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Table Talk Cafe

$$ - $$$
Cafe, New Zealand, British
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76 Main Street, Gore 9710, New Zealand
+64 3-208 7110
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Beechgrove, Tennessee
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354 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a tour that stopped for lunch in Gore, we wandered about for a few minutes and noted a fair number of people entering Table Talk Cafe, so we decided to follow along, viewing it as sort of a local recommendation. One of our party ordered a milk shake and when it was presented, it was in a large mug... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

After cod at various places from Kaka Point, Bluff and Stewart Island, this was the best. Lovely light batter and really fresh fish.

Thank tuist45
Sydney, Australia
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

We picked this cafe because it hard a large patronage and I understand why, the coffee was great and the food nice and fresh. There was no rush to leave the cafe and the staff were friendly. It appears everyone there loves where they work and it is reflected in the food and cafe atmosphere. It was an enjoyable stop... More 

Thank Bridget W
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215 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

We were a hungry family of six, and everyone got a good deal: the bacon and eggs for the kids, the cod for their parents, and the soup of the day and the salmon fillet for the grandparents. Topped off with top quality New Zealand berry juice, and predictably excellent coffee, everyone left happy. There may be others of similar... More 

Thank HunterBloemfontein
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Favourite cafe in Gore. Food is always super quick out even when the cafe is full. Keep on doing what you're doing guys love it! Xxx

Thank Happydays1011
Tamworth, Australia
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Bustling and busy this seemed like the place to go for lunch. Loud environment as many people and all talking loudly in order to be heard. Service reasonably prompt considering how busy they were. The Salmon tasted divine and had a lovely flavour but was a little dry as it was overcooked. Salad was fresh and well dressed.

Thank JanelleandMark
Gore, New Zealand
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

This is very popular with locals and visitors. It is always busy at lunch times and after school,you can read the paper and relax inside or out

Thank mauricejean
South Island, New Zealand
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257 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Answer Yes. The food was really good. Fast to the table and reasonably priced. This is a large Cafe for such a small town yet there were lots in there. Only comment I have is that the lady serving could have been a little less surly. Maybe she had had a bad day.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Good food nice staff great hot drinks and it is very clean so need a place to eat go to table talk it great

Thank davesta 2
Brisbane, Australia
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89 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

This is a nice little place very friendly staff . Good food Really good coffee . They have a selection of sandwiches cakes and cooked foods .

Thank Kenny R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$14
Cafe, New Zealand, British
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 76 Main Street, Gore 9710, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Gore
  • Phone Number: +64 3-208 7110

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?