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The Station Cafe and Restaurant

Findlay St, National Park Village 3948, New Zealand
+64 7-892 2881
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb” (36 reviews)
“sunday roast” (13 reviews)
“spring rolls” (8 reviews)
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Findlay St, National Park Village 3948, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 487 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Certainly worth a stop , service was good although you would not want to be in a rush , Coffee is very good and the Pie that I had was pretty special right up there amongst the best , will certainly return for another however...More

Thank OliverWellington
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a rack of lamb in here and home made soup. It was beautifully cooked and presented and extremely good value for money

Thank archike
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quaint station building, the staff were very friendly and helpful. Only had the savoury muffin and herbal tea (delicious) but judging from the menu, the display cabinet and the other satisfied customers, it's a neat place for a meal.

Thank Hannah C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate there on the 20th November, I had a steak sandwich and my partner had the lasagne. The steak in the sandwich was cooked perfectly but lacked in seasoning and a bit small for the roll, only 1 slice of tomato a bit of...More

Thank Robin v
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is located in an old train station in Tongariro National Park village. Like anywhere in New Zealand the atmosphere is relaxed. The staff was very friendly and forthcoming. We had shrimps as a starter and a beef fillet as a main. Beef was...More

Thank Edwin V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I dined twice at the Station when I was hiking the Tongariros. Had a great rack of lamb the first time with sweet potato chips. The second time I had the sirloin steak which was a bit tough and had a lot of gristle. That's...More

Thank billeclass
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is two reviews in one; we had a lovely evening meal but lunch the next day (which we were looking forward to) was a bit of a disappointment. The evening meal was good but I did have to send my first sirloin steak back....More

Thank MayfieldGOC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here on a Sunday evening and it was quite busy - luckily I made a booking. Selected Sunday to try the roast night dishes specifically. Ordered both the roast pork and roast lamb. Pork was a little on the dry side but lamb...More

Thank Chatnoir-miaow
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

The ambiance look quite promising and the prices on the menu raise expectations. However the steak is not tender at all and the food is a bit tasteless. Disappointing! What annoyed me at the bill is that I got charged for water at $10. Went...More

Thank Martijn Z
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Great value, besutiful portions, very tasty. Cozy place, nice staff. Don't miss it! None of the main courses were over 30$. Desserts were fabulous. I heard this is the best place in the village.

Thank Emma N
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Questions & Answers
Breen S
11 September 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Stationcafe | Property representative |
Absolutely, our dished are made from fresh ingredients and if we do have a sauce matched that is not suitable we can change it for you.
6 February 2015|
Response from Stationcafe | Property representative |
Hi, We are located in Tongariro National Park New Zealand, we have no ferry services here. Regards Warren
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$23
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Findlay St, National Park Village 3948, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  National Park Village
  • Phone Number: +64 7-892 2881
  • E-mail
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