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Cafe Jerusalem

Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri, New Zealand
+64 9-407 1001
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“hummus” (34 reviews)
“mezze platter” (12 reviews)
“koftas” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri, New Zealand
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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.

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

Thank Jqqls
Reviewed 26 September 2018

ate here twice in April while we were in town The food was excellent and the service was friendly and helpful

Thank Gillsholidays
Reviewed 21 September 2018

This small restaurant is run by a delightful Israeli/Argentinian couple who produce the most wonderful food. Subtle middle eastern flavours abound in all their meals and they are excellent value. Try the spicy chicken hearts and livers: it might sound unusual but it is wonderful....More

Thank NeilMarshall2267
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

We booked for dinner and ordered the shared platter as a main. We chose the 2 vegetarian/ 2 meat option which included vege fritters, falafel, kofta, lamb shawarma. Came with sides of salad, rice, hummus, pita bread, mint yogurt. More than we could eat and...More

Thank custy_10
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Having read great reviews we were very much looking forward to eating here - we were not disappointed. Ordered the mezze platter - 2 vegetarian and 2 meat, fresh and delicate spices, levivot and metuvlun were unknown to us - spicy vege fritters and marinated...More

Thank Justine D
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

We’ve been coming here for years and it never, ever, disappoints! Fresh food, well cooked with great service, what is not to love! Try the Levivot, the mezze platter for large groups, and then focus on the baklava and the coffees! But, please make sure...More

Thank HattieLola
Reviewed 11 August 2018

This Israeli cafe serves delicious food at a reasonable price. At dinner, I had the lamb shawarma. It came with rice, hummus, tahini sauce, salad, tabbouleh, and pita. The homemade lemonade was lovely.

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Simple, delicious and healthy Israeli/middle eastern food in a relaxed setting for a reasonable price and open all year round. It's good to get something good and different in small rural towns in NZ.

1  Thank TWgo
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Food was amazing flavours and quality and plenty of it plus staff were very accommodating. Very good value for money.

Thank Maria L
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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Kerikeri
  • Phone Number: +64 9-407 1001
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