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“Small but perfectly formed”

Creel Tackle House & Cafe
Ranked #1 of 23 Restaurants in Turangi
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$3 - US$9
Cuisines: New Zealand
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Dining options: Breakfast
Description: New Zealands oldest Tackle Shop adjacent to the famous Tongariro River (trout)with a recently added Cafe, with a fly fishing theme, serving breakfast, brunch, lunch, all produce is made on sight fresh daily.(Cooked breakfast weekends) Espresso Coffee, loose leaf teas, organic and natural drinks, takeout lunches. Of course a full range of fly fishing tackle, flies and licences. CLOSED CHRISTMAS DAY AND DECEMBER 26TH AND NEW YEARS DAY
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Next to the Creel Lodge, and though the fishing tackle shop, this was a great little cafe. A tiny kitchen produces some great dishes. Lovely scrambled eggs and bacon for two.

Great place to stop for breakfast, grab a sandwich or enjoy a cake

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Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

what a lovely rustic venue, good food, great service, must do experience, ask about the history of the creel lodge, tackle house and the cafe

Thank Mike H
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

You will love this cafe, compact and cosy with a lovely shop attached, we ate here two mornings in a row as it is the very best food around. Great friendly service and nothing that they cannot do for you.

Thank robyndiane
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Coffee is good as are the savouries but very expensive for soggy pastry as heated in microwave... not much filling either. Very Small blackboard menu. Hard to find cafe on side street. Owner I assume on coffee machine not very friendly. He was disgusted at having to hand over 4 ( very small ) sugar sachets for coffee. Shame as this place was recommended and not what I had imagined at all. Would not recommend.

Thank Stormpipes
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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Delicious food home made macadamia muesli so nutty, tempting brioche perfectly baked, the hangover pie is amazing. atmosphere, excellent Supreme coffee nom nom nom. Atmospheric French style music. Will be back.

Thank Theresa N
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