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Powerhouse Cafe

8 Jacks Pass Road, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
+64 3-315 5252
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8 Jacks Pass Road, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
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Reviewed today via mobile

The best brunch and coffee! My first visit, I ordered the breakfast burrito with poached eggs and a huge latte. The service was efficient, friendly and the food so tasty that I went back the next day. The second visit, I devoured the corn fritters...More

Thank Alison K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hey look ... we all know there needs to be a bit of brain power applied to Trip Advisors reviews as the score is skewed by number of reviews, age of people, likes in food etc, etc. but after looking around at the food displayed...More

Thank Ski_Wanaka_NZ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s the little things that would make the difference here. Staff acknowledgement to customers waiting to order and pay. More prompt clearing of tables Wait staff chewing gum All up average food but a bit pricing

Thank Adam D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Currently - best ,by far, for evening dining. ( Friday and Saturday). Not 'fine dining' but interesting, very tasty menu covering all - and as 'good as you can get anywhere in the world' for much lower price. ( Competitive with all other dining in...More

Thank PeterPenny
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This used to be a great spot, but no longer. Terrible service. My food forgotten then delivered 20 mins after the rest of the table with no explanation. Vegetable samosa inedible, pretty much tasted like it had just been filled with chutney. Won’t be going...More

Thank kiwitravelor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for a bite to eat. Walked in and got stared at by a group of gawk eyed waitresses, kind of like walking into the wrong class at school. We sat at the table expecting to get a menu, didn't get one. Walked up...More

Thank leroySUk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This wee cafe does great almond milk coffee! Thank you powerhouse cafe for the caffeine fix whilst on holiday in Hanmer

Thank Trudydrennan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We 3 had lots to pick from - as we ate at 11am we had breakfast and lunch menus to choose from. All really enjoyed our food. We sat outside on a bleak winter day but with the heaters on and shelter down we were...More

Thank Christine B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this cafe and the food. Was really accomodating to my dietary requirements (vegan) and the staff were so friendly 😊

1  Thank Nerys V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived still in time for brunch and we found an outdoor table thankfully for the outdoor heater. Brunch menu was substantial and we liked all that we ordered.

1  Thank Jenny T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Jacks Pass Road, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Hanmer Springs
  • Phone Number: +64 3-315 5252
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