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Reviewed 6 June 2021 via mobile

A bit rundown, disorganised and very slow to make just a couple of coffees ... others who came in got served earlier and were very defensive when we enquired ...

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 3 June 2021

This was our chosen lunch spot on the Kaikohe to Opua leg of the Twin Coast Cycle Trail. While it appeared basic, the food and coffee were great.

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 13 May 2021

Popular with locals and visitors, set in the historic wooden railway station. Good coffee and food including gluten free. Catch the train ride while you are there!

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 11 April 2021 via mobile

Beautiful fresh home made food, very friendly staff, lovely cabinet sweet treats. One of the best in northland!

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 28 March 2021 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch at 1pm. Very average quality of food. My first 2 choices unavailable. Very slow service but I couldn’t believe it when our neighbouring table got abuse from the waitress/chef for being at that toilet when their order was delivered and then...it was thrown out as no one claimed it. No ‘terribly sorry’ from the staff. Perhaps they should keep a record of what people ordered. I certainly will never be back and would not recommend the food or service. I asked for some salt and pepper but was told there were some on someone else’s table and I should go look for it.More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 17 January 2021

We Waited 1 HR and 20 mins for 2 breakfasts place was not even that busy poor communication won't be going back again.

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 7 November 2020 via mobile

Good breakfast, in an historic old building set around a backdrop of trains/carriages , from a bygone era, well worth a visit even if it's to look at the trains

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 23 October 2020

Came ion here with the family for a coffee and snack whilst cycling the Twin Coast Trail. The building has been nicely restored and it is very pleasant to sit inside or outside on a nice day. Lovely coffee and nice selection of food.

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 22 October 2020 via mobile

Stopped in on our way up North. My partner had the Engineers breakfast which was generous and delicious, great bacon. I had a burger which I believe was homemade with homemade chips. Perfect, unassuming and good value. Will deffo stop here again

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 26 September 2020 via mobile

Visit Station Cafe whenever passing thru Kawakawa, easy parking, reliable food and good coffee. Nothing outstanding but perfectly acceptable with indoor and covered outdoor tables. The vintage railway trip to Opua starts and finishes here, and train is often parked in the station awaiting the...next trip. Good standard fare.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Railway Station Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4