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The Shack Restaurant

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19 Bow Street, Raglan 3225, New Zealand
+64 7-825 0027
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (45 reviews)
“corn fritters” (17 reviews)
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Open Now
8:00 AM - 5:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
19 Bow Street, Raglan 3225, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Hands down this is the best venue in Raglan for a great relaxing meal. They make a special bloody mary too. Fantastic place, by far the crream of this little rural town.

Thank Avil A
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited for lunch - very busy so took that as a good sign. Very prompt friendly service. Enjoyed the mushies and iced mocha.

Thank Sophie239
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our lunch time meal here - the place was really busy - and I am not surprised. The food was wonderful, with the menu offering quite a few different options from the norm. Hubby had the Shack Daddy and I went for...More

Thank Erin B
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

The staff are lovely and decor is pretty cool. Food reasonably priced. Nice to sit by the window to catch the morning sun

Thank Denise S
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

The shack is a beautiful hidden little gem in raglan. Service coffee and food are always good. Keep it on! Really worth the visit.

Thank Joebrown12
Reviewed 18 August 2017

We dropped in at the Shack for morning tea (cake and coffee) and were glad we did. The service was friendly and efficient. It was a nice warm place to escape on a rainy day and had a arty/boho/surfie vibe (like the rest of Raglan)....More

Thank Copa6
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Locals in Raglan directed us to "The Shack" - WOW, the atmosphere was a buzz. The service was great. The FOOD - OMG - talk about supporting local farmers and local garden markets - everything we ate, which was a bit, was just an explosion...More

Thank Anna E
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely spot for breakfast, we sat outside with our dog and blankets came with each table , a nice touch. Menu offered much more interesting options than the norm and we were pleased to try something a little different. Great service and hearty servings. Would...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

We came for breakfast on a busy Sunday morning. Staff were very welcoming. Coffee was served promptly, nice and hot and perfect strength. To share we had the big breakfast. Bacon, eggs, spinach, potatoes, beetroot catsup. Delicious sourdough for mopping. Really nice vibe, and lots...More

Thank Birgitte R
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Today, was my first time to The Shack. I ordered a latte and the crushed peas meal. The coffee was quite good, and the crushed peas had a great balance of flavours and textures and nice and fresh. All in all, a great experience. Wait...More

Thank Reema D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Bow Street, Raglan 3225, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Raglan
  • Phone Number: +64 7-825 0027
Cafe Restaurant open 7 days, excellent food and table service.
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