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The Trading Post Restaurant

) #2 of 4 Restaurants in Glenorchy $$ - $$$ , Cafe, Gluten Free Options
13 Mull Street, Glenorchy 9350, New Zealand
+64 3-442 7084
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (2 reviews)
“carrot cake” (25 reviews)
“toasties” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
New Zealand, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
13 Mull Street, Glenorchy 9350, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Quick stop for coffee and cookie to figure out my plans for where to walk and came to the perfect place. Cute building, excellent coffee and the cookie was incredible - especially so as the lady serving warmed in the microwave so was deeeelicious :)...More

Thank lsok2015
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A small coffee shop with a long table and several window seats. The carrot cake is tasty. Friendly service.

Thank leug I
Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in as we had read good reviews and wanted coffee plus a warm place to feed our baby daughter. Absolutely no tables inside and we were greeted by a rude English waitress with an attitude problem, you would think in such a small place...More

Thank Joey250983
Kinloch_Lodge, Owner at The Trading Post, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there Leanne, It is so disappointing to have your heart set on somewhere and need a place to sit for a while and feed a young baby and for that not to be available how you want it. We have three children and I...More

Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Went out for dinner at the pub and had a miss understanding as far as where to sit goes for our meal. But all good. Nice quiet little pub

Thank chris c
Kinloch_Lodge, Owner at The Trading Post, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

This is not our review

Reviewed 14 April 2017

Stopped for a quick lunch break on way to riding. Cute little place serving morning and afternoon tea and simple lunch option (ie. toasties). Service average, 20% surcharge for Good Friday seemed a bit steep making a pretty ordinary toastie over $8! Cakes looked very...More

Thank taff22
Kinloch_Lodge, Owner at The Trading Post, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2017

Hi Taff, thanks for your review. On good Friday, staff are paid 2 and 1/2 times the hourly rate i.e min wage becomes $42.50 per hour. This is why a lot of restaurants and cafes choose to close on public holidays. Our toasties are all...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for a coffee and cake on arrival in Glenorchy and it was very warm and welcoming. There were several options for cake ... all home made but the carrot cake was the winner. Staff were very friendly and helpful, also doubling as an...More

Thank Kerrimai
Kinloch_Lodge, Owner at The Trading Post, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Kerrimai, thanks for your review. Hope we see you again

Reviewed 11 April 2017

Small cafe in Glenorchy, closes earlier in off season, but selection of drinks and food available, off hte main street

Thank happysheepChina
Kinloch_Lodge, Owner at The Trading Post, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We close at 4:00 pm daily. Our other business is open for dinner.

Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Tiny little shop in Glenorchy towards the lake. Yummy scones with jam and cream plus nice cuppas and decent Chai lattes (they've been hard to find!). The lovely woman who worked there was friendly and efficient, working fast to serve the small - yet busy...More

Thank meikadalton
Kinloch_Lodge, Owner at The Trading Post, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Thank you for enjoying what we do here. Hope you find lovely Chai lattes wherever else you go on your travels. We use Goodness Chai a really good New Zealand brand of ethical Chai syrup.

Reviewed 23 February 2017

We stopped here for a snack after making the drive from Queenstown to Glenorchy. After reading many reviews praising the carrot cake, we couldn't resist trying a piece. It was a beautiful day, so we sat outside and enjoyed our tasty treat. Also enjoyed walking...More

Thank Kendal R
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

When you are this far out of town, it's great to find a nice coffee shop and cafe. We sat outside on the benches on the grass and enjoyed a very welcome latte, whilst admiring the scenery. The staff were friendly and very cheerful and...More

Thank Glyn F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Mull Street, Glenorchy 9350, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Glenorchy
  • Phone Number: +64 3-442 7084
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