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Olive Tree Cafe

52 Town Centre, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
+64 3-249 8496
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“french toast” (7 reviews)
“roast lamb” (17 reviews)
“pavlova” (7 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
52 Town Centre, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 June 2017

my experience of this cafe was not the greatest experience in the lovely sleepy lakeside town of Te-Anau... I found the middle aged lady that served us found us an inconvenience to her day, on top of that the food wasn't something to write home...More

Thank andrewcaithness91
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Lovely little cafe just hidden off the main street. Super coffee and friendly staff. Thanks very much guys :)

Thank NatashaRachael
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Cute little cafe with a great choice. Staff were very friendly and I had the best seafood chowder I've ever eaten. Highly recommend

Thank Lucy D
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Whilst having a wander around Te Anau looking for places to eat we saw the menu but wasn't drawn in by it. We then saw the Specials Board and a choice between steak and lamb shanks that were cheaper than other items listed on menu....More

Thank michaeloneill2015
Reviewed 18 May 2017

The food here was good, although the staff seemed confused sometimes about what they served and what they didn't. Nothing to get excited about here, folks: just a decent meal for a decent price.

Thank Ira M
Reviewed 9 May 2017

The owners of the B&B recommended this restaurant for lunch. There is a place to eat outside in the back of the restaurant with picnic tables and it was perfect weather for outdoor dining. My wife ordered the cajun chicken salad and I had the...More

Thank phishears
Reviewed 6 May 2017

We enjoyed a shared platter of lamb and vegetables. When travelling we often crave for salads and vegetables and with this meal we got both. Delicious lamb with sauces to go with it all. wine service could pick up a bit with nicer wine glasses....More

Thank Phillipa K
Reviewed 4 May 2017

I have eaten several times recently at the Olive Tree Cafe in central Te Anau. There is a good menu, the food is tasty and the ambiance is warm and friendly. Prices are very reasonable compared with some other restaurants in town. Well worth a...More

Thank anthony19482014
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Good spot for lunch with great coffee. good menu selection with daily specials. a relaxing spot with a friendly atmosphere, staff were great and food very nice, well worth a visit.

Thank galashiels
Reviewed 30 April 2017

The proprietor at our motel suggested the Olive Tree Café for breakfast and we were very happy we took her advise. We may not have found it in the little niche it fits in off the main street. The service was friendly and prompt and...More

Thank Carol V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$36
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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
Kids, Local cuisine, 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
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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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