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The Cow Shed Restaurant

37 Waller Street | Murchison, Murchison 7007, New Zealand
+64 3-523 9523
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (46 reviews)
“salad” (16 reviews)
“pavlova” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Pizza, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
37 Waller Street | Murchison, Murchison 7007, New Zealand
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Reviewed 22 May 2018

Great coffee, great atmosphere and delicious food. The cowshed is a great place to dodge sandflies and rain.

Thank webw0rx
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Comfy couch and great coffee. What more could you ask for when you’re on the road. This is all I want to say but that yet might let me leave a short review so is this enough words now

Thank Kathryn A
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

If you need a light lunch or hearty dinner this place is a worthwhile stop. A party of two couples we went for dinner last night. The place is decorated with interesting memorabilia and the owner and his family give a hearty welcome to all....More

3  Thank 48Heather
Reviewed 20 March 2018

Ate here two nights running whilst staying in the linked accommodation (recommend the 'Clover' room!). It was so good the first night we went back the second. On a nice evening there is no where nicer to eat outside. Plus you can BYO with no...More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 23 February 2018

We stopped here on our way through to Abel Tasman. We didn't have much expectation as we just needed somewhere to pull over and eat but were pleasantly surprised. The owners were very friendly and made us feel very welcome. We both ate hot home...More

Thank nickadams11
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

very good pizza place good filling nice fresh salad can recommend this place good service i say keep it up thanks

1  Thank Frans V
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Relaxed and enjoyable evening here. Great pizza, friendly and efficient service, delicious salads... so good we had two! the puddings sounded and looked great, but we didn't have room for one, but heard favourable comments from nearby tables.

Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Really nice people, awsome pizzas, nothing else to say, it was perfect after a long day, I recommend it without doubt

Thank Elodie L
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Tucked away behind some accommodation this restaurant is very different from the other outlets in Murchison. Family run and very welcoming it is totally charming and pleasant. The menu is limited but the food excellent and well priced. BYO beer and wine makes it even...More

Thank Huw G
Reviewed 24 January 2018

The owners of Murchison Lodge recommended this place to us, and we enjoyed it a lot. We got a table in the garden near the chicken run which was great and far enough away from the other tables to be private but not separate. The...More

Thank BookemDan
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$20
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 Waller Street | Murchison, Murchison 7007, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Murchison
  • Phone Number: +64 3-523 9523
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The Cow Shed Restaurant is currently closed for renovation! Re-opening in the Spring
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