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The Point Cafe

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58 ESplanada, Kaka Point, New Zealand
+64 3-412 8800
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good37%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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“seafood platter” (17 reviews)
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Bar, Cafe, Seafood, Pub, New Zealand, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
58 ESplanada, Kaka Point, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently we had lunch here - a light lunch of cheese and ham toasted sandwiches, a basket of hot chips and two coffees. It was relaxing and we had a view of the sea. The staff was friendly and helpful.

Thank 116craig
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a booking in the restaurant section. The servers were friendly and looked after us well. The food was rather bland and mains were rather expensive. Nice view over the bay.

Thank DavidLong99
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst staying in the area we ate in both the bar and the restaurant both times we left full and satisfied .... Excellent value for money and well cooked food ... the fish was delicious and the locally brewed beers were excellent. Friendly staff, great...More

Thank Helen B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Café is a local landmark and a nice walk or a short drive from anywhere in town, and it offers a wonderful ocean view right along the shore road that runs the length of Kaka Point. Very informal with a sports-type bar adjoining a...More

Thank IN_Travelers47906
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful setting for a delicious lunch on a sunny autumn day. I had the pasta dish and it was fabulous. It was really busy and they informed us it would be a 20 min wait for our meals but we weren't in a hurry...More

Thank Lucykiwi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered calamari, fish and chips and soup because the day was a little cool. We ordered hoki because fresh hoki is delicious. Unfortunately they served what appeared to be packet frozen battered hoki which is not delicious. The calamari was the same. The chips...More

Thank fionajane2015
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Have really great food here, just a shame the staff are not trained in customer service. would make it much a better place.

1  Thank Brett S
Reviewed 5 March 2018

What a hidden delight. Booked in for Dinner and just as well as it was a full house, somthing I am informed happens often. The food was beautifully cooked and served by attentive informed staff. Would reccomend if staying in the area.

Thank seaoh
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

This is the only place in town, so before you visit make sure you've got your food supplies. This is a good cafe/pub, with great coffee and decent pub fare. If you have food intolerences you might be best to have your own meals planned,...More

Thank Gina C
Reviewed 29 January 2018

My husband and I ate here on 27th January. It was busy but they found us a table even though we hadn't booked. Frequented by locals and tourists which is usually a good sign. I ate the chef special of vegetable tagine and my husband...More

Thank Hilaryleach
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Cafe, Seafood, Pub, New Zealand, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 ESplanada, Kaka Point, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Kaka Point
  • Phone Number: +64 3-412 8800
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