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“Excellent pricing and BREATHTAKING views”
Review of Astro Cafe

Astro Cafe
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Dining options: Breakfast
Description: Our daytime café at the top of Ōtehīwai Mount John, boasts some of the best views across the Mackenzie Basin, Lake Takapō (Tekapo) and up to Aoraki Mt Cook. The Astro Café serves a range of drinks, including delicious barista-made coffees. Our cabinet food selection includes sweet and savoury options which are sure to have your mouth watering while you take in the views on offer.
Reviewed 25 August 2016

I drove up ($5 to access the road) to the research facility to check the views and was amazed there was a cafe there too. The pricing was very good value for money also. SOOO happy. Will always come here when in Tekapo from now on.

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank nzdan007
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Reviewed 25 August 2016

After a long walk around Mount John we reached the Astro-Café and it could not be better situated on top of the mountain. We had tea and cakes. The cakes were rather heavy in cream and butter, but we did not mind. It was just a nice treat after a long walk in the cold weather.

Date of visit: December 2015
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Thank DrBeeee
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

Great for coffee and refreshments after hiking up Mount John! Try the milk shakes and enjoy the amazing view!

Date of visit: January 2016
Thank ChristinaUnterwegs
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Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Not many New Zealand walks have a cafe to reward you after the exercise...this is what makes the Mt John walk and this cafe special and unique!

The vegetarian toasted sandwich was good. The service was messy! We asked for tea / coffee to be served after the sandwich, but got the tea / coffee first!

The views from this place are spectacular.

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank ShirishParanjape
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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

I am very fussy with coffee, but here, I have to say,it was one of the best coffees Ive ever tried in New Zealand.
Congratulations to the baristas!

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Mecha V
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