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Hobnail Cafe

Main Road, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7951, New Zealand
+64 3-751 0005
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good53%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“french toast” (6 reviews)
“panini” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Main Road, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7951, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 191 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

they are connected to foxguides and do a lot to make you feel good while waiting for the trip to start or just relax afterwards.

Thank Konrad E
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for breakfast after spending a night in Fox Glacier. The food and service were great. We also got takeaway sandwiches for lunch. I recommend this restaurant.

Thank Mike_B52033
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the home made chicken satay pie which I struggled to finish as it was tasteless. Maybe I just got a reject?

Thank Xjapie
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Enjoy your cuppa as heli flight to Fox Glacier was delayed a second time. Nice hearty meal like Egg Benedict's, Bubble & Squeak and enjoyed the latte.

1  Thank Wolv3rin3
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Breakfast is my favorite meal and it makes me happy, especially when I'm having it while waiting for a helicopter ride!!Good choice of vegetarians meals, variety of cabinet food and tasty coffee. Manager Grace was very nice and helped us to book our helicopter trip....More

Thank Alexandra V
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Best place in town for breakfast. Lots of food for the price. Freshly cooked eggs to perfection and good size coffee.

Thank Gabby Z
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We were passing through on a Sunday afternoon and needed a bit of lunch. We had a pork roll sandwich. It had lots of meat in it. We probably could have shared one for two people. Service was friendly. Cafe was clean.

Thank dixiepeach
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Had a full fledged Breakfast - bacon, scrambled eggs, hash brown, sausages, tomato & toast. Super filing and the Hot Chocolate was delicious too!

Thank christmasweien
Reviewed 30 July 2017

The husband and I both had the big breakfasts and hot chocolate. Hot chocolate was great although our poached eggs were a little overdone (no runny yolk) and the bacon was underdone, breakfast was made to look large with the amount of toast provided so...More

Thank TrampingTeam
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Lovely breakfast - fabulous coffee - we sat outside as weather was perfect - visit only marred by a stroppy male member of staff - hence the four star rating. otherwise a perfect breakfast break!

Thank Minnie21745
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$11
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7951, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  West Coast Region  >  Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu)  >  Fox Glacier
  • Phone Number: +64 3-751 0005
Our friendly and helpful staff will tempt you with the delicious breakfast or lunch menus. Our scrumptious homemade baking is made fresh on the premises everyday, and the delicatessen style food is perfect for a casual lunch, or food on the run. Meals can be made to order if you need to take away, or if you have a little more time to savour the flavour, enjoy in our cosy café either inside, or outside and lap up the sun. We are licensed too, so enjoy a beer or a glass of wine at the café with your meal. We also offer vegetarian meal options if you prefer. Groups are most welcome but advance notice is appreciated. Wifi is available with any Hobnail Cafe purchase, so if you want to catch up on messages and emails or upload photos from your Fox Glacier experience, then this is the perfect opportunity. The Hobnail Café is open from 7.30am daily.
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