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The Musterer's Hut Cafe

20 Ruataniwha Road, Twizel 7901, New Zealand
+64 3-435 0241
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“corn fritters” (7 reviews)
“parfait” (2 reviews)
“cakes” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
20 Ruataniwha Road, Twizel 7901, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A quirky place which despite the musterers hut decor (old tin dishes and farm equipment, galvanised iron ceiling etc) is lovely and warm with 2 roaring fires. I had a superb tomato soup and asked for and was given extra freshly toasted bread. My partner...More

Thank ciwom
Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice place to have a coffee and cake - lovely food and good service. Thank you - lovely and warm homely atmosphere.

Thank Airportguesthouse
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Great food and coffee, we arrived just before opening time and they saw us coming so opened early which was nice and not expected. Did was delusions and they were very chd friendly

Thank Nissynu
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Grabbed a coffee and a ground meat pie here when passing by this lovely little town. As a Swede I find it hard to find real good coffee in New Zealand (only referring to regular black coffee), but here they’ve got it! I had to...More

Thank SnarkyGuppy
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We were there for the LOTR tour. We had our lunch there after the tour ended. I had a soup which was really nice. The service is very good too.

Thank JaniceAuYeung
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Purchased three sandwiches, wanted a cup of hot water but was told they charge for hot water even you already made purchase.

Thank Joy J
Reviewed 12 March 2018

We stopped here before we took of for our next destination for some coffee. It was the best coffee we had on our 7 weeks trip in NZ! So if you're near Twizel, take a turn and have some coffee here. The place is just...More

Thank Jeroen B
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Not much to add really. Friendly staff serving good coffee and food. On the edge of town, but in fairly easy walking distance of the centre.

Thank JohnHerring
Reviewed 7 February 2018

Seven of us went here for lunch. All enjoyed the food, although the salmon wasn't as good as the salmon we purchased from the Mt Cook Salmon Shop. The Beef Nacho's were excellent.

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

Cool spot with a playground to entertain wee ones but we were really disappointed with the food. 2 of us opted to pay a bit extra and get corn fritters instead of a pie and they were sadly the most disappointing I've had. Rubbery and...More

Thank Angela O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Ruataniwha Road, Twizel 7901, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Mackenzie District  >  Twizel
  • Phone Number: +64 3-435 0241
  • E-mail
At The Musterer's Hut Cafe we specialize in homemade food, made fresh on the premises. Our retro themed cafe is open daily from 9am - 4pm. Relax in the sun while the kids play on our outdoor playground, or play a round of mini golf. Browse in the boutique giftshop for that unique gift. Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere, unquie decor and friendly staff - it's the place to stop in Twizel!
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