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Steam Cafe


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Cafe, New Zealand
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A local steered us to this cozy little coffee and pastry cafe. Very tasty sandwiches, quiche, sweets and teas, among others. Lots of parking and near a bunch of other stuff for tourists, but not on the route most people take. Locals go here, which...More

Date of visit: January 2019
2  Thank dave M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed a great breakfast here on our visit to Oamaru. We liked the food, coffee and artwork - especially the cute steampunk keep cups! We went back for a take away coffee before we left to our next destination.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Melchick227
Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

Had a very good coffee and scones here. Nice atmos and friendly staff. Clean and inviting with a good selection of sandwiches.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank chuckamucklanes
Reviewed 5 December 2018

Wonderful chai tea and lattes! Cute, hip place to pop into for breakfast. Visiting from the U.S. and would recommend as a great coffee shop in Oamaru!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank zeemoores
Reviewed 8 November 2018

Pit stop and had an awesome coffee and a chicken pie for a quick bite. Service quick and friendly, nice setting close the Historic area. Not my first visit here and the coffee is really great so will be back when passing through next time,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kenny P
Reviewed 3 November 2018

When we went in there was no one there serving. After about 3 minutes a woman came out and took our order. The only problem was she was not sure how to enter our basic breakfast request into the till. A young waitress helped her...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Brian M
Twinette, Owner at Steam Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2018

I apologise for your experience at Steam Cafe. We were very short staffed that morning as two of our staff had called in sick. I did apologise to you both for being a bit slow on the till as I am normally in the kitchen....More

Reviewed 3 October 2018

Friendly and welcoming, great selection of food, outdoor areas to sit as well as inside the cafe. Great location, good parking.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jacquiewebby
Reviewed 23 September 2018

The food is very nice, but this is a breakfast and not a brunch. Lovely coffee and the brioche was the best I've ever had. Great service from the owner, but the barista could be a little more friendly, particularly because our coffees came out...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank wattys4
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Came in here for lunch but there was very limited food options available so ended up having lunch elsewhere

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Dunnersfireman64
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We had a fabulous brunch of scrambled (free range) eggs with bacon and tomato on ciabata and it was delicious, best eggs I have ever tasted. Our waitress was lovely, friendly. Great venue, great food, great staff.

Date of visit: July 2018
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