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Rustic Cafe and Tapa's

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8 Conical Hill Rd, Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
+64 3-315 7274
Today
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 16:00
Sat 08:00 - 20:00
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Can only review the coffee, as was just a quick stop in. Nice atmosphere and could not fault the coffee.

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Thank Dougwilliams09
Oamaru, New Zealand
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245 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a light brekkie here before traveling south. The cafe had a nice vibe, quite busy and the super cherry lady brightened a dull Hamner morning. Poached eggs were perfect and staff were flexible as to what I choose to accompany these. Coffee was very nice.

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Thank Rme48
Brisbane, Australia
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a long morning in the van driving, this place delivered great provided our family of 4 with a great lunch and great service. It was so good that we all agreed we had to go back the next day! Very family friendly.

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Thank familystew2017
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

lovely place to stop people watch, enjoy a great coffee and a fresh tasty muffin. the beautiful weather probably helped, nice road side location

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Thank Mike P
Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rustic Café and Tapa's Restaurant has the most amazing breakfasts! Every time we have had them they have been cooked perfectly and are delicious. Love the fresh fruit on the side as well. Even though they are very busy food is delivered quickly. Staff always have a smile, are friendly and very helpful. We will definitely be back. If there... More 

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Thank Keza624
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198 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Had the fried bananas and bacon pancakes with ice cream and maple syrup and a cappuccino. It was superb.

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Thank Neville S
Christchurch, New Zealand
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We have visited here twice now, once as a couple and then on a family visit to Hanmer Springs. Both times we have thoroughly enjoyed our meals. For three adults and two teens to all say their meals were amazing, a cafe has to be doing a pretty great job! I love the waffles and the full breakfast is good... More 

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Thank thefiveofusxxx
Baynton
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I had the eggs Royale for breakfast and when the chef poached my eggs he must have drowned them in vinegar. It was horrible and barely edible. The fruit on the side was an interesting touch but not sure why they bothered with the slice of cucumber and half cherry tomato. The coffee was good though. Definitely go for a... More 

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Thank Jayde M
Greymouth
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We went for a late lunch and weren't sure if they would still be serving, but yes they were! What a delicious meal had by everyone. The service was very friendly and quick. Thank you

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Thank alaska45
Timaru, New Zealand
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63 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We had lunch here at the weekend, it was very tasty and a huge portion!! I had the nachos and hubby had the beef pasta thing.

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Thank Pauline Y

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 15
Cuisine
Cafe, Spanish, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 16:00
Monday
08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 16:00
Thursday
08:00 - 16:00
Friday
08:00 - 16:00
Saturday
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Conical Hill Rd, Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Hanmer Springs
  • Phone Number: +64 3-315 7274

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?