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Naked Possum Cafe

158 Carter Road, Collingwood 7073, New Zealand
+64 3-524 8433
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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Cafe, New Zealand, European
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158 Carter Road, Collingwood 7073, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It seems really isolated from the main tourist routes, but is a boon to walkers. Good wholesome food in rural setting, with internal and garden seating. Well worth a visit.

Thank BwanaMkubwa
Reviewed 12 April 2017

An awesome location, great hospitality and fabulous food. What more could you want? Really cool café in the middle of nowhere. Something a bit different with Tahr and venison on the menu, along with the local smoked salmon. Add to the great food the friendly...More

Thank Longhorn3_11
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Set in the bush with inside and outdoor seating, this cafe has good coffee and a moderate selection of healthy food. Outdoor fire and room for children to run round make it an excellent stop after the bush walk or trip to Salisbury Falls and...More

Thank Faye_and_Peter_11
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Had a lovey meal curry goat pie & great coffee to full foe cake so did take away & then enjoyed a beautiful walk in the woods

Thank ahemming2017
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Nice coffee and slice. Pleasant folk style surroundings. Friendly staff. Somewhat remote, but that adds to the ambiance. Would like to try a lunch there next time.

Thank HeyLittleHen
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We sent an email checking the cafe was open and got no reply. Due to the positive reviews we made the journey anyway and found a folksy set up. Walking in you get the feeling you have come to the wrong place, some young ladies...More

Thank AcerFrance
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a quick coffee after a walk up the kaituna valley (to see the gold workings) and couldn't resist the amazing pies which had just come out of the oven. Crisp feathery pastry and the most melt in your mouth version cooked in...More

Thank Sandyexpat
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We came here as a group of 6, ordered and found the service slow. The food on their menu is some what unusual but also has some traditional options. The food we received was average, certainly nothing to get excited about. And one of us...More

Thank Robbie P
Reviewed 29 December 2016

what a great surprise when we got to the end of the shingle road and at the start of the kaituna walk was this cafe. The staff were over and above friendly, a great selection of local food, cakes, coffee and alcohol. Great outdoor area...More

Thank PrincessYork
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We arrived here after a trip to Wharariki Beach. The weather was not that great in order to get a good view. Unfortunately the café was average. Can tick it off my list but may not be back.

Thank Roborhodie
nakedpos, Owner at Naked Possum Cafe, responded to this review

Hi there are you sure that it was not the farewell spit cafe that you went to for a view. As we are at the other side of Collingwood, in bush are. Thanks Hannah

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Did you notice that the food preparation area was open to children walking in and out and that some of them helped themselves to the counter space during the cooking hours?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$17
Cafe, New Zealand, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
00:00 - 00:00
00:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 158 Carter Road, Collingwood 7073, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Golden Bay  >  Collingwood
  • Phone Number: +64 3-524 8433
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