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“Could be better” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Zookeepers Cafe

Zookeepers Cafe
50 Tay St, Invercargill 9501, New Zealand
(03) 218 3373
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Ranked #26 of 62 Restaurants in Invercargill
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Invercargill, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
“Could be better”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Zookeepers has been around for quite some time. It's a funky wee place, however some improvement is needed.
The meal I had was just a bit lacking............ it was all just a bit average really.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Emerald Beach, Australia
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Our favorite place in Invercargill”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed the food, free wifi, and extremely kind and congenial service we received here. If we ever find ourselves in Invercargill again, this will be our first stop.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Otago Peninsula, NZ
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Free wi fi”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

We found this the best place in Invercargill for free wi fi as we were able to sit peacefully upstairs & sort out travel plans. Zookeepers has character & atmosphere plus they make a great smoothie. I recommend the Lion smoothie (mango, banana & passionfruit).

  • Visited February 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Invercargill
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Great Coffee and staff needs an update. ”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

I had only come in to get a coffee and a hot chocolate both were great and served with a smile :) best coffee in town id say. Only thing that lets the place down is it feels cluttered and looked in need of a spruce up :( but other than that great coffee and service.

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Lerwick, United Kingdom
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87 reviews 87 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 32 cities Reviews in 32 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“Funky place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

An odd one admittedly, but really good. Dropped by for breakfast one morning and was not disappointed. Reasonably priced and really cool, zoo-inspired surroundings.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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