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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” (17 reviews)
“carrot cake” (12 reviews)
“seafood chowder” (20 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
256 Niagara Waikawa Road, Niagara 9884, New Zealand
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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Whilst there was no sign of anything resembling a waterfall to be seen (apparently a local joke) and was unassuming from outside this cafe offered a very welcoming stay with a variety of food offerings from substantial to snacks. The business also sold all sorts...More

Thank Chapps1956
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Absolutely inedible food! Chicken salad bad. Pork sandwich, pasta , burger all bad! Liked the decor though. Had been to the one in Disney and loved it but we were very disappointed.

Thank LaurelWimer
Reviewed 17 April 2018

It’s a nice cafe with a homelike feel when you walk in through the gates and garden. Once you are in the cafe , you will be surprised how big it is inside with lots of tables and chairs. We had a cup of coffee...More

Thank Jjasg10
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Great food, location and atmosphere with plenty of space inside and out, though it is a bit on the pricey side. I imagine the latter is to be expected though, given the general price levels in New Zealand and the fact it is in the...More

Thank Marta D
Reviewed 9 March 2018

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 8 March 2018

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 5 March 2018

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 22 February 2018

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 20 February 2018

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 13 February 2018

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
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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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, 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
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