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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” (35 reviews)
“salmon bagel” (8 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 6 days ago via mobile

I enjoyed one of the most delicious, natural smoothies I’ve ever had here, sitting in the yard st a table carved from curving wood. Combined with the well-groomed tree in the yard, it’s a little slice of peacefulness in the middle of downtown Te Anau...More

Thank Stephanie C
Reviewed 6 days ago

Sandfly restaurant in Te Anau was ideal for a coffee stop, and in my case a delicious berry smoothie for $NZ8, taken on an outside bench on the grass in the sun. It was a particularly nice spot after the two hour tiring drive back...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food, good portions, affordable prices, great staff. It's located just beside the supermarket. Good for breakfast or lunch.

Thank Riotien
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had coffee and breakfast here before heading to Milford Sound. Staff were extremely friendly, food was delicious, and there was a toy box for children. Would definitely recommend Sandfly!

Thank travellover2010_23
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fast and friendly service. Excellent breakfast - sat outside in the sun. Very enjoyable. Would go there again.

Thank 56WDM
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sandfly offers some of the best coffee in the area. The baristas are fast. Waited about 5 minutes. Inside can be a bit crowded especially at peak times. But perfect for takeaway!

Thank Shelbie T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There aren’t a huge variety of choices and most everyplace is the same with similar type menus. The service was friendly and quick. We got our coffee’s and lunch quick and it was all delicious.

Thank AshishGuptasfo
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had breakie here out in the sun on their amazing timber picnic benches. Fast and friendly service, would go again!

Thank Na_om_11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I think we became almost residents here during our days in Te Anau with frequent stops for breakfast (pancakes!) and coffee. Nice lunch options as well. To put it simple, when asking a local what other places in town he would recommend except Sandfly, his...More

Thank TouringCyclists
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Inside and outside seating. Open early for breakfast. Coffee was lovely and so where the breakfasts we ate. Banana pancakes and Eggs Florentine. Service friendly and service efficient. The bathrooms are nothing to write home about, tiny and feel grubby.

Thank Trebor1955
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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
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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