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Beach House Cafe

39 Beach Road | Kaikoura Flat, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
+64 3-319 6035
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (14 reviews)
“eggs bene” (12 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
39 Beach Road | Kaikoura Flat, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Beach House Cafe
1. Home made free range goodness!
"Just awesome - great service."
Jonny B
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2. Seafood Chowder!!!
"Good food, good service and usual cafe prices."
jensw2912
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3. Eggs Benedict!!!!
" best eggs bene ever! My mouth is watering just thinking about it"
ChristchurchJules
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1 - 10 of 237 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Good selection of healthy organic food, coffee was good, heaps of different areas to sit at inside and out

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank SarahN4265
Reviewed 4 days ago

Ordered the special for the day - salmon cakes with salad for $14. One salmon cake arrived with salad. On leaving I noticed in cabinet one salmon cake for $12. Either the special was not or I didn't get cakes! Wife's food arrived 5 minutes...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Neil W
Reviewed 1 week ago

This café was great for our family breakfast on Wednesday 9th. Kids room entertained the kids with blackboard and toys while we ate the best ever bacon benedict and very well made coffee! Kids menu was $10 with a drink with healthy options. As very...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank kidskai19
KaikouraBeachHouse, Manager at Beach House Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We are glad you enjoyed our space as well as the food service and coffee. See you all next time your in kaikoura:)

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in here for breakfast after getting takeaway coffees and thinking the food looked good. Decided on eggs Benedict, one with salmon and one with bacon. The salmon was a tiny portion, not worth the $1 more than the bacon one. The bacon one which...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Justinee04
KaikouraBeachHouse, Owner at Beach House Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Any one walking up to the counter rambling about Harry Potter will not be taken seriously, especially on a day that was extremely busy. Congratulations you were our only complaint among many compliments that day:)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here for lunch on a reasonably busy day, but as there was still plenty of seating didn't expect it would take too long. Gluten free options are available though these are not listed on the menu, basically normal menu items with the bread replaced...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MariceNZ
KaikouraBeachHouse, General Manager at Beach House Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Not a bad day just a busy one by the date. Our little seasonal town bursts at the seems in summer and Im sure you would have been told a wait time as all staff serving know to do so. Glad your husband enjoyed his...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been disappointed in NZ with the gloppy, festering seafood chowders. This was the opposite — freshly made and full of in shell green lipped mussels, shrimp, scallops, and salmon. Served with garlic buttered brown bread, it was great. My husband had a great...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank pnjaban
KaikouraBeachHouse, General Manager at Beach House Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Yes our chowder is fantastic! Always fresh and full with seafood. We are very glad you enjoyed your lunch and as one of the best!!:)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You know some are good,some are mediocre. This is excellent, flavoursome, moist, lots of texture and Yummo frosting. The bacon and egg pie and breakfast bagel also very nice. The pottle of relish also very tasty . We definitely recommend

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank HeatherR552
KaikouraBeachHouse, Owner at Beach House Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks, glad you enjoyed everything including our house made relish:)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stopped in for Breakfast. Had a choice on indoor or outdoor tables. We got a chai, latte, muesli & bacon and eggs on toast. All was good. Service was good also.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank CarolynG1620
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Coffee was very good - in fact one of the best I’ve had, others have been slightly too bitter. Eggs Benedict - eggs were over cooked - no runny yolk like they are supposed to be - that was all 6 eggs on the table,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank chrissyN65
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yum! Food was great as was the coffee. Food was presented well and came out quickly. Eggs were spot on. Cracked pepper on the table would be appreciated.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank rupertker
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$8 - $17
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Beach Road | Kaikoura Flat, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Kaikoura
  • Phone Number: +64 3-319 6035
  • E-mail
Description
A homely old villa with different seating areas, kids play room, private back deck away from road. Lunch on the run or sit and enjoy. Fantastic gluten free menu for tho who need it. Evenings also in summer months and winter by arrangement for groups. Private functions are welcome. Licensed Cafe :)
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