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“Great little breakfast”
Review of Cafe Encounter

Cafe Encounter
Ranked #4 of 16 Quick Bites in Kaikoura
Certificate of Excellence
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Ocean view cafe with a varied breakfast and lunch offerring, with GF and vegetarian options available. Great coffee and a varied selection of teas. Wide selection of cold drinks, juices and delicious smoothies! Fresh produce and daily fresh baking.
Reviewed 15 February 2019 via mobile

Located out of the main strip and the menu is limited but found the cafe to be clean and buzzy, with staff friendly and quick to serve good food.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank mbardrick
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Reviewed 14 February 2019 via mobile

If you are looking for somewhere reasonable to eat when in Kaikoura look no further than here.

They are open for breakfast and lunch are we can recommend both, whether you want just a light snack or a full meal you’re in the right place.
Very friendly staff and great tea and coffee round it all off perfectly.

While you’re here don’t miss the gift shop.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank MalcolmS943
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Reviewed 13 February 2019

Stopped here for a break and some thing to eat on our way to the north. Food was good , service reasonable and variety adequate. We decided to go down to the lighthouse area and were warned BEWARE of the Gulls.
Parked , got out and started munching on my sausage roll when I was dived bombed and had to wrestle my food away from a bird. So fellow travelers stay at the restaurant , it has a good lounge , atmosphere and no hungry birds to fight off

Date of visit: November 2018
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Thank Robert H
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Reviewed 8 February 2019 via mobile

Stopping in on a trip from Christchurch to Blenheim and stopped in here for early lunch. Regional Cafe revelation! Great selection of food, relaxed atmosphere; sunny (with umbrellas) outdoor area; spectacular
mountain range; top service... a very special place to help remember the journey.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Trailflix
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Reviewed 7 February 2019 via mobile

On a long road trip this stop at Encounter was perfectly timed. Excellent coffee, toasted sandwiches and sausage roll. All round good and a pleasant spot to sit out eating looking over the bay. Great

Date of visit: February 2019
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