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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
CUISINES
Cafe, New Zealand
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Reviews (101)
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Reviewed 29 November 2023

Wow awesome coffee best in 18 days in NZ &the Toasted Ham &cheese sandwich was yummy & the Bacon sandwich yummy.. The staff where lovely &even gave us tips on the Best places to eat for Tea.

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 25 June 2023 via mobile

Came in for breakfast. The cafe was cold and coffee poor. The person behind the counter was friendly but the service and food/ coffee did not match. The toasted museli was not toasted and the extras with it were very uninteresting and not tasty. The...menu was limited. A lot of people came in for sandwiches which looked good.More

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 9 June 2023

$8 bacon butties! That's a bloody bargain. Delish too. Whole menu is very well priced. Only thing I'd change is to have more non-egg options, that aren't sweet. Lovely service, fast too. Would definitely return.

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 15 January 2023 via mobile

Pleasant service, tasty food at really good prices. Drinks came out quickly. Always busy which is a good sign.

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 1 September 2022

We are here for breakfast recently. It is a a very popular cafe. Good range of choices on the menu and reasonable prices. Pleasant environment and friendly staff. It was nice to see a range of table sizes, even though it is a long narrow...cafe.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 22 July 2022 via mobile

Surprised at how attentive the service was considering how busy they were, felt like I caught the lunch rush but one of the waitresses found me a table as soon as one became free. Ordered an Eggs Florentine with mushrooms, came out quickly and was...delicious. Nothing I can fault - great service and tasty foodMore

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 19 November 2021

I have been coming here for years for breakfasts and lunches along with excellent coffee. The staff are fantastic and when they are busy they still make time to be friendly and not flustered. That is I keep going back

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 20 June 2021

Just wanted to acknowledge this cafe in the fact compared to other cafes in Timaru, if there is a problem it is acknowledged and quickly remedied. Once when waiting longer than normal for my nachos I was offered a free flat white to make amends....The meals are consistent as are the drinks. Sophheze may not be the flashest or poshest in Timaru, but at least they do not deliver poor service and expect people just to accept that is the way it is.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 2 June 2021 via mobile

I'm a truck driver trapped in Timaru when severe flooding closed SH 1 Came here based on Tripadvisor rating. Definitely was worth it. Fast service awesome coffee and a freshly cooked piping hot big breakfast arrived promptly. Very tasty. Can't fault it and quality made...it value for money. Thank youMore

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 18 November 2020

Went there for a coffee as well as a salad bar seemed to have quite a comprehensive cafe style menu my wife enjoyed her muffin, coffee was good. Service was quick and efficient. They didn't have a toilet I guess due to the age of...the place there was a modern looking public toilet 50 meters or so up the road.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 26 March 2020

The cafe sits in the middle of town in the high street and was busy. The service was extremely friendly and quick. We stopped for coffee and cake which were very nice.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 18 March 2020 via mobile

So many amazing qualities about this cafe. Firstly, the staff are all so welcoming and friendly, first place we stopped in at timaru and it started our trip off with a huge smile. There were so many food options to choose from with a large...set menu, cabinet and fresh salad bar. The food was prepared quickly, and tasted amazing, not to mention it was extremely cheap! $5 for a filling toasted sammy and chips!! Would highly recommend to go visit the team at Sopheze, we will be back!More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 28 February 2020 via mobile

Quick, friendly service. We chose this cafe cause it was really busy, seemed like a good sign & it was. Service was friendly & fast. Really good coffee. We didn’t eat but will certainly try eating here next time we are in town.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 12 February 2020 via mobile

Really good coffee, value for money breakfast (muesli) & despite being crowded service was prompt. Great proffesional friendly staff who, I felt, appreciated my custom and the traditional "thank you" at the end was genuine.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 6 February 2020 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful coffee/fluffy and always so inviting, my favorite coffee stop. Kids are catered for with an awesome menu, lovely cakes and slices,

Date of visit: February 2020
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Sopheze Coffee Lounge & Catering is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5