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The Point Cafe

58 ESplanada, Kaka Point, New Zealand
+64 3-412 8800
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good38%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“seafood platter” (20 reviews)
“salad” (15 reviews)
“battered cod” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Cafe, Seafood, Pub, New Zealand, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
58 ESplanada, Kaka Point, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 148 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

We stayed in Kaka Point because of its proximity to Nugget Point Lighthouse. However, what we did not realize was that The Point is the only restaurant nearby. Huge mistake. Promptly reserved our table for 6PM, got there in time, got seated right away. And...More

Thank Stam4d_Bridge
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant with my partner last night, on our first look at the menu we noticed the food prices were pretty expensive, which we were fine with, as we assumed the food must be exceptional. However, I ordered the Steak medium and it came...More

Thank Jordan C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited THE POINT CAFE with a group of friends recently whilst on our annual holiday at Kaka Point. The pleasant waitress took our orders promptly....my husband and I both ordered Scotch Fillet Steaks with Mushroom sauce...roast and steamed vegetables. The steaks were cooked to...More

Thank Carol T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped for a late lunch before visiting the lighthouse. There are very few eating options in the area. We were after a quick lunch and there was a small selection of pies and sandwiches remaining. Was a nice place to sit and eat lunch....More

Thank Mewett_Family
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for a quick bite. Only bar menu was available past 2pm and despite sharing the same premises takeaways order (must be taken away) and is not allowed to be included as part of other bar orders. Bar service was definitely unhelpful - disappointing.

1  Thank Moppets
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ordered the vegetarian pasta and was served a pasta with ham. Staff refused to correct the order without us ordering and paying for a new dish, then they even tried to bill the wrong dish - which was more expensive.

1  Thank Didrik L
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Sadly this is a restaurant that advertise gluten free, but isn't. They say in their menu gluten free but you have to tell them that is what you want, then they tell you that half the meal has gluten! You really need to sort yourself...More

1  Thank maxoss02
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

For 2 nights we tried to into the restaurant but was always booked. We had to fall back on takeaway and bar food. The atmosphere was friendly but clearly gave the feeling of a captive market. Food quality was good. Make sure to bring some...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 8 December 2017

We had dinner here the night we stayed in Kaka Point. Not being overly hungry, we choose to share one of the seafood platters. Just as well, because they are quite substantial, and we struggled to eat everything, between the two of us. it was...More

Thank penguinlover28
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

We arrived Saturday morning at 9am right on opening time. This was just as a tour group of 19 people arrived. Even though they were caught out by so many arriving at once , the breakfast was great and the service even better . Good...More

Thank djeburl
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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
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids
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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