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Slow Cuts

46-50 Buckingham Street, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand
+64 3-442 0066
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“burger” (71 reviews)
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New Zealand, Fusion, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
46-50 Buckingham Street, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We've had lunch and dinner here. Never fails to please. Hardish to find but worth the effort! Meat and chicken a specialty. Have a glass of Explorer Thompson Pinot Noir.

Thank AlannJudy
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Slow cuts is that place that ticks all the boxes. Great for a quick and easy weekday takeout, a cool place to meet friends or grab a whole chicken and salad for dinner after a day on the mountain or a day on the lake....More

Thank 968ChrisS
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

S***the bed. EPIC. Don’t go past the squashed potato’s :) sandwiches were awesome as was the brocolli salad and beers

Thank skatterns
Reviewed 1 week ago

After arriving on a cold, dark night, settled into my motel and headed off to find something to eat I stumbled across Slow Cuts. Didn't really care what I had just wanted something warm and filling, well to say I visited Slow Cuts three times...More

Thank skees
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came to Arrowtown after a tiring day and with hardly any places open, we were delighted to land up at Slow Cuts. We have never experienced a tastier pulled chicken sandwich, te veg colourful burger was sumptuous, and the salad was brilliantly fresh and...More

Thank VikramM321
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came into Slow Cuts looking for a table for 7 with no bookings. The staff went out of their way to fund room, the food was great size and fantastic taste. Total bill for 7 adults including drinks was $281 so great price to...More

1  Thank BrettH1300
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Small ,very busy cafe, great selection of food dishes all with a little bit of individual flair, we had bread buns with pulled a Pork, huge meal and very good, Only down side ,no coffee other than filtered stuff

Thank Euan R
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Just brought dinner from here after hearing good things. Food was fast and service was good but terrible food. Ordered the beef sandwich with smashed potatoes. Sandwich was so over powered by horseradish and on a soggy ciabatta bun - not what I would consider...More

Thank m-OhKay
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

We came for lunch and it was amazing! The buttermilk chicken burger is delish! The service was awesome and the beers were great too. While it's a small venue, it makes for a nice atmosphere. We had a lovely time here, keep up the good...More

Thank CharleneG519
Reviewed 21 August 2018

We were told about this incredible eatery by our hotel manager who lives in Arrowtown and said this was a "must do" as he and lots of the locals eat here at least once a week. Its located just off the main street of Arrowtown...More

Thank HomeNow2017
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46-50 Buckingham Street, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Arrowtown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-442 0066
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