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Bay Espresso - Karamu Road

141 Karamu Road, Hastings 4201, New Zealand
+64 6-876 5682
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“coffee cake” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
141 Karamu Road, Hastings 4201, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great office space...! Thanks Tash for your great service. Pancakes were delicious as were the creamy mushrooms on toast. Great coffee!!

Thank Jadeey K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Met my adult daughter here for lunch. I often stop in for coffee. Wraps are lovely, always fresh. Got carrot cake as well, huge portion, too much for me but lovely too. I always ask for mocha not too hot otherwise too hot to drink....More

Thank Antarisha
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for coffee and cake on the way home from the local market. I find the staff always happy and friendly at this cafe. We had a coffee each and shared a huge piece of carrot cake between us (certainly couldn’t have eaten...More

Thank Tanya H
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Have only been here once but we did enjoy it. The food was tasty and staff pleasant :) Great place to stop in when biking.

Thank Rebecca H
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Always love a good coffee here, also a great chai latte. The food here I highly recommend giving a try. It's a great little place that deserves a visit.

Thank MaxTugger
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Good for indoor or outdoor eating. Coffee is consistently good. Interesting range of food on offer to cater to all tastes and diets.

Thank Bern476
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

The smoothest bean blend around. Food-wise I prefer their Omahu Road branch... But their freshly-roasted beans are the best.

Thank Eire108
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

I've been there once and never come back. The cafe itself is really nice, I like the style and the staff is friendly and welcoming. Unfortunately they give small portions of food for what you pay for. Me and my boyfriend had the large portion...More

Thank Maria Chiara M
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Great little place with awesome coffee. A Hawkes Bay institution. Service is well above average. The food is mostly great but the cakes and slices are not quite as good, ok though. We go to the various branches regularly and are never disappointed.

Thank Aaron B
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Usually avoid places renowned for the coffee as I drink tea but gave it a go. Went here for breakfast and ordered pancakes served with seasonal fruit. A bit disappointed that the seasonal fruit was banana and bacon but the pancakes themselves were nice and...More

Thank 523angeg
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 141 Karamu Road, Hastings 4201, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Hastings
  • Phone Number: +64 6-876 5682
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