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Cabbage Tree Cafe

38 Main Road, Tirau 3410, New Zealand
+64 7-883 1153
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
2 weeks ago
“Delicious Breakfast”
2 Apr 2017
“Cabbage Tree Cafe at Tirau”
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Cafe, New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
38 Main Road, Tirau 3410, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a delicious breakfast on my way to Napier. Interesting range of food, friendly service, quirky decore and lots of outdoor seating. Recommended

Thank trevord612
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Opened early Saturday morning so we could enjoy our breakfast at 8.30. Impressed with generous portions, prompt service and nice surroundings. Delicious meals including eggs Bene, scrambled eggs and bacon.

Thank Dianne W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We called in for a quick lunch. I had a chicken filo and I`m sorry but it was the worst filo I have ever had. It had mainly just big chunks of chicken without any flavour. It made me feel a bit sick for the...More

Thank kiwitraveller722
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the few places open on Anzac day. On our way south. Very friendly staff. Wonderful Bacon & Eggs. Up there with the very best we have ever had. Very good cabinet selection. Well priced. Nice clean cafe. We wouldn't hesitate to recommend and...More

Thank Barriew007
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for lunch. Moderately busy. Asked for a spare plate and finally got a clean one after the third time. Food was below average. Hot drinks were sub standard. Service was generally poor. No soap in the bathroom. Asked for soap, the waitress went to...More

Thank 0B1Kenobi
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I stopped here for breakfast after leaving Auckland early. The service was friendly and quick and the food as tasty and well presented. Would definitely stop here again.

1  Thank CookieCath
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Good setting for a cafe just opposite the info centre and Merino lamb exhibition. Food was good and served swiftly. Quaint old shop, maybe has been a school many years ago.

1  Thank turoar
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Tirau is a popular place to stop for travelers on the main road north, and has several cafes and lunch bars, but the most popular by far is the Cabbage Tree. Set right on the pavement, an historic building oozes character, and the inside has...More

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the cranberry with pistachio filo along with hot mocha. Throughly enjoyed it. Requested the barista to make the mocha temperate hot and she did just that. The Asian server was very polite and thankful. Well worth the pit stop.

Thank Raja8182
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Don't judge a book by its cover. The food was just fabulous. All meals large portion and tasty delicious burgers. All the trimmings and condiments to complement the meaty burger. Curley fries delicious. Jodee

Thank Jodee R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Main Road, Tirau 3410, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Tirau
  • Phone Number: +64 7-883 1153
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