Jester House Cafe and Tame Eels, Motueka

4.7
#5 of 17 in Things to do in Motueka
A rather unusual attraction, Jester House Cafe and Tame Eels make up part of a complex including an artsy cafe, fairytale accommodation in a Boot, and organic garden. You can hand-feed the tame eels and touch them with no worries. Wash your hands and head to the charming garden cafe that offers excellent food like seafood chowder and cheese soufflé. The attraction's owners also boast daily fresh-baked bread and preserves made from local products. Wi-Fi is available, and children will enjoy the Enchanted forest play area, too. Jester House Cafe and Tame Eels is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, Motueka Edition. See Jester House Cafe and Tame Eels and all Motueka has to offer by arranging your trip with our Motueka trip planner.
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  • Really enjoyed the delicious lunch and the visit down to the eels after our meal. Staff were friendly and would recommend this cafe to others.  more »
  • Location, food and staff were great. Cant really fault any of it. Maybe a slightly larger wine list by the glass #1st world problems#  more »
  • Very nice clean restaurant. We decided to get 2 dishes and share them. It was great how the meals were served to share. The seafood chowder came out in 2 bowls with bread and cutlery for each and the ...  more »
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  • A great place to visit with all the family - in fact it's a MUST! The food is wonderful; the staff are graciously helpful; the toilets a sight to behold! And the play area is a real hit with kids of all ages. Locals love it.
  • Weird!! But awesome. Don't let the random surrounds through you. These guys do good food. I only stopped by for a quick bite, but I'd love to stop by for a full meal. The staff were lovely and the cafe itself is quite charming.
  • Fantastic lunch staff and location. A nice touch is the woollen blankets that are given to the guests outside if it is cold and the mulled wine for the same reason.
  • Great food and friendly people in a place brimming with character. Charming and fun!
  • Very nice place. Here you can feed tame eels...

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