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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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Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (5 reviews)
“galettes” (5 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 4:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
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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201 - 206 of 206 reviews

Reviewed 15 July 2014 via mobile

The best almond croissants I have ever had (and I've had a few!), and while saying the coffee is the best in Turangi is kinda stating the obvious (i.e. - not much competition), the coffee is superb. Great cabinet food as well.

Thank Dry R
Reviewed 17 June 2014

On our first day in Turangi, our fishing guide took us here to get sandwiches for our lunch. They were so good that we went back to get sandwiches for our Tongariro Alpine Crossing hike. They were nice enough to get up early to prepare...More

Thank applebyutah
Reviewed 1 June 2014

We stayed at Creel Lodge so this cafe is at the entranceway. It has simple offerings but all you need and great service and great coffee. We could have had mushrooms on toast, croque-Monsieur or a range of other offerings. We went with croque and...More

Thank thatraynerlad
Reviewed 22 May 2014

Great coffee and delicious food. The service was fantastic and so friendly. We realised we were $5 short for our meal - no worries just bring it back later!!! Wow!!

Thank Pumpkin20
Reviewed 11 May 2014

we went to the Creel cafe today fantastic food and what a selection of amazing food lovely service just an all round great experience. suzanne

Thank DADANZ1
Reviewed 16 April 2014

This fairly new (opened late Dec 2013) cafe is really good. It's in the back of the tackle shop at the beautiful Creel Lodge on Taupahi Road. The food is very good, everything is made on the premises. Try the hangover pie...Coffee and tea selection...More

Thank isabellamunro
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$9
Meals
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
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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Description
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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