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$3 - $34
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Cafe, European, New Zealand
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 3 November 2022 via mobile

We wanted to have dinner here, but we heard from our hotel that we should avoid this restaurant. Not believing this advice, we showed up for coffee mid-morning. The coffee was OK, but we asked about their dinner menu, and the server told us that...they are no longer open for dinner. We observed the fact that there was only one employee there, preparing food and serving people. Service was quite slow. We recommend avoiding this place.More

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 24 October 2022 via mobile

Called in for lunch today before we biked a Marton sash & door track Only one guy doing everything Tables were all littered with dirty dishes The bathrooms were DISGUSTING the hand towel was fit for floor cloth Inside and out is unloved Certainly not...the quality cafe it used to be Food snd coffee was OK Won’t be patronising that cafe againMore

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 27 September 2022 via mobile

Came in with my partner to have some brunch, had a bacon and cheese toastie that really wasn’t nice the bread was thin like paper and the bacon was very chewy with the smallest amount of cheese on a toastie I’ve seen! My partner had...the same with avocado and that was just as poor. The coffee was not great either I had a mocha which tasted like water with chocolate powder with 0 foam. Overall it just tasted cheap and the prices were not! Staff seemed nice enough just a shame about the quality, we won’t be back again.More

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 10 July 2022 via mobile

Popped in for lunch after a morning up the mountain. Greeted by the warmth of logfire. Seemed only one person serving and cooking. All meals were of reasonable price and quality. Kids enjoyed their meals as did the adults. Fast service. Will be back next...time in National Park.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 5 June 2022

We ordered fish and chips, and wedges which were good. But the pancakes were terrible. The berry sauce had gone badly off. The staff member was dismissive saying “well that’s the last of it anyway”. We wouldn’t go back again.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 4 June 2022

This used to be a great place to call into on your way through the central north island. The food was plentiful and top notch. Not anymore I am afraid and it’s now off our preferred places to stop. Hardly any food displayed, and what...there was, was awful. The cafe was damp and cold, no cosy fire like it used to have. Sugar and salt so damp it wouldn’t come out of the containers. Our food was third rate and the pie my partner had was cold in the middle. The coffee was okay. Do not bother to go here anymore.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 13 May 2022 via mobile

This is the worst food I have ever been served. The American hotdog was still cold as if it hadn't been cooked. The eggs Benedict, bacon was cold, hollandaise sauce was cold and eggs not cooked properly. Also were served knife and forks straight on...table no servette that seemed it hadn't been cleaned in a while but were expected to eat with them. Would not recommend at all.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 9 May 2022 via mobile

The mushrooms had a slight hint of coconut, might not sound like it goes but it REALLY does, best creamy mushrooms I've had in ages. Good coffee too.

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 23 April 2022 via mobile

This cafe is a converted old railway station . It produces coffee ,scones and main meals of a high standard and is really the national park village town hall

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 12 March 2022

The guy here was running the whole place on his own and held it together admirably. Great job !!!!!!!!

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 7 January 2022

If we travel this way we almost always stop here. just off main road in the historic station, set in the bush and railway backdrop. Have been in for breakfast and lunch and always good with indoor or outdoor seating. coffee always top notch.

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 3 January 2022 via mobile

Excellent café, standard food done really well, pleasant location, very helpful staff. Definitely a go to place for breakfast or snack meals if you’re passing

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 26 December 2021 via mobile

My partner and I came here for a coffee in the morning. The restaurant is very cozy and clean, with lots of little decor elements. The coffee was perfect, the service very nice. Perfect to start your day of exploring or hiking. Definifely recommend!

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 24 July 2021 via mobile

We walked in, didn’t get greeted. The man behind the counter didn’t acknowledge anyone in line. When someone ahead of us went to order he seemed very put out. I’m not sure if a massive group had just left and the staff were tired, but...it gave us a bad vibe, so we left even before ordering. Wouldn’t go back at all.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 30 June 2021

Warm and inviting. Great coffee and food. A nice place to spend some time - perfect while waiting for the train to arrive. But would be great even if you weren’t waiting on the train.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Response from aroha1 | Reviewed this property |
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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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THE STATION CAFE AND RESTAURANT, National Park Village - Menu, Prices & Restaurant Reviews

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The Station Cafe and Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5