We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Flat Hills Cafe and Tourist Park

5733 State Highway 1 | Rangitikei, Ohingaiti 4774, New Zealand
+64 6-322 9734
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“burger” (4 reviews)
“pie” (2 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
CUISINES
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
5733 State Highway 1 | Rangitikei, Ohingaiti 4774, New Zealand
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (91)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 86 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We stopped off for lunch on a long bus trip and were treated well. I had eggs benedict and was very pleased with the quality and quantity, clean toilets, and friendly service. everyone is entitled to their opinion, but to rate it poorly as per...More

Thank Kerry H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the big breakfast, very nice. Got in just as a tour bus arrived, got our orders in quickly, but service was very fast. Small farmyard attached, didn’t try the maze. It has space for motorhomes to stay on power, but nothing big enough for...More

Thank Graham G
Amanda B, Owner at Flat Hills Cafe and Tourist Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your lovely review Graham...we do actually have 4 sites that would be big enough for your sized camper... maybe next time you're passing you can come and check it out ☺

Reviewed October 12, 2017 via mobile

There is so much to entertain the family here, let alone the scrumptious food! We are never disappointed by the food here or the selection. Don't be put off by the tourist buses that stop here. The cafe is huge and there is food-a-plenty! We...More

Thank Maselliott
Amanda B, Owner at Flat Hills Cafe and Tourist Park, responded to this reviewResponded October 12, 2017

That is so lovely to hear...thank you so much for stopping in and for taking the time to review us-see you on your next trip ☺

Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

Our family of four stayed one night in a pod. The pod was fun, cosy and warm and the beds comfy. There was a small fridge, coffee maker and kettle, plus glasses and mugs. We didn't use the communal kitchen but it looks well appointed....More

Thank Sellarz
Amanda B, Owner at Flat Hills Cafe and Tourist Park, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2017

Thank you Sellarz for reviewing your night in one of our pods...we are so pleased you all had a good stay ☺

Reviewed August 10, 2017

Great small little place to stop for a quick bite and little rest after a long road trip. The staff are friendly and a lovely bunch. The bathrooms are clean and tidy. The camp ground looks well maintained and like a nice place where you...More

Thank crazzimonkee
Amanda B, Owner at Flat Hills Cafe and Tourist Park, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2017

Thanks crazzimonkee for your review- you must be the first person I have ever heard us described as a small little place ☺ thank you for reviewing us- really good to hear you enjoyed your visit...

Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

Amazing food and friendly service from all the staff. Such a great stop on our trip I'm very pleased we pulled over!

Thank NatashaRachael
Amanda B, Owner at Flat Hills Cafe and Tourist Park, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2017

Thank you NatashaRachael for your review and for choosing to stop in-glad you enjoyed your visit....

Reviewed July 7, 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for morning coffee and pie after camping nearby. This was a great place to stop with good menu choices as well as baked goods. The cheese scone and sausage roll we had here were the best we have had all trip. There...More

Thank deejay153
Amanda B, Owner at Flat Hills Cafe and Tourist Park, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2017

Thank you Deejay- it's so lovely to hear your review...thank you for visiting us ☺

Reviewed June 8, 2017

This is the best, friendliest and easiest place to stop on your road trip up through the North Island, especially if you have kids. The carpark is HUGE so no hassles with parking, the toilets are clean and plentiful, and the cafe is big too,...More

Thank Kathy K
Amanda B, Owner at Flat Hills Cafe and Tourist Park, responded to this reviewResponded June 13, 2017

Thank you so much Kathy for taking the time to review us...it really is lovely to hear you enjoy what we have to offer and have returned because of it. All our goodies are home made so its great to hear your comments... Hope to...More

Reviewed May 25, 2017 via mobile

Quite possibly the best cafe I've been to. Had an amazing sausage roll and the chocolate fudge slice was to die for! Excellent friendly service. Cannot recommend enough!

Thank jrb898
Amanda B, Owner at Flat Hills Cafe and Tourist Park, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2017

Thank you for your lovely review-so glad you enjoyed it! Our sausage rolls are my mother in laws recipe so a family favourite... Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed April 30, 2017 via mobile

Our second time stopping here - the coffee is still great! The toilets need a sweep out, But that log fire in the cafe makes up for that.... ThanksMore

Thank Cherry-Lynne
Amanda B, Owner at Flat Hills Cafe and Tourist Park, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2017

Thank you Cherry- Lynne for coming in and taking the time to review us. Glad to hear you enjoyed your visits...the fire is a very popular spot! The toilets are cleaned on a regular basis during the day however with hundreds of people coming in...More

Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Papa Cliff Cafe
44 reviews
4.71 km away
Apiti Tavern & Eatery
14 reviews
18.22 km away
Straits Kitchen
83 reviews
18.33 km away
Nearby Attractions
Mangaweka Adventure Company
35 reviews
6.14 km away
Heritage Park Rhododendron Gardens
5 reviews
23.77 km away
River Valley Adventures
64 reviews
34.28 km away
National Army Museum
189 reviews
40.38 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Flat Hills Cafe and Tourist Park staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$2 - US$12
Cuisine
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5733 State Highway 1 | Rangitikei, Ohingaiti 4774, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Rangitikei District  >  Ohingaiti
  • Phone Number: +64 6-322 9734
  • E-mail
Description
Flat Hills is a family run cafe & campground with cabins. There's a children's play area with mega bouncy castle, a maze , free Wifi, plenty of outdoor seating with free access to the farm yard you can feed the ponies , goats, sheep & lambs, pig, llamas & alpacas. So come try one of our famous home-made Custard Squares, delicious Lamb Burgers or a famous Flat Hills Big Brekkie. Plenty of parking for caravans and trailers as well as ample coach parking. Open every day of the year!! There are 13 powered sites set in the beautiful Flat Hills grounds amongst the amazing scenery & animals. 4 Pod Cabins that can accommodate up to 4 people-two having two single beds & a queen bed, one which has a double bed & the fourth has disabled access & two single beds. Each Pod has its own TV, mini fridge with tea & coffee making facilities, free Wifi around the grounds & communal BBQ area as well as a new campers lounge with wide screen TV, book, toy & games area & kitchen.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing