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Zookeepers Cafe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Cafe, Soups,
50 Tay St, Invercargill 9501, New Zealand
+64 3-218 3373
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good41%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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Cafe, Soups, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
50 Tay St, Invercargill 9501, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 268 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Called in for coffee and dessert this afternoon. I have been away for 6 years and I forgot how divine the Moro melts are. I am in heaven love them. Zookeepers is iconic I have been coming here for so long it hasn't change and...More

Thank KylieBruce
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Zookeeper is always a good option for a meal...a coffee or just a beer. The staff are always friendly and the prices are good.

Thank rosswilson2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I liked the look of this place - the animals and bikes made it unusual. But coffe was good andbreakfast was good. I felt sorry for the bird in the cage- cage was too small for it. Hopefully it went home to a larger space

Thank David A
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

How lovely to find a café/restaurant with loads of personality!!! Fab and friendly service, guy behind the counter wears great shirts, food and coffee all add up to ensure we made it to this place three days in a row!

Thank gunnfam
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Awesomely friendly staff welcomed us with a big hello on arrival. The food was great (our sweet tooth was satisfied by the French toast and pancakes) as was the coffee. I loved the eclectic style of the cafe ( it's sort of an African zoo...More

Thank kc0chrane
Reviewed 2 August 2017

This cafe serves great coffee and so so food . Good enough but nothing special. Service is very good

Thank britta79k
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Arrived on opening last week Place didn't seem to have been cleaned from day before my table downstairs was sticky and crumbs on the floor only had coffee which was good however not interested in eating in grubby establishments sorry

Thank Rhonda W
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Went in for breakfast today. Coffees came out wrong. We watched people seated 15 minutes after us get served food before ours. Could see the chef using his hands to rearrange food on a plate and remove hash browns immediately after wiping his face with...More

1  Thank AA J
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Delicious and interesting menu at a good price. Decorated in a fun and quirky way. Would reccomend. Really good coffee too. Whistle to the pet parrot for a song back.

Thank Gregory B
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Second time I have had a disappointing meal here within the last year. Ordered the Beef Brisket but only received flat slabs of meat with no flavour. The only flavour was from the sauce on top. The butter, Bread and salad was obviously from a...More

2  Thank Cameron O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Tay St, Invercargill 9501, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Invercargill
  • Phone Number: +64 3-218 3373
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