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Shawty's Cafe

$$ - $$$Pizza, Cafe,
4 Market Place, Twizel 7901, New Zealand
+64 3-435 3155
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (117 reviews)
“beef” (33 reviews)
“eggs” (11 reviews)
Open Now
8:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Pizza, Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4 Market Place, Twizel 7901, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

Very nice restaurant, efficient & friendly staff. Very extensive menu, we could of chosen several main dishes, our party of four chose something different ! Beautiful food. Well presented and delicious

Thank sullies88
Reviewed 3 days ago

We chanced upon Shawty's and were pleased with our choice. A decent wine and beer list, interesting pizzas and friendly service. Perfect for our family of four with hungry teenagers.

Thank Sally K
Reviewed 5 days ago

The salmon was so delicious, with perfectly seasoned, crispy skin. Mr's steak was also really good - it came out rare as requested, and was really good quality. The accompaniments with the meals were also very tasty. For dessert, the apple wonton with ice cream...More

Thank Roodlez
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the best carpaccio, pork belly and beef cheeks, beautifully presented and good value for money. Will definitely dine there again when we are back in Twizel.

Thank Pickle251
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pleasant evening, excellent meal, very good service and good value. A varied menu to cater for all tastes and appetites.

Thank Alan D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a lovely dinner here. There is a good selection of food and you can get GF options. The only let down was the fact that we only had one drink as no one came back to ask us if we would like another drink.

Thank alaina33
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had a lovely dinner here, the restaurant has a really lovey ambiance. Food was delicious and a good variety to choose from. Would definitely come back again.

Thank Rebecca G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A superb experience always. Endorse listed positive reviews +++ Atmosphere always most welcoming. Staff friendly and exceptionally helpful. Service top of the range no matter how busy restaurant is at the time.

Thank patsycroft
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So thrilled to get a beautiful iced coffee - with a paper straw!!!! Thank you Shawtys for using biogradable consumables. The refillable takeaway cups are wonderful too. We've been eating at Shawtys for years when we come through for work, the food and coffee is...More

Thank Li & Michelle T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, service and price! We didn’t expect to find such a great restaurant in the area but we were pleasantly surprised.. so much so that we ate there two nights in a row. The staff were super friendly and our food came out quite...More

Thank Celeste M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Market Place, Twizel 7901, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Mackenzie District  >  Twizel
  • Phone Number: +64 3-435 3155
  • E-mail
Since its beginnings in 2005, Shawtys has built up a strong reputation, synonymous for fine food and great espresso. A destination in the Mackenzie Country. Open 7 days from 8.30am till late over the summer months with reduced hours during the winter season. Shawtys has a full breakfast, lunch and dinner menu, and cabinet food available, and our chef's are committed to providing you with great qualiy food at an affordable price. With a comprehensive gourmet pizza menu and great range of gluten free and vegetarian options there is something to suit everyones taste.Step into warm surroundings and take in the "New York" inspired decor. Shawtys recently underwent an amazing facelift and would not be out of place in a bustling city scene. A new look has led to a renewed focus on excellent quality wines and an array of craft beers. Shawtys offers a dining experience of high standard in a relaxed setting, perfect for an intimate dinner with friends or larger gathering. We aim to leave a lasting impression on our customers with great service and we invite you to check us out.
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