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Rainbow Falls Tea House

74 Rainbow Falls Road | Next to Rainbow Falls, Kerikeri 0295, New Zealand
+64 9-401 7077
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Overview
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good7%
  • Average0%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“clotted cream” (3 reviews)
“cakes” (7 reviews)
“red wine pie” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, British, Deli, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
74 Rainbow Falls Road | Next to Rainbow Falls, Kerikeri 0295, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 36 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beautiful setting, quite adorable! Only stopped for a quick piece of cake, were going to get two pieces but turns out the second piece was more expensive than the first. $8.50 per slice.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 277rachaelb
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place is lush. Beautiful and pretty and very calm with amazing home baking. You will want to sit for ages. No preservatives or E numbers. It’s a bit like being in Little House on the Prairie, but with an espresso maker instead of a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Explorer553187
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have to say from the moment we called to the time we left we were treated to fantastic food and the service was 5 star!! Highly recommend a visit you won’t be disappointed!!More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 765murraym
FayFayCooper, Owner at Rainbow Falls Tea House, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Murray, Thank you so much for your wonderful review of Rainbow Falls Tea House. We so appreciate your positive feedback and are very pleased to hear your enjoyed your visit to the Tea House recently. Reviews like yours really do make a difference to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely recommend the raspberry pavlova here. Tea was good + the dog and cat were so cute :) Would definitely come here again!More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Daniel K
Fay C, Owner at Rainbow Falls Tea House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Daniel, Thank you ever so much for your amazing review of the Tea House and our Raspberry Pavlova. We are so pleased to hear you all enjoyed it and hope you can visit us again soon. Saxon the dog and Indie the cat are...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This tea house, set amongst a beautiful garden is a real treasure. On entering, ,the smell of the fresh baked scones was just heavenly , too good to pass up, and they were absolute perfection. Can’t wait to go back.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank misfortune2014
Fay C, Owner at Rainbow Falls Tea House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you ever so much for your lovely review. We're so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit and our scones. We do hope you make it back to the Tea House soon. Wishing you a very Happy Christmas and New Year and look...More

Reviewed 11 December 2018

We have had tea (and coffee) here several times and each time is a salve for the soul. The owners are wonderful, the service top notch, the ambience out on the covered deck overviewing the English-style garden ... all perfect. Do hope that a wine...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Graham B
Fay C, Owner at Rainbow Falls Tea House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Graham, Wow what a lovely review to receive, thank you very much for your positive feedback. It's great to hear you had a relaxing visit to the Tea House. We are certainly working on the wine licence - follow us on Facebook for our...More

Reviewed 30 November 2018

There are some places that you find which are just right, this is one such place it has location, charm, friendly staff, great food and a good mix of loose leaf teas. I would totally recommend the lamb pie - homemade pastry which was delicious,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mohara2018
Fay C, Owner at Rainbow Falls Tea House, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2018

Dear Mohara, We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed our yummy lamb pie, thank you ever so much for your wonderful review of Rainbow Falls Tea House! It means a lot to us to hear such positive feedback and we do hope to see...More

Reviewed 26 November 2018

With family visiting Kerikeri we've been making the time to get out and explore new local spots (well new to us at least). The Rainbow Falls Tea House was an absolute treat, especially the Lemon Drizzle cake. The breakfast menu also looked great, we'll return...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank solandandjames
Fay C, Owner at Rainbow Falls Tea House, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2018

Dear Soland and James, We very much appreciate your kind review and are very pleased to hear you and your family enjoyed your time out in Kerikeri and at the Tea House. Our Lemon Drizzle cake is definitely our most popular one! We do hope...More

Reviewed 22 November 2018

We spent a few nights here and thoroughly enjoyed our stay, thanks to the hospitality of Fay & John and Saxon. Each day we were treated to great coffee and breakfast to kick things off, as we went about exploring Kerikeri and the surrounding areas....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank FranklinL242
Fay C, Owner at Rainbow Falls Tea House, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2018

Dear Franklin, Thank you so much for your lovely review of Rainbow Falls Tea House. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and your time in Kerikeri. It was a pleasure to meet and host you and we hope to...More

Reviewed 17 November 2018

Absolutely lovely place. We where visiting the Rainbow falls and just had a look inside the Tea House and needed to stay for a cup of tea and some slides of cake. All is decorated with love ,beautiful flowers, a veranda with a view on...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DayTrip12776018196
Fay C, Owner at Rainbow Falls Tea House, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2018

Dear DayTrip Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We really appreciate such positive feedback and are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit to the Tea House. Yes we absolutely love having little ones visiting too and welcome children and babies anytime...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 32
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74 Rainbow Falls Road | Next to Rainbow Falls, Kerikeri 0295, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Kerikeri
  • Phone Number: +64 9-401 7077
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Description
We offer a wide variety of menu items, including breakfasts, morning and afternoon tea and light lunch. For breakfast the delicious Rainbow Falls Full English has been highly rated by our guests and we also serve organic muesli, free range eggs and toast or if you fancy it, homemade pancakes. Our Traditional Morning and Afternoon Tea includes a selection of savoury pastries, hand crafted sandwiches, homemade cakes, and freshly baked scones – and we don’t hold back on our serving of delicious homemade jam and clotted cream. Rainbow Falls Tea House will be closed from Friday 21st December, reopening on Saturday 5th January. Thank you for your support. Wishing you all a very happy Christmas and New Year! Rainbow Falls Tea House will be closed on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th January 2019 for a private function. Thank you
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