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Central Cafe and Grill

44 Talbot Street, Geraldine 7930, New Zealand
+64 3-693 9770
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (52 reviews)
“onion rings” (4 reviews)
Closes in 23 min
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
Cafe, New Zealand, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
44 Talbot Street, Geraldine 7930, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Best burger I have ever had! Bar none I’ll be going back soon for sure And the kids meals were good tooo not a single complaint from our table.

Thank Karl D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We called in on our way back from Timaru and were hungry. My wife ordered the soup and I ordered the blue cod. The soup had a skin on it as if it had been sitting around for some time, and she burned her mouth...More

Thank eatffever
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Known for the massive 2kg Gotham Burger, this little cafe is a hidden treasure trove of delicious foods! All of it is beautifully priced and tastes amazing! The Gourmet Burgers are amazing and definitely my top recommended lunch/dinner choice if your in the mood to...More

Thank Pandafitravels
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best restaurant we have eaten in New Zeland. We are from Brazil and we have been traveling for 14 days and still 5 days to return and by far this restaurant was the best. The food and the people who works there are just...More

Thank hamudifares
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Spanish burrito is the takeaway breakfast of champions- Scrambled eggs, chorizo sausage, cheese, potato hash and salsa - all in a wrap so you can eat it one handed. Blimmin amazing! -The service, staff and coffee are great too. - Save time by calling...More

Thank Alastair T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered a latte and a tea for one. Also ordered the $10 garlic bread and chips deal. Waited 40 minutes. Got my drinks never got my food. When customers who arrived AFTER me by a GOOD 10 minutes got their food before me (table of...More

Thank Shona P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Coffee was one of the best of our entire trip in NZ. And breakfast was also very good too.Service was quick and friendly. Great place to fuel-up before rafting.

Thank Dr_Rebecca_P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The american burger and boneless wings are nice. Soup of the day ( vegetable soup ) is bad. Good to stop over. The chinese restaurant beside was close for no reason.

Thank Bryaan L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a couple of great burgers with fab chips in a cool, interesting place. Nice service and reasonable prices. We are interested in going back to check out their Mexican

Thank JexAllison
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Too hard to choose between extensive options on menu. We shared onion rings, potato skins, garlic bread and ribs. Ribs definitely a 2 person size- not quite "fall off the bone" but lovely flavour! Potato skins were the pick for us. Good options for kids...More

Thank Chris C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Talbot Street, Geraldine 7930, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Geraldine
  • Phone Number: +64 3-693 9770
Warm and inviting with full flavored food, desserts, smoothies, organic coffee, sharable starters, gourmet burgers and sandwiches with plenty of vegetarian and gluten free options. Using as much local produce as possible and using ethically farmed protein over 90% of our menu.
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