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Kohatu Flat Rock Cafe

5087 Motueka Valley Highway, Tasman, Mapua, New Zealand
+64 3-522 4440
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good64%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“pastry” (2 reviews)
“worth a stop” (3 reviews)
“nice cafe” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand
$$ - $$$
5087 Motueka Valley Highway, Tasman, Mapua, New Zealand
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

It's hard to believe that there is such a nice cafe along SH6 between Golden Downs and Murchison; in fact it's right on the corner of the Motueka Valley HWay turnoff. Very relaxed and friendly atmosphere, good food and heaps of different areas to sit...More

1  Thank Andrea B
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We stopped here on our way to Hokitika and had some lunch. It was one of the best places we've eaten Lamb, Mussels, Eggs Benedict, and fresh homemade pastry. Coffee was perfect. Gotta stop here and get a taste of something if you're traveling on...More

Thank Nathan K
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Driving trough and stopped for lunch. Pleased we did good grub here. Fresh, homemade and friendly. Worth a stop. Nice setting too. Recommend

1  Thank Jill M
Reviewed 10 January 2017

This is a great place to come for breakfast, lunch or just for coffee and cake. We come often for food that is always delicious and very reasonably priced, service is always with a smile and food served in a timely manner. It's nice and...More

1  Thank Miranda2256
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for a break going between Christchurch and Nelson/Motueka. The cafe sits at the intersection of both roads which lead to Motueka or Nelson and the road from Lewis Pass. It's not as crowded as Murchison and is about an 50 minutes to...More

1  Thank utripmeup
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

My partner and I wanted somewhere to stay, before and after climbing Mt Owen so gave the Flat Rock Cafe a call. Graham and Maureen were very accommodating and flexible enough to cater to all our needs, providing b&b with a lovely clean and recently...More

1  Thank harveysteeds
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

To be fair what we ate was good however I'm peeved over being asked to pay 60 cents for tomato sauce. We wanted a full English breakfast but the only choice was to buy bacon and eggs and add on extras. $3 for a sausage...More

Thank DebbieN_NZ
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Absolutely amazing. Had the salmon and kumara filo. I couldn't rave any more about it. To die for. Great service. Clean and tidy. Thanks heaps!

1  Thank Natalie B
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We travel out to Kohatu regularly just to go to the Flat Rock Cafe. The tea or coffee is always good. The food is great, and well presented with a good variety. Very well priced, and what a great location too. You can travel to...More

1  Thank blackdog47
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Have often passed this place on way to Riwaka. It has fairly recently been transformed from an abandoned run down pub into a very tidy and attractive cafe. Ideal stop on way to Nelson or Motueka. Lovely food and coffee. Intriguing art work on display....More

1  Thank Christine R
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, New Zealand
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5087 Motueka Valley Highway, Tasman, Mapua, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Mapua  >  Tasman
  • Phone Number: +64 3-522 4440
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