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“Locals favourite” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Refuel - CLOSED

Refuel
Cuisines: Cafe
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Seating
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Seating
Wanaka, New Zealand
Level Contributor
19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Locals favourite”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 14, 2013 via mobile

Located in the gorge rd retail park so just out of town but well frequented by the locals for its great self roasted coffee. Larger than life proprietor. Well worth the wee detour for amazing coffee and a breakfast roll

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank LordLenny
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17 reviews from our community

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Rating summary
    Food
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Simply good”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 11, 2013

If you want great cafe food at great prices then you want to go here. Can be noisy at times, but the atmosphere is convivial. Everything on offer is simple, fresh and good. Probably the best coffee in Queenstown - Steve (owner) roasts it himself. Muffins fresh daily, selections from the case (sweet and savory, heated on request) and good selection of hearty cooked-to order items from the blackboard.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
1 Thank FairComment888
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Level Contributor
13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Pretty tasty”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2013 via mobile

Always amusing getting a coffee from these guy's, the food is fresh and has a slight twist but my favourite is the caramel espresso milkshakes WTF they are good!!!!

    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank Lathy
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Invercargill, New Zealand
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Hmmmm”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2013

Found the guy behind the counter to be loud and a smart mouth, I'm sure he thought he was being funny. The food cabinet looked nice but the selection was limited. Felt the prices were a bit high for the portion sizes.

Visited November 2012
Helpful?
Thank kjwallace_11
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Queenstown, New Zealand
Level Contributor
25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Always a Pleasure”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2013

If you want a great coffee and have a great laugh with Steve and his staff then this is the place to go. Always good banter going on and brings a smile to my face whenever I step in the door and greeted by the big man. Oh the food is good too. Pet friendly too. Always a pleasure Steve

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank Shanewild
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