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Last Light Cafe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Cafe, Fusion,
2 Clifden Highway, Tuatapere 9620, New Zealand
+64 3-226 6667
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“venison steak” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, Fusion, New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
2 Clifden Highway, Tuatapere 9620, New Zealand
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11 - 20 of 95 reviews

Reviewed 17 April 2017

Delightful spot to stop for a coffee and cake. The cake and scone we ordered were very generous serveings. The coffee very good and the exact temperature

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Thank you for a fantastic dinner awesome venison . The personal service from Emma Jane was outstanding we will be back

Thank Anna A
Reviewed 16 March 2017

No words for it! visit it or regret it! The people, the food, everything is good! especially if your doing the humpridge track make sure you go before and after!

Thank larsvriggelen
Reviewed 8 March 2017

My partner and I went for dinner. I had steak and he had fish. It was delicious! My steak was melt in your mouth

Thank petchjm
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

We had dinner here the night before going on the Humpridge track and it was so good we went back immediately after we finished the 60 km track for a delicious lunch. It has nice outdoor seating, fabulous food for both dinner and lunch and...More

Thank ania_camargo
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Good place to stay before Hump ridge walk. Food outstanding. Accommodation ...motel style, old but clean and functional. Fresh veg from garden. Very friendly staff and don't forget buy some home made fudge!

Thank Helen W
Reviewed 4 February 2017

This place is a hidden gem! In the little town of Tuatapere, lies this little caravan park/motel. The cafe/restaurant/bar is fantastic. On the Saturday night we were here, they had a guy singing, playing guitar. The wait staff was very friendly. But the food was...More

Thank Jemma A
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Interesting menu and plenty of choice. On the night we were there the soup of the day was Polish soup, a chilled soup made with blackcurrants. It was fabulous. Only problem was it was quite a large serve so made it difficult to finish the...More

Thank RubyHannah
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

I was surprised how lovely the food was at the Last Light Cafe considering what a sleepy town Tuatapere appeared to be. We visited for dinner & lunch & all meals were excellent- the coffee was great too. We also found the service to be...More

Thank missechsinclair
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Went here with friends last night had a lovely meal there was 11 of us and everybody was happy. The service was great and had a good atmosphere. Blue cod was nice and fresh. A great night for a out of the way place 😃

Thank karen d
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17 November 2017|
Response from Violaine_Dumas | Property representative |
hi, we cn mke you sandwiches if you pre order them. we are selling cookies as well. in town, there is a foursqure where you can buy your groceries. cheers
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 22
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Television, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Clifden Highway, Tuatapere 9620, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Tuatapere
  • Phone Number: +64 3-226 6667
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We have a passion for food and flavour... Fantastic coffee, hearty breakfasts, yum lunches and many delicious home baked goodies. The menu covers many aspects of cuisine : gluten free, vegetarian, international tastes with fusion styles and classic dishes made with quality kiwi products.
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