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Powerhouse Cafe

8 Jacks Pass Road, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
+64 3-315 5252
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8 Jacks Pass Road, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
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Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

This looks like a really nice place to eat out, and the staff are friendly. However, it's quite a bit more expensive than the other restaurants locally. I'll go another time and let you know if it's worth the extra!

1  Thank Sarra H
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

Went for brunch, two couples, we hadn't booked and the cafe was full. The staff were very accomodating and even shifted tables around so that we could have brunch there. Between us we had latte's, the burrito, the eggs benedict, and the French Toast- one...More

Thank Allie H
Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

We visited here yesterday for a quick coffee but saw the cabinet food and stayed for a bite. Hubby had a salmon roulade and i a salad filled croissant. They were yummy and we remembered a message from our older children to go for brunch...More

1  Thank marie206
Reviewed August 2, 2017 via mobile

Certainly worth dropping in for breakfast. We were walking the streets wondering where everyone was until we walked into Powehouse Cafe. Seems to be the go to cafe for Hamner Springs breakfast. I just had the muesli but was nice and healthy and a generous...More

Thank Kushla R
Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

I would highly recommend to anyone to come and enjoy your yummy breakfast, would have to be one of the most amazing breakfasts Iv ever eaten and will def be back for seconds tomorrow.

Thank HMP29895
Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

By far the best breakfast I have ever had! See you tomorrow morning to enjoy your delicious food all over again!!

Thank nicolefiona2016
Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

Yum!! My friend and I went here for lunch and the food was amazing! Delicious chai latte too, best I've ever tried. It was very easy to eat real food and catered for all Dietary requirements!

Thank Vic902
Reviewed July 25, 2017 via mobile

We both had a full cooked breakfast.. delicious and a good size. The young man who served us was delightful..very friendly and accommodating. Only issue was our table in the corner of the room was tiny..hard to have all our food and teapots etc on..and...More

Thank Kim H
Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

Coffee was pretty good, and service as well. As regulars, we now find the food to be missing the X factor that PH used to have. It's still good, but not very good, and little things like very small portions of avocado, and undercooked bacon,...More

Thank Zippynobungle
Reviewed July 21, 2017 via mobile

We arrived near the end of service - our food was okay - unfortunately not living up to other reviews we had read before deciding this was our lunch destination. 1 meal thoroughly enjoyed was the salmon risotto. However greasy bacon not cooked properly in...More

Thank Smods5
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  • 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
Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
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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