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The Lazy Graze Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly
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Main Street, Eketahuna 4900, New Zealand
+64 6-375 8844
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Taupo, New Zealand
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82 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were heading south and stopped in for a quick bite to eat. Warm, welcoming service and yummy food . We will go back.

Thank Kiwisaupo
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent place to stop for a break. Menu has an excellent range. The Vegetarian Burger with Portobello mushroom was outstanding. Coffee great

Thank Yvonne V
Masterton, New Zealand
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called in on our way home on a rather dismal day as far as weather goes. The place was warm and cosy with a great looking menu along with a selection available in the cabinet. We had already had a large breakfast so opted for coffee and cake. The coffee tasted great and was hot (so often I get served... More 

Thank daregirlzone7
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect spot to stop when heading through the Wairarapa....great coffee...great food...great service....towing a horse float so had plenty of room to park as well...definatly worth stopping at...

Thank Paul G
New Zealand
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I love driving through small NZ towns and finding delightful cafes with great coffee. Shame I couldn't stay for lunch as the cabinet food was full of delicious looking food. Coffee was great. Will be back for sure.

Thank Gizzy1961
Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
Reviewed 9 February 2017

What a haven this little cafe was! We were on our way to Wellington and the weather was absolutely terrible...zillion miles per hour wind and rain. i had the corn fritters and i forgot to ask for no sour cream as i dont like it - but i went up and asked for some chutney or salsa.My wife always says... More 

Thank johnwiththecat
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

We do not pass through Eketahuna very often but when we do we always stop at this charmingly themed cafe. There is a great choice of cafe food and the service is friendly and helpful. Don't buy takeaway, sit and enjoy the rural ambience.

Thank Lyndasyms
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed my "mini-graze" breakfast, very tasty, nicely presented & good value. Service and coffee were excellent. The counter was full of tasty items and the decor very pleasant.

Thank Anna R
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

What a fantastic Cafe... Burger was really good. Totally exceeded my expectations. Highly recommend stopping here

Thank Matt C
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Wonderful coffee and food. Keith loves the carrot cake...A lovely crazy little town with three surprising shops ...the wonderful cafe and two interesting gift, art and decor shops. Real New Zealand...

Thank BrendaBr

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Eketahuna 4900, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Tararua District  >  Eketahuna
  • Phone Number: +64 6-375 8844

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?