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The Wrinkly Ram

$$ - $$$, Cafe,
24-30 Twizel-Omarama Rd, Omarama 9448, New Zealand
+64 3-438 9751
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good40%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“homemade pies” (6 reviews)
“chicken pie” (3 reviews)
“muesli” (4 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM Hours
Bar, Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
24-30 Twizel-Omarama Rd, Omarama 9448, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic breakfast for all. Plenty of variety, no matter what you felt like. Man sized breakfasts........they are used to feeding southern men!!! Great coffee, large range of teas, good service.

Thank 699meredith
Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

Very good atmosphere based around the New Zealand merino sheep. Ambiance of cafe reflects the shearing industry. Very good merino shop for those who like to browse. Also coffee and food very good!

Thank Gavin D
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Very friendly staff, good food with generous helpings , excellent coffee,would definitely return next time

Thank marcel b
Reviewed February 25, 2018

Everytime we pass through Omarama we make an excuse that it is coffee time, or lunch time and even if it isnt we stop at this cafe. I often judge places from how clean thier loos are. When you go into the ladies they have...More

Thank nbalwaystravel
Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

Recommend stopping here rather than Tekapo. Good facilities. Range of food. Perhaps a touch commercial and touristy but very convenient.

1  Thank OldGoatsKnowBest
Reviewed February 4, 2018

On recommendation of our friends we had lunch at Wrinkly Ram just around 2 p.m. First impressions - the place was as busy as and humming with people, and there was still plenty of food on display as well as an extensive menu of cooked...More

Thank 8623PaulineS
Reviewed January 30, 2018 via mobile

I like to catch little coffee and cake here when I have to drive through this town. Plenty of seats and options for food such as brunch or snack.

Thank popoda91
Reviewed January 29, 2018

Called into Omarama en route to Christchurch- had missed breakfast in Wanaka. What a treat, smiling happy people serving & waiting on the tables. Just a lovely start to a long drive - don't miss it!!! The date scones are Oscar winners!!

Thank Freda G
Reviewed January 27, 2018

It is high summer and we are cycling the Alps2Ocean Cycle trail. We needed coffee but iced coffee was the way to go. However the staff did not really know how to make one and got grumpy about it. Eventually we got coffee milkshakes without...More

Thank onerosenz
Reviewed January 26, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here for a lunch,many options on the menu as well as cabinet food.Their seafood chowder was amazing! Suitable for vegans as well. I like the environment and staff was very friendly and helpful.

2  Thank Aneta B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $29
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, 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
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24-30 Twizel-Omarama Rd, Omarama 9448, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Omarama
  • Phone Number: +64 3-438 9751
  • E-mail
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. We welcome your next visit.
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