Poppies Cafe

Poppies Cafe - Twizel, New Zealand

Poppies Cafe is a contemporary, funky, family friendly, fully licensed restaurant with free WIFI. Poppies is the perfect place to stop when travelling to or from Mt Cook, Queenstown, Wanaka and Christchurch.

With extensive gardens, alfresco dining and superb views of the Southern Alps, Poppies Cafe is the ideal spot to dine at a big table with a group of friends, enjoy an intimate dinner or just sit back, relax and enjoy a leisurely coffee in the hassle-free and welcoming surroundings.

Poppies is located close to the Mount Cook to Oamaru, Alps to Ocean bike trail. Many cyclists stop off at Poppies to dine or to take a well deserved break and enjoy a refreshment.

With plenty of room outside with large lawns and picnic tables Poppies is perfect for children of all ages to have a game of cricket or swing a ball in the summer.

In winter, we have a lovely fireplace where you can sit and relax on the couch and have a read over a coffee. Just a short drive from Ohau ski field Poppies is the ideal place to have a nice hot meal with a glass of red after a long day skiing.

Using the finest, freshest, locally sourced ingrediants, we are able to cater to any dietary requirements, whether that be vegetarian, vegan, gluten free or dairy free.

Our food is all made in our purpose-designed kitchen including homemade breads, which are baked on a daily basis, and pizza bases (during the summer period). All jams, relishes, pickles, dressings, sauces and condiments are made on the premises and, where possible, our vegetables and salad ingredients are grown from our own gardens. We also have an excellent range of carefully selected local and New Zealand wines to accompany your meal, including several from the Waitaki Valley.

The café caters for 100 people inside the restaurant with seating for 70 in the outside dining area in the summertime. We can host functions and weddings at the cafe or provide a catering service.

Poppies Cafe is also a proud sponsor and supporter of the Rowing which is held here in Twizel, including the very exciting Maddi cup.

Sit, relax and unwind at Poppies Café, Twizel New Zealand, and enjoy stunning food and fabulous coffee in a warm and friendly atmosphere.

‘Bon Appétit’ from all our crew.


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