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The Boatshed Karapiro

21 Amber Lane, Cambridge 3494, New Zealand
+64 800 743 321
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
21 Amber Lane, Cambridge 3494, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed our work Christmas party here. A lovely location, and the food was good, too. Fantastic views of Lake Karapiro from the front of the restaurant.

Thank markdawsonsmith
Reviewed December 3, 2017 via mobile

Popped in in the off chance on the way back from a walk along the Waikato river walk. As it was a nice sunny day we were surprised to get a table outside. The service was quick and polite. The food was good and tasty.

Thank Mrtynz
Reviewed November 1, 2017

We recently had a lunch for a large group all organised on- line. What helpful understanding staff. On the day nothing was too much trouble. All the staff were very helpful. The Boathouse has a beautiful outlook looking over the river, car parking close to...More

Thank shalliday0204
Reviewed October 2, 2017

nice place for have lunch on weekends with kids, lovely views of the lake, you can seat out if the weather allows you

Thank Magr05
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

I went a few years ago ,and visited again on Sunday ,the interior has been beautifully done, shame the staff didn't match it . We order 4 drinks from waitress who told us she would try and remember them ?? 1 how chocolate 1 latte...More

Thank Equestrian E
Reviewed May 27, 2017

We were a group of about 20 and the Boatshed opened on a Sunday evening for us with a set menu of shared platters. Great selection of food, enough to feed any hungry man - and there were plenty of them. The salads were delicious...More

Thank Tina M
Reviewed March 11, 2017

Six of us for lunch. Great food and friendly lovely service. Only criticism I have is that there was no Sauvignon Blanc available by the glass. It would be my guess that Sav Blanc is probably the most popular white. Otherwise all good.

Thank TeAwamutuJones_s
Reviewed July 24, 2016

This is our regular stop when travelling South or over to the MT amazing setting over looking lake Karapiro its peaceful have loads of parking amazing staff, food, coffee just right and the cake presented with a bit of yogurt - Loved it.

Thank rk48
Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

I had been here a couple of years before and it was a very sunny day, the cafe was packed, and the service was appalling. I said I'd never be back. But on a rainy Sunday, decided to turn off the main road and give...More

3  Thank 393lynnp
Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

Late lunch for four🌹outstanding staff👍👏especially Josh whom welcomed us on arrival, with great happiness & enthusiasm💙food & ambiance 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟FIVE STAR⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️Thank you💖

3  Thank IreneeNZ
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $16
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Amber Lane, Cambridge 3494, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +64 800 743 321
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Relax and Enjoy Delicious Food Coffee & Drink at the Boatshed Cafe & Venue overlooking Lake Karapiro... CAFE HOURS Saturday & Sunday 10 til 3 7 days/nights by appointment
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