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Kingston Corner Cafe Bar Restaurant

1 Kent Street, Kingston 9748, New Zealand
+64 3-248 8596
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (9 reviews)
“chowder” (4 reviews)
“nachos” (3 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 19:30All hours
Bar, Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Kent Street, Kingston 9748, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you are looking for a cozy place to refresh in between the long drive from Queenstown to Milford, I recommend Kingston Corner Cafe. This little cafe is very cozy, has the courteous staffs and serves delicious food. The blue cod is worth a mention,...More

Thank SenLee
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a warm place to stop for a drink on a rainy day , the milkshake is sweet, the scenery is great . Recommend

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We dropped into Kingston for coffee as we had just driven down from Queenstown for a day outing. Basically Kingston Corner Cafe is the only shop in town. Luckily it does do a good coffee , breakfast , lunch & dinner is also available. The...More

Thank Ellemay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, excellent service, reasonably priced. Would definitely visit again. I had the wedges and they were delicious. Lovely atmosphere and sensational views.

Thank Stephanie L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I travel a lot & this was the second time in last 3 months I have stopped for a full breakfast & the second time the meal was below average. The eggs & hash browns were over cooked. Also why they are charging Queenstown prices...More

Thank gusgus2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a nice meal out for the whole family, but we had to wait for an hour. The drinks had to be asked for, not offered. Overall we had a nice time. Toys were provided for kids to play, it was warm and cosy.More

Thank Kiwitstar2017
Paul M, Owner at Kingston Corner Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank You for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed the food here. It is a little strange that you would have waited for an hour, even if we are extremely busy, nobody should wait a full 60 mins. That is certainly not acceptable from...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the first pit stop on your way to Te Anau and Milford Sound. The homemade pies were yum, coffee was tasty and yes, the toilets are clean. It plays as the local cafe, bar, restaurant, dairy and I think even the petrol station!...More

Thank Legna00
Paul M, Owner at Kingston Corner Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank You for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed your visit here with as you said a lot of different options and departments. It's a shame you didn't enjoy the honeycake as much as most people do and have reviewed us about. We look...More

Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Hit Kingston for a pit stop and a bite to eat. Found the Corner Cafe has had some nice touches made to it. Lovely little plants on the tables and just looked fresher. Ordered chowder and Sat and waited with my usual apprehension. You never...More

Thank Tracey-Murray P
Paul M, Owner at Kingston Corner Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Thank you for your review. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed your stop here in our friendly enviroment. We must appologize for the chowder not being quite hot enough, and we are pleased you still enjoyed it considering you are a ''chowder critic''....More

Reviewed 2 August 2017

WE pulled in for a quick stop, had amazing coffee and the cleanest toilets, That i have been in a longtime

Thank RichardvG
Paul M, Owner at Kingston Corner Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Thank you for your review. we appreciate your feedback :)

Reviewed 21 July 2017

Had a quick coffee stop here on our drive between Te Anau and Queenstown. We were so impressed with the facilities in this very rural part of South Island. The coffee and cakes were good, but the loos were fabulous! Bright and spotlessly clean -...More

Thank quin-i-bog
Paul M, Owner at Kingston Corner Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Wow thank you so much for your review. We are happy you enjoyed all that we have to offer!! We wish you happy travels

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 19:30
08:00 - 19:30
08:00 - 19:30
08:00 - 19:30
08:00 - 19:30
08:00 - 19:30
08:00 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Kent Street, Kingston 9748, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Kingston
  • Phone Number: +64 3-248 8596
  • E-mail
Kingston Corner Cafe Bar is located on the corner of SH6 and Kent Street Kingston. On offer is a wide variety of homemade dine in and takeaway options from Breakfast right through to Dinner. Also there is NZ Post, Groceries and Souvenirs. Kitchen closes at 19:30. Bar continues until late where there are still food option on offer. If you will arrive late, best option is to phone ahead to inform of your intentions.
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