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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 mezze platter koftas baklava shawarma 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 2 days ago

We went here for lunch. Gluten free well catered for. Lots of choices and very tasty food. Substantial plateful , very nutritious, reasonably priced.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank TripMember051220151
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ladies and Gentlemen, this is the best food I had in our 3 week-holiday over the two islands! We ordered the mixed platter for two so we can try 4 different kinds of dishes. Got some bread, hummus, a very delicious bulgur salad and some...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Franzson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The meal was well priced, very large but no real flavours. The service was fine and the girls very helpful. Maybe we just don’t like this type of food. Just too much of nothing we liked. Sorry Jerusalem.

Date of visit: February 2019
Reviewed 14 February 2019

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 5 February 2019 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 26 January 2019 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 20 January 2019

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 15 January 2019 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 14 January 2019

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 John S
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
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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 B517RDsamanthas | 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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