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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” (6 reviews)
“pies” (4 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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41 - 50 of 221 reviews

Reviewed 24 April 2017

Lovely staff beautiful food made on premises , my only comment is this place needs to tend as it is so popular it's often full and bursting at the seams,

Thank 743catherine
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Staff very friendly cakes and coffee very nice. This cafe is part of a tackle shop for all your needs for the big catch (Trout I mean) This area is famous for the keen angler . We visited in April not crowded at all and...More

Thank Ray D
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Brioche, chicken leek and bacon pie with an almond croissant to top it off! What an unexpected surprise.

Thank jandrkiwi
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

I can't imagine how you'd find this place unless you were staying nearby like we were. It was a pleasant surprise to have good coffee and great food in Turangi, which is normally the domain of Burger King and Fish&Chips.

Thank beng695
Reviewed 4 April 2017

The home made tarts etc., were out of this world. I was sad to finish them. Great coffee as well, cannot recommend this cafe more.

Thank Susan W
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Great experience, enjoyed the food and coffee. Very friendly staff and good value. Will definitely be going back.

Thank MEANDMEX
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

man at shop very negative regarding crossing in front of foreigners too! It was while we were waiting to be picked up . very discouraging!

Thank hangiumm
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We love the Creel Cafe--great food and very cute place. Fresh baked pies were delicious! Tackle shop was fun to explore.

Thank S4399FRlaurae
Reviewed 27 March 2017

tiny cafe of four tables at the back of a fishing gear shop. 3 breakfast options and 1 lunch on the blackboard, plus about 10 mains and 5 slices in the cabinet. delicious home pastry on the pies and sausage roll, deliciously tart plum-tart, nice...More

Thank kathy a
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Had lunch & coffee in what must be Turangi's Best Kept Secret. We were just so lucky to met a local that told us about "Creel". The coffee & lunch were "First Class". Everything is made on the premises & would recommend the Cafe 100%...More

Thank BJR2013129
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$10
Meals
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, 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
  • E-mail
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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