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Reviewed 15 September 2021

Went here for morning tea with my mother. I've been here before with a friend and was happy with this place then. I think the staff, the food and the atmosphere pre covid times was better. Today when we arrived there was no available seating...indoors for my elderly mother and myself. It was a wet, windy and particularly cold, miserable day. The staff insisted we sit outside despite our protest while waiting for people who had reserved seating. They said we could not sit at the indoor reserved tables while we waited for those patrons to arrive. Some people indoors moved to another table as the door to outside was partially open and they were feeling the cold. We moved indoors when they moved tables and then those same people were shifted to a table we had been told we could not sit at. Very disappointed with the double standards here. I will not be returning to this café due to the poor service. If you like good food and poor service then perhaps this is a good place to go. I wouldn't recommend it on a wet/cold day encase you get the sense that the attitude from the staff was that is just too bad.More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 9 May 2019

A busy little Cafe at The Base but pleasantly surprised to see a good selection of food and beverages. Very friendly staff.

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed 11 April 2019

Great coffee and good food matched with a great vibe. Food is fresh and very tasty which can be had indoors or outdoors depending on the weather.

Date of visit: July 2018
Reviewed 20 March 2019

I have eaten regularly here with colleagues and enjoy the friendly high quality service and food as well as the easy access and helpful location. For a franchise based experience, this cafe feels welcoming and personal and the food is delivered in a timely manner...to maximise the visit if you are time poor. We tend to choose the custom prepared food options regardless of whether its breakfast or lunch. Highly recommended if its timely dining of good quality that you are looking for in a superior cafe experience.More

Date of visit: February 2019
Reviewed 17 March 2019

Service was ok, though they were not busy. Food was average or below. Salads could of been better and with more selection and freshness was a concern. Did not have coffee so can't comment on that, had a orange juice which was good.

Date of visit: March 2019
SteveV1901, Owner at Robert Harris Te Rapa Licensed Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2019

Hi There, please clarify the location you visited. Our business is located at 593 Te Rapa Rd (inside Resene), and we are not at The Base.

Reviewed 22 February 2018

I have NO idea what is going on with this restaurant, it's next to an interior design store and a travel agent?? haha I LOVE IT. The food IS INCREDIBLE! and coffee was made to perfection. Staff were so friendly and were fast at cooking/making...coffee. You can tell this is where every shift worker in the area comes on their lunch break.More

Date of visit: February 2018
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

This is by far the best Robert Harris in Hamilton. They do very good coffee and can be extremely fast and organised. Food is good as well with plenty of choice. There's plenty of seating both indoor and out.

Date of visit: February 2018
Steve V, Owner at Robert Harris Te Rapa Licensed Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

Thanks for your feedback, I'll make sure to pass it on to the team!

Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Fantastic food with generous portions, wonderful atmosphere and fabulous service - will definitely be back! Cheers!

Date of visit: December 2017
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

We stopped here this morning on our way out from Hamilton to Auckland and all four of us enjoyed our breakfast. The service was friendly and efficient. Food good and coffee was excellent!

Date of visit: November 2017
Reviewed 27 November 2017

you dont get this good by just being average. Great food , top service , superb coffee and drink menu. Try it all. Perfect for breakfast brunch or lunch , we keep going back cos they are always on point.

Date of visit: November 2017
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Robert Harris Te Rapa Licensed Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4