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Powerhouse Cafe

8 Jacks Pass Road, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
+64 3-315 5252
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“porridge” (19 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8 Jacks Pass Road, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We came here for breakfast on a Saturday morning, friendly attentive staff and a lovely warm vibe to the place. Had such a hard time choosing as everything sounded so amazing! Heaps of vegan options, went with the tofu bean burritos which came out promptly...More

Thank StevieEchelon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have tried a few places for breakfast and this is the best of them all!! Quick service, tasty coffee and a yummy breakfast :)

Thank tracyt970
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were recommended to eat here from Dafydd at Hamner Horse Trekking. We went for brunch after our ride and were not disppointed, it was delicious!

Thank Kellie J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Café is very good for morning and afternoon tea as sells mainly sweet cakes etc. Very little savoury snacks on offer

Thank palmykop
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don't bother about coffee here, weak and poorly made, maybe we got a new barista, but I was disappointed esp as I'd taken the time to check reviews of other places as well and this seemed the best. 👎

Thank HRMR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bit of a quirky venue but nice and cozy. Outside if you want. Lots of very yummy looking cabinet food, if only I was bigger - much bigger. Here for brunch and lots of good options. Seemed a bit on the expensive side but probably...More

Thank Wayne K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Marathon weekend, crazy busy. Waitress said she would be back in 5mins to take our order that was actually 25mins and we had to go and find someone to do so. Communication for how long the meals would be would have been great. 46mins was...More

Thank Kelly B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to this cafe because we needed gluten free options.There are many options here and the food is healthy and organic, but we found the prices to be extraordinarily expensive. The service was also a bit average. If you can fins an alternative gluten...More

Thank locosfc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to this Cafe several times and am never disappointed. The most amazing food, and always fresh ingredients and served beautifully with a smile.

Thank SallyCJ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a delicious breakfast, served quickly, the porridge is great and not too sweet. Well made coffee.

Thank Susanna153
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Jacks Pass Road, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Hanmer Springs
  • Phone Number: +64 3-315 5252
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