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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%
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“lamb” (37 reviews)
“sunday roast” (13 reviews)
“spring rolls” (8 reviews)
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Findlay St, National Park Village 3948, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A great place for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or just a coffee & fresh cakes or pastries. Lots of old photos of 1908 when the tracks and tunnels for the railroad were built. Service is very friendly. My husband had the special - the chicken dish,...More

Thank sandyLimassol
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Excellent food ! Large choice of dishes, lamb and pork roast on Sundays. Friendly welcome, efficient service. Dining room very pleasant, relaxing atmosphere. Walking distance from most hotels / lodges.

Thank jacquesbV6406SS
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had coffee and cakes (Jaffa cake excellent!), and returned later for dinner. Food up here in national park seems a little more expensive, but the quality was very good indeed, especially the pork tenderloin. Booking is recommended; we caused some confusion on arrival when...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Well as we stayed in the near by town the options around are quite limited . Station cafe offers good options and variety.

Thank Belgaizi
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great breakfast there on the way through, Highly recommended as the food was lovely. Not the first time we have been there and definitely won't be the last.

1  Thank Rogy52
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked an evening meal here as, although the reviews were mixed, there was nowhere else to eat locally and we had already cooked in for two nights. We were looking forward to a good quality meal and were prepared to pay the well above...More

Thank Goodgirl53
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the Tongariro Alpine Crossing on 31/1/2018. We are so grateful that the weather is great. After 8.5 hrs hike, nothing better than a great meal with good food, nice wine, excellent services and good friends. We ordered 2 main courses and 2...More

Thank meowmeowlam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were very disappointed with our food. Looks nice but the taste was overwhelmed by balsamic vinegar. Also weird combinations of hot and cold food on the same plate.

Thank GraceJ99
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staff super friendly. Were training a couple of newbies and politely stated that at the start. Service excellent. Food supa and coffee fabulous. Had my coffee within 5 minutes with food not far behind. Had a cooked brekky. Eggs and bacon cooked to perfection. Only...More

Thank Nadine T
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Love stopping at this cafe. Always a lovely selection of cabinet food and it was hard to choose what to have with our coffees. As we were breaking a long trip, we both bought cake to take away and eat later in the car. I...More

Thank Carole B
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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$25
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, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
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
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