Little Black Caravan

Monday7:00 am – 2:00 pm.

Tuesday7:00 am – 2:00 pm.

Wednesday7:00 am – 2:00 pm.

Thursday7:00 am – 2:00 pm.

Friday7:00 am – 2:00 pm.

Saturday8:00 am – 2:00 pm.

Sunday8:00 am – 2:00 pm.

42 Brownston Street, Wanaka

027 898 2522

Little Black Caravan is a pint-sized coffee stop in the backblocks of Wanaka. A local favourite, the Little Black Caravan is now a permanent container café nestled in between two craft breweries. This place has become the neighbourhood spot for those wanting some caffeine and lunch without the hassle of heading into town.

Originally from Wellington, these folks have retained a little of the capital in Wanaka by slinging out superb coffees time and time again on their enviable Slayer coffee machine. They’re open early for breakfast too, and what better way to start the day than with a hearty bacon and egg muffin and a cup of joe.

Come lunchtime, there’s toasties with tasty fillings (of your choosing) for the perfect picnic addition or quick working lunch. Got more time? Plonk yourself down in the courtyard for a freshly grilled gourmet burger and the best hand-cut chips in town. Perfect for a laid-back lunch with mates, or chance to relax, soak up the nostalgic tunes and enjoy some delicious kai.

Raw, vegan and keto sweet treats are available from the cabinet and it’s pleasing to see that although surrounded by somewhat industrial neighbours, Little Black Caravan is unfaltering in its mission to bring you the best of the best. That’s why loyal punters and faraway visitors alike flock to the LBC. 

Words by Rosie Morrison & Photography by Nancy Zhou

42 Brownston Street, Wanaka

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