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The Magpie Cafe - CLOSED

158 North Road, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
+64 3-215 8822
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good7%
  • Average7%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible35%
4 May 2016
“Really gone downhill”
27 Apr 2016
Restaurant Hours Closed
Cafe, European, Contemporary
158 North Road, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

Since my last visit It has changed hand twice apparently which the waitress grumpily told me when asking if hey still do daily specials. Terrible veggie burger my mum order was2hash Browns slammed together in a bun served with chips? (Not what menu stated) So...More

Thank 133stephanie
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

Very dirty scummy looking pie cabinet and just grubby looking in general,terrible coffee,toilets out of soap and hand towels would not recommend to anyone if I owners should be ashamed.

Thank O5352CUlisah
Reviewed 18 January 2016

Popped in for a coffee and snack.Staff need coffee training and food was uninspired. Very average.Lift your game Magpie!

Thank sallysmall
Reviewed 4 October 2015

Excellent coffee and a mouth watering array of cakes and other treats. Don't go here if you're in a hurry; despite this the service was pleasant and relaxed.

Thank barneymark
Reviewed 31 July 2015

this place is obviously run by people who don't know a thing about the industry. Stay away!!! there is not a thing nice about this please I feel sorry for the staff working there - just look at the last few reviews, don't waste your...More

Thank MarkWik
Reviewed 5 July 2015

2014/2015 have seen this place go to the dog house with new owners twice, the staff are under trained, the setup is sparse and lacking in quality, food is now terrible and over priced, professional barista training is also a must nowadays especially since your...More

5  Thank JaneYellowrock
Reviewed 8 November 2014

Popped in for coffee and cake. The building is very cute, with some parking.The waitress was very pleasant and welcoming. Whilst the cake was lovely the hot chocolate was bland and tasteless. Ok, but nothing special. And please stop putting ice sugar on the napkin,...More

Thank JandDinNZ
Reviewed 2 October 2014

Used to come here a lot before the own opened up a new cafe/resteraunt in town. The place has gone downhill! Chatting to some customers next round who warned us if a big wait for food and coffee. They weren't wrong 40 mins for a...More

1  Thank 133stephanie
Reviewed 10 May 2014 via mobile

Popped in here for a quick bite to eat. Service is personable but not amazing. Minimal menu and quite pricey for bland food. I had to pasta. Wouldn't go back

Thank gertiepooha
Reviewed 29 October 2013

Have been to Magpie a couple of occasions and the food is always so fresh and service excellent. Highly recommend for lunch, brunch or coffee.

Thank GayeRobyn
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Restaurant Details

Cafe, European, Contemporary
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 158 North Road, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Invercargill
  • Phone Number: +64 3-215 8822
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