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Powerhouse Cafe

) #3 of 27 Restaurants in Hanmer Springs $$ - $$$ Cafe, European,
8 Jacks Pass Road, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
+64 3-315 5252
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Cafe, European, 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 flew in from Oz early morning to Christchurch. Following the drive to Hanmer springs we came across the Powerhouse cafe. We had a great breakfast and coffee which set us up for the rest of the time in Hanmer and New Zealand.

Thank Scot_in_0z
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Hanmer's most quality, foodie cafe. Both my partner and I enjoyed our breakfasts, he had a big breakfast and I had kumara and corn style fritters with salsa. Go early if it's the weekend during winter, or sit outside in the cold though there are...More

Thank Kate N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Coffee 20/10 Food 20/10 Staff 20/10 I can truthfully say I haven't had a breakfast out, that tasted this good in years!!! And the coffee was amazingly good too! We even went back the following day for a repeat and were just as impressed again...More

Thank Tam-B2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

best coffee and cafe food in hammer by far, cosy, busy little cafe, met by friendly staff, quality coffee and breakfast to order menu.

Thank SaVaSaNaa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic coffee & brunch meal. Friendly happy staff. I would highly recommend visiting any time you were passing & wanted something delicious to eat & the best coffee in Hanmer. Recommended by a local who pointed us in the right direction. Thank you

Thank Gary V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I used to live in hanmer springs fot 3 years. Powerhouse was my favorite place to have a beautiful breakfast. Coffee really good, yummy food and nice people.

Thank Javier W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had Brunch here with the family. Perfect place for family as had kids options on the Menu. Great service (had booked table - recommend if it is weekend), food was great and coffee was awesome. Will definitely be back

Thank Jan M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It was just on 2pm and we sadly missed the kitchen lunch menu, so although they had cabinet food we wanted something more substantial and returned for lunch the next day. This is a small (indoor) cafe with a larger outdoor area. Weather wasn't conducive...More

Thank Kiwiscotsgirl
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a lovely breakfast for the whole family (including fussy young eater). Lovely, helpful staff. Highly recommend

Thank 169leannec
Reviewed 20 May 2017

primo food we had brunch and everything was high quality the kids had great pancakes and French toast

Thank rarojoe
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
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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