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The Boatshed Karapiro

) #25 of 40 Restaurants in Cambridge ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Cafe,
21 Amber Lane, Cambridge 3494, New Zealand
+64 800 743 321
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“cake” (5 reviews)
“great venue” (4 reviews)
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21 Amber Lane, Cambridge 3494, New Zealand
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Reviews (53)
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1 - 10 of 53 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a group of about 20 and the Boatshed opened on a Sunday evening for us with a set menu of shared platters. Great selection of food, enough to feed any hungry man - and there were plenty of them. The salads were delicious...More

Thank Tina M
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Six of us for lunch. Great food and friendly lovely service. Only criticism I have is that there was no Sauvignon Blanc available by the glass. It would be my guess that Sav Blanc is probably the most popular white. Otherwise all good.

Thank TeAwamutuJones_s
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This is our regular stop when travelling South or over to the MT amazing setting over looking lake Karapiro its peaceful have loads of parking amazing staff, food, coffee just right and the cake presented with a bit of yogurt - Loved it.

Thank rk48
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

I had been here a couple of years before and it was a very sunny day, the cafe was packed, and the service was appalling. I said I'd never be back. But on a rainy Sunday, decided to turn off the main road and give...More

3  Thank 393lynnp
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Late lunch for four🌹outstanding staff👍👏especially Josh whom welcomed us on arrival, with great happiness & enthusiasm💙food & ambiance 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟FIVE STAR⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️Thank you💖

3  Thank IreneeNZ
Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

Beautiful location, with stunning views across Lake Karpiro, good local recipe with interesting options. Ideal spot for a morning coffee or a leisurely lunch. Well presented with the usual friendly kiwi service. It is difficult to find and should be promoted more strongly in the...More

Thank Chris-Brigg
Reviewed 11 February 2016

Sitting outside under the grapevines overlooking Lake Karapiro. We had an excellent lunch here today. Would highly recommend turning off the main highway to visits this lovely cafe.

Thank Gayle H
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Had lunch here on Waitangi Weekend - great food - would recommend to anyone. Tranquil setting and thoroughly enjoyed our lunch.Thanks.

Thank Stoddardhowell
Reviewed 5 February 2016

My coffee was exactly as ordered and the individual carrot a delight. What a great place for lunch in the future.

Thank Marigold3245
Reviewed 24 January 2016

We had been kayaking and thought it a great place to have lunch and coffee. Service was very good, food wonderful. Staff a little bit enthusiastic over clearing the table! Fabulous views!!

Thank barbsg2014
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 16
Cafe, New Zealand
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Amber Lane, Cambridge 3494, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +64 800 743 321
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Relax and Enjoy Delicious Food Coffee & Drink at the Boatshed Cafe & Venue overlooking Lake Karapiro... CAFE HOURS Saturday & Sunday 10 til 3 7 days/nights by appointment
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