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“Great food but rundown”
Review of Zookeepers Cafe

Zookeepers Cafe
Ranked #11 of 117 Restaurants in Invercargill
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed October 6, 2018

Food was really good but service was a bit too casual and decor is dated and rundown. We went to sit upstairs but saw a hole in the wall and felt it was dirty so went back downstairs but found that was not much better either. It wouldn't take much to spruce the place up, replace all the old chairs, fix the holes and splash some fresh paint over the walls and close the kitchen door so customers don't have to see any mess. Appears obvious that there are long term owners who now need to just recognise that a freshenup or makeover is necessary for ongoing success.

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Reviewed October 2, 2018

Zookeeper Cafe is totally unexpected in Invercargill despite being in the centre of Invercargill. Eccentric and esoteric, it would take all day to absorb the interesting artefacts. The food was pretty good too...

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Thank SERAVRO
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Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Zookeepers is in the main shopping area of Invercargill and has great parking in the area.
The menu was large. Also noted mutton bird on the breakfast menu but did not attempt it!
Coffee was good. And our French toast was filling and set us up well for the day!
Service fantastic as well.

Thank Verkd
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Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

Good staff. Good food. Great atmosphere! It's a most interesting café! Lots of arty and animal quirky things to look at.
Good coffee. Always go to this café for the warm welcome and the good and hot coffee

Thank gunnfam
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Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

Great staff and atmosphere. Very healthy servings. Great coffee. Will definitely be back when possible.

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