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Red Barn Café

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Red Barn Café Review

About 10 km (6 mi) north of Murchison this rustic, rural cafe also has a small farm park with sheep, goats, donkeys, and emus. There's a small fee to go into the actual animal park (NZ$5 adults, NZ$3 ages 3 to 15, free for under 3's); however there are also little animal hutches on the expansive lawn—a great place for the kids to run around after a long spell in the car. There's both indoor and outdoor seating and they offer the usual cafe food, either off the blackboard menu or from the cabinet.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Mangarata, State Highway 6, Murchison, 7007
  • Phone: 03/523–9400
  • Location: Murchison

    Restaurant Details

  • No dinner Mon.–Fri.
Updated: 02-18-2014

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    Stay Away!!

    If you enjoy surly service, unhelpful staff and over priced food this is the place for you
    The greeting when we walked in was "Wad ya want"
    When I asked if they had chicken pies, which are $2 dearer than the Treetops cafe, I was told "What evas in the cabinet."
    If not may I suggest stopping in Murchison instead there are good value cafes there

    by Griff49, 2/4/14

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