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The Courthouse Cafe

11 Elizabeth Street, Collingwood 7073, New Zealand
+64 3-524 8194
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (34 reviews)
“soup” (5 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Hours
Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
11 Elizabeth Street, Collingwood 7073, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful old building so well restored in an attractive, low key and relaxed little village. Great atmosphere, good food and coffee!

Thank janp356
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had breakfast at The Courthouse, fast friendly service, great food and coffee. We sat outside, it was a bit nippy but worth it. The sounds of birds were all around us, very peaceful. I highly recommend coming here if you're staying on or passing...More

Thank angelC3476SL
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Good food and service in a quaint location.Coffee, tea and light meals on offer. The steak and mushroom pie is my pick. You can’t really go wrong with this cafe

Thank wilfredog
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

We dropped in for a coffee which was great. The display cabinet enticed my friend to buy the chocolate cake. We shared the cake and it was divine. Kylie was a wonderful host. A very enjoyable experience.

Thank Ollyinport
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Bit late but had a glorious chicken meal here 16 years ago.A friend went a few years ago and texted us from the Cafe and said our recommendation was spot on.Just telling a client who is off to the Soth Island next week to eat...More

Thank johncu2013
Reviewed 7 August 2018

The old courthouse is one of the few old buildings in Collingwood which survived the many big fires who went through the town. It still has it’s character and the people are really nice as well. Great spot to relax in or outside. Good food...More

Thank mhhrocourt
Reviewed 16 July 2018

The fare is good mid-range price food; the pies have crisp pastry and are tasty and well-filled with quality ingredients. The coffee was a tasteless and poor quality.

Thank Aulestes
Reviewed 29 May 2018

We stopped for a hearty breakfast before heading off on the Heaphy Track. The coffee was so good we had another! The food was delicious, the owner was welcoming and friendly, the atmosphere was great. Loved the retro collection of crockery! Great food, great service,...More

Thank NellM81
Reviewed 23 May 2018

The weather had started to pack up as we arrived in Collingwood so first impressions of the place was not great. We were about to depart and this place was spotted so decided to stop for a pit stop! The place is lovely and even...More

Thank PaulM13013
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Lovely welcoming staff served a wonderful lunch, ample parking around the Courthouse Cafe. Appreciated the historic environment.

Thank Christine H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$14
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Elizabeth Street, Collingwood 7073, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Golden Bay  >  Collingwood
  • Phone Number: +64 3-524 8194
The Courthouse Cafe is open 6 days a week, from 8am-4pm. Closed Wednesdays. Open Thursday and Saturday nights from 5-8pm for Takeaway Gourmet Pizzas.
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