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The Reserve Hutt

72 West End, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
+64 3-319 3362
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (3 reviews)
“great coffee” (22 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
72 West End, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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11 - 20 of 103 reviews

Reviewed 13 May 2016

Visited here recently, whilst having a quick stop in kaikoura. The staff very friendly and the service was very quick, especially as it was a holiday weekend. Coffee tasted great and was reasonably priced. food looked good too, so maybe next time...

Thank ilovkpop
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Great cafe food, fresh with great tasting coffee... Friendly energetic staff wanting to be as helpful as possible. Quick service for a busy day.

Thank Ngaire H
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

That was amazing coffee! I definitely recommend it! It quick and yet nice taste , today was so rushing so maybe next time will try the other food .

Thank 878eev
Reviewed 23 April 2016

I trust good old Trip advisor and it didn't let me down, as we read the reviews before we went. Good coffee and great food for catching up with friends. They were more than obliging to tweak the menu here and there for us too,...More

Thank Kennedyfive
Reviewed 7 April 2016

This is by far the best coffee in town. The staff and the decor are interesting and engaging. I've been here several times before and it is always busy which shows how good and consistent the coffee is. I even buy the beans and take...More

Thank sisson5
Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

This little cafe is a find. Excellent coffee and tasty croissant with friendly staff. No nonsense cafe and recommended with some quirky interiors.

Thank David M
Reviewed 30 March 2016

This little cafe, right on the main street in town, was always busy and buzzy. The home made bakery items were good, as was the coffee, the muesli and eggs. Service was friendly.

Thank CanberraJenny
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

Can fully recommend the coffee from here. Friendly staff. They charge extra 50c for takeaway. Nice seating and funky vibe.

Thank Emma_L_T_1
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

Outdoors sitting area is available, watch out for the hungry seagulls, good for cafe style food and the coffee was the best we have had for awhile. Wifi is available.

Thank Westyone2
Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

We got recommended to this place when seeking a good coffee house. We preferred a place where they roasted their own beans and someone pointed this place to us. And we weren't disappointed. Coffee was good. And we got to sit outside and enjoyed good...More

Thank fon_tisayakorn
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72 West End, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Kaikoura
  • Phone Number: +64 3-319 3362
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