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Olive Tree Cafe

$$ - $$$
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
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52 Town Centre, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
+64 3-249 8496
08:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 17:00
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Cromwell, New Zealand
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Nice cafe tucked away off the high street,but surprisingly big. Great for breakfast. Clean good food and friendly staff.

Thank derekzqn
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped by for a drink. Nice environment, both inside and outside. Really friendly staff. Good wifi free of charge.

Thank Saivis
Ballina, Australia
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very average place wifi unreliable. Staff not very friendly or helpful. Quite pricey for the quality of food. My salad was plain but ok, but my partners green lip mussels were overcooked and some weren't cleaned properly. She left more than she ate. We were sat outside because we had large bags, but smokers spoilt the location.

Thank ButchInBallina
Queenstown, New Zealand
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110 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were traveling with friends.We enjoyed eating here so we ate two nights in a row. If you want up market surrounding this is not the place BUT if you want good food, good service, good value, give this place a try. Yes we will use again

Thank Faye B
Lodi, California
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Joined friends for dinner night before starting Kepler track. Immediately greeted with surly waitstaff, including a woman who appeared to be the duty manager. When a friend with food allergies inquired about the condiments and toppings on a burger, he was told to "look at the menu." The food that then arrived was then disappointing, bland and lukewarm. Not worth... More 

Thank Mike B
Kapiti Coast, New Zealand
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209 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Having had breakfast and two dinners at the Olive Tree... this would be my preference pick for Te Anau. The Big Breakfast was superb and very generous, and I would highly recommend. Dinner, however, was the highlight. Such was the menu and wine list and the food quality, that we would happily return for a third time to try yet... More 

1 Thank Keith C
Dunedin, New Zealand
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299 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The ambience is old style, there's plenty of room, portion sizes are generous and value for money is tops. The breakfasts we had were good square meals, coconut milk and quinoa were notable by their absence! I'd recommend going here if you're hungry, you won't be disappointed!

Thank Don M
Indre, France
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly efficient service. Very reasonable prices. Do not miss their roast lamb platter main course......one of the best meals we had in three weeks on South Island. Cakes coffee and desserts all good also

Thank lilramsay
Bethesda, Maryland
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41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had been recommended a much more pricey restaurant but after reading reviews decided this would be more to our liking. We were not disappointed! Although they were much busier then they expected, I.e. Understaffed, The staff were friendly and helpful and warned us it might be a bit of a wait. It really wasn't. We enjoyed the very large... More 

Thank 5712Turtles
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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217 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had set off quite early from Queenstown to visit Milford Sound, and this was the planned breakfast stop, a bit more than half way there. I had the scrambled eggs on sourdough toast with fresh orange juice. Just what I needed. Everyone else enjoyed their breakfast too. The staff were attentive, and the place was nicely appointed. We were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$36
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 Town Centre, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Fiordland National Park  >  Te Anau
  • Phone Number: +64 3-249 8496
Open daily (except Christmas Day) for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Great coffee. Cabinet of homemade sweet treats. Central Otago wines.Kids Menu. Gluten Free options available. Browse Local artwork. Relax on the couches or out in our sheltered courtyard & let our friendly staff take care of you. Looking for somebody to take care of your outcatering needs? Give us a call.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?