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Sandfly Cafe Restaurant

) #1 of 2 Coffee & Tea in Te Anau #3 of 26 Places to Eat in Te Anau $$ - $$$ Cafe, European,
9 The Lane, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
+64 3-249 9529
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (24 reviews)
“salmon bagel” (7 reviews)
“carrot cake” (13 reviews)
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Cafe, European, 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 via mobile

Lovely food The salmon roll was delicious Place and toys for children to occupy themselves. Coffee good and staff accomadsting

Thank 855Emma
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wonderful breakfast - eat in or take away! Fabulous muffins! The lunch menu looked awesome as well - daily specials too. Stop in for a take away lunch before heading to Doubtful Sound or for coffee before the Milford drive.

Thank kidsalongtraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great find for breakfast after a night stay in Te Anu. The coffee was rated best in the south of NZ by my wife and I. The smoked salmon was superb.Thoroughly recommneded.

Thank Greg M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quick service. Tasty food. A busy wee cafe. Plenty of seating inside and out. Good menu to choose from.

Thank SRVM2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been in NZ for4 weeks following the Lions tour from London he U.K. and this was the BEST breakfast so far with brilliant service. HIGHLY RECIMEND.

Thank Pat T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The cafe is located in the small "resortish" town of Te Anau. I wasn't overly impressed with the pastries available or the menu but decided to go for it. I ordered the Eggs Benedict with salmon--sadly the salmon was a very unappealing salmon hash. One...More

Thank jnbGeorgia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had breakfast here two days running. The food is very good, as is the coffee. Friendly service and opens early.

Thank Kathryn K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped by for a coffee - highly rated on TripAdvisor - not disappointed looked like some fantastic breakfast and lunch options too but just had time for a take out coffee - flat white was awesome! Swing by if you're in TeAnu!

Thank rosycheeks1306
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came in for a quick bite before a tour but they don't have a deep fryer so couldn't share a plate of chips. They also didn't do chocolate milkshakes, a few other flavors but no chocolate which is weird. And we found the staff...More

Thank Aussie_Traveller183
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Lovely warm welcome from the team. Nice warm cafe. Great Breakfasts and Coffees. So good we went back for breakfast second day. These guys do go the extra mile. Don't miss it if you are in TeAnau

Thank John S
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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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
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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