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Powerhouse Cafe

8 Jacks Pass Road, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
+64 3-315 5252
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8 Jacks Pass Road, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Powerhouse is open Friday and Saturday nights. The food is great. Try the slow cooked lamb which needs to be preordered. The chef is wonderful and the atmosphere cosy and friendly.

Thank ChildersS
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great for a quick snack and coffee. Indoor and outdoor seating with sun shade, very close to thermal pools and other attractions

Thank Kirklandneuk2000
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Good cafe and coffee. Nice location. Service OK Also purchased some food to have later which was also enjoyable. Expect the Powerhouse to be busy - we got the last table at around 10:30am

Thank phantomhq
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great food, well presented with substantial portions. Friendly service. We sat outside beside the outdoor heater which was lovely in cooler weather.

Thank Tim A
Reviewed 6 days ago

Thanks to Trip Advisor, we headed off the Main Street to Powerhouse for breakfast. Great food, nice courtyard and generous servings. Would visit again.

Thank RAR1962
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Breakfast here is truly incredible. Loved the food. Absolutely loved it. Delicious and satisfying. Well worth the prices. Pancakes were fantastic, so was the burrito, and chilla!!!

Thank Ankit C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Big portions, short on taste. Eggs bene was swimming in sauce. Breakfast was tasteless. Overpriced for what it was. Coffee was ok nothing to shout about

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best place in Hanmer for brunch. Quick service, delicious food and good coffee! Eggs Bene is the best I've had!!

Thank alexiawilliams
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once we found this place in Hanmer Springs we found it very hard to go anywhere else. Food was yummy and very well presented. Lovely coffee.

Thank barbaraglenday
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped off for coffee and chose an almond shortbread, even though we were just going to get a drink. Very tasty indeed!

Thank ElspethSurrey
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Jacks Pass Road, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Hanmer Springs
  • Phone Number: +64 3-315 5252
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