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Beechwoods Cafe

32 Waller Street, Murchison 7007, New Zealand
+64 3-523 9571
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible7%
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“sandwiches” (15 reviews)
“ice cream” (5 reviews)
“cheeseburger” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
32 Waller Street, Murchison 7007, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We have stopped at Beechwoods very many times on our road trips South from Nelson. Unfortunately is is not able to cope with the huge increase in custom resulting from the closure of the Kaikoura coastal highway. The food looks very appetizing and was all...More

Thank JohnandTracy_L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I Called past here to have some lunch, decided on ham sandwiches and coffees, and a muffin, the sandwiches were a disappointment- no mustard and only one side of the bread was buttered, mentioned this to the staff member that served us,...More

Thank sueh526
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went in here after a long detour of about 300k because of road closures due to repairs as a consequence of earthquakes. Nice cup of coffee and cake. Toilets clean nice staff. Bought a bottle of Orange squash and left it on the table .Couldnt...More

Thank Spud C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have had many good breakfasts here over the past few years. This time the bacon was plentiful , but stewed rather than cooked. The eggs were almost cold in the middle and the coffee was luke warm.... Will try elsewhere in the future

Thank 183foodie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for an early breakfast en route to Old Ghost Road. I had bacon and scrambled eggs - a bit over cooked but helped by a generous portion of bacon. The coffee was ok. All an all a good way to start the day....More

Thank TravelDudes555
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Conveniently position on the main road into Murchison from the South is this busy eatery. Plenty of parking, good selection of cabinet and menu food and full cafe drinks like teas, coffees, soft drinks etc. We had chicken fried rice, toasted sandwiches and a Moroccon...More

Thank Old V
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Large selection of food - sandwiches, pies, cakes, also larger meals from the kitchen, icecream. Large parking area. Plenty of tables inside. Good coffee. Popular stop for bus tours.

Thank Helen C
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Not sure what more I can say except this was about the worst coffee we’ve ever had in New Zealand if you took your instant hotel coffee and added hot water this is probably about what you would get. My suggestion is to skip the...More

Thank William F
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Came here today for lunch with friends, only one person on till (there are 2 tills), queue out the door as 2x buses have arrived. The girl on the till was not friendly and when ordered a monteiths cider was given another brand, didn’t ask...More

2  Thank CarlyD89
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We stopped off at this cafe on our way from Nelson to Punakaiki and the home baking Was superb, namely the cheese scone and the muesli bar. The staff were also very good.

Thank DavidMay1945
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$14
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 Waller Street, Murchison 7007, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Murchison
  • Phone Number: +64 3-523 9571
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Cafe/Restaurant providing takeaway cabinet food and drinks as well as sit down meals. Suits travellers for convenient quick service, and large car park facilities on the main road.
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