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The Point Cafe

58 ESplanada, Kaka Point, New Zealand
+64 3-412 8800
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good37%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“seafood platter” (17 reviews)
“cod” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Cafe, Seafood, Pub, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
58 ESplanada, Kaka Point, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We made reservations to celebrate a special evening. Excellent location; Abrupt customer service and average food.

Thank Jkiwi500
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Had excellent soups and a sticky date pudding with a fantastic range of drinks. Lovely place to dine if you are on your way to the nugget point lighthouse

Thank ShuMingPang
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

I have ordered cod fish with salad.well seasoned fish, and cooked evenly.cozy place with fireplace.such a lovely view overlooking the sea while enjoying our meal..

Thank Ethel Y
Reviewed 30 May 2018

We stayed at Breadalbane house and Carolynne and Ken suggested this place for a meal , we followed their advice and did not leave it too late to have a meal . The food was great , tasty , hot with plenty of it and...More

Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

What a shame it is to be enjoying a winter excursion with your family and be met with such sour unwelcoming faces! No smile, no thank you! This is the second time I have received sour service from this business, I put the first one...More

Thank 489tui
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Wonderful food and Staff. Saw their sea food platters wow. Next visit that will be ours. Steaks were great, meal was huge but the waitresses happily gave us a doggy bag. . Thanks girls.

Thank shazabutt
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Even in the small town there’s no much choice but this restaurant gave us good meal and good service would definitely recommend friends.

Thank NicoleChiu
Reviewed 16 April 2018

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 15 April 2018

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 9 April 2018 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Cafe, Seafood, Pub, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene
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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