we just drop by. this place scone was so amazing. I never had this kind of scone. and so comfortable place.
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We stopped to have our kids gold pan. They loved it and really appreciated getting a souvenir from the instruction. We also went on to try our luck in the river. Didn’t really “pan” out but we had fun. Also had a cup of coffee...More
Dudley's Cottage is a quaint cottage next to the Chinese settlement. There are tables on the grass and it is dog friendly. I can recommend the date scones which were delicious and the coffee was excellent. We also ordered some salad rolls which come with...More
Lovely coffee spot sitting out in the sun under the autumn gold of the trees. Try the cakes and savouries too you wont be disappointed. Service is swift and friendly. Perhaps you'd like to try your hand at gold panning? Have a quick lesson here...More
Thank you for your lovely review Allgoodthyngs! We are glad you enjoyed our cakes and savouries, made fresh onsite every day. Fantastic you had success down at the river panning for gold! Hope to see you back again one day.
Friendly welcoming staff make excellent coffee. And the baking exceptional, especially the Afghans. Delicious!
This review is about the cafe and not the shop (see separate review) at Dudley's Cottage. My wife and I needed a cold drink after walking in the heat around the historic Chinese gold mining settlement. We saw the outdoor seating with marquees and sun...More
We stumbled across this beautiful cottage, by pure chance, at the western end of the Main Street in Arrowtown. On a sunny day, we sat outside at a table under the trees, and enjoyed whitebait patties, scrumptious date scones and coffees for lunch. Prompt, and...More
We stopped by for a toasted sandwich and coffee ... what a great little find. The staff are so helpful and very informative. We were so impressed we returned for lunch ... another 10/10 experience. Highly recommended ... especially the date scones with jam and...More
A small gift shop at the entrance to the old Chinese village but not a lot to offer the passing tourist that they won’t have seen elsewhere.
Dudley's Cottage has a little bit of everything. There are several cafe tables and you can see with coffee and a pastry, learn how to pan for gold or admire (and even purchase) a nice selection of soaps, note cards, baby clothes and other gift...More