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“Great coffee” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Powerhouse Cafe

Powerhouse Cafe
8 Jacks Pass Road, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
+64 (03) 315 5252
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Great coffee”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013 via mobile

The service was lightening fast but they got a few things muddled. Nonetheless, they fixed without fuss and the coffee was really good.

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English first
Wellington, New Zealand
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Great coffee, great service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013 via mobile

The coffee just about bet us back to our table. The waiter was really friendly.
Breakfast here was scrumptious. Totally go back. Bought some sushi as a takeaway for picnic lunch later. Very fresh, well made and such a good idea for those on the move.

Odd thing tho was a baby's loo seat located in the bathroom. Didn't look too clean or actually in use. Suggest this could be let go.

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“Great coffee and location.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013 via mobile

Didn't try the food although it looked delicious! Great variety of gluten free foods. Coffee was fantastic. Just off main road with nice outdoor seating. Have already returned a couple of times and will do again. Thank you :-)

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Ottawa, Canada
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131 reviews 131 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 40 cities Reviews in 40 cities
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
“A Surprise Find”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

We walking down Conical Road looking for a place to eat and after being rudely treated by a restaurant on Conical ( no name necessary) we found Power House Cafe.

We were met by an extremely engaging staff member who found a spot for us ( they were very busy)

I had the shrimp and scallop starter and then the salmon and fresh fish. It was a stunning choice.

The experience was so good we came back the next day for breakfast and dinner.

If you are in Hammer Springs this a must visit place you will not be disappointed.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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94 reviews 94 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 35 cities Reviews in 35 cities
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
“Christmas Dinner”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

Had an AMAZING Christmas work do at the Powerhouse Cafe. The Menu was brilliant it had a Christmas theme however the meal was far from traditional meal..
It was great value for money...
Thank you for a wonderful night,

Visited December 2012
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