- About Kaikōura
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- wine / dine
- How to get here
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Cafe Encounter is located on the beachfront just south of the Kaikoura town centre. The café is designed to make the most of the outdoor environment and the stunning sea views.
There is a large outdoor seating area to enjoy delicious cuisine throughout the day.
We serve breakfast until 11.00am and lunch until 3.00pm and all day sweet and savoury snacks.
The blackboard menus make best use of seasonal produce and local seafood when available.
The cabinet has an ever changing mix of delicious lunch options, all of which are produced by the café kitchen team.
There is plenty of parking and free wi fi for all customers too.
Encounter Kaikoura is a Qualmark Endorsed visitor activity and has attained the Enviro Gold Qualmark Green rating.Helpful information Conference Facilities Conference facility on premises Meeting Rooms Meeting room capacity up to 25 boardroom Hours Summer: 7am to 4.30pm Winter: 8am to 4.30pm Directions Please see map. We are located on the beach front (Esplanade) on the northern side of the Kaikoura Peninsula. Our address is 96 Esplanade.