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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
CUISINES
Cafe, New Zealand
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 13 May 2021

I visited here on a recent trip to Alexandra. Great food and coffee with super fast, friendly customer service. A lovely selection of muffins and slices. I tried raspberry and white chocolate muffin and a caramel Louise slice - really good! A friendly relaxed vibe.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 1 May 2021 via mobile

The most delicious cheese rolls, and very big too! We also ordered two smoothies, one green one which was delish and a mango coconut smoothie which to be honest could’ve had more mango in it, it didn’t taste like much

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 27 April 2021

Apparently the coffee at this little local is a bit hit and miss and mine was a big miss. Actually took the first one back and I was made a new one but was no better than the first - watery, weak.

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 8 April 2021

The best cheese scones in South Island! Great coffee and Fiands too. Super friendly staff. Thanks guys

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 7 March 2021

Very good coffee with very good service. Pleasant place to relax inside or outside. Good food to cater for most.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 5 January 2021 via mobile

A very nice cafe with friendly staff and very yummy food and coffee. I appreciated all the choices that catered for gluten free, dairy free and even refined sugar free - and these were equally yummy.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 1 January 2021 via mobile

Lovely central cafe. Great service and food was exceptional... best granola I’ve ever had anywhere!!! Highly recommend

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 1 December 2020

We were recommended to eat here and it didn’t disappoint. The food was nicely prepared and presented and was served in record time. Will return next time in Alexandra!

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 19 November 2020

Went there this morning for breakfast staff behind counter sneezing on her open hand and arm then keeps wiping her nose on forearm and palm of her hand keeps serving and taking orders no hand washing at all after watching her our breakfast came out...and took a couple of bites got up walked out i don't worry about covid as such but basic hygiene when u are in a cafe serving food is totally disgustingMore

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 30 October 2020 via mobile

Happened upon The Tin Goose cafe by luck. Muffin and coffee each after our bike ride was the order of the day. Superb. Waitress seemed to have her own agenda but it all worked in the end.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Yes, The Tin Goose offers takeaway services.

Yes, The Tin Goose offers delivery services.

The Tin Goose is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4