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“Great spot for lunch”
Review of Powerhouse Cafe

Powerhouse Cafe
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed October 8, 2013

We had just finished at the pools and dropped in for lunch. The kids enjoyed the food and service. We enjoyed the setting and atmosphere.

Thank Jasenzl
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Reviewed October 5, 2013

Went for lunch on Saturday. Ordered a chicken Caesar salad and burger.
Burger was ok but the bun was soggy. The Caesar salad was the worst I've had. Looked a mess, way too much bacon and odd tasting 'garlic' croutons. The chicken was the worst bit. Lots of brown meat, skin and a large bone.
The wine we ordered was ok but tiny measures and at $9+ would have liked a bit more.....
Used to love this place but will not be going back as its lost its charm and certainly wouldn't recommend to friends.

Thank Tracy M
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Reviewed September 30, 2013

Liked: Good coffee, substantial breakfast meals with good options in the cabinet. The cook was obliging and friendly as were most staff.

Disliked: Person who served us, when we asked if we could have our coffees before our meals, she told us there were plenty in the queue and you'll have to wait........take a chill pill, we were only asking.....

1  Thank wideyedkiwi
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Reviewed September 28, 2013

We had lunch at the Powerhouse. Great variety of food - both on the menu and in the cabinet. Food was excellent, service was okay. Staff seemed a little confused about what we had ordered, and then we got our food in "shifts". Apart from this, highly recommend. Great coffee as well.

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Thank Samantha M
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Reviewed September 21, 2013

Loved the setting and busy atmosphere here; cabinet food looked amazing and I would have photographed it except three big guys parked themselves in front of it on a little table for the whole of our breakfast!
Coffees were industrial strength; eggs and toast arrived quickly and tasted great. Prices were Hanmer-high but given the stream of hip looking people through the door, obviously not a discouraging factor for regulars!
Would have loved to try the Saturday night black board menu which looked delicious, but being so tiny the place was already booked out for the night by the time I realised evening dining was an option.

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Thank Coastfans
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