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Riverside Cafe & Lodge

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Cafe, ,
3 Tarbert Street, Alexandra 9340, New Zealand
+64 3-448 5252
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good57%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
5 Jun 2016
“Family get together”
25 Apr 2016
“A great lunch stop on the trip from Dunedin to Wanika”
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Cafe, New Zealand, Bar, Contemporary, Pub
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
3 Tarbert Street, Alexandra 9340, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 June 2016

Had seafood chowder that the thickening was lumpy and had to take the shrimps out of it as they were hard as a rock!! The blue cod was enjoyable but had too much batter.The atmosphere was good and the lady serving was nice and very...More

Thank Waldronshirley
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

4 of us had a delightful lunch & enjoyed good food & great service from Melissa. Well worth the stop. I highly recommend the seafood chowder & the Chardonnay.

Thank Neil and Bo M
Reviewed 19 March 2016

We arrived at the hotel just before the kitchen closed. We had excellent beef burgers and the best chips I've tasted for a long time. Crisp on the outside and soft in the middle.

Thank Anne B
Reviewed 27 February 2016

Just started on the Otago Rail Trail and after a few hard ks following the Clutha river we were tired and HOT. Just wanted a cold drink and walked into a beautiful café which included original art work plus a Peter McIntyre, wow. Very efficient...More

Thank 384john
Reviewed 22 January 2016

Four of us enjoyed our meals with great service from Sonia and Pete the chef Will be back next time we are in Central Otago

Thank Derryrj
Reviewed 13 January 2016

We were passing through at 5.30pm and very hungry. They don't open till 6pm for dinner but welcomed us in and served us yummy pizzas and a burger, all nicely made and satisfying.

Thank lrnz7
Reviewed 1 January 2016

5 of us had lunch here and we all enjoyed the food we ordered. The beef burgers were excellent - fresh and well balanced ingredients. Toasted sandwiches and chicken salad were good too. Fast and friendly service.

Thank Andrea R
Reviewed 26 December 2015

Visited on Boxing Day, highly recomended,very good food, good servings at a good price. Not fancy food art, just a good feed. All full. Staff very good, and while we had a wait due to a sudden rush they generously well made up for it,...More

Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

We made a pit stop in Alexandra & tried out the local speciality of lamb & pork ribs. The lamb was soft & well done. The pork ribs were bountiful & finger licking delicious!

Thank Edwin A
Reviewed 15 April 2015

A fantastic way to spend the morning. Just sit back, relax and enjoy the home made treats while sipping on a nice refreshing cup of tea, coffee or what ever your desire.

Thank Brett S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 20
Cafe, New Zealand, Bar, Contemporary, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Tarbert Street, Alexandra 9340, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Central Otago  >  Alexandra
  • Phone Number: +64 3-448 5252
Friendly relaxed atmosphere. A sumptuous menu to satisfy any appetite. Families welcome, lovely indoor, outdoor dining. Open seven days 10.30am til 2pm, and from 6pm til close. Ample parking and great coffee. Close to Central Otago Rail Trail and walking tracks.
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