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“Amazing food” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Last Light Cafe

Last Light Cafe
Ranked #1 of 3 Restaurants in Tuatapere
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $23
Cuisines: Cafe, New Zealand, European
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: We have a passion for food and flavour... Fantastic coffee, hearty breakfasts, yum lunches and many delicious home baked goodies. The menu covers many aspects of cuisine : gluten free, vegetarian, international tastes with fusion styles and classic dishes made with quality kiwi products.
Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand
1 review
“Amazing food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 28, 2013

Had BLT with wedges well presented and tasted great!, Banana smoothy I highly recommend!!! then a smooth mocha to finish, will travel from invercargill for such a great experience.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Jason P
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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Wellington, New Zealand
Level Contributor
9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Tuatapere's top restaurant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 25, 2013

Fabulous food and drink, varied menu and super friendly staff. This is THE place to stay and dine while in Tuatapere. None of the other local establishments even come close.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank mwrnz
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Cambridge, New Zealand
Level Contributor
46 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“they are doing everything right”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2013

We (group of 4 tramping buddies) ate here twice- a great dinner & equally great breakfast the next morning. The owner & staff were terrific- welcoming & friendly. Home-made jams & relishes, muffins, excellent food (I had the Asian pork belly) & comfortable warm environment (yes it was a bit chilly even though it was February!)
This is light years ahead of anything else in Tuatapere- even if you're not staying there, go eat there!

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank jvrnz
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“welcome port in a storm”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2013

We found the last light cafe by accident on route to Invercargill on the southern scenic route. The rain was pouring and the wind was blowing but we received a genuinely warm welcome from the owner/barrista. Great choice of menu we just had snacks garlic bread , fries and a toasted Sammy but all delicious and well presented.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Marion W
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Dunedin, New Zealand
Level Contributor
19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Last Light Cafe”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2012

Enjoyed a meal last weekend, with a group of friends.

Started off with the good folk coming to pick us up from our lodgings and made two trips to get us all to the venue.

We have an excellent meal and were very well looked after.

I can recommend the whitebait. It was offered as a starter but we asked for it as a main and they obliged.

Would definately go there for a meal when the opportunity arises

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank catwatching
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