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Makarora Country Cafe

State Hwy 6 | Makarora, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
+64 3-443 8207
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  • Very good41%
  • Average26%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible15%
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Cafe, Contemporary
State Hwy 6 | Makarora, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Heading south to the coast after a few days in Queenstown this cafe was a great place for a break and a coffee (and carrot cake). Friendly people and an eclectic decore. Apparently coach trips stop here so if there is a big bus outside...More

Thank robe397
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were driving through and made a quick stop. The sandwiches were fresh and tasty. The lady behind the front counter was very friendly.The toilets were very clean.

Thank dixiepeach
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We needed a food stop before heading further north so chose the Makarora Country Cafe as the most convenient. We were pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food/beverages and the service. New staff were being inducted while we were there but that appeared to...More

Thank whosemother
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Riding to Gates of Haast so naturally a coffee stop and food here. Mocha and toasted cheese and onion sandwich. Ordinary I now but was happy with it. Pleasant staff and clean loo. Nice day for sitting outside.

Thank Voodles
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Soup is expensive and tasteless. They give you wifi password only if you spend more than 12$ (seems that eating their 8.5$ (too small) bowl of soup is not enough). Want to charge a phone? You have to pay to use plugs. Oh - and...More

Thank Stephworinger
Reviewed 25 August 2017

The Makarora Country Cafe is located next to the main road. Just a Cafe at the outside but the inside is very special : flags from all countries, license plates of cars, bikes, ... Do not forget to read the information at the front door...More

Thank Guy9120
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

As part of the stop over on our way from Queenstown to Franz Josef, we ordered the soup of the day which was $8.5. The taste was flavourless. The old guy served me didn't even greet me. After I asked to toast the sandwich, he...More

Thank Xucce13
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for some rest. Tried their home-made soup and fish & chips. The meal was expensive for the amount we had but the fish & chips were one of the best we have tried in NZ. The diesel was also slightly more expensive,...More

Thank MintLeafSG
Reviewed 17 June 2017

I remember a scene that never left my mind: an American lady has two cereal bars that belonged to HER and decided to go to the ladies' room first and put the bars in her bag. At that moment, many started to look at her...More

Thank Joseph-Polo
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Ordered Fish & Chips - Only one piece of fish left (lunch time) Fish was cool and chip were actually cold. Asked for hot food.. was told that is all they had. Charged 0.20 cents per small packet of ketchup. Charged 0.20 cents for a...More

Thank sirhcPhoenix
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5 March 2017|
Response from Voodles | Reviewed this property |
yes they will be open.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Contemporary
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: State Hwy 6 | Makarora, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Wanaka
  • Phone Number: +64 3-443 8207
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