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Peninsula General Store

40E Rue Lavaud, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
+64 3-304 8800
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“scones” (15 reviews)
“beans” (2 reviews)
“cake” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, International, Healthy, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
40E Rue Lavaud, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 83 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

This place is adorable. The ladies who run it are amazing! They have great vegan options. If the owner knows you will be there for a few days she will prepare things in advance for you. I had a great vegan fruit smoothie, breakfast burrito,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank gsamale
PGS_Akaroa, Owner at Peninsula General Store, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thankyou for your complimentary feedback. It was a pleasure to provide tasty food that met your needs while you were in our charming little town.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Psst! Insider info ahead! Want the best coffee in town? Come and get your organic brew, beautifully prepared by Abby. Whilst you’re there, enjoy some genuinely nice company and service from Wayne and Kate. Even our dog is treated like a regular! The food is...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Go47498118734
PGS_Akaroa, Owner at Peninsula General Store, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your great personalised review. We are glad you enjoy your experience with us and lots of other locals, including the dogs! Check out the Ethique 'dog wash' bar. I'm sure you will enjoy looking through some more of our new products as they...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We came to the Store after a trip out on the Harbour with Coast up Close, a very worthwhile. Appetites were keen and we enjoyed good food and coffee. The service was pleasant and they made individual food to suit us on our request. Nice...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Se4sandsurfm
PGS_Akaroa, Owner at Peninsula General Store, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are glad you enjoyed your experience with us and thankyou for taking the time to let us know. We look forward to seeing you again sometime.

Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

We had a high quality coffee with a delicious slice of cake and fresh sandwich. We were served by Kate who was extremely friendly and personable. When in Akaroa this café is a must.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank CameronW1211
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Occupying a sunny street corner, this is a great place for brunch or that early morning coffee. Popular with locals. Wide range of interesting culinary condiments. The coffee is from the West Coast and you can buy the beans there.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank zhuhai2007
PGS_Akaroa, Owner at Peninsula General Store, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2018

Thanks for your review with the nice overview of what we offer

Reviewed July 3, 2018

On a recent day trip to Akaroa we stumbled upon Peninsula General Store (okay, with a little help from researching Trip Advisor) and the coffee was out-of-this-world fantastic! They know how to make a smooth and delicious flat white!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank WanderingToesTiger
PGS_Akaroa, Owner at Peninsula General Store, responded to this reviewResponded July 15, 2018

Thanks for your generous comments WTT. We are glad you loved our coffee and hope you will visit again sometime.

Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

Have been here several times recently for great coffee. Full bodied and mellow. Also had homemade scones and frittata. All delicious. Character building and friendly staff. A must when visiting Akaroa!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank SusanA865
PGS_Akaroa, Owner at Peninsula General Store, responded to this reviewResponded May 27, 2018

Thankyou for your great review Susan. We hope you will visit again soon.

Reviewed February 25, 2018

Great coffee and other goodies, greta service. A Must stop. Very relaxing and a quiet enjoyable time.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank buffalobob6
PGS_Akaroa, Owner at Peninsula General Store, responded to this reviewResponded March 2, 2018

Thank you for your positive review. We hope you will come and enjoy our hospitality again soon.

Reviewed February 9, 2018 via mobile

Superb locally roasted beans and a great barista make for a wonderful coffee experience! Try the NZ classic birdseed slice or any of the other treats, including gourmet ice cream and organic foods. Lovely people, great organic experience! If you’re arriving on a cruise ship...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank FergusMc2
PGS_Akaroa, Owner at Peninsula General Store, responded to this reviewResponded March 2, 2018

Thanks so much for your lovely review Fergus. We hope to see you again sometime

Reviewed January 29, 2018

Best coffee in Akaroa-thanks Anthony and Bronwyn, tasty homemade food and relaxing quiet atmosphere. High recommended

Date of visit: January 2018
1  Thank gbrittenden
PGS_Akaroa, Owner at Peninsula General Store, responded to this reviewResponded January 31, 2018

Thank you for your positive review and we look forward to welcoming you again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40E Rue Lavaud, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Akaroa
  • Phone Number: +64 3-304 8800
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Description
We are a fairly unique shop selling organic, local and international foods. Customers really love our organic, fair-trade Kawatiri coffee (sourced from an East African single estate) roasted on the West Coast of New Zealand. We have a range of freshly made cabinet food including gluten free, dairy free and low fodmap options. Come and enjoy our great coffee, delicious food and friendly atmosphere.
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