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1 Earl Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 210 272 3417
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cute cafe Pretty street Nice staff Good breakfast There is not many options in Queenstown for a cafe breakfast we really enjoyed it here

Thank Mike S
Queenstown, New Zealand
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The coffee here is really good and they've got a great outdoor area - and the service is mostly good. The food is average, enough for me to come back but nothing to rave about. however this most recent time I went for breakfast with my partner and i had the huevos rancheros. Yowza, that was a mistake. I didn't... More 

Thank Reviewallthethings
Perth, Australia
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115 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner here with a group of friends on a very busy evening. The staff were helpful and our food arrived promptly and with no fuss and everyone enjoyed their meal. Halo Café is one street back from the waterfront in Queenstown so walking distance from any accommodation around the CBD. Highly recommended

Thank Gwen008
Auckland, New Zealand
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent service and great choice. A varied menu and helpful staff make this a good choice any time of the day.

Thank sandya1504
Oakland, California, United States
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This cafe was across the street from our hotel so we just happened upon it the first morning we arrived. We loved our breakfast so much (eggs on toast), that we returned here every morning we we were in Queenstown! Food was great, nice ambiance (sat outside one warm morning) and we particularly liked the servers, who were very friendly.

Thank Wendy K
Wellington, New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best brekkie in Queenstown!!!! Great staff, sensational coffee, and in a tulip cup!!!! Big brekkie had everything you could want, fresh and well cooked!!! Scrambled eggs fabulous 😆

Thank Bede H
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch here today, the staff were very friendly and helpful. The menu had some great choices but we went for the chefs special which was pulled chicken with apple and coconut served in a tortilla basket with a red pepper and pecan salad. It was delicious! We had a beer each with it and it came to $60... More 

Thank Laura K
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Great coffee before starting the day, what more can one ask for? Also has tantalising menus for breakfast and lunch.

Thank Jietong L
Seneca, South Carolina
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458 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We were staying nearby and I decided to try this place for breakfast. It was a good choice! I had eggs, toast, bacon and a great cup of coffee. Good service.

Thank Bill Y
Southampton, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

I'll start off, the staff were very lovely. Really attentive and happy. The food also was very good and the restaurant itself was well presented. However, it cost us over $100 bucks for breakfast! Absolutely ridiculous! Then the cheek to add a service charge for a bank holiday!!! You would get more people coming if you didn't add the charge... More 

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haloforbiddenbite, Owner at Halo, responded to this review

Fantastic Tom that you liked everything about our restaurant Staff , food , decor etc. We do try to get things right at Halo and after 10 years at Halo it is good to know that these things are still going well. With regards to the holiday surcharge it is quite clearly advertised on the menus and we have signage... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$29
Cafe, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Earl Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: +64 210 272 3417

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?