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Clocktower Cafe

41 Weld Street, Hokitika 7810, New Zealand
+64 3-755 7737
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good45%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pies” (22 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (9 reviews)
“whitebait” (11 reviews)
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New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
41 Weld Street, Hokitika 7810, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Plenty of gluten free options for breakfast and open before supermarket and all other cafes to buy food for cycle trail

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank karenOc2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped there at the end of our cycle ride. Although service was a little slow as they were busy, we had great food. The scones were delicious!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank vickim0rkel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great Black and White espresso drink here. We also tried the whitebait which was also very good. Nice place and a very cool town. The Clocktower is just outside the café. Café is connected to a Jade store. Great place to stop to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Craig-World-Travelle
Reviewed 10 December 2018

Called in for a quick break and took a punt to refresh ourselves here because the place looked busy. It is not a particularly attractive building, but the staff were friendly and we were not disappointed. Tried 4 different pies from their comprehensive selection, all...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Merrvy
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

Was incredible the latte I had was amazing and I came here 3 days in a row and every time was to perfection my partner also enjoyed the Mocha the young male making the coffees and waiting is an asset to this company. We also...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Kingsreign
Reviewed 23 November 2018

I rarely give less than three stars but this place doesn't make the cut. Husband and I stopped in for lunch, thinking it would be a cute place. It wasn't. I ordered the Sunday roast sandwich, lamb on brown bread, and husband got onion soup,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank wego2places
Reviewed 8 November 2018

Just called in for a pie and coffee. Pies are homemade and well worth trying! Great coffee and friendly staff.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Paul U
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Popular place for lunch among the locals. Have the pies while you are here and if you have not tried, try the whitebait sandwich.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Tulang_B
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Staff not particularly friendly. Cabinet food looked good. I ordered eggs bene and it had so much holidaise sauce you could not see the eggs or bread. Coffee was average taste too.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Jason R
Reviewed 14 July 2018

I ordered a whitebait fritter sandwich, and it took so long arriving that my companions were making jokes about the staff going to catch the whitebait. We all got our food at odd times and the staff didn't smile or seem to care. It's a...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Selsy
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22 August 2017|
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Response from GrannieMe | Property representative |
Thank you so much for your query unfortunately at this time no I don't
8 October 2016|
Response from Bikingroy | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but open for breakfast.
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$19
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Weld Street, Hokitika 7810, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  West Coast Region  >  Hokitika
  • Phone Number: +64 3-755 7737
Awarded 'Runner up Café of the year 2012/2013 for the West Coast Region by Café Magazine. We are open 7 days from 6.30am. Situated in the main street opposite our historical "Clock Tower". Enjoy an extensive menu for Breakfast and Brunch. We have both Gluten Free and children's menus. Awesome coffee, reasonable prices and exceptional service.
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