2016

I come here for breakfast, and, like last time, the service is awesome, the food is tasty and the prices are reasonable. What more could you want. I'll be back again and again.

Thank TheBismarck
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

What a fantastic place! Great food and service and perfect for our 3 year old with the special kids meals (that toddlers actually eat!!) all of the animal statues and pictures etc, even a parrot to have a chat to if you're inclined 😀 Would...More

Thank Robyn P
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Recommended by a friend. We arrived, and went upstairs. After quite some time, so much I was thinking, time to leave, the lady remembered that we were in the building. She was polite and came up quickly. I ordered Wheat Toast and Marmalade. I checked...More

Thank Gary N
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

When in Invercargill we always check out the Zookeepers Cafe. Still enjoyable - has a relaxing atmosphere. Gluten-free food options and coffee were still great. The Cafe is still the same on the surface but needs a good spruce up with the paint brush in...More

Thank AussieRalph
Reviewed 16 November 2016

i always like to have hot chocolate in this restaurant. The quality is very good and mainly the interior is awesome.Very good customer service.

Thank spp1494
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Meet with friends on a regular basis for dinner at Zookeepers. Beer battered fries are the best in Invercargill. Food well presented however menu is a little tired and could do with updating. Good selection of teas but would benefit from some proper tea cups...More

Thank fionamT4500CY
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Pleasant enough cafe, kooky decor and hipster-esque menu but utterly rude staff. Threw menus at us, didn't invite us in, snapped at us when we were ordering and walked away without response whenever we'd finished paying. The wifi password is "come back again"...which gets nothing...More

Thank MissSRG
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Great service, good food & affordable. Always enjoy coming here. Environment is relaxing and certainly not conservative. Wish there was more room!

Thank Bionickate2016
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Went for a Sunday meeting, however the other Party did not turn up ! So I sat with my coffee and enjoyed an hour or two in the ambiance of this well known local eaterie. The girl at the counter gave me the third degree...More

Thank Ashley K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Tay St, Invercargill 9501, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Invercargill
  • Phone Number: +64 3-218 3373
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