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The Reserve Hutt

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New Zealand, Cafe
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72 West End, Kaikoura, New Zealand
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Description: Don't think they have their own web site, but find them at the URL I've...
Don't think they have their own web site, but find them at the URL I've provided above.
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Visitor rating
  • 59
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
great place for coffee

Good coffee and friendly staff, internet and central location what more do you need from a cafe. would go back for sure

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Chai T
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Eumundi
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good coffee and friendly staff, internet and central location what more do you need from a cafe. would go back for sure

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Thank Chai T
kildare
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103 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lovely food here. Good selection and fresh. It is centrally located and good for coffee and light food

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Thank estateagentkildare
Charlevoix, Michigan
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385 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are hungry for a great breakfast eat here. Cool vibe, friendly staff and a really good breakfast. Sit out side, watch people go by. Free wifi as well.

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Thank Upnorthtransplant1
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been here a few other times in the past but popped in to grab a bacon & mushroom panini for lunch today and it was amazing. Cooked to perfection and loved how all the flavours worked together. This is one of our favorite stops in Kaikoura. In my experience the food has always been yummy and great value... More 

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Thank Carien v
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enthusiastic young team, who welcome you with a smile. Quick service and excellent coffee, perhaps due to their own roasting of the beans.

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Thank Chris812283
Chard, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Save yourselves and don't eat their savoury muffins. Absolutely terrible, I ordered a cheese and zucchini one and they even warmed it up and put some ghastly chutney and butter on it as well. The joyous and smiley server then proceeded to pop it in a bag with a napkin and some cutlery. It was so bad that I went... More 

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1 Thank alf_doober123
Paekakariki, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely food, great coffee, brillant service and atmosphere. Highly recommend to all. Trip advisor has told me I have to add more detail to submit so just space filling to get to character count ☺.

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Thank Maree W
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have been coming here to ages, always great coffee, food and service! Best in Kaikoura. Free Wifi, best location, friendly service with a great community feel.

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Thank X1371JSjohnm
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food, coffee, hot chocolate, and service. Only lost a point for a few too many flies buzzing around inside, which can probably be fixed with a better fly screen at the back door and a zapper. Overall great and will be back.

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Thank Mike H
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nicest coffee I have had in a while and we have no shortage of good coffee in Christchurch. Friendly staff, good seating options. We got put onto it by friends who live here who also reckon it's the best coffee in town if not further afield.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 72 West End, Kaikoura, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Kaikoura

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: New Zealand, Cafe

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget

Description

Don't think they have their own web site, but find them at the URL I've provided above.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?