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The Reserve Hutt

72 West End, Kaikoura, New Zealand
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Ranked #13 of 40 Restaurants in Kaikoura
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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AlAin UAE
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

This Quirky cafe still serves the best coffee in Kaikoura home made sausage rolls with grandmas pickle is the perfect lunch different staff but the same good service a must for a visit to Kaikoura

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

I'm told that the Reserve Hut takes its name from the owners farming family and the bush huts they used, hence the quirky furnishings - like it or loath it! We stopped for coffee only glad that didn't include a longer stay with food as we chose to sit near the coffee machine extremely noisy. Great delicious coffee and very... More 

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AlAin UAE
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Handy for shoppers and travelers this quirky cafe has charm and super staff. The food is home made and the breakfast was excellent the Coffee which is ground there is absolutely perfect a must for any visitor to Kaikoura

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Lyttelton, New Zealand
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113 reviews 113 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I had the eggs Benedict with salmon and a long black. The eggs Benedict was great - tasted good, excellent presentation, generous portion, fresh ingredients. Excellent coffee automatically served as I love it - short black with a jug of hot water on the side. Good service, today's newspaper available. There was also good, fresh counter food available.

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Havelock North, New Zealand
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I love a good coffee, and as I drink it black the roast is important. At the Reserve Hutt they roast their own coffee, and it shows. Mine was really good. Although it was a good coffee I was after, they also make an excellent salad, just right for a lunch. My granddaughter enjoyed her wedges almost as much as... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Sitting in the sun, on a cold autumn day, what could be better than an amazing local seafood chowder. The service was friendly and helpful , and the food was delicious.

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Kaikoura, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

We visited after the farmer's market on Sunday - great location just over the road. This is a funky little place and we have been here before and the coffee is usually awesome but this weekend was really disappointing; bitter and not drinkable-didn't finish mine. Also the Afghans we ordered which looked great in the cabinet were burnt round the... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Went here because tripadvisor told us to, maybe it was the wrong day. Easy quick cook menu, nothing took our fancy so didn't eat. Had flat whites which were pale but told they were double shots and more coffee in the saucers than cups. Fun little place tho nice vibe

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Christchurch
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49 reviews 49 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014 via mobile

Had breakfast here, fantastic coffee, perfectly cooked poached eggs and excellent service. Would definately return. Right across the road from the farmers market on a Sunday.

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San Rafael
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66 reviews 66 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

This cafe offered a great locals atmosphere serving simple but delicious dishes including the best espresso drinks.

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

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