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Cafe Jerusalem


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Cafe, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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All reviews hummus shawarma mezze platter koftas baklava shakshuka lamb rice fritters cake middle eastern food israeli food great food homemade lemonade small place friendly service new zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We were really looking forward to this Israeli restaurant, but the food was really disappointing, dry felafels and tasteless salad. I was expecting much more as I love middle eastern food....... perhaps we were just unlucky.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank ruthzmail
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the schwarma lamb meal which was a great sized portion. Open for lunch at 3pm which was great! Lovely staff. Outdoor seating.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Marinaintheworld
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Realy nice good. The beef shawrama was just soooo good. Would defentntly recoment this place and we'll Be back

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank M4Riii4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Traditional Israeli food at its best. Very generous portions and superbly prepared. Very nice waitress and we will happily go back and sample the many other delights on the menu.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Triumphstreet
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Make your booking early! This place fills up quickly! With delicious middle eastern Israeli food served with a smile it’s no wonder! We loved it! Been twice and will probably go back again this evening! Great food! Great ambiance! Great restaurant! Lots of gluten free...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank IvegotNZonmymind
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We discovered Café Jerusalem while looking for somewhere to eat in Kerikeri. My wife had the Koftas while I had Metuvlun, both in pitta pockets – WOW! GREAT FOOD! We loved it so much that the next day we drove up again from Paihia just...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Backroaders
Reviewed 28 December 2018 via mobile

Ate here for lunch, the space outside is shared and it was super busy. Sat inside where theres a few tables. Ordered Lamb Shawarma and Lamb Koftas which was the better or the two with a lil heat to it. Rice, Yoghurt, Hummus, Pita and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank -Kiwi-_Travels_-1704
Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

It’s my third time dining here. Oh my god! I ate every bite in bliss. What a combination of spices, herbs, fresh salad and deliciously cooked meats! I can highly recommend the share plate with 2 vegetarian and 2 meat options. Friendly service and overall...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank NinaNDK
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

A cozy warm welcome awaits those who choose to dine here. This small cafe offers nice authentic food that you will enjoy. Don’t be afraid to give something a go that you wouldn’t normally consider.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Cody770
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Good, basic food with a limited but inexpensive wine list. (Covered all the bases). Chilli has never been a part of my food experiences in Israel or the The Med, so disappointing to have to check and then dismiss some menu items because it's been...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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17 March 2018|
Response from Shane D | Reviewed this property |
its called a day of rest
17 March 2018|
Response from Samantha S | Reviewed this property |
The cafe is open 6 days a week and is run by a husband and wife team, they close on Sundays as otherwise they would never have any family time!
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