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Food For Thought

574 Pollen St, Thames, New Zealand
+64 7-868 6065
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good56%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (12 reviews)
“pies” (16 reviews)
“sausage rolls” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
574 Pollen St, Thames, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The coffee was amazing one of the best I have ever had the breakfast I had was just okay plentiful but toast thin and not toasted enough bacon some was overcooked but the rest was delicious couldn't eat it all value for money plenty of...More

Thank suzieq2254
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

place needs a lick or five or paint but food and service was good.worth a visit for lunch. nothing ekse to be said.

Thank nowscot
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for breakfast. Good food, prompt service, very good coffee. Would visit again when in Thames. Recommended.

Thank RGV55
Reviewed 30 June 2018

I stopped at the cafe on the way through Thames and enjoyed the lovely pumpkin soup . Excellent on a cold day!

Thank Liley2014
Reviewed 4 May 2018

We had lunch here. The food was nice as was the coffee. unfortunately, we were subjected to cigarette smoke from people eating at the sidewalk tables.

Thank Kevin P
Reviewed 11 March 2018

On our second visit through Thames, we stopped at this Cafe for lunch. Like the first time, the food was fresh and beautifully presented. Well worth stopping for a light lunch or a more substantial meal.

Thank Kej5
Reviewed 25 January 2018

Since moving to Thames I have tried a number of different cafes in town and Food for Thought is one of the better ones. If I was rating them on friendliness alone I would rate them excellent. They make all their own food on site,...More

Thank FootlooseFancyFree64
Reviewed 22 December 2017

The sandwiches were really fresh and full of meat and salad. The staff were also very friendly and the service was quick and efficient. The coffee was a little strong for us, but that is just personal preference. We would absolutely visit again.

Thank Kej5
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

We stopped in this cafe for lunch as we were passing through Thames. Food was fresh and yummy. The prices were very reasonable. There was a cute little courtyard located in the back of the restaurant that made a lovely place for a quite lunch.

Thank Gleemom
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Excellent coffee, huge breakfast, real value for money. We met up with friends here and I think we'll all be back.

Thank cupples2017
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 574 Pollen St, Thames, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Coromandel Peninsula  >  Thames
  • Phone Number: +64 7-868 6065
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