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Walnut Cottage Cafe - CLOSED

265 Arrowtown-Lake Hayes Road, Arrowtown 9371, New Zealand
+64 3-442 1090
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“cakes” (9 reviews)
“lake hayes” (11 reviews)
“tasty things” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
265 Arrowtown-Lake Hayes Road, Arrowtown 9371, New Zealand
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch on Valentines Day for the first time since the change of ownership and rebuild. Ordered the lamb shoulder and roast beetroot side salad which is served on a platter. Suggested serving is for two hungry people but is enough for three....More

1  Thank Adventurer62
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Another place that I can't stop going back to, it feels like home from the minute you walk thru the doors. Gorgeous food, great sized portions, excellent service and the best coffee. This hidden little treasure is worth searching for and not that hard to...More

1  Thank Amanda B
Reviewed 3 January 2017

A delicious breakfast on our way to Wanaka. The smoked tomatoes absolutely topped my breakfast off, so yummy. Heaps of tasty things to try. Beautiful seating outside on a crisp morning.

Thank Toni W
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Was it Arrowtown or here? This place wins hands down. I had the lemon tart with a mocha. Wife the chocolate cheese cake. Both had berries and cream on the side. Yum yum. Sat outside on a pre spring day.

Thank Voodles
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

This cafe is really a cottage along a country road near Lake Hayes. Serves a very large cooked breakfast until 3pm, triple of everything, eggs, bacon, sausages, etc (see photo). The cakes are also good, especially the lemon meringue. Go there when really hungry.

Thank skisg
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Nice quaint cottage, Very nice scones anfd coffee is good, very friendly staff, beautiful setting, a nice place to drop in for a quick bite and coffee.

Thank L1z65
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Nice venue in an old cottage on the Lake Hayes/Arrowtown road. I normally stop in here for a takeaway coffee but recently stopped for lunch and the Gado Gado salad which was superb. I understand one of the owners is Indonesian so that accounts for...More

Thank TheHighlander2015
Reviewed 9 June 2016

I love this place. It is just so quaint, the staff are always so friendly and i love that you can sit in the cottage & also around in their gardens. A really nice place to go and relax with friends in the sunshine. Best...More

Thank teeksseeks27
Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

Easy to miss, but worth turning around! Hidden little cafe with yum coffee and the most impressive lemon meringue pie! Ok it looked better than it tasted (still yummy!), but sometimes eyes need to be spoiled too! Location is next to road so can be...More

Thank Thenewexplorer
Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

We lved the seafood chowder so much we went back a second time. Beautiful garden setting, great service and well priced. Would recommend very highly

Thank Jane C
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 265 Arrowtown-Lake Hayes Road, Arrowtown 9371, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Arrowtown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-442 1090
  • E-mail
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