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Arrowtown Bakery & Cafe

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Buckingham St, Arrowtown, New Zealand
+64 3-442 1587
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21 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pies are normally not the kind of lunch I would eat,however on a recent cool day in Arrowtown we saw the queue lined up at the bakery and asked someone what was the attraction. Upon learning that this bakery was quite famous for their pies we joined the queue . The venison and the curry chicken pie were delicious and... More 

Thank ozvalAustralia
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten pies all over the world and the pies here are possibly the best we have ever eaten. The venison pie is a sell out must. If they have sold out around midday you'll need to wait a few hours and try again. Just wander down the road to one of the amazing pubs, have an ale then... More 

Thank JoRainbowBear
Gold Coast, Australia
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115 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome food. All meals were amazing. Coffee fantastic. This is a must if you are here and even if you are not hungry. The mushroom on toast is the bomb. Great place and staff were sonderfull. We did have attack of a bee..... was funny but just go inside

Thank Troy T
Bowral, Australia
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited arrow town on our visit to NZ. We were told we had to visit arrow town & the bakery. We did so, and the pies don't disappoint. I was disappointed the flavor I wanted was out of stock, but other then that all 3 of us tried different flavours and were satisfied. Hot, tasty & yummy!! 😊

Thank ced27f
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great custard slice and apple strudel. Prices and service were pretty good. Nice atmosphere inside the bakery.

Thank thomsoly
Napier, New Zealand
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54 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My Husband and I tried to get coffee and a snack here this afternoon. We waited at the till for about 4 minutes. The woman totally ignored us and was outside picking up menus. And a young man walked back out into the kitchen while we were left standing! The woman then came back inside as she was in there... More 

Thank teddybear2009
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although not much in the way of gluten free food this place is a favorite for my husband and family. They have great self made pies and their baking is fantastic. A really busy bakery. If you want to try one of there pies I'd suggest getting in before noon! They have a dine in area too.

Thank brala519
Wiltshire, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrowtown is a great place to visit ,loads of history ,walks ,Chinese history influence.Also great pie shop not to be missed,I had the venison pie hot from oven ,also steak pie also very good. Typical friendly New Zealand hospitality

Thank 145brendab
Auckland Central, New Zealand
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Busy Arrowtown tourists & lunchtime locals all queuing for Bakery, but service was quick & efficient. I had the butter chicken pie & husband the steak & cheese. Both generous with lots of meat & buttery pastry. Selection of sweet treats looked delicious too. Went across road down to park, quiet & tranquil spot.

Thank Liz9371
Dunedin, New Zealand
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 26, 2017 via mobile

Went to the cafe Below average ended up throwing toasted sandwich out and going down to night and day

Thank captiandeadpool

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$2 - $20
Cafe, Fast Food, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Buckingham St, Arrowtown, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Arrowtown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-442 1587
The Arrowtown Bakery is located on the corner of Buckingham and Berkshire streets. The bakery is WORLD famous for its pies!, as well as providing loads of delicious bakery goods; with a cafe attached providing an a la carte menu, cabinet food, ample outside seating and great coffee.

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