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Cafe, New Zealand
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Store, great product, unfortunately terrible service, wanted to purchase all of my daughters birthday gifts on the way home from chch to south Canterbury, and wouldn’t provide a bank account number to deposit into, unfortunately my new bank card doesn’t arrive till Friday this...week, never mind, sorry you lost that sale.. was going to recommend your shop through my website, and to family and friends. 1 star ⭐️ from me. Ammie HurstMore

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 20 December 2023 via mobile

Quick bite to eat in the sunshine outside. Gorgeous items in the shop. Enough cabinet food to satisfy most tastes. Found it odd the skin was still on the pumpkin in the salad

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 13 October 2023 via mobile

I ordered a cheese roll What I was given was a lise of bread with melted cheese rolled It looked disgusting My wife had the pumpkin soup It was inedible She complains and was fob off It my first and last visit

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 23 April 2023 via mobile

Visited on a Sunday, advertised hours 9-4. We arrived at 2:45 and felt most unwelcome as staff were cleaning up and there was no food displayed -?the cabinets and warmer were being cleaned. If these new owners want to make a success of their recent...purchase - this isn’t the way to do it. BTW the hot chocolates were warm, not hot.More

Date of visit: April 2023
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Kate Acland, Owner at Staveley Store - Cafe & Sundry Goods, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2023

Hello Thanks for the feedback and we're sorry you were disappointed. The Sunday you're referring to was unusually busy for this time of year and we sold out of food before 3pm, we're a small cafe and we like to make sure our food is...More

Reviewed 12 April 2023

Such a little gem. Best coffee we had had on our travels. I had the date scone and my husband had a blueberry muffin. Both were delicious though the date scone has to have been the best scone I have eaten anywhere. We were driving...from lake Tekapo to Christchurch taking the scenic route. I would highly recommend stopping here.More

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 19 February 2023

Stopped in there while staying at Stavely camp for the annual stargazing weekend stardate south island with my son John. Enjoyed a nice coffee and sausage roll. Coffe a flat white was top notch the right temperature and nice and strong which was needed. The...sausage roll came with a chutney well priced and made by Fairlie bakerie. Great service nice secluded spot you can sit outside and watch the world go by. I regularly go this way and will continue to stop there. This is a fantastic place for locals and people passing through I highly recommend it. Well priced too at $23 for both of us.More

Date of visit: February 2023
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Reviewed 31 January 2023 via mobile

Wonderful fresh muffins and excellent coffee. Friendly staff. We stopped second time and highly recommend this place.

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 19 December 2022 via mobile

Excellent cappuccino. Very nice looking authentic shop, beautiful selection of tasty sandwiches. One problem is which one to choose. Thanks Carli

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 9 November 2022

Had breakfast on the sun-drenched deck in October. The coffee was nice and strong and the food had lots of flavour. There was quite a bit to choose from too. Nice things in the shop also. Well worth the stop.

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 29 June 2022

The scone was great, almost as good as I remember but the coffee, for the price, was a bit on the weak side. Lovely spot to stop with plenty of seating inside and out and friendly staff.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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StaveleySt, Owner at Staveley Store - Cafe & Sundry Goods, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2022

Hi Maree, sorry it’s not as good as you remember, we get a lot of compliments on our coffee, so it’s unusual that you didn’t find it up to standard. It’s been a challenging time with staff shortages and running a hospo business through a...More

Reviewed 29 April 2022

Great coffee, excellent scone, cute trinkets. We went back the next day! Lots of outdoor seating available

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 3 April 2022

This cafe was a welcome oasis as we travelled north on SH72! We knew we were in the right spot when we saw "locals" parked outside!! It's not easily spotted from the south but we did a u turn. The coffee, cabinet food and service...were great. Thank you everyone for the service you are providing.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 15 November 2021 via mobile

Fantastic coffee & excellent service, definitely worth a drive on the inland road to enjoy a tasty treat. If you're passing by at Christmas time you might be lucky to get gingerbread & cinnamon coffee. The attached shop has an comprehensive range of gifts &...boutique wines.More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 15 June 2021

We called in at Stavely Store-Cafe the day after the June floods and found the Staveley Store busy with lots of tourists making their way through the flooded areas. It has an amazing selection of unique shop goods for sale... worth a visit on its...own! Lovely coffee and great service. Good access for wheelchair and also toilet facilities to suit. Will call again.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 23 February 2021

Came across this cafe while driving the Inland Scenic Route. Stopped here for an ice cream. Friendly people. Interesting gifts and things to buy. The food looked good too.

Date of visit: February 2021
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Staveley Store - Cafe & Sundry Goods is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5