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Glenorchy Cafe - The GYC Restaurant

25-27 Mull St | Directly opposite only Petrol Station next to War memorial and Public Toilets, Glenorchy Otago, New Zealand
+64 3-442 9978
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (75 reviews)
“sandwich” (27 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 4:30 PMAll hours
Bar, Pizza, Cafe, Wine Bar, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
25-27 Mull St | Directly opposite only Petrol Station next to War memorial and Public Toilets, Glenorchy Otago, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our breakfast was so good - between the grilled haloumi brekky and the scrambled eggs on toasted croissant - made for a divine brekky. It's so good to have a good feed while on holidays.

Thank Amna K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in to GYC for a spot of brunch & it didn't disappoint. After reading previous good reviews we were pleased to experience the same great service from staff & unbelievably great hearty food.

Thank Shaun S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch, the cabinet food is great,0 my son and I had a freshly baked foccaccia grilled sandwich crammed full of salami, cheese, spinach leaves, capsicum and a little red onion. My wife had a freshly baked brioche full of 'real ham...More

Thank beardo888
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I must admit after a challenging conversation to order our drinks and food - I had no idea what we would get. Someone needs to look at customer service here please. Amazingly everything came out relatively quickly [even the drinks we cancelled] and coffee was...More

Thank OzFamily50
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's kind of like stepping back in time. The drive from queenstown to Glenorchy is one of the most scenic s drives anywhere in the world. Snowy moutanins , beautiful blue lakes and un touched mountains. GYC cafe is worth the drive. We came here...More

Thank Sean H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice coffee shop if your looking for a break from the road trip. Friendly staff and decent prices and food was great!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding backdrop at the top of the lake, a beautiful setting and incredibke food. The pancakes were simply devine!

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous spot that ticks all the boxes, hearty fair to fuel your mountain air hunger pre or post a hike in the many sojourns in the Rees or Dart valleys.

Thank Sandy H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The soup of the day was the spiced pumpkin soup, thick and flavorful. We ordered the smoked chicken sandwich good enough for 2 to share, I like the fact that it came with a lot of vegetables, but the chicken was not really smoked in...More

Thank Jesslin O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Glenorchy is tiny and we made some (wrong, as it turns out!) assumptions about the quality of food we might get there if we stayed for lunch. So we were debating whether to just stop for a coffee and head back to Queenstown for lunch....More

Thank JohannaMaree
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Dianne R
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Response from aliebeau | Reviewed this property |
I see the owner has very comprehensively answered your question!
8 November 2015|
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Response from Terry M | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Looks like the SilverStarlet has answered your question. Enjoy :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25-27 Mull St | Directly opposite only Petrol Station next to War memorial and Public Toilets, Glenorchy Otago, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Glenorchy
  • Phone Number: +64 3-442 9978
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Café, Restaurant, Full Bar, Brunch, Lunch, Pizzeria (evening), Take away, Gluten Free, Vegetarian, historic building, kid friendly, fire place, large outdoor deck and garden, free range eggs only
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