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RD2 Marahau, Motueka | Aotearoa, Abel Tasman National Park 7197, New Zealand
+64 3-527 8270
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Hadleigh, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2017 via mobile

I stopped in here when I got to the coast track and grabbed a panini to go. It was great and they even heated it for me to take away hot! The staff are super friendly, they have great coffee and even serve beer! Awesome spot!

Thank Josh R
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 24, 2017 via mobile

Tried to book a table for dinner (twice) but both times when I walked in to speak with the staff they totally ignored me. There were no other customers about. There were 4 staff behind the counter all chatting and who could clearly see I was waiting. One staff member did eventually come over but then obviously remembered something important... More 

Thank Greg M
Buckfastleigh, United Kingdom
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105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017 via mobile

Ate here twice recently- full meal before the AT walk and pizza afterwards. Both meals were delicious, especially their treatment of the green lipped mussels as a stater. And the view over the flats at the start of the walk are divine.

Thank PipPaul W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

The best food Iv ever had! Had to download the app just to say how excellent the food was! Definitely make it a stop after a big day of hiking or just go for the goods!!

Thank Brittany B
Pune, Maharashtra, India
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

The location is right at the entrance of Abel tasmac national park, so if you are planning a long trek or returning from one, this place offers good options to fill yourself up. We had veg quesadillas and sandwich , which was served along with salad. Both dishes were delicious.

Thank seema07
Winchester, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

We had green lipped mussels which were absolutely delicious. The service was brilliant being served by two charming NZ/German girls who found the time to chat to us, despite being quite busy (Halina was one of them). We were amazed at the quality of food and would recommend it highly.

Thank rosie_lusznat
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

The food is from local suppliers like the excellent mussels and the lamb shank is very good as well. We did not expect a restaurant with such good food here! It was a bit cold inside so minus 1 star for the locality but stuff was very friendly and the food very good which is most important.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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54 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

A good review in lonely planet drew us to this cafe. We decided it would be fun to splurge on breakfast after cooking in our van for a month. The coffee was good but not hot and that was the best thing about our meal. Service was slow and the food wasn't worth waiting for. I had the veggie omelet... More 

1 Thank LynneCohen
Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 5, 2016

Convenient location at the start of the Abel Tasman walk and park entrance- good food and cakes. Also does pizza

Thank Brian D
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 1, 2016

After a beautiful walk on the Coastal Trail from Anchorage to Marahau, there was the Park Cafe offering up fresh fruit ice cream - just the best thing to top off a wonderful tramp!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $22
Cafe, Pizza, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: RD2 Marahau, Motueka | Aotearoa, Abel Tasman National Park 7197, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Abel Tasman National Park
  • Phone Number: +64 3-527 8270

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