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Out in the Styx Cafe

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$24 - $37
International, Contemporary
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
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Reviewed December 2, 2018 via mobile

At first glance Out in the Styx is..... well, out in the Styx. But actually it is perfectly positioned for your stay in the heartland of New Zealand’s North Island. Wether you are cycling or trekking the Waikato, wanting a break with family and friends...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jacquiel62
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

Lance and Mary are a lovely couple, offering an amazing service for anyone needing a place to stay in the area. Accommodation was clean, utility rich, homely, comfortable and inviting. Food was delicious and served with a smile. 10/10 recommend

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank TomL4541
Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

We have just had a wonderful experience dining at Out in the Styx. We were part of a group of 44 diners for an evening meal and breakfast at this lovely place. The atmosphere was warm and cosy on a cold winters night. The owner...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank jjd25386
Reviewed April 2, 2017

After a fantastic visit to Sanctuary Mt (which is a must see!), our group had lunch at Out in the Styx. Lance and Mary Hodgson were so welcoming. The lunch was outstanding! They served a healthy selection of vegetarian food to please everyone's palate.

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank hollymac
Reviewed July 4, 2016

Hosts Mary and Lance provide not only a wide choice of excellent food, they also provide a friendly home away from home atmosphere. Because it really is out in the sticks,fthe chef Mary has to plan well in advance, and the blackboard menu states"Take it...More

Date of visit: April 2016
Thank Sue7444
Reviewed April 5, 2015

Thanks Lance and Mary for the hospitality, and letting us share our 40th wedding anniversary, with you, our family and friends, the food was as excellent as per usual Mary.

Date of visit: April 2015
Thank Packerpete
Reviewed February 18, 2015

Delicious food served in a beautiful setting.A relaxing and comfortable venue serving generous portions of homemade & local fare.Hard to beat! We have enjoyed lunch and dinner here and both were excellent. We look forward to our next visit.

Date of visit: February 2015
Thank Spudgel
Reviewed February 18, 2015

Our family just came from dinner at Out in the Styx. The four course dinner would be hard to match anywhere. We travel extensively and love good food so this fine restaurant pleased us immensely. The beef, the salmon, the yam dish, the homemade ice...More

Date of visit: February 2015
Thank janet b
Reviewed October 27, 2014

We stayed a night after doing the 'Over The Mountain Walk' at Mungatautari, well worth the effort, and enjoyed a relaxing spa afterwards. Lance and Mary were lovely hosts - nothing was a bother and both had great knowledge of the area and it's attractions....More

Date of visit: October 2014
Thank elkeef13
Reviewed October 10, 2014

Wonderful spot to stay with stunning views. Strongly advise that you don't eat much for two days prior to your visit and you will not need food for a day or so afterwards. Mary and Lance are superb hosts, meals are beautifully prepared, there is...More

Date of visit: October 2014
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