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The Point Cafe Restaurant

58 ESplanada, Kaka Point, New Zealand
+64 3-412 8800
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good42%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“seafood platter” (14 reviews)
“battered cod” (2 reviews)
“chowder” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Seafood, Pub, New Zealand, Cafe, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
58 ESplanada, Kaka Point, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

Although the host was a bit gruff (not as welcoming as he could have been), our waitress was friendly and helpful and our reserved table was ready for us. We tried the fried prawns and they were very good, and my pasta special (fettuccine with...More

Thank Bi-coaster
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I’ve had a few seafood platters in my time and often I get to the end of them thinking that I’d wished I’d chosen something else because there was just too much deep fried battered food. Not so here tho...instead I was treated to a...More

Thank richyk3107
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to have a light lunch & catch up. Couldn't fault it. Dining room warm & cosy - great view over the sea. Toasted sandwiches delicious & our choice of cakes to go with our coffees lovely. Friendly helpful staff. Put "The Point" on...More

Thank NZJess
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the seafood platter for two - such a great variety. Fish pieces, mussels, scallops, prawns; coupled with salad and chips,and accompanied by a local wine - we were deeply satisfied

Thank teeay65
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I often look at the seafood platter on a menu and think it's just too many opportunities to disappoint me on one plate. Boy was I surprised and happy I ordered it. Everything on the plate was perfect. My wife's chicken full parcels were also...More

Thank MikeCurtis69
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Superb food fresh from the sea. Charming waiter. Very helpful personnel regarding help with broken down car.. We will be back

Thank Markus L
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Stopped at The Point Cafe today hoping to get a late lunch ,it was around 3pm.Not a problem,the staff were helpful and friendly.We had a beautiful meal,we would recommend this spot to everyone .Plus they have a great view of the sea and beach..

Thank wendyfitzgerald795
Reviewed 29 June 2017

stopped at this fantastic location for a mid morning break on our trip, we shared fresh oysters and hot chips but were disappointed with quality of coffee.

Thank julieadamson2015
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Kaka Point is a rather quiet town and The Point Cafe seems the only dining option there. We were pleasantly surprised that the food served was great and the ladies who served us were very friendly. It's the kinda place where it seems everyone knows...More

Thank kyr008
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Visited The Point recently to celebrate a birthday. Excellent service, fantastic food. Will be back for sure ☺

Thank melsco43
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Seafood, Pub, New Zealand, Cafe, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly
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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