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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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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lamb” (38 reviews)
“sunday roast” (14 reviews)
“spring rolls” (8 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
Findlay St, National Park Village 3948, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 531 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We called in for coffee and snack expecting good things. Ordered coffee with our group and 2 of our group were forgotten. Tried to discuss twice with counter staff to get our coffees but the lack of understanding of English language was quite a barrier....More

1  Thank AMH2708
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal after a long trip on the road. Food was beautifully presented and staff were so friendly and welcoming. Would definitely come back

2  Thank cubabob7
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got recommended this place by the owners of the Ski Shack and wow I’m so glad they did. The food was amazing, husband had the beef it was so tender. I had the chicken which was also delightful. I can highly recommend the grannies...More

Thank deannav2018
Reviewed 9 May 2018

We came here after walking the Tongariro Crossing, looking for a nice filling meal. The night we were here meals were $20 each, but the bar was closed so there were no alcoholic drinks available. Despite being fairly busy we didn't have to wait long...More

Thank JulieONZ
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Went there for dinner with my family. The food were amazing, the ambience was nice and the service was superb! We were even given free scones on our way back (the scones too were delish!) Highly recommended

1  Thank syasyabahzin
Reviewed 6 May 2018

It is a regular cafe, though bit quaint right at the National Park train station. It has nice interior and average food menu and ambiance. I liked the bakery products more than the coffee. The staff is nice and friendly.

1  Thank Satyabrata
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

I stopped here each way. The food is excellent and the staff are friendly and make good coffee. You park right outside -great for us motorcyclists- and if the sun is shining you can find a sunny spot. This is great in May.

1  Thank sala5000
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

After doing the Tongariro crossing my friend and I decided to stop in for lunch. We only ordered a few things out of the cabinet which still took around 40minutes. We sat inside near the kitchen where you can see the cooks working hard. The...More

1  Thank Deb S
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Whakatane, New Zealand
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Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Lovely warm atmosphere, extra friendly staff, delicious food, and went above and beyond to adapt to our needs. Thank you

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 22 April 2018

We stumbled on this find following the signs for 'historic railway station'. This little gem is in said station and had lots of memorabilia of the original station, station masters, etc. The food from the cafe was so good that we came back for dinner,...More

Thank 517Claire
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Questions & Answers
Breen S
11 September 2015|
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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.
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mojoblazer
6 February 2015|
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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$2 - US$23
Meals
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
Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
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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