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Five Rivers Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
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1963 Mossburn Five Rivers Road, Mossburn 9793, New Zealand
+64 3-248 7755
08:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 16:00
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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362 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This little place is halfway between Queenstown and Te Anau and a convenient place to stop. Coffee was okay and we enjoyed the carrot cake but not the banana cake. Kitchen serves cooked food until about 3pm

Thank 654GregP654
Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited today 27/01/17. Didn't eat although the food looked delicious. Stopped for the hot chocolate. Absolutely delicious. One of the best I have had ever!

Thank Faye123_12
Edgewood, New Mexico
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206 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here for mid-morning break during our two-week coach tour of new Zealand. The coffee was wonderful. It also had feature some good artwork, and a nice little gift shop with some local crafts.

Thank AnotherNiteOnTheRoad
Hyderabad, India
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107 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Dear Madam/Sir, RE: Five Rivers Cafe on way to Queenstown comes as a welcome relief to the motorists. They can stopover for a quick bite or a drink. Located by the farm side the magnificent Lama was spotted. A good number of designer fancy items such as bracelet is available. Thank you

Thank vrangad04
Parksville, Canada
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Nice little roadside cafe that offers good coffee and nice lunches. The cafe was very clean and spacious and had a nice atmosphere. The service was very good as was the quality of the food. They offer a nice selection of breakfasts and lunches. I would stop there again.

Thank Mark B
Invercargill, New Zealand
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48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Great food, huge portion. Such a busy cafe so be prepared for a little wait. Orb coffee which makes great coffee. There are animals and outside seating and plenty of parking

Thank t_g_miles
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108 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Ideal for a stop. We had lunch here. Chowder was simply great. Even better than san francisco. Average service but nice place and average prices.

Thank Steve E
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

We stopped here on our way to Te Anau/Milford Sound and liked it so much we did the same on the trip back to Queenstown. It's a quirky little place which has been nicely designed, sort of arty, shabby chic with a good fire going indoors and a nice grassed outside area to sit as well if the weather is... More 

Thank Nick_Stewart_12
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Awesome cheese rolls. quick and yummy we always stop here. it is the best place. great art work to look at also

Thank juliecD8281WD
Wellington, New Zealand
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49 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We ordered a bacon & egg bagel and cheese rolls. We were happy with our choice. Coffee pretty good too.

Thank Pipi_10

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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
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1963 Mossburn Five Rivers Road, Mossburn 9793, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Mossburn
  • Phone Number: +64 3-248 7755

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