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“Great spot, great food, great staff”
Review of Stationhouse Cafe

Stationhouse Cafe
Ranked #2 of 3 Restaurants in Moana
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Great views of Lake Brunner. Indoor and outdoor seating. Three hour stop over on the trans alpine train. Full Bar. Open at 9am for Breakfast, lunch, dinner and morning and afternoon tea. Great Coffee and Tea. Variety of muffins and scones. Close to some gret walks in Moana
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Enjoyed the hospitality there for over a week and think of the staff as friends because that's what happened. The food was delicious: I enjoyed scallops, whitebait sandwiches, pork belly and so on. Main course dinner accompanied by real roast vegetables rather than boring salad whose flavour has been destroyed by too much dressing.

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Thank Koekoea
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

We stayed in Moana for a week for each of the last two years, and visited the Stationhouse Cafe nearly every day for coffee, lunch, and dinner. The view is unbeatable, a panorama of the lake ringed by mountains in all their many moods. The owners are lovely and friendly. After a few days they noticed that I only ever ordered vegetarian food, and without me saying a thing they created new veggie meals especially for me. We felt very welcome and learnt a lot about the locality from them. Food and coffee were good and the serving staff were nice too. Thanks to them all for their hospitality: the Stationhouse Cafe is definitely the icing on the cake for us when we stay in Moana.

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Thank Tauhou
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

Nice staff and a lovely lakefront posion. Food was $30-$35 for mains which is at the upper end of it's value. My wife had salmon and liked it. I had lamb rump. The vegetables with it were excellent but the lamb rump was really tough

Thank CliveP-T
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

I called in for dinner while travelling as part of a small tour group. Before eating our group enjoyed a pre-dinner drink and the view of Lake Brunner which was spectacular. My meal was excellent, the staff were attentive, helpful and professional. Our group stayed at the Lake Brunner Resort, a 5-10 walk away from the café. All in all, a very good café which I will visit again when next in the area.

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Thank Peter C
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

We have been in NZ for 3 weeks and this is by far the best cafe we have been to. I simply don't understand the negative comments. We came on Monday for morning tea and had the best fresh scone with jam and cream (they were so big we shared the scone and it was heaps), tea and coffee for less than just about anywhere else we have eaten. It was so good we ignored the weather warnings re ex-cyclone Gita and came up on Tuesday for breakfast. We had the full breakfast (under $18.50) and the french toast ($15.50). Both were really nice and the coffee was excellent. The staff were not only friendly, but the owners were also very chatty. All I can say is well done and keep up the good work

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Thank Jenkei132
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