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The Tin Goose

22 Centennial Avenue,, Alexandra, New Zealand
3-448 5995
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Ranked #9 of 18 Restaurants in Alexandra
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
Most recent review
- Aug 8, 2014
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English first
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64 reviews 64 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Delighted with good food range that offered fresh and healthy choices. Some savoury. Others sweet. Coffee of a high standard and pleasant cafe to sit and linger, would recommend and will revisit.

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Waikanae, New Zealand
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

We enjoyed the variety of healthy choices at their Cromwell Cafe. So good - we bought their recipe book signed by the owner who was in the cafe when we stopped for lunch. Great coffee!! Maybe new staff since other negative reviews were posted?

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

My husband and had breakfast one morning. Toastie was uncooked and cheese not melted. Overpriced. Left feeling hungry

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Portland, Oregon
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198 reviews 198 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
178 helpful votes 178 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

We passed through Alexandra on our way from Wanaka to Dunedin. And here we found the Tin Goose. This is a small restaurant but obviously very popular. There is some indoor seating, but lots of outdoor seating under some nice trees. The menu included many healthy choices and the presentation and taste was top notch. A good choice in Alexandra!

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Blenheim, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Unfriendly, rude staff. Not welcoming at all. Average coffee and watery, tasteless milkshake. Will not stop next time.

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102 reviews 102 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Stopped off here for lunch on way from Dunedin to Wanaka. We were rewarded with an outdoor table in the sun - Alexander is a very warm spot in the summer but still surrounded by mountains. Lots of options for lunch from salads, to focaccia and more. Opted for a salad and a grilled veggie focaccia and both were large... More

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Popped in for a coffee and stayed for 2. Good service, really helpful when we needed to heat up milk for the little one. Cakes were very tempting!

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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68 reviews 68 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We stopped in at the Tin Goose Cromwell for brunch on our way home from a short break in Queenstown. The cafe was busy on the morning we arrived but we were warmly welcomed in by the lady serving behind the counter. The selection of food in the display cabinet looked stunning and I settled on a chicken frittata type... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

Grab the table in the window and sit on the carpeted box - we did! Friendly staff, great food, good coffee. Nothing was too much trouble. Will visit again!

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Clyde, New Zealand
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83 reviews 83 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

Great coffee and a lovely display and choice of colourful different things on offer in the cabinet. Nice being able to relax afterwards with my coffee and the magazine that was there. Obviously a successful business.

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