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The Cowshed Cafe

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Gentle Annie RD1, Westport, New Zealand, Westport, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at Gentle Annie and found the Cowshed on site. What a great wee place, laid back but with great food and great prices. Staff were friendly and helpful and it wa just a great experience. The cowshed is tucked 3km off the main road but well worth the diversion. Thanks guys it was great

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Thank sandmaitken
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

Cute little café with delicious food. Beautiful surroundings, we made a bush walk to a hidden waterfall!

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Thank Emeli C
Nelson, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2015

We stopped over for a brunch and will return to sty over. The location, construction of buildings, character and people (? mainly woofers) serving all reminded us of Bali and Asia pack-packing travel many years ago...but most of which is now unfortunately gone. Good weather though is vital to enhance the experience.

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Thank JohnandTracy_L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2014 via mobile

Great place! We were the only ones there the night we went and we really enjoyed the character of the place the wood oven pizzas were amazing it is BYO so Im glad I happen to bring a bottle wine with me in the car. It is cash so be prepared. The chef was fabulous and friendly. My family really... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2013

Beautiful, rustic-style café with amazing food, friendly service and best muffins on the westcoast (and even gluten free caramel slices)! There is plenty of space on the camping ground if you fall in love with the tasty food and excellent coffee and choose to stay a night on the beautiful location, directly between the beach, the Mokihinui River and the... More 

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Hokitika, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2013

We camped here in tents and it is a awesome place to go. The tent spots are pretty private and it is so close to the beach. We camped next to a fire pit and it was primo at night. There is a nice walk up over gentle annie point where there is a maze and rock pools on the... More 

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Thank vickywall1
Westport, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2013

An interesting place and aa good stop off if you are going for a drive to Karamea or around the area. Nice grounds and close to the beach and fishing.

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Thank Barbara R
Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2013

We stayed at Gentle Annie Camp over the last week and on site is this wonderful cafe/restaurant. It's a converted cowshed. Great character. Run by 2 lovely girls. They make all the food themselves - daily. Wide selection to choose from and not over priced. It's a 40 min drive north of Westport.Open 9am-9pm daily. Set in a beautiful garden... More 

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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
Contemporary
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gentle Annie RD1, Westport, New Zealand, Westport, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  West Coast Region  >  Westport

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