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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Contemporary
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We originally found the Café a few years ago and went out of our way to return for a late Brunch. The first visit served the Best French Toast i had ever tasted but unfortunately it was not on the weeks menu however the replacement...was superb, I cannot pronounce the dish at this time. Service great and the selection in the cabinet was OTT.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 13 May 2021

Stayed in Alexandra for a week recently and visited here a few times - a lovely place with a great selection of delicious, fresh food and nice coffee. Great customer service. Sit inside the historic courthouse or outside where there are plenty of tables and...a very relaxed vibe. I enjoyed sitting outside in the sun amongst the trees. I had lemon and raspberry scone, bacon frittata and salad, and hubby loved the blue cod pie.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 25 March 2021

First stop on the Otago Rail Trail - lovely coffee and try the donuts they were absolutely yum! Lovely place to stop

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 28 February 2021

So many choices of freshly baked goods, sandwiches, slices etc and good coffee here. Large garden outdoor seating.

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 25 February 2021 via mobile

As always this is a consistently high standard establishment, been going there for a few years, every time we visit the area. Never disappoints

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 20 January 2021 via mobile

Beautiful setting and good menu. The selection of cakes and goodies in the counter was exceptional however I opted for a prawn, coconut and avocado salad which was wonderful. No iced coffee on the menu (no ice available!) which would have really helped with the...really hot day and the seating in the garden. Great service and food.More

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 8 January 2021 via mobile

Had lunch here. Service was excellent and the staff are super nice. Generous portion sizes. Wide selection caters to all.

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 13 December 2020

Lovely friendly people at the start of the South Island "Cheese Sandwich" journey. Excellent bike parking area and the old courthouse was a piece of history well preserved.

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 11 December 2020

Fab Cafe with fresh baking and cabinet food. Service very good. Very cool xmas decorations, alot of effort to deck out the cafe for Xmas. I had a very good berry smoothie, and nice blueberry and lemon freshly made scone.

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 10 December 2020

Located in a lovely old building and with a large garden area for sitting in the sun this is definitely a go-to lunch spot in Alexandra. An excellent array of cabinet food and cheery and efficient staff.

Date of visit: December 2020
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The Courthouse Cafe & Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5