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The Tin Goose

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22 Centennial Avenue,, Alexandra, New Zealand
3-448 5995
Today
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch

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  • 10
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  • 19
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Slow service

Not a busy day but the service from the kitchen was Amazingly slow When the meal arived the bacon was well over cooked...to the point of being black!! Very smal selection in the cabinets

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 17, 2015
Bruce P
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Not a busy day but the service from the kitchen was Amazingly slow When the meal arived the bacon was well over cooked...to the point of being black!! Very smal selection in the cabinets

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Wellington, New Zealand
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109 reviews 109 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

My partner and I called into the Tin Goose (TG) in Alexandra around New Year when most of the other cafes were closed for the holiday period. They were doing a roaring trade with customers sitting inside and outside, and the cafe offering a welcome respite and some shade from the scorching Central Otago sunshine and temperatures over 32 degrees... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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48 reviews 48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Asked for Trim Small Flat White and got large not-trim (thus yucky and weak) coffee of some description. When raised the size issue (wasn't aware of milk one until drinking time) dismissive response left me too embarrassed to push issue. To be fair previous experiences here have been ok. Maybe a bad day?

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Queensland, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Great coffee, great brunch offering double yum !!! Great slices and salads too something for everyone

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Cheese rolls are special treat in Central Otago and it's nice to have it with a cuppa and sit and watch as the time flies in the busy road of Centennial Avenue. A quick stop on this place is not a bad Idea.

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Wanaka, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

Had a fantastic lunch here on a sunny Sunday afternoon. Great selection and the best iced coffee I've had in a long time. Don't miss out on the Jaffa slice. Service was a little slow to begin with but they were busy. Heaps of outdoor seating.

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Christchurch
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76 reviews 76 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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32 reviews 32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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Australia
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
11 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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225 reviews 225 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
203 helpful votes 203 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 22 Centennial Avenue,, Alexandra, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Alexandra
  • Phone Number: 3-448 5995

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?