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Nikau Cave Cafe

$$ - $$$
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
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1779 Waikaretu Valley Rd | Tuakau, Tuakau 2695, New Zealand
+64 9-233 3199
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place is perfect - lovely peaceful outlook, good coffee and great food. The pizza is yum and tasty!

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Thank yeti99_10
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend for everyone. One of the best cave I've been . Awesome food in cafe. Very friendly staff.

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Thank nztilak
Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
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55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

This is a cute hidden spot nice food, lovely staff. We had the salmon and cream cheese toasted sandwich and wild pork sausage stack both were Devine.

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Thank Hamish R
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

The ladies had afternoon tea while the men went caving. The homemade lemonade was so good along with the shortbread with rosemary. The raspberry fudge and special blended coffee was apparently pretty good also.

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Thank karen y
Auckland, New Zealand
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Nikau cafe I honestly can not rave about this place enough. Beautiful home baking and food! Amazing scenery!

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Thank Kita880
New Zealand
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Everything is fair trade, handmade and absolutely delicious. Nice staff, great view and really cozy atmosphere

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Thank Lunalacrima
Hamilton, New Zealand
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Cannot rate this cafe highly enough. Everything about it is excellent.. wonderful service, a fabulous rating from my very particular husband for the coffee, cake delicious, great beer, yum pizza, and the setting is superb!!

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Thank Anne C
Tuakau, New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

good coffee-their own good food great pizza A nice leisurely drive, great meal with cave exploring. just a great day out

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Thank Iain P
Mercer, New Zealand
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Nikau Cave Café is our destination of choice when we need a day out, away from noise and crowds. The drive is a nice one, the views are lovely and the setting of the café is magical. We have yet to do the Glowworm Caves walk but if this was a one off trip for you I would suggest the... More 

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Thank tmmayo
Hamilton, New Zealand
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Every time we want a relaxing time we head out to Nikau Caves as it reasonably local. Phillpi and Anne are great hosts, and a tip, let Phillip chose your pizzas. He wont disappoint and goes great with the house wine. Far too great sometimes! Good big tables inside and out so suits anytime of the year.

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Thank maggiespringer

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1779 Waikaretu Valley Rd | Tuakau, Tuakau 2695, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Tuakau
  • Phone Number: +64 9-233 3199

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?