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Shawty's Cafe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Pizza, Cafe,
4 Market Place, Twizel 7901, New Zealand
+64 3-435 3155
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Pizza, Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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4 Market Place, Twizel 7901, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food: A The meals we had here were very good. Well prepared local fare. Better than the meal we had at Poppies Ambience: B- What can you say, you sit outside by a sidewalk in a shopping center or inside with no AC Service: A+...More

Thank Maria35
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great menu. Great food. All in the middle of a lightly populated area a stones throw from Aoraki (some call Mt Cook).

Thank wolfurphy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting Shawty’s is a major part of Twizel holiday! Whether it be a coffee in the snow, a cider in the sun or a meal with Family and friends, Shawty’s never fails!

Thank loveroflifenz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited here with a small group of friends this week to celebrate a birthday. On advice from staff the day before we booked. just as well as restaurant was full. The seating arrangement was cosy and wouldn't b e my first choice again, but...More

Thank Pauline Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In the middle of nowhere this eatery has lots of nice things to offer - dinner and lunch. Had a very good meal there - excellent service and good choice

Thank jason045
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

The Cafe itself is quite small and dark but perfect for a coffee and catch-up with friends. Would recommend the Carrot Cake - yum - and there’s plenty of other sweet treats in the cabinet. This cafe provides breakfast, lunch and dinner. For coffee lovers........More

Thank NannaA53
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

This was rly nice!! Shawty's Café har such nice employees and if you wanted to add a sauce, or maybe, costumize your order and remove something there was no doubt that they would fix it. Rly nice meal i had. The food came out hot...More

Thank Olivia M
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Amazing food, lamb rack was MEGA. All food terrific - great venue for a family or family or intimate group. Staff were friendly, efficient and helpful. Couldn’t be faulted!

Thank Bruce S
Reviewed 9 January 2018

Have been to shawtys quite a bit and have always had great food and service :) nice selection of craft beers and great coffee :) love the Brunch! hits the spot every time! keep up the great work guys :)

Thank flyinlikealion
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

We can’t recommend this place highly enough.The name doesn’t do it justice,It’s a cafe style but the food is quality and super tasty!The waiters are so friendly and helpful and the place is clean.A must visit if your in Twizel.

Thank HannahEdwards21
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Market Place, Twizel 7901, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Mackenzie District  >  Twizel
  • Phone Number: +64 3-435 3155
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Since its beginnings in 2005, Shawtys has built up a strong reputation, synonymous for fine food and great espresso. A destination in the Mackenzie Country. Open 7 days from 8.30am till late over the summer months with reduced hours during the winter season. Shawtys has a full breakfast, lunch and dinner menu, and cabinet food available, and our chef's are committed to providing you with great qualiy food at an affordable price. With a comprehensive gourmet pizza menu and great range of gluten free and vegetarian options there is something to suit everyones taste.Step into warm surroundings and take in the "New York" inspired decor. Shawtys recently underwent an amazing facelift and would not be out of place in a bustling city scene. A new look has led to a renewed focus on excellent quality wines and an array of craft beers. Shawtys offers a dining experience of high standard in a relaxed setting, perfect for an intimate dinner with friends or larger gathering. We aim to leave a lasting impression on our customers with great service and we invite you to check us out.
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