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Out in the Styx Cafe

2117 Arapuni Road | Te Awamutu RD, Pukeatua, 3880, New Zealand
+64 7-872 4505
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Ranked #37 of 5,172 Restaurants in North Island
Cuisines: Vegetarian, Contemporary, Eclectic, International
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Hastings, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We stayed a night after doing the 'Over The Mountain Walk' at Mungatautari, well worth the effort, and enjoyed a relaxing spa afterwards. Lance and Mary were lovely hosts - nothing was a bother and both had great knowledge of the area and it's attractions. The evening meal and breakfast were fabulous lots of lovely fresh and tasty dishes -... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Wonderful spot to stay with stunning views. Strongly advise that you don't eat much for two days prior to your visit and you will not need food for a day or so afterwards. Mary and Lance are superb hosts, meals are beautifully prepared, there is a great atmosphere with a spa to sit in at any time of the day... More

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I have just returned from Out In the Styx Lodge and Café and a fantastic Dinner and Breakfast were included in the price of our room! The evening meal consisted of Soup, Main Course, and Dessert, all of which were absolutely delicious. And the breakfast was cereal, fruit, yoghurt, etc. plus toast and jam, and then a Fritata. We were... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This is a destination rural restaurant, about 40 minutes from Hamilton. Menu options are "take it or leave it", but why would you leave it. Delicious variety of soup, mains, salads and deserts. Well stocked bar. Friendly staff

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New Zealand
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Such a lovely, homely atmosphere.... Friendly personable staff.... Warm log fire.... Just right for a chilly winter's night escape from my own kitchen! The food was wholesome, healthy and mm mmmmm ... scrumptious! We live "out in the sticks" ourselves and so there aren't any decent eateries nearby, so every now and again we make an extra effort and travel... More

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We took a tour group to this restaurant & relished every morsel! The group was our Sunday Lunch Club, & many of them said it was one of their favourite eateries - and we've been to a few! We had such delights as a couscous, salmon prawn salad flavoured with kaffir lime & lemon grass; beetroot & red cabbage salad... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

I stayed with Lance and Mary while enjoying a Ventouro Cycling Camp. The Styx is not expensive but what a fabulous place and great value for money. I enjoyed an intimate atmosphere where nothing is too much trouble. The basics are done to an extremely high standard and the food is made from fresh ingredients and is plentiful. Lance is... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014 via mobile

Beyond all expectation. When they said dinner was included, I did not realise Mary produces culinary miracles! Great room, great view, great company and an amazing wild life tour by Phil (thanks Phil!).

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

The Styx is 1.5 km from the Maungatautarii Reserve, and serves a most-wonderful Prix-fixe meal, served buffet-style. Ours started with an assortment of dips, followed by the main meal of duck glazed with a cranberry sauce, served on roasted vegetables, excellent lamb chops,broccoli, zucchini fritters (extraordinary things-light and airy and delicious), Caesar salad and couscous. Desert was homemade cardamon ice... More

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NZ
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Just back from another experience at Out in the Styx. I'd been twice previously just for dinner, although just and dinner should not be in the same sentence when describing a meal at Out in the Styx! This time we arrived early in the morning, walked over the mountain and came back for a spa and then dinner. We stayed... More

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Additional Information about Out in the Styx Cafe

Address: 2117 Arapuni Road | Te Awamutu RD, Pukeatua, 3880, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 7-872 4505
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island
Cuisine: Vegetarian, Contemporary, Eclectic, International

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