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Valley Brewing Company

) #4 of 17 Restaurants in Geraldine $$ - $$$ Cafe, ,
3 Gualter Road | Gapes Valley, Geraldine 7991, New Zealand
+64 3-697 4959
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Cafe, New Zealand, Bar, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3 Gualter Road | Gapes Valley, Geraldine 7991, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the big breakfast, absolutely delicious. Staff were friendly and attentive without being annoying, very nice and we will be back!

Thank techno69
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just stopped for breakfast on our way home, we couldn't fult it....Absolutely beautiful. The service was great and lovely location.

Thank Helen T
Raewyn O, Owner at Valley Brewing Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Helen for your wonderful review. Pleased to hear you enjoyed your breakfast and we look forward to hosting you again.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We popped in for lunch. Staff were friendly and attentive. As we hadn't tried their beers, we started by ordering a tasting tray "paddle" for $9.00. Our mains arrived in a timely fashion and were very tasty with good portion sizes. Our little kids ordered...More

Thank X5666ZCemmab
Raewyn O, Owner at Valley Brewing Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review. We are all pleased you enjoyed your visit. See you next time!

Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Had a nice fish and chips. ..orange roughy, nice batter cooked perfectly, fresh salad with yummy dressing. Service was great

Thank nelliemc2015
Reviewed 3 July 2017

I initially went for a beer but also had a meal of which was excellent,Homemade pie and big chips.The service was excellent and the knowledge of the types of beer second to none.

Thank banglardash
Reviewed 22 June 2017

My entourage stopped for lunch on our way from Lake Tekapo to Christchurch. It was our first day in NZ, so we asked the lady at the cafe for directions. She went above and beyond, gave us directions and even printed out a section from...More

Thank Natalie K
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

We arrived a bit late for a meal on the way to a Fire Service competition in Geraldine. The place was warm, the greeting friendly and the food and beer was delicious. Am stopping here again for sure!

Thank Rob T
Reviewed 30 May 2017

You got to relax when you visit, to enjoy the space of the surrounding countryside,try the liquid ,remember to plan for one soderdriver as you will get carried art trying their crafted drinks. Also as its a boutique the wait might seem long but well...More

Thank Jan K
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Once again the Valley Brewery surpassed themselves with their evening meal. I popped into their bottle store to stock up on their fantastic brews and found myself tempted with their shoulder of lamb. So a few hours later 6 of us turned up for a...More

Thank baxterbeagle
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Called in for lunch. Pleasant enough greeting from staff and prompt drinks service, but way too long for food to come out. The cafe wasnt that full as most if the people were already eating. Food was ok for a little lunch stop and prices...More

Thank Pipinpie
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Restaurant Details

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Cafe, New Zealand, Bar, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Gualter Road | Gapes Valley, Geraldine 7991, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Geraldine
  • Phone Number: +64 3-697 4959
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We offer good, honest, hearty fare. We are not fine dining, but believe in giving value for money. Our Blue Cod is becoming famous by all our guests who pass this secret on to others. The beers are all brewed on site and have had wonderful reviews from peers and those who like craft beer. Tasting paddles are available so you don't have to commit to just one beer. Our main ethos is to offer excellent, friendly service and give everyone a brilliant experience as they dine, inside or outside in our beautiful rural setting.
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