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Stationhouse Cafe

40 Koe Street | Moana, Moana 7845, New Zealand
+64 3-738 0158
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible10%
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“soup” (4 reviews)
“turbot” (2 reviews)
“lake brunner” (13 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 AM - 8:30 PMAll hours
Cafe, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
40 Koe Street | Moana, Moana 7845, New Zealand
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped in on our way back to Canterbury just wanted a coffee i had looked on google and website said they were open from 9.30am and it was 9.40 when i opened the door and a guy yelled we are not open no hi or...More

Thank jam3030
Reviewed 5 October 2017

At first, on seeing this old fashioned country cafe almost full, then another large busload disgorging another 20 customers, we nearly got back in the car to drive on. Despite one of the large parties being unexpected, the staff managed very well. Somehow we were...More

Thank Dojii
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch on our way north to Picton. Interior a bit dated, but service and food were both good. Nice photos on the wall showing history of the area. Bet this is a popular spot in the summer!

Thank 26lv
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Worth a visit just for the views across Lake Brunner, plus the bonus of enjoying a nice meal or coffee and cake, either way youll enjoy it. Moana is a destination visit, but well worth the effort on a sunny day. You look across the...More

2  Thank Antony602016
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Warm welcome, delicious meal, Winter meal fantastic value, great chat with generous hosts, brought some beautiful hand knitted hats & bootees. A delightful stop, we will definitely be back

Thank Joss M
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Had tea last night here for a mid winter Xmas dinner buffet that Jan and Pete put on. Meat was cooked beautifully - could not fault it

Thank CarlyD89
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Thank you for a wonderful meal and friendly service. Your new winter special is fantastic value and the food was wonderful, great wine selection and fantastic coffee - gotta buy the macadamia brittle you'll be back for more!

Thank Darren I
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Meal & service was excellent. As we were the only ones when we first arrived the owners sat with us & told us about life at Lake Brunner. very nice couple & nothing was an issue. As the wife is a Celiac most of the...More

Thank gusgus2016
Reviewed 30 April 2017

A large group of us stopped here for lunch. The middle aged women was clearly having a bad day. When she bought the food out simply slammed plates on table and walked off. When one of our party took it upon herself to get more...More

2  Thank harvarddriver2016
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Amazing blue sky autumn day and the view over lake Bruner is stunning. We are right opposite the train station so you would have seen the cafe from the alpine express if you had torn your eyes away from the lake 😀 In for a...More

Thank onerosenz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
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Kids, View
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
9:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Koe Street | Moana, Moana 7845, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  West Coast Region  >  Moana
  • Phone Number: +64 3-738 0158
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Great views of Lake Brunner. Indoor and outdoor seating. Three hour stop over on the trans alpine train. Full Bar. Open at 9am for Breakfast, lunch, dinner and morning and afternoon tea. Great Coffee and Tea. Variety of muffins and scones. Close to some gret walks in Moana
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