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Creel Tackle House & Cafe

189 Taupahi Road | Coming From Wellington Turn Right, From Auckland Turn Left As You Approach Turangi Onto Taupahi Rd, Turangi 3334, New Zealand
+64 7-386 7929
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
189 Taupahi Road | Coming From Wellington Turn Right, From Auckland Turn Left As You Approach Turangi Onto Taupahi Rd, Turangi 3334, New Zealand
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Reviewed 15 September 2015

Good food and coffee. Very creative and yummy looking pastries, cakes and savouries to choose. The place is cosy and offers a variety of hot and cold drinks.

Thank perthshadow
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Fantastic coffee, counter food and service. A great find thanks to TripAdvisor. We grabbed takeout food and coffees three times and were impressed every time.

Thank 229PaulineW
Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

Great coffee and solid and tasty burger. What better way to pass the time than perusing through the tackle shop.

Thank Oncelocal
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Lovely food bit cramped for us lots of small children there but coffee and food delicious shame it was so small

Thank Raewyn M
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Best Cafe in Town, great coffee, great food, a must visit when staying or passing through Turangi. Thoroughly recommend...

Thank Turangi2015
Reviewed 31 August 2015

This is a lovely little place hidden away on the south side (across the highway from the Z and BK) of Turangi. At first when you enter it looks like a tackle shop (it is) and you wonder if you are in the right place...More

1  Thank SJPONeill
Reviewed 31 August 2015

This cafe although small, but extremely clean, had a cabinet that was fill to the brim with wonderfully tempting savoury and sweet food choices.We were there for breakfast and were offered two extra choices both of which were delicious.Coffee was great.When we went they were...More

Thank rll58
Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

Great coffee, fantastic baking and one of the tastiest burgers I've ever had. Nice relaxed setting, impeccably clean, friendly staff and great service. Can't wait to go back again, easily the best cafe in Turangi.

Thank jimanderson2010
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

Great food, great atmosphere, and lovely staff. Stopped in today, and despite the terrible weather, had a really cosy warm lunch with the family. Great choices, good portion sizes, great presentation..fantastic coffee....we will be back...thanks guys!

Thank jamespascoe
Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

Authentic place and delicious food with lovely staff. Good for family or friends. We had lunch and ordered beef choriso burger with jalapeno onions. Felt like a 5 start restaurant presentation.

Thank IlyaN88
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$9
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 189 Taupahi Road | Coming From Wellington Turn Right, From Auckland Turn Left As You Approach Turangi Onto Taupahi Rd, Turangi 3334, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Turangi
  • Phone Number: +64 7-386 7929
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New Zealands oldest Tackle Shop adjacent to the famous Tongariro River (trout)with a recently added Cafe, with a fly fishing theme, serving breakfast, brunch, lunch, all produce is made on sight fresh daily.(Cooked breakfast weekends) Espresso Coffee, loose leaf teas, organic and natural drinks, takeout lunches. Of course a full range of fly fishing tackle, flies and licences. CLOSED CHRISTMAS DAY AND DECEMBER 26TH AND NEW YEARS DAY
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