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“Chopped Chop Shop”

The Chop Shop Food Merchants
Ranked #3 of 33 Restaurants in Arrowtown
Cuisines: New Zealand
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 18 March 2023 via mobile

An amazing place to visit. An old favourite. Wonderful ambience, staff and food. One of our favourite places to visit. Sadly I understand it is closing shortly due to the challenges imposed on many businesses over the last few years.

Date of visit: March 2023
Thank Gary677870
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Reviewed 11 March 2023 via mobile

The food here is good but the restaurant is not good for large groups. There is only one table that seats more than four people.
We were a group of six and when we arrived two people were at the table that sat 6. We thought that when that table became free we would be able to move to the larger table so we sat around the smaller table only to be told later that we were not able to move tables. Apparently a group of three that were waiting had priority on the table when it came free. We were told that “it was how they allocated tables for the last 12 years” when we asked to move. Something they didn’t tell us when we sat down.
As you can’t book this restaurant it is really only suitable for small groups.

Date of visit: March 2023
Thank Paradise53749021364
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Reviewed 15 February 2023

nicely creative menu choices without being too out there, the food was great. Barista fella is a bit brusque, however, i'd go back for sure.

Date of visit: February 2023
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Reviewed 10 February 2023

Interesting decor (it's worth a trip to the toilets!), and enough space between tables.

I had the Turkish Eggs - really very good, and a bit different to your regular brunch fare. Perfectly poached eggs - even the ciabatta was delicious. She had the corn fritters - "best I've ever had". But $9 to add on bacon! Now, it was pretty good bacon I'll admit, and the dish needed it, but that seems a little pricey.
Coffee very good, and not pricey. Had take away coffee the next day, and it was consistently good.

Only downside is it's very busy at peak times.

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 11 October 2022 via mobile

Wonderful place, a lot to see inside, lots of old Nic back things. Exceptional friendly staff.
The corn fritters get the corn fitters.

Date of visit: October 2022
Thank L3748ILchrisc
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