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The Wrinkly Ram

) #1 of 9 Restaurants in Omarama $$ - $$$ Cafe, , Gluten Free Options
24-30 Omarama Twizel Highway, Omarama 9448, New Zealand
+64 3-438 9751
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  • Very good41%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
24-30 Omarama Twizel Highway, Omarama 9448, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had dinner here last week. What a lovely experience. The staff were attentive and accommodating when we wanted to change out seats. The food was beautiful in presentation and taste and a good amount. Prices were good value. Lovely rustic setting. We have dined...More

Thank Claire S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We saw that The Wrinkly Ram had good reviews so we stopped in during a short trip from Twizel. The Cafe is well sign posted on the main road and has plenty of parking. We walked in past the gift shop and chose a homemade...More

Thank Gavin H
Reviewed 6 days ago

Congratulations to Trish and James! Great vision to add the extension - cafe now huuuge and open fire fantastic. We had another lovely stopover on a cold and miserable day. The place was abuzz and staff pretty well running to cope with crowd. Food tasty,...More

Thank Rme48
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was recommended by a work colleague of mine as a good stop for food and coffee. As I was escaping the incoming snow it seemed like a good idea. Well! TOP NOTCH! The savory scone was a delight, I hope they never change...More

Thank Howard R
Reviewed June 9, 2017

We stopped here on Queens Birthday public holiday only to be greeted by a sign informing people that there would be a 15 percent surcharge. The coffee was okay but not worth the extra that had to be paid for it. There were quite a...More

1  Thank bohica-nz
Reviewed June 6, 2017

We stopped at the ram for a quick coffee but should have stayed for brekky as well. The ram has that sort of quality, professional feeling more reserved for places in Wanaka and Queenstown. Clearly the owners have spent some time and money in it...More

Thank arj66
Reviewed May 30, 2017 via mobile

I stopped for breakfast at 6.30am on a freezing dark morning and had a delicious egg breakfast in front of a roaring fire, served by friendly staff in a comfortable, clean, attracting place. I highly recommend the Wrinkly Ram.

Thank DavidBrittain
Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

Great place to stop for breakfast especially if you've had an early start- roaring fire, good food. Not just for the bus loads of Tourists who obviously will be there later in the day ( souvenir shop attached and sheep shearing demos at specific times...More

Thank Gordon L
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Reviewed May 21, 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed our coffee and fresh scone. Will definitely return. Nice atmosphere and pleasant friendly staff.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed May 15, 2017

Lovely outdoor seating in the sun. This place was a pleasant surprise, expected it to be slow as it was busy, but the service was quick. Good food and an adjoining gift shop nice for a browse, but beware the items in the gift shop...More

Thank philippagoile
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
$10 - $30
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Scenic view
Open Hours
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24-30 Omarama Twizel Highway, Omarama 9448, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Omarama
  • Phone Number: +64 3-438 9751
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The Wrinkly Rams café is the place to stop for weary travellers seeking refreshment. With clean toilets, espresso coffee, and fresh homemade food you can enjoy a break from your travels. We have Free Wi-Fi available for customers and there's hot chocolates, milkshakes and ice creams for the kids. Backed by popular demand, the Rams is now open for dinner 5 days a week (closed on Tuesday and Wednesday nights) We welcome your next visit.
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