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Flat Hills Cafe and Tourist Park Restaurant

5733 State Highway 1 | Rangitikei, Ohingaiti 4774, New Zealand
+64 6-322 9734
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“burger” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
5733 State Highway 1 | Rangitikei, Ohingaiti 4774, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 79 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the best, friendliest and easiest place to stop on your road trip up through the North Island, especially if you have kids. The carpark is HUGE so no hassles with parking, the toilets are clean and plentiful, and the cafe is big too,...More

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

Thank you so much Kathy for taking the time to review us...it really is lovely to hear you enjoy what we have to offer and have returned because of it. All our goodies are home made so its great to hear your comments... Hope to...More

Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Quite possibly the best cafe I've been to. Had an amazing sausage roll and the chocolate fudge slice was to die for! Excellent friendly service. Cannot recommend enough!

Thank jrb898
Amanda B, Owner at Flat Hills Cafe and Tourist Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review-so glad you enjoyed it! Our sausage rolls are my mother in laws recipe so a family favourite... Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Our second time stopping here - the coffee is still great! The toilets need a sweep out, But that log fire in the cafe makes up for that.... ThanksMore

Thank Cherry-Lynne
Amanda B, Owner at Flat Hills Cafe and Tourist Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Thank you Cherry- Lynne for coming in and taking the time to review us. Glad to hear you enjoyed your visits...the fire is a very popular spot! The toilets are cleaned on a regular basis during the day however with hundreds of people coming in...More

Reviewed 23 April 2017

Place is awesome for kids and the POD cabins are just amazing. The place has great food and the staff are the bomb. I would so recommend this place especially for familes as the animals are cool and the playground for kids is better (has...More

Thank woggies
Amanda B, Owner at Flat Hills Cafe and Tourist Park, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Thank you woggies for coming to stay and for taking the time to review us☺ We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay- our kids love it here too- happy kids equals happy parents 😊

Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

My Dad and I stopped here on the way to the Wairarapa recently. It's stuck out in the middle of nowhere however the coffee and food was the best I've had for a very long time! Very professional and friendly staff and prices were very...More

Thank ds77762
Amanda B, Owner at Flat Hills Cafe and Tourist Park, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

Awesome to hear ds77762!! Thanks for popping in and for taking the time to review us- much appreciated ☺

Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped for coffee. Huge cheese scones and perfect coffee. Will call in again for meal next time. Very friendly owner

Thank Bev T
Amanda B, Owner at Flat Hills Cafe and Tourist Park, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2017

Thank you for stopping in Bev and for reviewing us...lovely to here you enjoyed it all ☺

Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped here while traveling between Palmerston North and Raethi, I had lamb burger and my daughter had small fish and chip (size was enough for a adult) good food washed down with good coffee, friendly Laid back service.

Thank ShepherdWhanau F
Amanda B, Owner at Flat Hills Cafe and Tourist Park, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2017

Thank you ShepherdWhanau F for stopping in and taking the time to review us- I'm pleased that you and your daughter enjoyed your lunch here...hopefully see you again soon ☺

Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We've beend camping around the north island for a while and this is the best camping ground we have ever found. There is a cafe attached with lot of options for meals. The stafg is great and the structure of the campong is amazing.. everithing...More

Thank Marcelo Z
Amanda B, Owner at Flat Hills Cafe and Tourist Park, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Thank you Marcelo for taking the time to review us after your stay here...We are soooo glad you enjoyed your stay at thd campsite and your brekkies- enjoy your trip ☺

Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Firstly had a great meal with coffee and then we played with our kid on the bouncy castle. We then noticed that the cafe had a new accomodation wing out the back with some cool looking huts. We asked a girl at the counter if...More

Thank Bevan S
Amanda B, Owner at Flat Hills Cafe and Tourist Park, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

Thank you for your review Bevan S...Firstly I'm glad you enjoyed your meals and what we provide here. I am sorry that you were told by one of our staff members that you were able to check out the cabins- we keep this area as...More

Reviewed 5 April 2017

Friends had suggested this as a lunch stop while driving to Wellington so we passed by other interesting places in Taihape. Hadnt realised this was a tour bus stop but we were lucky to arrive as one bus was loading up and two more arrived...More

Thank garjon47
Amanda B, Owner at Flat Hills Cafe and Tourist Park, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2017

Thank you garjon47 for taking the time to review us...and for giving us a try. We do indeed have busses stop in ( these are in and out in no time however) as well as plenty of families which is why we have added the...More

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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
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 16:00
Monday
08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 16:00
Thursday
08:00 - 16:00
Friday
08:00 - 16:00
Saturday
08:00 - 16:00
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 Cafe is a country cafe with great food at great prices. There is a children's play area with a mega bouncy castle as well as a maze on site and outdoor seating with free access to the farm yard where you can feed the miniature pony and Shetland pony, goats, sheep and their lambs, pig, llamas and alpacas. So come and try one of our famous home-made Custard Squares, delicious Lamb Burgers or a famous Flat Hills Big Breakfast. We have plenty of parking for caravans and trailers as well as ample coach parking. Group and Club bookings welcome. We are open every day of the year and have No Surcharge on public holidays Now with Free Wi-Fi!! We have 13 powered and tent sites set in the beautiful Flat Hills grounds amongst the amazing scenery and animals. NOW OPEN- 4 Pod Cabins that can accommodate up to 4 people-two having two single beds and a queen bed, one which has a double bed and the fourth has disabled access and two single beds. Each Pod has its own TV, mini fridge with tea and coffee making facilities, free Wifi in the café grounds and communal BBQ area.
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