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Poppys Cafe

$$ - $$$
European, Cafe, New Zealand
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34 Main Road, Tirau 3410, New Zealand
+64 7-883 1021
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Tauranga, New Zealand
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were really happy with our food and service. Sat in in the sun in the courtyard which was really nice and a friendly lady was clearing the tables which was great so the leftover food didn't attract flies or bees. Corn fritters were just the best !

Thank kiwisurfer87
Papamoa, New Zealand
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324 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After reading the reviews we were a bit worried about stopping here for brunch on our travels. We chose this place because we managed to get a car park right outside and every other place looked really busy on a Sunday late morning, so since we were hungry we gave it a go. The lady clearing the tables was very... More 

Thank eddiefredie
Cambridge, New Zealand
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Called in for lunch but there was little counter/cabinet choice. Blackboard menu wasn't impressive either. Very disappointing considering previous reviews.

Thank SeniorTutor
1 review
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Staff very happy an pleasant especially young lady serving us. Great food an also enjoyed the games at every table very unique experience we will be definitely visiting again.

Thank Madix M
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped in quickly on the way through. Ordered two toasted sandwiches and side of chips. Paid $4.50 for chips and got less than a handful. Sandwiches were nice but expensive. The couple behind the counter were arguing. Will not be going back!

1 Thank Anneke K
New Zealand
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240 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 234 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped for breakfast in Tirau and we picked this place over the rest and we found it average. If Tirau gets bi-passed they are going to have to lift their game. The usual breakfast these days just doesn't cut it.

1 Thank meatm8
Wellington, New Zealand
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796 reviews
275 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Cute cafe with nice little courtyard to sit in out the back. Had a citrus slice which they heated- bit strange as never had a hot citrus slice before. It was ok but probably tasted better cold as icing all went gooey. Coffee was ok and price was ok.

Thank D P
Matamata, N.Z
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94 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

This little cafe is always good, food amazing , great coffee and lovely little nooks and places to eat inside and out. Very homely feeling. Beautiful cakes and savouries and good menu variety. Nice clean restrooms .

Thank BrendaMatamata_N_Z
Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Nice looking café, a real shame the service was so bad. Girl serving us was so grumpy! No chance of having eggs scrambled in the Big Breakfast...but okay for eggs on toast! Food delivered without a word said. Nothing at all. No one about to address this with upon leaving, no staff to be seen. Would NOT go back. Very... More 

Thank MatandTarnM
Hastings, New Zealand
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely meals with something to suit all the family. Has the salt N pepper squid. Will definitely come again.

Thank Erin O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 14
European, Cafe, New Zealand
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Main Road, Tirau 3410, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Tirau
  • Phone Number: +64 7-883 1021

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?