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Provisions of Arrowtown Cafe

) #7 of 27 Restaurants in Arrowtown $$ - $$$ Cafe, , Healthy
Centennial Ave, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (16 reviews)
“sticky buns” (110 reviews)
“lemon curd” (5 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Centennial Ave, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

its a must in arrowtown.. we did not that we were just on time to taste some of the stickybuns. i heard it usually is out of stock. lucky us!!! you should try it with flat white or maybe just coffee!! good wifi connection too..

Thank jonibok
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Just had a great brunch here. Initially we thought the menu did not cater well for gluten free with only one item armed as such but actually almost everything could be gluten free. We would recommend this place for great food and suggest they add...More

Thank Graeme M
Reviewed 6 days ago

OK, so they run out of sticky buns pretty early. That's because they are just that good. Find something else in the case..it will be good too, because everything is. If you are in the mood, the muesli is outstanding, right up there with Shaky...More

Thank ChicagoMarc
Hal S, Owner at Provisions of Arrowtown Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Firstly our sincere apologies for the popularity of our sticky buns and the fact they were sold out on the day you visited Provisions of Arrowtown, we do try very hard to keep up with demand for these sweet little morsels. Secondly thank you for...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was so delicious and the service was absolutely amazing. It's a cozy little cafe with a intimate atmosphere - highly recommended.

Thank J1092BZmb
Hal S, Owner at Provisions of Arrowtown Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so very much for sharing this fantastic review. We really try our hardest to provide wonderful food and service to our lovely customers.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great find small cafe with awesome food and coffee ! Friendly staff and relaxed atmosphere! Loved the serving size and gardens.

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Three of us had lunch. The cafe filled and emptied very quickly. The service was very warm and friendly making you feel right at home. It can be a little crowded but that is okay. The food was excellent with fresh ingredients and great taste....More

Thank BrisbaneProteus
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely spot offering some peace away from the busy main streets of Arrowtown. Hot smoked salmon sandwich was delicious. Only negative was that the staff seemed rather harassed so not the usual warm kiwi welcome.

Thank EmmaHump
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I've reviewed here before and glad to say it's just as homely and divine.we ordered tomatoes and coriander soup which was just lovely with home made crusty bread and of course a sticky bun.You can't go wrong eating anywhere in arrowtown and Provisions is no...More

Thank Lisa O
Hal S, Owner at Provisions of Arrowtown Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review & so pleased you enjoyed your lunch at Provisions. We have an amazing team who genuinely enjoy looking after our customers.

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Arrow town is super cute and this cafe is a gem! We stopped here for brekkie and it was SO GOOD! The service was great, and the food was so yummy, perfect to warm up from the rain and sleet outside. The baked goods all...More

Thank Veryaislinn
Hal S, Owner at Provisions of Arrowtown Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you for your lovely comments & so glad you enjoyed your breakfast with us at Provisions. Next time come for lunch as we have delicious winter lunch offerings as well. Jane

Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Booked here for breakfast during our stay in Queenstown 20 minute trip from Queenstown to the delightful historical town of Arrowtown Provisions carried on the delight of our visit with its charm and old fashioned service that is almost as historical as the town Nothing...More

Thank DavidvPerth
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Centennial Ave, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Arrowtown
  • Phone Number: 034420714
Housed in a historic cottage in pictuesque Arrowtown, the Cafe serves as a bakery and coffee shop serving savoury and sweet pies, sandwiches and hot dishes. It is licensed serving local Central Otago wines.
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