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Cafe, New Zealand
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Reviewed 17 June 2021

Great coffee here and friendly service. quick and clean. good for bite to eat or fast lunch would recommend

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 25 January 2021 via mobile

What a great start to the day by having some breakfast here! Delish food; clean premises; friendly staff & great hot beverages

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 20 December 2020

Always stop here when we get the chance and just a quick bite to eat and coffee before heading up north a lovely sunny day and super views of the lake great service as usual.

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 23 August 2020 via mobile

Nice breakfast and coffees we had this morning very nice food and friendly staff we will pop back again

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 25 July 2020

Great array of food options and they were served with a smile, we all enjoyed our meals and would recommend to others to pop in

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 15 June 2020 via mobile

Don’t let the info that this cafe is part of a chain put you off. Open early, very warm inside and a warm welcome from all the friendly staff I had the big breakfast - it was delicious and a very generous meal Good coffee...too and one of the few places that actually knows what a cappuccino is (they have foam, guys). This place delivered a warm welcome and great food on a cold morning.More

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed 16 March 2020 via mobile

Last year when we visited we only had a coffee and chai but this time I had to have one of their attractive-looking caramel & nut slices as well. Wow. Very nice indeed. Deliciously sweet but not sickly, it hit the spot perfectly. Of course...there were many other possible items in their cabinet and on their board menu but a slice was all that a grown man should have, I told myself. Coffee and chai were as usual excellently created so our dining experience met the mark nicely.More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 12 February 2020

We thought the prices were a bit higher here than others in this chain? We opted for breakfasts for lunch and the food was pretty good along with the coffees. YMMV

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 4 January 2020 via mobile

Coffee was good but took over ten minutes for the barista to make six or seven coffees - far too slow. Slice was good but ended up falling apart before we got to finish it.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 28 October 2019

We arrived outside Robert Harris Taupo at 7.40am wanting to grab breakfast. There were 2 tables set up outside, 2 signs out, one saying 'open'. As we walked to the door there was a female staff member putting out more tables and I stopped to...double check that they were open as there was a closed sign on the (open) door. She bluntly said that they don't open til 8am and seemed very disinterested. If the cafe isn't open til 8am, the tables and open signs shouldn't be out on the footpath til then or at least 5 to. Also, the staff member might want to practise some customer service. (I've worked as a CSR, it's not hard). We went around to the water front and spent nearly $70 on brekky at a great cafe, that had awesome staff. Up your game Robert Harris Taupo.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Robert Harris is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5