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The Teapot Inn

249 King Street, Temuka 7920, New Zealand
+64 3-615 7679
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good50%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
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“sandwiches” (5 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand
249 King Street, Temuka 7920, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a good stop for lunch if you're driving from Dunedin to Christchurch. the service was friendly, and they have authentic Kiwi foods!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank QuickWhitTravel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

overpriced and nothing great about it..pies are rubbish..they seem to think putting the word gourmet in front of ham sandwich makes it ok to charge thru the nose for it.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Scenic18112795637
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

What a great place to stop over. The staff were lovely. Food and tea was great. Will definitely be stopping in here again on long drives. Thanks a lot!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Mark D
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Dropped in for a coffee and cake on way to Christchurch. Coffee was ok but service from the old man behind counter had a lot to be desired, not to mention the piece of banana bread which was very dry and unpalatable. Would not recommend...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank bulldogs12018
Reviewed 2 May 2018

We were heading from Christchurch to Oamaru on a very wet Saturday morning and needed a stop for a cuppa and some breakfast. This was my first time here and really pleasantly surprised. The welcome was extremely warm, ambience cafe like and quite appealing and...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Steve R
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

We stopped for a light lunch on the way from Dunedin to Christchurch. The cafe has a good selection of sandwiches, filled rolls, slices and hot pies. They also do takeaways of fish and chips. Seating area is clean and tidy with plenty of tables....More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Janet S
Reviewed 12 March 2018

This was a great place to stop on the way from Akaroa to Oamaru. We had a delicious lunch, lovely pot of tea and enjoyed some banter with friendly hosts.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank SuzieLee71
Reviewed 25 February 2018

We stopped for lunch on Sunday. Friendly hospitable staff, good quality food at reasonable prices. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Peter L
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

While staying in Geraldine and travelling to and from Timaru. We passed The teapot inn temuka. Being hot and sunny we needed to cool down. We decided to stop here. From entering we was welcomed by the owner who we got chatting to and had...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank keith1971
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Lovely food and very friendly and helpful staff. We enjoyed our lunch. Coffee was OK but sandwiches and toasted sandwiches were excellent.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank HuiaBay
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Cafe, New Zealand
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 249 King Street, Temuka 7920, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Temuka
  • Phone Number: +64 3-615 7679
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