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Bay Espresso

$$ - $$$Cafe,
280 Gloucester Street, Napier 4112, New Zealand
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good42%
  • Average10%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible6%
8 Feb 2017
“Busy morning”
21 Dec 2016
“Needs to lift its game”
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Cafe, New Zealand
$$ - $$$
280 Gloucester Street, Napier 4112, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot, but food needs a lot of work. The most disappointing eggs bene I’ve had in the bay, not only is the serving very small for the price but the salmon is way over cooked and dry and not enough hollandaise to combat this....More

Thank step0286
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Brilliant coffee,plenty of options for dietary issues yummy treats, amazing service, sweet decor, clean tidy and cheerful!!

Thank 129Michelle
Reviewed 26 July 2017

This cafe has to make the best coffee ever. Only weakness is waiting time because they are busy. Maybe another machine?

Thank Mark152014
Reviewed 16 July 2017

best coffee in town and organic. know the owner. has other coffee shops in Hawkes Bay. and supports bicycle riding in the Bay.

Thank MaxNeumegen
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Had a great catch up with a friend here today! And the service was wonderful and fast, our coffees and food were great! Love coming here! Also it was packed full of people and the staff were professional and handled the busyness well

Thank Melanie T
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Bay Espresso was our first port of call after visiting in past years. However the food was average (corn fritters full of carrot had an unusual texture); food arrived before the coffee, and we had to ask for water. Good to see more competition in...More

Thank carmelr63
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Good coffee, food and location. Always popular in the heart of Taradale and busy. Was visiting the Bay 3 yrs ago and back again recently and the food and coffee is still good, nice place to hang out and chat over a coffee and cake...More

Thank Brusta63
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Have found this place to be rather hit and miss the last few visits. Latest visit found the staff were great however the food serving was a little lacking. Ordered the bacon bagel with cream cheese and haloumi extra. One strip of bacon was a...More

Thank expatkiwiwairoa
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Nice place for any time during the day. Great selection of cabnet and blackboard food to choose from. Seating is downstairs or up with great service either way. Very prompt service we normally dine with a large group and they are alsways very accomodating.

Thank rossndi2015
Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

It's our second time here and both times we've had to wait over 15 minutes for our coffees. With a toddler in tow we don't have a lot of time to hang around waiting so it gets pretty frustrating. Today we waited over 20 minutes...More

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Cafe, New Zealand
Breakfast, Lunch
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Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
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  • Address: 280 Gloucester Street, Napier 4112, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
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