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The Tin Goose

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Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free, European
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22 Centennial Avenue,, Alexandra, New Zealand
3-448 5995
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Cromwell, New Zealand
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The service is better. Some staff can be downright rude but things better lately. Coffee is ok and the food is good and at times inventive.

Thank nats502
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Had a bunch of hot drinks and some muffins driving through from Dunedin, everything tasted really good and service was friendly. Would have preferred my Chai latte in a mug but I'll ask for that next time ;-)

Thank Martinette G
Lake Macquarie, Australia
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316 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

We dined here twice and we would happily do I again. This smallish café is on the state highway leading to Queenstown and directly opposite the park containing the fascinating museum. Dining can be inside or out and on both occasions we found the café to be popular. The reasons are clear. Good coffee and some amazing food choices. The... More 

Thank JANDK2265
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Been there for a lunch after a long week of work, we discovered a small place with a respectable variety of meals, deserts and drinks. We both chose a sandwich which seemed classical but they surprised us with a nice way to present it. Chocolate milk shake was really worth the price. We wouldn't have put berries in the chocolate... More 

Thank Clément V
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167 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for a bite to eat whilst passing through and was not dissapointed. We both had the build your own sandwich option which was filling and tasty.

Thank Rikt87
Singleton, Australia
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

By sheer luck my husband and I decided to stop for lunch at The Tin Goose Cafe, Alexandra, NZ. Not only was there a wide selection of delicious food on offer, the coffee and service were great. I must also say that the premises were immaculately clean, fresh and comfortable. A great cafe that I would certainly go back to.

Thank Isabella B
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

Great stop for coffee & treats. Friands on our visit were brilliant. Staff nice & friendly. All food ordered was great. Would visit again next time in town.

Thank stods
Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

Great service & food selection we where on the Bike Trail asked a local for a good place to stop for food they recommended The Tin Goose a great choice

Thank 2016kath
Queenstown, New Zealand
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90 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

Situated across the road from the information centre and museum,this is a pleasant cafe to enjoy a lunch. There is a nice range of cabinet food including famous Mouse Traps! a southern special. We chose a pumpkin with cream cheese caramelized onion,tomato slice. This was delicious,thoroughly enjoyable. Service is excellent and is well worth stopping by.for a relaxing lunch

Thank dcleghorn
New Zealand
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

Called in for coffee, ended up with the brunch pie, salmon roulade and a smoothie too. Just a quick drop in but found nice cafe, quick friendly service and tasty food at a reasonable price

Thank WalterWatney

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Centennial Avenue,, Alexandra, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Central Otago  >  Alexandra
  • Phone Number: 3-448 5995

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