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The Courthouse Cafe & Bar

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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8 Centennial Ave, Alexandra, New Zealand
4487818
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Today
06:00 - 18:00
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 06:00 - 18:00
Sat 07:00 - 13:00
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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped at the cafe on a break from bike riding. We had a delicious morning tea & ordered rolls & cakes for our lunch later. The food & friendly service was excellent.

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Thank TeeMat
Wellington, New Zealand
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food nice setting good service. Southern hospitality at it best. Great selection of food and drinks at reasonable prices would definitely come again.

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Thank TunTours
Timaru, New Zealand
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant cafe in Alexandra, great choice in cabinet food and board specials. The coffee is superb! It was extremely busy but the staff kept up with the orders and made sure everyone was happy. Really good customer service. Lots of tables inside and outside.

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Thank b_s_hodgson
Gore, New Zealand
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

It's so amazing and rare to have a dining experience that lives up to expectations and this was one of those amazing and rare occasions. Just in town for the day and didn't want to miss out on a great meal and coffee so there was only one option, the Courthouse Cafe. The service was wonderful and the lady taking... More 

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Thank LeighB09
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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321 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Called in for coffee, wifi free zone this is a bargain, can clear the emails and have A nice coffee, sit out or in. Nice clean bathroom a bit quirky, Nice on a good day, even have brollies for a sunny day

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Thank Havefun830
Boston, Massachusetts
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86 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

This place was so good. We stopped in Alexandra for lunch, and our tour manager recommended The Courthouse Cafe. Despite wanting to order everything on the menu, I settled for Eggs Beni and they didn't disappoint. Our group got a variety of dishes and loved them all. Wish I could go back and visit again!

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Thank nlove05
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Went to the Courthouse today for afternoon tea. Upon arriving the outside doors were locked (but plenty of people were sitting outside eating), so we went to the side door which was open, only to be intercepted by a young female staff member who rudely stated "we're closed" I replied "it was not closing time yet surely?" Only to be... More 

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Thank poosa2
Dunedin, New Zealand
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Service very poor. Had to wait a long time. Yes it was Labour Weekend but it was the first day. They had run out of three dishes and had no diet drink at all. When the food arrived- first dish was incorrect- it was delicious but sorry poor service

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Thank Tricia J
Clyde, New Zealand
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

This is by far the best cafe in Alexandra, the food is amazing, coffee fantastic, service swift and friendly and the atmosphere is also a visual treat. A "must do" in Alexandra.

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Thank m0m0fs0nz
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Fabulous presentation of food and venue. Always full of fresh flowers, staff friendly and relaxed. Cabinets always stocked to the brim with fresh cakes, sandwiches and salads.

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Thank Lou5001

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
06:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 18:00
Thursday
06:00 - 18:00
Friday
06:00 - 18:00
Saturday
07:00 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Centennial Ave, Alexandra, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Central Otago  >  Alexandra
  • Phone Number: 4487818

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