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39 Gillies Street

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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner


Cafe, New Zealand
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the first cafe we came across in Kawakawa on our way up North. It looked appealing, there were people already there and the staff were friendly. We ended up ordering the classic eggs Benedict which was delicious, although there were other great sounding...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank brittneywhittinghamx
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in at this cafe before returning to Auckland. We ordered breakfast for four. We were not disappointed. The omelettes were freshly made to order and the toast was excellent too. Tea and coffee served with a smile. Water was served in small individual...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank SandraS13689
Reviewed 7 November 2018

This is a great cafe on the cycle trail, great service, friendly, great coffee and amazing huge date scones.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank SueB88
Reviewed 2 November 2018

Stopped in for coffee after detouring to see the Hundertwasser "exhibit". Well stocked pastry case. I enjoyed an excellent ginger slice - loved the almost granola crust to counteract the decadent topping. Lattes well made and perfect temperature. Most impressive though was the fantastic, courteous...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank canucktraveller222
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Centrally located on Kawakawa’s main street, near the iconic colourfully tiled public toilets. It is a bakery-cum-café which serves lovely toasted sandwiches (with a fab home-made chutney side), pies and cakes plus decent coffee, to eat in or out. A better option than the fast...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

Called into this funky little café in Kawakawa. Happy staff and good coffee, but the outstanding highlight was our ham and cheese toastie. A throwback to the old days - big, white bread, chunky ham and delicious cheese. Not good for the waistline....but definitely good...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Budzer99
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Had a delicious lunch here - everyone in the family was happy! Salmon hash was very good - lots of tasty roast veges, mixed in with salmon. Bacon butty was packed with bacon. We also enjoyed the berry smoothie, waffles, passion fruit slice (tasty looking...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank TheRobertsons43
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Great little cafe. Extremely clean and with a great selection of sweet and savoury foods. Nice place to stop for a snack.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Pooky72
Reviewed 16 August 2018

This cafe is on the corner of the main street in Kawakawa. It has seating outside which is nice on a sunny winter's day when we visited. The food was disappointing: we had sliders - mine was salmon and nicely done but my husband's was...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank HelenC4796
Reviewed 19 June 2018

we have a great relationship with 39 Gillies, absolutely great food and amazing coffee, and the staff are awesome....I advise stop for a break, a little something sweet goes along way

Date of visit: March 2018
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