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The Olde Plum Duff Tearooms

6 Ballance Street, Shannon 4821, New Zealand
+64 6-362 7820
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good35%
  • Average23%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
Nov 12, 2016
“Now Highway 57 Cafe”
Jul 27, 2016
“Fresh as a daisy”
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Cafe, New Zealand
6 Ballance Street, Shannon 4821, New Zealand
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Reviewed November 12, 2016

Used to be our favourite stopping point but after the last three visits we will look for somewhere new. We found the selection poor; prices have risen and the quality diminished . Coffee was average. The saving grace is the clean restrooms offered.

Thank pormick
Reviewed July 27, 2016

lovely spotlessly clean little café with big selection of food be it café style coffee/sandwich/pie/cakes to cooked breakfasts, well worth the visit you can dine inside or out in their lovely kept colorful garden (toilets available) on site and across the road Spotless

1  Thank adequate5510
Reviewed May 31, 2016

The cafe is clean, however, the service was very slow and unfortunately the coffee was terrible and custard slice inedible

Thank 1963jules
Reviewed December 10, 2015

Went there with friends recently. We all had eggs benedict which was served on hash browns - nice for a change. A little too much hollandaise over the food though but it was tasty. The meal could have done with some blanched spinach as a...More

Thank Ronnie608
Reviewed September 4, 2015 via mobile

Stopped for a late lunch while passing through. I had a lovely pie from the pie warmer. The selection of cakes was very standard.This place is no longer called the plum duff has recently changed hands. The place was clean and cabinet items typical of...More

1  Thank Alipa50
Reviewed May 3, 2015

This place sits on a typical 'main street' NZ with bags of charm and homeliness. The small garden offers al fresco tea and cakes or the ubiquitous NZ pie. A warm welcome, good food and and ideal stop off before exploring Shannon.

Thank BathfanOxford
Reviewed March 12, 2015

We stopped for lunch after catching the early morning ferry from Picton. Glad we did, what a lovely meal. We had crumbed fish, salad and chips, a good size meal. We were given a number of condiments to go with the meal as well. the...More

Thank Ted L
Reviewed February 17, 2015

i make a point of stopping for a pie on my way to Palmerston North great food and service and spotless Cafe their is out door seating as well as indoor ti choose from

Thank Warrick P
Reviewed December 12, 2014

What a great little place to stopyummy well presented food and a beautiful little garden outside. Eftpos or cash only

1  Thank Natasha M
Reviewed November 16, 2014

We stopped here last week for lunch We ordered nachos to share, well over half an our later wedges were delivered to our table. We told the lady that was the wrong order and she said sorry I'll get your nachos . Another 20 mins...More

Thank Tracey L
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  • Address: 6 Ballance Street, Shannon 4821, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Shannon
  • Phone Number: +64 6-362 7820
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