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Niagara Falls Cafe

256 Niagara Waikawa Road, Niagara 9884, New Zealand
+64 3-246 8577
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb burger” (13 reviews)
“seafood chowder” (22 reviews)
“carrot cake” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
256 Niagara Waikawa Road, Niagara 9884, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to this cafe to enjoy a breakfast/brunch, driven by our wish to support local businesses in the neighborhood of NZ Motor Caravan Association parks (there is a NZMCA overnight parking opposite the river). Unfortunately, our meals were thoroughly disappointing: we both selected the...More

Thank Uhuru966
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very tasty lunch and break from windy and wet weather at the Niagara Falls cafe. Our lamb burgers were fresh and very tasty. Only disappointment was that free WiFi was no longer available.

Thank 987carita
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely warm, inviting café where were looked after so well. My friend is in a wheel chair and the staff came out to help to bring her into the café ( rain and all). The food was delicious and fresh. Thank you for making...More

Thank Margie2e
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Revisited this cafe after a long gap just for lunch and really enjoyed the service and the food. lovely food served by very welcoming staff.

Thank Brian080518
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just had coffee which was very good. Lovely location. The food looked very tempting. Shame it doesn't open in the evenings.

Thank john_ivycottage
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good rustic cafe with a homely feeling. Coffee was excellent but the highlight for me was their date scones which I had one day and just had to go back the next for another.

Thank Jeanette S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gorgeous cafe in the middle of nowhere - great baking, wonderful coffee, beautiful surrounds and very friendly staff- definately not to be missed if you are in the Catlins!

Thank Jo C
Reviewed 11 February 2018

This pleasant corner of paradise situated in the southern Catlins offers a good range of food in an area lacking almost entirely of cafes or restaurants. It has a lovely garden with outdoor seating, or cool indoor tables should you wish a more protected experience....More

Thank Nigel T
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

This is a gorgeous cafe off the main road. We made sure to stop here on our way to and from Kaka Point. I had no doubt the best chocolate brownie of my life. So moist and chocolately, it blew my mind!! And I've sure...More

Thank Gina C
Reviewed 4 February 2018

We visited Niagara Falls Cafe on a beautiful summers day. The garden setting is delightful and we all enjoyed a delicious brunch. Plenty of outside tables and umbrellas. Servings are very generous and great coffee. We will certainly return when we re visit the beautiful...More

Thank Sharon H
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5 August 2016|
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Response from figjam_31 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, can't remember the opening hours but their number is listed - give them a call
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 256 Niagara Waikawa Road, Niagara 9884, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Niagara
  • Phone Number: +64 3-246 8577
  • E-mail
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