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Pancake Rocks Cafe Restaurant

Statehighway 6 4300 Coast Road RD 1, Punakaiki 7873, New Zealand
+64 3-731 1122
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good31%
  • Average22%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible9%
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“pancakes” (111 reviews)
“pizza” (39 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Statehighway 6 4300 Coast Road RD 1, Punakaiki 7873, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The bacon, banana and maple syrup pancakes were stacked high and very tasty. Also great woodfire pizza with a thin base. Good value for money.

Thank Hatzidis
Reviewed 1 week ago

A horrible dumping ground for other peoples rubbish. Greasy unwashed furniture and the staff were so grumpy.

Thank tat2jules
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I just had to have pancakes at pancake Rocks, so we decided to share a stack of berry and cream and have a hot chocolate. We were pleasantly surprised as they are far better than their advertising poster shows. Delicious fruits and proper cream.

Thank Dearmans
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Our order was actually forgotten we've waited very long until someone came and said they missed it?! So they just started making it then we waited for another 20 minutes. Well good thing it was delicious! But service needs improvement. The place is very unique...More

1  Thank ChaiSangayab
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Very expensive,did not respond to any comments about prices, cold coffee.They probably feel that because they are they only cafe there they can charge what they like. Not a good advertisement for NZ

Thank vickisusan
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Called in briefly. Ordered a coffee and pie. The guy behind the counter was great, friendly smile. Coffee arrived quickly, nice a rich in flavour. Pie was a great temperature and tasty

Thank 1johnnyboy
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Went to this place for pancakes. Coffees came straight away but then waited 45 minutes and saw other tables get theirs even though they arrived after us. Asked about order and told delay was due to a large bus group ordering before us, however they...More

Thank Marita B
Reviewed 4 June 2017

as first of our group in, our orders arrived in a timely manner, although my husband's meal an ingredient that was advertised (when this was mentioned to a staff member he laughed & did nothing to fix the missing sausage). My second coffee was made...More

Thank JoWestrupp
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Not our favourite breakfast ..the big breakfast came ..and not very big ! Very small amount of bacon, sausage and one mushroom ! Very expensive at nearly 24.00 .. pancakes were lovely and nice coffees

Thank Charlie7775
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

My partner and I went for brunch at Pancake Rocks Cafe on the Sunday of Queens Birthday weekend. We ordered the Eggs on Sourdough bun with bacon. After an hour of waiting - we enquired as to why it was taking so long. The kitchen...More

Thank Sue M
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Hendrik K
3 January 2017|
Response from coogee3 | Reviewed this property |
When we visited in November, the coffee was not up to the standards we had come to expect in the places we visited in NZ's South Island. We had lattes or cappuccino every day and this was the first time we had encountered... More
Hendrik K
3 January 2017|
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Response from INGER-UK-NZ | Reviewed this property |
I would say yes!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:30 - 05:00
08:30 - 05:00
08:30 - 05:00
08:30 - 05:00
08:30 - 05:00
08:30 - 05:00
08:30 - 05:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Statehighway 6 4300 Coast Road RD 1, Punakaiki 7873, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  West Coast Region  >  Punakaiki
  • Phone Number: +64 3-731 1122
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