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Powerhouse Cafe

8 Jacks Pass Road, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
+64 3-315 5252
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.All hours
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8 Jacks Pass Road, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wife and I enjoyed a brunch at this popular ex-industrial venue (Actually off the grid nowadays - was previously what it's name says) I ordered a little more cooking wattage for my Eggs Benidict Montreal (on salmon) as I don;t like them runny, and compared...More

Thank russellgallagher
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for breakfast before visiting the thermal pools. Friendly staff and lovely food with the highlight being the pancakes which went down well with kids and adults!

Thank yorkandbeyond
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely food, nicely presented, good service. Menu seems to have improved and not as highly priced. Very satisfied and accommodates dietary requirements well. Definitely will return

Thank Ana_Fraser
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here after checking out all gluten free menus in Hanmer Springs. We had a table outside. Although service was slow the friendly staff were helpful and certainly had a good working knowledge of the menu. I advise anyone who has to follow a...More

Thank a19street
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely eggs Benedict and French toast for breakfast. The have seating inside and out. Great coffee and teas. Friendly staff. Definitely worth the visit.

Thank Louise P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We jus went in for coffee and had a muffin as well which was a bit dry. Friendly staff and very good coffee.

Thank Hundalee219
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went early Sunday morning and highly recommend the breakfast choices. Great strong coffee and delish food!! Service good and for a busy little place food and drinks came out super fast!

Thank Becky S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Returning for the first time in a while and pleasantly suppressed to find the same excellent food and friendly service as before. Lovely to sit outside and let our boys toddle about.

Thank Jono S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Standard kiwi breakfasts on offer but done well. Fresh ingredients and larger plates sizes too. Salmon in breakfast was lovely and my partners wrap was packed. Recommend this place for breakfast.

Thank Dunk893
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

In a one-horse town such as Hanmer Springs where virtually every eaterie (and there are lots) is a bland, pub-style venue, it would be very easy to be outstanding. But put this into the context that we were on holiday in South Island for four...More

Thank FrancisFamily1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Jacks Pass Road, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Hanmer Springs
  • Phone Number: +64 3-315 5252
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