Old School Cafe, Bar and Restaurant

Cafe Bar and Restaurant in Collingwood
Open today until 20:30
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4 months ago
We love this cafe/bar/restaurant and have camped in their grounds twice now. I always find the ambience and service of a cafe is improved when the owner works in it as they do here. The origins of the building as a School are clear, but the service and the ambience are entirely appropriate for a beachy settlement far away from city life. It's laid-back and relaxed, but with great personalised service, and a range of different kinds of tables inside and out to suit your style. The menu is excellent for a cafe with a challenging supply chain, with plenty of food on your plate at a reasonable price. A place we plan to return to.
- Moira F
2 months ago
This is our default eat out. Great food, good proportion, excellent gluten free options. Separate fryer for chips if you ask. Amazing local staff and owners! Good small town rustic atmosphere.
- Kristin S
3 months ago
Very good fish and chips, the chips are some of the best I have had.
- Steve H

About us

The Old School Cafe is located half way between Collingwood and Farewell spit. The Cafe is in the original building that was once the house of learning for the children of Pakawau. Open for lunch and dinner there is plenty on the large black board menu to suit all. Indoor and outdoor dining with a full bar, pool table and dart board.

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  • 03-524 8457


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1115 Collingwood Puponga Main Road
Pakawau 7073
New Zealand

Opening Hours

Thu:4:00 – 8:30 pm
Fri:4:00 – 8:30 pm
Sat:11:00 am – 8:30 pm
Sun:11:00 am – 8:30 pm
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