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Sandfly Cafe

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9 The Lane, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Where the locals go!

Best coffee and food in town! I live locally and this is the go to. Always have a great range of cabinet food and the meals are tasty and filling!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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Te Anau, New Zealand
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Te Anau, New Zealand
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Best coffee and food in town! I live locally and this is the go to. Always have a great range of cabinet food and the meals are tasty and filling!

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Hamburg, Germany
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Oh my gosh! The food is so tasty an not expensive at all! Five minutes from the lakeside. We had lunch and breakfast here and the pancakes were just yummy! The location is pretty cool, a lot of maritime decoration and friendly staff.

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London, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We needed somewhere for an early breakfast, and this was open bright and early. Delicious food and the wait staff were very friendly.

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

A great little cafe for a stop over to quench the thirst or fill the tummy. Great coffee and their venison pie is yummy. Friendly staff, quick service and a good range of very nice food.

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Dublin, Ireland
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88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Great breakfasts! Three of us had a really nice brekkie here, served quickly and without fuss, really nice.

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Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Excellent vegetarian options that were delicious and good coffee, with great views of the mountains!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Very good coffee and good brekky. Good value for money & friendly service. Easy to find in the centre of town.

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wollongong
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69 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Fantastic fresh good and good coffee as well. We had two different salads and they were delicious. The service was also very friendly.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

On the first day we got coffee from here and the food looked great so we went back the next day to get breakkiy. The eggs bene and the big breakkie were both delicious and came out fast and well cooked. The coffee was great all three times we went there.

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County Kildare, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Called in for lunch as it was highly recommended. Nice atmosphere and interesting decor. Staff were friendly. Chicken sandwich and steak sandwich were quite ordinary. Crepes looked good - I'll try that next time...

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9 The Lane, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Fiordland National Park  >  Te Anau

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cafe

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