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Mrs Clarks @ The Crib Cafe

135 Palmerston Street, Riverton 9822, New Zealand
+64 3-234 8600
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (9 reviews)
“pizza” (9 reviews)
“pancakes” (7 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
135 Palmerston Street, Riverton 9822, New Zealand
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Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a quick coffee and a muffin with a group of friends visiting from Wellington. Order took an age to arrive but was good but not long finished then the guy behind the till suddenly barks "We are closed we have things to...More

2  Thank jamiee392
Reviewed October 6, 2017 via mobile

The salmon was freshly smoked and the eggs were amazing. Best breakfast in a long time. Great coffee too.

Thank kyliebulling
Reviewed August 21, 2017

a very nice and eclectic cafe on the main street of a lovely riverside town. The staff were lovely and keen to chat to us, and food was incredible.

Thank Hamish S
Reviewed August 16, 2017

and lovely food at this historic cafe. Packed with locals - which is always a good sign. We had a lovely breakfast. The sweet treats were good also. The service was polite and fast. The historic decor fasinating.

Thank mariajcunningham
Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

Went for a coffee and breakfast. Young assistant keen to take order but found her a little condescending. Was looking for some flexibility in the breakfast menu as hubby didn't want eggs but was keen to order bacon etc. Felt we were inconveniencing her rather...More

2  Thank dillydally22
Reviewed July 20, 2017

You know a place is good when it's packed with locals on a quiet winter day, and so it was when I had lunch at The Crib Cafe. I understand why - great food and drinks, homemade bread, great vegetarian options - something for everyone....More

Thank USExPatInNZ
Reviewed June 30, 2017

What a cute, warm cafe--so inviting and welcoming! And the food totally matched the atmosphere! The food was just delicious, nicely plated, and the menu was inspired! We will be back!!!!

Thank jnbGeorgia
Reviewed May 12, 2017

As well as a great breakfast spot for us when we are in Riverton, The Crib does burger and pizza night Friday and Saturday. Tried it tonight, perfect burger, would rate on my best burger ever list.

Thank grant550
Reviewed May 3, 2017

went there for brunch on a sunday, I had the Blue Cod Fish cakes, thought it was a bit pricey for just two fishcakes & a salad, but it WAS delicious!!!! Everyone at our table were happy with their meals, so would definately go again!!!

Thank Tanya T
Reviewed April 23, 2017 via mobile

Lovely coffee, yummy muffins, lots of blueberries. Again mug provided for coffee. 9 1/2 out of 10. Unusual cafe, quirky and interesting.

Thank Grannybee1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, 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 - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 Palmerston Street, Riverton 9822, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Riverton
  • Phone Number: +64 3-234 8600
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The big torquiose building on the main street brings you the award winning, Mrs Clark's Cafe. Open 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch and everything in between! Serving Havana Coffee (Welly) in the best possible manner, just for you. Fresh, fast and funky with an atmosphere not to be missed.
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