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1954 State Highway 1 Kaiwaka 0573, Kaiwaka, New Zealand
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Whangarei, New Zealand
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We stop whenever we're passing through Kaiwaka midweek. The food is always real, tasty and nutritious. Leah makes a great coffee and is a nice person in the bargain. Top marks!

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Ottawa, Canada
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Ok I'm vegetarian but hubby loves his meat and we are on a quest to find the best meat pie in NZ. I always cheat and have a bit so we both say these are to best todate. A bit more expensive but worth every penny BTW I had a flat white and a scone which are also worth every... More 

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Auckland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

This is the first cafe I've ever stepped into that literally smelled like my Grandma's kitchen, and my Grandma was an amazing baker. Although it's set in the rather quaint surrounds of a second hand store, the food from this cafe is an absolute delight. Everything is handmade on site, and tastes fresh and delicious. I also had a flat... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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78 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

We happened by this NZ national treasure of a cafe a couple of years ago and make it a point to stop in every time we travel up North now. The BEST sandwiches, scones, slices, coffee and tea, a lovely owner to compliment the food, an authentic amazing delight!

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1 Thank fandingo
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

My coffee could have been better, but perhaps I should have got cows milk instead of soy in a place where the owner has her own cows ;) Either way, I shall not remove any of the 5 stars coz the owner is so nice and the pie was so good! Chic, quirky, fancy but laid back atmosphere. A gift... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

Quirky, friendly café with the best Parmesan, Onion and Sage scones ever! Well worth stopping for and interesting being able to look at curios for sale while waiting for coffee and delicious food

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1 Thank RaeH1
Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2015 via mobile

Driving back to Auckland from Russell we were in need of a morning coffee and happened on this delightful place. Our coffees were perfect and the savory scone was yum scrum! Lucky NZ still having highways going through little towns which offer good wholesome cooking.

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Thank Kerryn P
Auckland, New Zealand
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98 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2014

Stopped into this cute wee cafe on our way home and was pleasantly surprised. A small, but impressive selection of home made pies, sandwiches, toasted sandwiches, and sweet treats. Really friendly service and nice seating in and out. Loved the old plates and mismatched help yourself cutlery. Good strong coffee and a sweet chai hit the spot along with the... More 

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Hesdin, France
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2014

We stopped at 1h30 for lunch and many of the food options were depleted. It quickly became evident that this was a one-woman operation and we had to wait quite awhile to order and waited an age for our food. But the atmosphere is charming, the decor is unique and there are magazines and water on offer. Any wait was... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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79 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2014

We looked for the right place to stop for a morning coffee on our way North for a funeral at Bream Bay and this was it ! As others have said this is tucked away .. quaint cute and very 1940's with magazines to read or just look at the pictures !! The scones were a delightful treat with our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
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Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1954 State Highway 1 Kaiwaka 0573, Kaiwaka, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Kaiwaka

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