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Table Talk Cafe

Cafe, New Zealand, European, British
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76 Main Street, Gore 9710, New Zealand
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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109 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had some good coffee from here, good consistency. Fantastic menu selection and very reasonable prices! Never worry about trying to find a seat as there are so many to choose from!

Thank l0ve2eat-86
Alexandra, New Zealand
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47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

As a general rule, we stop at the Table Talk for lunch as we pass through Gore. We normally bacon, eggs & hash browns. They would have the best bacon we have tasted anywhere. Staff are always pleasant and service is always great.

Thank BazilBrush
Cromwell, New Zealand
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172 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

Seafood basket and chips for me which was a bit ordinary for me. Wife had oyster soup which she said was very nice. Plenty of staff on. Coffees where nice. Thanks. Only open till 2 on a Saturday and closed on Sundays.

Thank Voodles
Cromwell, New Zealand
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

Our timing was perfect to stop for lunch. I had their oyster soup and it was yummy. Tastie and had small pieces of oysters within. Open till 5.30 week days and 2pm on Saturday. Closed Sunday. Great variety of food available and busy with locals but plenty of staff to keep up. Good value. We come here often when passing... More 

Thank JKLM2
Wellington, New Zealand
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

Super yummy home style baking - cheese rolls, mushroom toast baskets, chowder, and slices that were beyond wonderful. A very happy surprise, with very friendly staff. Well worth the stop.

Thank mareedNZ
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

A good selection of basic meals and cafe food and one of the well patronised places in town. Efficient, but could be more friendly and helpful yet don't let this put you off. I would go there again

Thank leslee2012
Oamaru, New Zealand
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

My wife and I visited while passing through on a Monday lunch time. Service was good and staff friendly. Not much in the pie warmer, I had a sausage roll and my wife had a small savoury. we also had a sandwitch each. Sausage roll was good wife did not like hers. Sanwitches were fresh Coffee good. We also had... More 

Thank Foxtrotter88
Sandbach, United Kingdom
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129 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

Popped in here on our way from The Catlins up to Lake Tepako. Parked right outside and were seated quickly for breakfast. Breakfast was excellent, large portions of scrambled eggs, sausages, toast, bacon. All very well cooked, piping hot and very tasty. The food was well priced for New Zealand. The cafe was clean and tidy, everyone was pleasant and... More 

Thank seanclarke
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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138 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016 via mobile

A pleasant place for a morning coffee stop Plenty of choice of sandwich cakes etc Good choice of teas and coffee Reasonably priced and do take out drinks Decor ok and speed of service were all good

Thank Martin J
Cromwell, New Zealand
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172 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

An excellent place for a coffee and cake or a lunch. Busy place with WiFi available. We stopped for morning tea with a relation that lives in the town. Clean rest rooms out the back of the cafe. An excellent blackboard menu as well as sandwiches and cakes from the cabinets.

Thank Voodles

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $14
Cafe, New Zealand, European, British
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 76 Main Street, Gore 9710, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Gore
  • Phone Number: 6432087110

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?