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Hobnail Cafe

Main Road, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7951, New Zealand
+64 3-751 0005
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good51%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (34 reviews)
“beans” (4 reviews)
“lasagna” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Main Road, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7951, New Zealand
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Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

Would have been 3 stars had I not had an incredible soy latte. The soy cappuccino was also Awesome, very good barista skills. The fries however looked time they were bought in the frozen section across the road...

Thank Dan F
Reviewed May 11, 2018

We had breakfast here before our Heli hike to the Fox Glacier. I ordered the French toast with berries and maple syrup which I didn't enjoy and my husband had bacon and scrambled eggs which he said was average. We then had lunch here after...More

Thank Benaroon
Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

Very nice coffee and good service really enjoyed. Cafe is located across helicopter people with whom we had enjoyable ride. Very good service

Thank aurel00
Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

Food is very good! Staff are lovely, great quick service. Work on better wifi! 4 different devices could not connect well or wifi went off after a couple of minutes! Otherwise great!

Thank jane249
Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

Popped in this afternoon for a coffee and snacks. They were just fine. But what was gobsmackingly outstanding was the service from the woman at the counter when we asked for the internet password... she immediately gave us two (without asking, as there were two...More

Thank Patagonia66
Reviewed April 15, 2018

We ate here on several occasions during our stay in Fox Glacier. The food was okay. We found the building was cold.

Thank YLisette
Reviewed April 11, 2018

Stopped here for lunch after our Glacier helicopter ride. Good seating outside and inside. Good service and facilities.

Thank Rameshlcfc
Reviewed March 20, 2018

Visited here while staying locally and it was an oasis in a desert of nothing. Good food and quick service. Had the lamb burger and it was delicious.

Thank Penelope J
Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

Great stop for our lunch. Delicious food and coffee. Friendly polite staff. Well worth the stop. Indoor and outdoor spaces for eating

Thank Debbie F
Reviewed February 28, 2018

Ordered a soy latte to take away and after the first few sips I did not drink any more. Coffee tasted as if the milk was past its best.

Thank sarwilsar
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $11
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7951, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  West Coast Region  >  Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu)  >  Fox Glacier
  • Phone Number: +64 3-751 0005
Our friendly and helpful staff will tempt you with the delicious breakfast or lunch menus. Our scrumptious homemade baking is made fresh on the premises everyday, and the delicatessen style food is perfect for a casual lunch, or food on the run. Meals can be made to order if you need to take away, or if you have a little more time to savour the flavour, enjoy in our cosy café either inside, or outside and lap up the sun. We are licensed too, so enjoy a beer or a glass of wine at the café with your meal. We also offer vegetarian meal options if you prefer. Groups are most welcome but advance notice is appreciated. Wifi is available with any Hobnail Cafe purchase, so if you want to catch up on messages and emails or upload photos from your Fox Glacier experience, then this is the perfect opportunity. The Hobnail Café is open from 7.30am daily.
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