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Nor'Wester Cafe

$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
95 Carters Road, Amberley 7410, New Zealand
+64 3-314 9411
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (17 reviews)
“fish and chips” (11 reviews)
“blt” (7 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM Hours
Cafe, European, New Zealand, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
95 Carters Road, Amberley 7410, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a beautiful relaxing place to sit eat and drink. Lovely outdoor area/ garden .Great menu and delicious fresh food. Great service, friendly staff.

Thank Excursion28283334931
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely day so nice to sit outside under the pergola. Staff very friendly and helpful. Food was also very nice and good portions.

Thank rayjenk
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We stopped in for a coffee during a long drive and were greeted warmly and enjoyed two hot and enjoyable coffees.

1  Thank Michael G
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Delightful place at eat breakfast. Delicious coffee and great food. What a great place to relax and enjoy great food & service. The cafe was so inviting with fresh spring flowers at every table and friendly staff members.

Thank RobynD1060
Reviewed 14 August 2018

What a wonderful little place to stop for coffee and food. The staff are so friendly and helpful. The coffee is great and the food is wonderful home made food. We were very impressed. I loved the little quotes around the room, the atmosphere is...More

Thank hazel S
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

We were looking for a quick breakfast on a Sunday morning in Amberley. There aren’t a lot of cafe options so even though we’d heard and read average things about this cafe we thought we’d go in. My wife and I ordered eggs on toast...More

Reviewed 26 July 2018

We stumbled across this gem on a nights stay in Amberley. We were so impressed by the food, presentation and the friendly attentive staff who also found activities for our children to occupy them. We are sad we don't live there so we could frequent...More

Thank Sarhaff
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Had a nice lunch here on Sunday. Fresh gurnard. Real potato crispy chips hmmmm. Amberley pale ale went down a treat. Was busy so food took about 25 mins so pretty good. Recommend stopping in.

Thank Explorer783388
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Great Food Great Customer Service Great prices and food especially for Gluten Free people. Cozy environment and amazing atmosphere.

Thank JanykaM
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Stopped here for lunch. Busy and lots of people sitting outside. We opted for inside and there was more seating. Very nice menu to choose from. Food presented very well and very tasty. Service good and friendly. Owner was amused that I asked for vinegar...More

Thank Alan P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 95 Carters Road, Amberley 7410, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Amberley
  • Phone Number: +64 3-314 9411
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