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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 good32%
  • Average22%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible8%
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“pancakes” (110 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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered 2 flat whites to take away at an astonishing $5.50 each..most expensive coffees we've had all trip (2 weeks in, 2 coffees a day) and not great tasting! Restaurant decor looked amazing though!! Cute lil birds bouncing about. Toilets pleasant and clean. Didn't really...More

Thank Sophie W
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Had breakfast here on a wet and rainy morning. Food was really great. Hot breakfast was very tasty, great coffee and a decent menu of food to choose from.

Thank Mark F
Reviewed 30 April 2017

We stopped here for a quick lunch. I had a salad which was very large and not particularly inspiring. The cafe is very much a cafe - food is ok and is great for a quick snack. As this is such a tourist spot it...More

Thank Bellatravelscom
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

When you visit pancake rocks you have to then follow it up with some pancakes! The pancakes were good as was the coffee. The problem is the coffee came out way before the pancakes so you finished your coffee before the pancakes even arrived. The...More

1  Thank Brendan O
Reviewed 28 April 2017

After the Pancake Rocks we pulled in for a feed. A wood fire vegetarian pizza and chips was on the menu - and I have to say it was the best meal we had had down South. Not to sure why, it was a simple...More

Thank Lsas26
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Hendrik K
Do they serve a good cappuccino?
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
Do they serve a good cappuccino?
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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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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