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“Great Stop”

Little River Cafe and Store
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great coffee, great food in the midst of an art gallery, gift shop and general store. All surrounded by an historical village full of interesting historical facts

Date of visit: April 2021
Thank Heather O
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Reviewed 3 March 2021

We had spent a week in Akaroa on holiday and were departing early morning. As we entered the settlement of Little River we made a random decision to pause and have a look about. The info/train centre was visited first and this was a grand place with all the historical displays and items for sale. We then went for a coffee at the cafe. Well, what an interesting store or rather set of 3 stores in one continuous building! The selection of foods was better than anywhere we visited in Akaroa over the week, there was a vibrant humming atmosphere and then afterwards a lot of quality crafts, gifts, art works, etc to view and buy. I had a slice of cake from the cabinet and it was large as was the actual cake. "Excellent value", I remarked to a staff member. Little River is wonderful place to visit and I'm so glad we stopped.

Date of visit: February 2021
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Thank Mikaere
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Reviewed 21 February 2021

What an unexpected gem. A modern, super friendly cafe offering the best salads I've had in a long time. Great variety of meals on offer. It was so good we purchased extra for dinner. (could you please come to Nelson) Having eaten an over priced and very average dinner the previous day in Akaroa, go no further than this cafe. Thanks to all the wonderful people working here and creating such a feast.
There is an excellent gallery attached....best we've ever visited.

Date of visit: February 2021
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Thank roobear13
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Reviewed 30 December 2020

Such a great place to stretch your legs after a long drive or a day’s tramping. Always interesting food selections in the cabinet & huge ice creams.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Thank zhuhai2007
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Reviewed 11 December 2020

The quality of this place makes up for the slightly high prices. The orange cake was amazing, only thing is that the slice was so big, it would be enough for 3 people and i wasn't able to finish it which was sad. I ordered tea and it was exactly right at a reasonable price.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Thank zsemlemorzsa
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