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The Chop Shop Food Merchants

7 Arrow Lane, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand
+64 3-442 1116
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Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
7 Arrow Lane, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 636 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

A lady we met at our previous accommodation in Wanaka recommended the coffee at Chop Shop. The coffee was good but the meals that we each had were all fantastic: some of the nicest meals we ever had. Highly recommended.

Thank Glenn K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was recommended this place by a friend. It certainly didn’t disappoint. Food was amazing, my braised lamb and couscous was the best I’ve had in years - so much flavour! and my husband’s Japanese prawn pancake and daughter’s chicken bao buns were outstanding. Unfortunately they...More

Thank Tess041
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent Asian fusion food! Charming decor.Very busy on a Saturday but great service! Highly recommend!

Thank 31CH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After many recommendations by friends we decided to make our way to Arrowtown and try the infamous Chop Shop. The funky door and decor instantly caught our attention and posed a warm and inviting environment. Due to the bad weather the outdoor balcony was closed...More

Thank Cameron S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was by far the best food we ate in New Zealand. We stopped in for lunch and had to wait 20 minutes for a table - it was well worth it. We had Raman noodle soup, huevos rancheros, chicken fried rice and a Japanese...More

Thank tammy l
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yep that’s it really. Nothing more to say, as a local I shouldn’t really be telling others as it just makes it harder to get a seat in this awesome little restaurant. I just wish they were also open for dinner.

Thank Thefoodfreak
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I am anywhere near Arrowtown I will find a way of scheduling in a breakfast, brunch or lunch. Cute, cosy and the food is spectacular. One of the guys has a bit of a 'soup nazi' way about him but that all just adds...More

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Totally recommend this restaurant. The menu is quite small, but well done and healthy. Good cocktails and drinks menu. Great ambience. Good service. Funky decor. Good choice for lunch or dinner. We went with two kids and there was something for everyone.

Thank Travelling_Person_1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This small cafe is worth the stop. We had a delicious meal here! The wait staff were friendly and attentive. The meal came out fast - you can see the chefs cooking! The terrace would have been awesome to sit on but not our luck...More

Thank Monique B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The best food we’ve had NZ so far, I had the Crispy Beef Cheek It’s slightly spicy and a good amount of heat Highly recommend this place for anyone visiting Arrowtown

Thank MarkJ9346HD
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Arrow Lane, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Arrowtown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-442 1116
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