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Naked Possum Cafe

New Zealand, Cafe, European
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158 Carter Road, Collingwood 7073, New Zealand
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Tue 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Wed - Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Queenstown, New Zealand
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

It was a beautiful sunny day; Queen's Birthday, a public holiday and perfect for driving over the hill to visit the Naked Possum Cafe. First I checked their website. "Open daily 10:00AM - 4:00PM. So off we went. Over the Takaka Hill. to Collingwood. 91km. 14km from Collingwood up a back road. Well signposted - lots of signposts.. However!!! We... More 

Thank David and Liz P
Dunedin, New Zealand
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98 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Found this place by accident while driving and am so pleased we dropped in. It's a very rural and rustic setting with lots of game - wild food - on the menu. I had the thar open sandwich and it was great. Large portion with fresh salad and delicious minced thar pattie. Thar can be tough and very strong tasting... More 

Thank kiwi_dude
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

We have been here twice now whilst visiting family in Collingwood. It is know for its unique setting in the wop wops on a metal road in the bush and its pies. We have had the venison and mushroom and the goat curry pies. All home made with great pastry and filling with a salad on the side. Excellent NZ... More 

Thank Sarah C
Christchurch, New Zealand
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016 via mobile

Great food and coffee. Very child friendly. Great serves and atmosphere. Highly recommended, great value for money. Also have a possum shop.

Thank bernardrenee2016
Golden Bay, New Zealand
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

we waited for 55 minutes for our food and found our recommended shareable meal to be not even enough to feed one let alone our 2 pensioner parents, we had dined there before with our family and found it wonderful, we were sadly disappointed this time the kitchen was over staffed with everyone standing around while the chef/cook did almost... More 

Thank NelsonCityHoliday
Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016

Great to head into the Naked Possum and find that not alot had changed since our last visit. great staff, good coffee and nice muffins. We'll be back next trip up!

Thank Fahmous
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116 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016 via mobile

A great place to stop for a meal. The Naked Possum is almost in the middle of nowhere, and it was quite a surprise to find an excellent cafe like this. They specialise in wild food, with game pies and the like. There are also "safer" options for the less adventurous eater. We had a very nice Anatoki smoked salmon... More 

Thank Pennydancer
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016 via mobile

What gorgeous spot. A great place rain or shine. The service and food were great. Was such a lovely hidden treasure and we were pleased we got to experience it.

Thank Leanne W
Nelson, New Zealand
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75 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016

We walked some of the Kaituna River walk which starts from the cafe location and was very enjoyable. The laminated menus were I have to say covered in sticky food which wasn't a good start.It was 2 pm there was only one other small group and 3 staff.one of my daughters is coeliac and cook made her some wedges to... More 

Thank Boardboy23
Masterton, Wellington, New Zealand
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

We came here as we had heard about this place from family. The food - particularly the pies were scrumptious. Lovely setting, perfect for a family.

Thank EmmaNickE

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$4 - $18
New Zealand, Cafe, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Delivery, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
12:00 am - 12:00 am
12:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 158 Carter Road, Collingwood 7073, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Golden Bay  >  Collingwood
  • Phone Number: 6435248433

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