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The Courthouse Cafe Restaurant

11 Elizabeth Street, Collingwood 7073, New Zealand
+64 3-524 8194
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (30 reviews)
“soup” (5 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 16:00All hours
Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
11 Elizabeth Street, Collingwood 7073, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 181 reviews

Reviewed 13 July 2017

This is a pleasant warm place in winter with a fireplace. It almost goes without saying that the coffee in NZ is good but it still isn't always. Here it was very good but strangely tested much better out of a cup than out of...More

1  Thank Steve W
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Very good place to laze, have coffee and a muffin, read the newspaper and chill out. And I think they have accommodation associated with the business.

Thank 62sailor
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Great place for a coffee, and we sat outside in the sunshine. Typical Golden Bay! Friendly proprietor.

Thank Pol S
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Great find for our party of six. An excellent place for breakfast with a reasonable range of options. Pies, pastries and cakes were also good, with the chef taking particular pride with how the food was presented. It tasted as good as it looked. We...More

Thank LightandMotionPhoto
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Came in here today for lunch. We hardly got an acknowledgment from the staff. Found our own menus, no be with you in a minute. We had checked the website before coming here and had a lot of pizzas that looked pretty good. When we...More

Thank sandy681
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Have to try the beef burger there! Huge and awesome! I will definitely miss the burger after I leave Nelson😭

Thank yaoshih
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Nice setting, friendly service but the kitchen closed pretty early after lunch. The manager did kindly heat up some soup for us. Great coffee,

Thank JulieW1165
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We had a nice lunch here but as usual the only drink available to a non tea or coffee drinking diabetic was water. There was a nice range of fruit juices and sodas but nothing that was low in sugar.

Thank CookieCath
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We came up to Collingwood to do a tour of Farewell Spit and decided we needed a coffee. I'm so glad we did. This was a real gem of a place, a converted court house with all the character of the early 1900s but now...More

Thank Jackie A
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Travelled all over the South Island and Australia. The cappuccino and savoury scones were the best anywhere. 'Missing them back in Canada.

Thank George k
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 20:00
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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