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Powerhouse Cafe

8 Jacks Pass Road, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
+64 3-315 5252
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Cafe, 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

A busy morning when we visited for breakfast. What a slick operation! All staff were efficient and at the top of their game, food was great, tables cleared quickly. Good coffee. Highly recommend this cute cafe.

Thank Loulou5069
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wauw, a good latte! I did not had a good one for days! (Have to admit being a real coffee snob). We ordered cake for the kids (slices), a muffin and carrot cake. Carrot cake was covered wirh nuts and the filling was absolute stunning....More

Thank moverweel
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Popped in for a family breakfast. The range of options was pretty good ... although a simple croissant option (for slightly fussy kids) might be useful. Although cool, we sat outside as the inside area was packed but we were served quickly. My wife enjoyed...More

Thank spraggbj
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

More a breakfast and lunch place but the do dinners on Fri/Sat which is what we went for. Service was excellent and tge food was superb. Veggies are priced in the meals which is great. The lamb shoulder was delicious. Not sure how they cater...More

Thank Bagster8660
Reviewed 1 week ago

We struggled a bit to find it, although that was probably our fault. It's just off the main street in town. Loved the baked goods and long blacks we ordered. Our cashier had just finished making from scratch the raspberry muffin topped with rhubarb that...More

Thank Scott B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great real food awesome organic coffee wine list. Went everyday while in hamner springs. Wow enjoyed everything we ate. Homemade scones cakes just like grandma made.

Thank Donna P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Being coffee snobs, we were simply after a fantastic take away coffee! We were stoked with our choice. Lovely, lovely service and a friendly relaxed vibe! Delicious rhubarb and apple muffins also. If you're chasing good coffee - Here is your place!

Thank Peacys
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My one breakfast/brunch treat I allow myself every trip to Hanmer and it never disappoints. My hubby NEVER eats breakfast but after trying mine once he has had this every trip too.

Thank Chch101
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

See the attached photos of what we had ordered - French Toast and Eggs Benedict. The quality and quantity was superb (I ended up eating half of my partners French Toast for her) Great indoor/outdoor eating; good breakfast/brunch/lunch menus as well as homemade food cabinet.

Thank Keith C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here twice and coffees and muffin excellent. Good service. Friendly service. Lovely weather.

Thank Dennis R
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Restaurant Details

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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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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