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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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“lunch” (30 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (6 reviews)
“lasagne” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Main Road, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7951, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food. He had a cooked breakfast and I opted for a sandwich. Everything was lovely and fresh and a great selection. Coffee good and his meal was a generous serve.

Thank Revyblonde
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great tasty food, good selection. Friendly staff. Good value for money. It was perfect for lunch after our heli-hike trip

1  Thank BOOtsie5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great cafe for lunch with healthy options. My family ate here and all had different dishes. All very good quality and good value. Thank you

1  Thank malleebull
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

10/10 Coffee! didn't have any food, so can't comment but everything looked fresh and tasty. Great place to wait for your heli flight, gift shop is great too.

Thank Kazza1974Kazza
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for a quick lunch and needed somewhere with wifi to check on things at home. Lunch was nice, we had some tasty salads, lasagne, BLT and a stuffed potato. All were nice. Unfortunately the wifi was impossible to connect to even after trying...More

Thank T2913AWkevink
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had breakfast here before a glacier tour which was very convenient. You order at a counter, are given a number and have your food delivered to your table. Breakfast tip: we split a “Kiwi breakfast” that included two eggs, bacon, sausage,...More

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 9 January 2018

We sat outside and enjoyed the views while having a coffee and a muffin. The muffins were yummy and obviously baked fresh daily, the coffee was hot and just what we needed, the other food served looked good too.

Reviewed 5 January 2018

Despite the busy crowds, we were served very quickly. Pleasant to sit outdoors and enjoy the mountain views while eating our lunch. Tasty food and friendly service.

Thank Mewett_Family
Reviewed 30 December 2017

My wife, son and I had a lovely breakfast at the Hobnail café. My wife had the eggs benedict, which she thought was lush and then promptly told me we will be eating here tomorrow. I had the Kiwi breakfast, which was really nice but...More

Thank Martin B
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Great selection of breakfast and lunchtime eats to set you up for a glacier walk or wind down afterwards. Staff are super efficient and friendly and the food and drinks are of a high standard.

Thank Peter H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
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
Child-friendly, Kids
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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