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The Chop Shop Food Merchants

7 Arrow Lane, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand
+64 3-442 1116
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (65 reviews)
“turkish eggs” (58 reviews)
“hash” (17 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7 Arrow Lane, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This small eatery tucked off the main street of Arrowtown is well worth a visit. Coffee excellent, Food tasty, well presented and intersting.

Thank Ann B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommended to come here and are very appreciative as may not have found it otherwise. A genuinely varied menu and while we didn't try everything, the two dishes we had lived up to expectations. If you have a palate for spice, give the...More

Thank Fiona S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was recommended by a friend and I’m so glad we listened to her. Chop shop is absolutely insane! I ordered the corn fritters which were literally 100/100. Corn fritters used to be my go to, but I kept getting bad ones so stopped ordering them,...More

Thank kvl200988
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

FANTASTIC food. Fast friendly service. Stylish interior. One of the few places in arrowtown that seems to have the love and passion for creating delicious food. Definitely make the time to find this place!!!

Thank m-OhKay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the pork hock hash, was overly spicey and not incredibly tasty. Place was not what it is hyped up to be coffee not amazing either. Disappointed, though the town is nice

Thank Alex M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for breakie and all 3 of our meals were superb. Coffee was good,m and good service Meals were a bit expensive but still very nice. They also have a good range of different meals ( breakfast offer) a mix of kiwi and others....More

Thank SeanH3351
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Don’t be tempted by the cafes right by the riverbank car parks. Find this place and I guarantee you won’t regret it. Food was delicious and service was even better. Brunch on a blue sky Saturday and whilst cafe was busy we didn’t have to...More

Thank 935kerrya
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Sat at the bar watched the chefs cook everything from fresh. Lovely Irish waitress was all over things in the restaurant and made sure we will be back!

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

A fun rustic Arrowtown cafe for breakfast or lunch with all the kiwi classics revived to help you feel it’s healthy. Gluten free friendly. Be ready for a wait at peak times. You are offered drinks and told on arrival how long the wait is.

Thank lindaforgie
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Welcomed by the lovely Grainne, a good start. I love the atmosphere, the design, the coffees, the food. Good quantity and good quality. Best place in Arrowtown. it is definitely a secret spot but I will inform all my friends of course.

Thank Tony V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Arrow Lane, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Arrowtown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-442 1116
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