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Sandfly Cafe

9 The Lane, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
+64 3-249 9529
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (24 reviews)
“pancakes” (37 reviews)
“salmon bagel” (10 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9 The Lane, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

OMG the breakfast quantity in this place is massive. We were served an almost pint of hot chocolate in the morning. The options are good and they have GF and Vegan options. On our way back from Milford Sound we got in just a few...More

Thank AmbikaSubramanian
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Food was fantastic, great setting and very friendly staff, the best place for great food! Highly recommended if you are in need of brekky, lunch or tea!

Thank davidtuisaula
Reviewed 1 week ago

With an hour for lunch here on a coach trip to Milford Sound, we asked the cashier in the little supermarket on the main street where was the best coffee Te Anau; she recommended the Sandfly. It's at the other end of town from the...More

Thank HazFly
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the best breakfast of our trip here. The food and coffee were just super fresh and delicious. The service was great and the setting was very cute as well.

Thank 4desertdwellers
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here on our way from Queenstown to Milford Sound. We ordered a Salmon and Kumara dish that was excellent. And the berry muffin was, according to my wife, a muffin connoisseur, the best muffin ever. The menu includes gluten free options. It is...More

Thank Graytoppop
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic atmosphere, amazing staff, food to die for. We had the GF Kumera fritters and best brownie I’ve tasted

Thank brucegayle2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here twice for our daily Flat White and a light meal. Nice selection of food and baked goods. The staff was always friendly and upbeat no matter how busy the place got. One of our favorite NZ cafes!

Thank cmb72015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Busy and friendly cafe in Te Anau's township. Stopped in for breakfast. Place was busy, but service was still excellent, friendly and prompt. 4 out of 5 for the eggs bene. 3.5 out of 5 for the pancakes. One slice of bacon is just not...More

Thank Torsten B
Reviewed 13 May 2018

Yet another busy coffee shop -- but with good reason. Excellent coffee and tasty snacks. Staff are efficient -- which is good given the line ups. (but you don't need to wait too long)

Thank TristanEF
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Absolutely loved the food here and the amazing vibe. when I messaged the cafe to say I had left my merino infinity scarf there, not only did they find it, and post it back to me, but they wouldn’t take any compensation for the postage....More

Thank InvestorGal
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14 December 2015|
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Response from Kaylene K | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure if they would be open. I didn't need a reservation.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 The Lane, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Fiordland National Park  >  Te Anau
  • Phone Number: +64 3-249 9529
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