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Sandfly Cafe

) #1 of 2 Coffee & Tea in Te Anau #3 of 26 Places to Eat in Te Anau ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Cafe, European,
9 The Lane, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
+64 3-249 9529
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (101 reviews)
“salmon bagel” (7 reviews)
“carrot cake” (13 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 16:30All hours
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
9 The Lane, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
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Reviewed today via mobile

Popped by for a coffee - highly rated on TripAdvisor - not disappointed looked like some fantastic breakfast and lunch options too but just had time for a take out coffee - flat white was awesome! Swing by if you're in TeAnu!

Thank rosycheeks1306
Reviewed 4 days ago

We came in for a quick bite before a tour but they don't have a deep fryer so couldn't share a plate of chips. They also didn't do chocolate milkshakes, a few other flavors but no chocolate which is weird. And we found the staff...More

Thank Aussie_Traveller183
Reviewed 6 days ago

Lovely warm welcome from the team. Nice warm cafe. Great Breakfasts and Coffees. So good we went back for breakfast second day. These guys do go the extra mile. Don't miss it if you are in TeAnau

Thank John S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a popular place. There is not a lot of seating inside, so we had to sit outside. Luckily, the day was nice, although the seats weren't that comfortable. The food was good, and the waitress was really friendly.

Thank JoanMarietta_GA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had breakfast here as it was recommended by the hotel. Large filling meal, reasonable price, very friendly staff, great start to the day.

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Superb breakfast in Te Anau. Great way to start the day. Generous hash stack with bacon & eggs benny fueled us for the drive ahead (:

Thank SharonTeo1217
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here for lunch on the way to Milford Sound and really enjoyed our meal. Food was tasty, and it came quick too. I had the quesadilla which was delicious, and my wife had something tasty too (can't remember what). Staff we're also very friendly.

Thank Laurence1985
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you're from the USA visiting NZ and you've just arrived, you might wake up pretty early. And all that fresh air makes you hungry. This is a perfect place to get a solid delicious breakfast served by some very friendly people. They were playing...More

Thank sandscoleman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed coffee and brunch at the Sandfly Cafe. It was great to taste amazing selections as part of the breakfast menu. We had the big breakfast and the hash stack. The eggs were perfect on both dishes! It was also great to see selections...More

Thank Cara L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very stylish cafe with mountain view. The focaccia is soft enough. The sunny side egg is nice y cooked too.

Thank Judite C
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Will you be open on Boxing day 12/26? Do we need to make a reservation or call ahead?
14 December 2015|
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Response from Kaylene K | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure if they would be open. I didn't need a reservation.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 The Lane, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Fiordland National Park  >  Te Anau
  • Phone Number: +64 3-249 9529
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