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Charming cafe situated in the beautiful highcountry of Lake Tekapo. Delicious in house made pastries, outstanding Hawthorne coffee, amazing breakfast food and great service! Covid 19 - LEVEL 2 Meassures: - Please complete our registration form once you enter the café, or scan the bar code with your phone - Keep a safe 1mt distance with people outside your bubble - Practice good hygiene (wash your hands frequently, sneeze and caugh into you elbow if you need to) - Stay home if you are feeling unwell Keep warm and drink coffe! This is the pace, we are looking forward to share with you! Thanks for your cooperation :)
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
CUISINES
Cafe, New Zealand
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I went to The Greedy Cow for lunch today and we both got Caesar salads. The salads were the best we’ve ever had! The staff were lovely and did well with the cafe being incredibly busy.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Had a very nice breakfast here before getting back on the road. From the kids pancakes to the bacon / egg muffins and the coffee was good. The service was excellent.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Goooood coffee! Delicious food!! I had the Hueros Rancheros for breakfast and the beans were A!mazing! Hubby had bacon and eggs. The quality of their food was great! Their cabinet food was flying out the door, it looked so good! Service really friendly.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walked in after driving from Christchurch so myself and my partner were hungry. I am vegan so I quickly scanned the menu for something I could eat and came across at least 2 things I could eat. That is amazing for me (as I never...can get good vegan food in a small town) I got the vegan flat bread and was hands down so amazing! Lots of different flavour so yum I will be going back.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

During our 4 day stay in Tekapo, we found ourselves coming to this cafe on multiple occaisions; either for coffee, lunch, or breakfast. The coffee is always superb, the lunch was delicious, and the breakfast was excellent. I would always return to this cafe. The...only thing to beware of is that they have become the victim of their own success. It seems like the whole of Tekapo goes there so the queue can be long or getting a table can be a challenge. However, this never affects their high quality, it's just that you may need to wait a bit.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice food and great atmosphere. Family friendly and great coffee. Loved the milk churn that my Iced Americano was served in with the cafes logo. These little touches made this a memorable cafe.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just as described a quick eat. We stopped here for a quick lunch with friends after visitingthe hot pools. It was after 2:30 but we were able to still choose things off the menus and cabinet food was still available. Good pies!

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bustling atmosphere with quick service. Food was delicious and coffee was especially good. Great stop for breakfast, coffees, lunch. Very popular and busy but efficient service meant we didn’t have to wait too long. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 13 December 2020 via mobile

We love visiting Tekapo but can find good places to eat difficult at times, especially as we’re vegetarian. We came here for breakfast as they had a good selection of options and we weren’t disappointed. I had the vegetarian greedy breakfast and I can honestly...say it was the best breakfast I have ever had. It was fresh, full of flavour and an incredible standard. My partner had the avocado on toast and again he was so impressed with the quality and great flavours in the dish. We would recommend this place to anyone who loves good food.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 11 December 2020 via mobile

Called in for a quick cup of coffee and something to eat. Great staff, nice coffee and a filling piece of lasagna. Very tidy, clean restroom and a good vibe.

Date of visit: December 2020
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