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Zookeepers Cafe

₱₱ - ₱₱₱Cafe, Soups,
50 Tay St, Invercargill 9501, New Zealand
+64 3-218 3373
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“quesadilla” (5 reviews)
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Cafe, Soups, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
50 Tay St, Invercargill 9501, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I love the Zoo, it's a great place to have brunch and has a very unique atmosphere and super friendly staff. The Eggs Shadbolt is best brunch item on the menu when had with Bubble and Squeak!

Thank SouthlandDiner
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent Coffee and Cheese Rolls, Muttonbird with eggs and breakfast burrito. Hearty servings and super fast service.

Thank jojo24_5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A nice place. Great service and the food comes quickly. Pretty generous servings. Nice coffee. The decor constantly gives you something to look at.

Thank CraigandTania
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fun trendy chilled music, chilled art Had minestrone soup, fantastic The buritto was a good kiwi breakfast scrambled egg thing, not a Mexican style like I hoped. But well worthwhile stopping spot when in town

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a good brekkie and smoothie at this original place : everything was tasty and came in good size , and the environment is very warm and colourful , perfect for a cold morning ! The staff was very nice as well, welcoming, helpful...More

Thank Romane B
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Great venue for an impromptu meal with friends or for an event. Have been here several times on Thursday evenings for 'Open Mike Night', some good and great singers/musicians, and some very noisy pretentious and precocious ones (particularly young girls learning - at YOUR expense)....More

Thank Zavija
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Stopped by Zookeepers cafe during a short trip to Invercargill and was instantly captivated by the welcoming environment and quirky decor. The staff were quick to tend to us, and did so in such a delightful and charismatic manner. The food was exceptional, and good...More

Thank kiwi_lassnz
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Totally yum. Awesome coffee!! Tried cheese rolls for the first time. Perfect on a cold day. Thanks for a great snack.

Thank Cherie A
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

I'm writing this review while I'm actually here so I dont forget! Scrambled eggs on thick buttered brown toast and bacon, both exactly how I asked for them to be. Quirky interior and efficient friendly service, pleasant experience as others in invercargill I cant say...More

Thank Lisa O
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

First off all I did not eat here. It's a cafe and it was recommended by the local brewery. When I entered Inwas mesmerised by the interior. There is a lot of things to look at with a general theme of being zoo-ish. To me...More

Thank Tijs v
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
7:30 AM - 8:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Tay St, Invercargill 9501, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Invercargill
  • Phone Number: +64 3-218 3373
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