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Flat Hills Cafe and Tourist Park

5733 State Highway 1 | Rangitikei, Ohingaiti 4774, New Zealand
+64 6-322 9734
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (4 reviews)
“sausage roll” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
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5733 State Highway 1 | Rangitikei, Ohingaiti 4774, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This place could be so much better than what it is. We stopped for a drink, toilet stop, and a look at the animals and cabins. The cabins have a sign- to not disturb the residents of which there were none but fair enough and...More

Thank AucklandWiz
Amanda B, Owner at Flat Hills Cafe and Tourist Park, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit...sorry to hear we did not meet your expectations. The cabins- if we have time we are more than happy to show people them, unfortunately we did have to put the signs up as a lot...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

With fabulous food in the cabinet and an extensive blackboard menu of meals. We had cooked breakfast and was just like home cooked. Lovely. Hot coffees and teas. Great place to stop while travelling SH1

Thank 187maxinec
Amanda B, Owner at Flat Hills Cafe and Tourist Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Ahhhh- thank you. That's so lovely to hear...glad you enjoyed your visit ☺

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped for the night in our Motorhome. Had our cocker spaniel with us and that wasnt a problem at all. Lovely friendly hosts and toilets clean with code to get into, which made you feel safe. Ordered Hot Lamb Sammy for dinner and to our...More

Thank Star B
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Stopped here twice, as it is a break place for the intercity bus between Rotorua and Wellington (it’s about 4 bus hours from both). So be warned . . . there may be a big crowd. So with that said, they handle the crowds nicely...More

Thank Jenn B
Amanda B, Owner at Flat Hills Cafe and Tourist Park, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you Jenn for your review- glad you enjoy your visits. It does get a little crazy sometimes but we try our very best to get through everyone as fast as possible and the busses are in and out in half and hour so do...More

Reviewed 14 January 2018

Leaving Wellington on Christmas morning to travel to Taupo, I thought there would be something open where one would be able to buy coffee from other than service stations. Even Mcd's were closed, so after 3hrs seeing the open sign at this café was like...More

Thank Matzakiwi
Amanda B, Owner at Flat Hills Cafe and Tourist Park, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Wow- thank you for such a thorough review... we actually have our family Xmas in November so that we can be there for everyone else on their Xmas and really enjoy working the day... ☺ So pleased that you and the family enjoyed your visit-...More

Reviewed 8 January 2018

Camped for the night, cook will make you dinner until 7pm, breakfast was amazing. Staff were all super helpful.

Thank Daniel W
Amanda B, Owner at Flat Hills Cafe and Tourist Park, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

Ahhhh....thank you! Glad you enjoyed your stay ☺

Reviewed 6 January 2018

I often stop here on long trips. The food is always fresh and there’s always a great selection, something for everyone in the car. The service is always great and the toilets always clean and tidy. It is a favourite stop for buses and if...More

Thank Carole B
Amanda B, Owner at Flat Hills Cafe and Tourist Park, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2018

Thank you for reviewing us Carole- lovely to hear you enjoy your visits ☺

Reviewed 4 January 2018

My parents and I stopped to visit this lovely place during Intercity Bus break on our way to Taupo from Wellington. We ordered and enjoyed the chicken wraps at cafe. There is a farm outside the cafe for us to have a walk and a...More

Thank BrandyZhao
Amanda B, Owner at Flat Hills Cafe and Tourist Park, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Thank you BrandyZhao...so good to hear you enjoyed your visit- thanks for taking the time to review us ☺

Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Love this place and stop off on my way everything I head up north. Family friendly which is so important with a family of six. We ordered off the menus kids meals included. Very good price and fast and friendly service. So much to do...More

Thank Nicki B
Amanda B, Owner at Flat Hills Cafe and Tourist Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

Thank you Nicki- that's just what we hope to hear...having a couple of littlies ourselves we just wanted to provide-somewhere that the kiddies can have a play and the grown ups can actually have a rest... thanks for the review and for continually stopping in...More

Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

This place never fails to disappoint, after an early start from Welly we were hungry by the time we rolled into Flat Hills. So while the 5yo did the maze, bouncy castle and fed the animals we quietly smashed an eggs benedict and roast lamb...More

Thank zesdead23
Amanda B, Owner at Flat Hills Cafe and Tourist Park, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2017

Thank you zesdead23!! Have a great Xmas and we will see you next time 😊

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$2 - US$13
Cuisine
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5733 State Highway 1 | Rangitikei, Ohingaiti 4774, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Rangitikei District  >  Ohingaiti
  • Phone Number: +64 6-322 9734
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Description
Flat Hills is a family run cafe & campground with cabins. There's a children's play area with mega bouncy castle, a maze , free Wifi, plenty of outdoor seating with free access to the farm yard you can feed the ponies , goats, sheep & lambs, pig, llamas & alpacas. So come try one of our famous home-made Custard Squares, delicious Lamb Burgers or a famous Flat Hills Big Brekkie. Plenty of parking for caravans and trailers as well as ample coach parking. Open every day of the year!! There are 13 powered sites set in the beautiful Flat Hills grounds amongst the amazing scenery & animals. 4 Pod Cabins that can accommodate up to 4 people-two having two single beds & a queen bed, one which has a double bed & the fourth has disabled access & two single beds. Each Pod has its own TV, mini fridge with tea & coffee making facilities, free Wifi around the grounds & communal BBQ area as well as a new campers lounge with wide screen TV, book, toy & games area & kitchen.
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