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The Cow Shed Restaurant

37 Waller Street | Murchison, Murchison 7007, New Zealand
+64 3-523 9523
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“pizza” (47 reviews)
“salad” (15 reviews)
“pavlova” (3 reviews)
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37 Waller Street | Murchison, Murchison 7007, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here on our way through to Abel Tasman. We didn't have much expectation as we just needed somewhere to pull over and eat but were pleasantly surprised. The owners were very friendly and made us feel very welcome. We both ate hot home...More

Thank nickadams11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

very good pizza place good filling nice fresh salad can recommend this place good service i say keep it up thanks

Thank Frans V
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Relaxed and enjoyable evening here. Great pizza, friendly and efficient service, delicious salads... so good we had two! the puddings sounded and looked great, but we didn't have room for one, but heard favourable comments from nearby tables.

Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Really nice people, awsome pizzas, nothing else to say, it was perfect after a long day, I recommend it without doubt

Thank Elodie L
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Tucked away behind some accommodation this restaurant is very different from the other outlets in Murchison. Family run and very welcoming it is totally charming and pleasant. The menu is limited but the food excellent and well priced. BYO beer and wine makes it even...More

Thank Huw G
Reviewed 24 January 2018

The owners of Murchison Lodge recommended this place to us, and we enjoyed it a lot. We got a table in the garden near the chicken run which was great and far enough away from the other tables to be private but not separate. The...More

Thank BookemDan
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

We stopped in Murchison for lunch on our way north. Its set a wee way back off the road, but what a find. Its had a quirky fun feel the staff a super friendly and attentive, coffees came and food followed 10 minutes later delicious....More

Thank 535karlw
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

Well, actually there are two eateries in town for dinner, but this family run restaurant is a real find.Delicious pizzas and salads served by very friendly staff.Not licensed, so if you prefer something alcoholic, you are welcome to go over the road to the supermarket...More

Thank Lynne D
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

Just had one of the best pizzas I ever ate “Build you own pizza” with up to 6 toppings You won’t regret it And Phil the manager is an awesome guy

Thank Aviel C
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Stayed the night in a self contained unit. Excellent service. Clean amenities and great food at the The Cow Shed Cafe. Best pizza I've had for awhile and the vanilla plum trifle was sensational. A credit to Phil and his family.

Thank Bob H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 22
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:45 PM
11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:45 PM
11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:45 PM
11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:45 PM
11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 Waller Street | Murchison, Murchison 7007, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Murchison
  • Phone Number: +64 3-523 9523
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The Cow Shed Restaurant is currently closed for renovation!
Re-opening in the Spring
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