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Tea Kiosk Cafe & Grill

42 Amuri Avenue | Enter through the pools reception., Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
+64 21 708 243
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible25%
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Pizza, Cafe, Fast food, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
42 Amuri Avenue | Enter through the pools reception., Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This cafe is conveniently located in the thermal pools complex. We ordered a meat lovers pizza, fries and coffee. I enjoyed the wood fired pizza but the toppings were placed mostly in the middle so could have been better if covered to edges. Generous serving...More

Thank kerynnz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised by not only the reasonable prices but the quality of the food we recieved here. We were expecting average quality meals and through the roof prices but were proven wrong!

Thank nettaw2016
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

After a few hours in the pool the kids said the cafe food looked delicious...and they weren’t wrong it was a late lunch and it was reasonably priced staff were friendly

Thank Karl W
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Took my nephew and girl friend to Hanmer for the day. Did a walk then had 2hrs in the pools. Needed dinner before heading home and headed to the Kiosk in the pool area. Only the tables on the veranda available as the had a...More

Thank 1assetsltd
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Not an overly inviting environment. However meals were ready very promptly. All were of good quality & generous serves.

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

All of us had the Nachoes and found them very tasty. We bought pizzas but when we ate them we were very disappointed. They looked nice but the taste was disappointing. Very expensive considering their small size and poor quality. I could get a better...More

Thank northenlad2016
Reviewed 12 February 2018

The hot pools were great and we had such an amazing time, but when we went to the Kiosk for something to eat the staff were unfriendly didn't acknowledge us even though we were the only two there and when we went to order, the...More

Thank tihstaf
Marketing_HSTPS, Guest Relations Manager at Tea Kiosk Cafe & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

Hi tihstaf Thank you for your feedback. We genuinely appreciate hearing from our customers as it helps us shape our business. We’re glad you had a great time in our thermal pools, but are disappointed to hear of your experience at the Tea Kiosk. It...More

Reviewed 23 January 2018

I have never been so excited to write a good review for a very long time up til now.. Shaswat, one of the staff is an asset to this Cafe. His customer service is exemplary, very accommodating and very attentive to customer’s needs, you don’t...More

Thank rosejennifer
Reviewed 18 January 2018

After the family had a lot of fun at the pools, we were hungry and this restaurant was fantastic, hot fresh meals were prepared and generous servings were given as well. A bit overpricey but well compensated by the generous servings and conveniently located in...More

Thank Viraj L
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Everything is perfect in this place but the cafe staff is very rude. Don’t know what his arrogance all about. Not only us there were other people in the queue were upset with his attitude. He ruined our day. He don’t deserve to be in...More

Thank Pallom
Shane_Adcock, Marketing Manager at Tea Kiosk Cafe & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Hi Pallom, Thank you for taking the time to post your feedback and our apologies that your experience was not a good one. We will talk to the staff member involved. We would also like to talk to you directly, to get more detail on...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Amuri Avenue | Enter through the pools reception., Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand (Formerly The Garden House Cafe)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Hanmer Springs
  • Phone Number: +64 21 708 243
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Whether you’ve been relaxing in the pools or racing down the SuperBowl, the Tea Kiosk Café & Grill is the perfect spot to take a break and grab some refreshments. Based in the original Government Tea Kiosk (opened in 1904), the Tea Kiosk Café & Grill offers casual dining options both indoors and on the outside decks. There’s something to suit everyone’s tastes, including hearty local fare, a variety of international family favourites and an array of mouth-watering pizzas made fresh in our authentic pizza oven. Along with our main menu there’s a breakfast menu and one designed especially for the kids, while an assortment of snacks cater to those who want to hurry back to the fun and excitement of the pools as quickly as possible. Of course, there’s also a full range of hot and cold drinks, and a delicious selection of ice creams and ice blocks. So if you fancy some hot food after the hot pools or a cool sip after a long dip, swing by the Tea Kiosk Café & Grill and dive on in!
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