Visited 3 times for coffee/lunch during our stay in kaikoura having visited many times on previous trips. Great staff, beautiful location, delicious food and coffee. Lovely gift shop too. What more can I say?
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We had our hearts set on eggs bene but due to the recent quakes a lot of the cafes were closed. We tried Cafe Encounter and were pleasantly surprised. The breakfast croissant was delicious as was the caramel latte. Service was very efficient and friendly.
Had a rice salad which was a bit average, but ok. Nice savoury muffin and great cheescake. Coffee was really good. We will stop in here again.
Nice warm greeting upon entering this cafe we had breakfast there which was ok. Nice fresh orange juice and coffee
We have visited this cafe a number of times when we visit Kaikoura and we always enjoy the food and coffee. Its located a wee bit out of the central part of the town, but its location with views of the bay while dining is...More
This cafe is attached to two companies - Encounter Dolphins and Albatross Encounters - but you can go to the cafe without going on an Encounter trip. The food and drink is very good and freshly made, there are some tables outside and the service...More
a great way to spend your lunch hour in Kaikoura. Superb food and the best iced coffee. Kaikoura is a superb destination.