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Beach House Cafe

39 Beach Road | Kaikoura Flat, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
+64 3-319 6035
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (15 reviews)
“eggs bene” (8 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 4:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
39 Beach Road | Kaikoura Flat, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Beach House Cafe
1. Home made free range goodness!
"Just awesome - great service."
Jonny B
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2. Seafood Chowder!!!
"Good food, good service and usual cafe prices."
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3. Eggs Benedict!!!!
" best eggs bene ever! My mouth is watering just thinking about it"
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1 - 10 of 198 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Good wholesome food, however a little over priced! The array of teas are good and the coffee is great! Would recommend for a quick bite.

Thank JordanEmmaBlaid
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

If you want good food this is the place to go. Especially great place if meat is not your number one choice, though good meat is also served. Coffee is to die for with superb choice of yummy sides to have with this. The staff...More

Thank lous594
KaikouraBeachHouse, Manager at Beach House Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 26 December 2017

Thank you!! We pride ourselves on customer service and great coffee and 100% home made foods to support your experience. See you again we hope:)

Reviewed 6 days ago

After the rave reviews on tripadvisor, we were encouraged, so tried this rather than returning for breakfast at encounter Kaikoura cafe. We wish we had gone to the latter for a second time. A full breakfast for 2 with coffee was NZ$50 - ok if...More

Thank retiredconsultant
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for a quick lunch before our whale watch tour. Had the chicken flat bread roll up and it was excellent.

Thank jstewart914
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food and service here were a bit underwhelming. Recommended by a friend but I couldn’t see why. Perhaps they just had an off day?

Thank teenlancett
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter had salmon salad which was dry. Coffee was great. Seafood chowder ok. Eggs bene with salmon had dry salmon and was just ok

Thank kristine r
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Went for an early one and enjoyed a great coffee and homemade breakfast. great service really personal.took away a home made health bar which was perfect even after 2 days of trekking.

Thank Eric H
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Always a sucker for a good Eggs Benedict so I sought this cafe out based on the reviews here. I needed an early start to get to Picton and this place opens early. The eggs came with my favourite smoked salmon as one option, but...More

Thank zhuhai2007
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Good coffee ,good service , friendly staff with great views . Loved the homemade healthy bars. will go back for more.

Thank Ariel H
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

We came here on New Years holiday so this may have affected the service. We waited 10 minutes for our flat white and cappuccino and then half an hour for our food which was the cauliflower soup and the seafood chowder. The staff seemed a...More

Thank JadePeggyLou
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$17
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Beach Road | Kaikoura Flat, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Kaikoura
  • Phone Number: +64 3-319 6035
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A homely old villa with different seating areas, kids play room, private back deck away from road. Lunch on the run or sit and enjoy. Fantastic gluten free menu for tho who need it. Evenings also in summer months and winter by arrangement for groups. Private functions are welcome. Licensed Cafe :)
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