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Cafe, Healthy, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my partner went to order two coffees to go. It was very busy so I was happy to wait but after waiting for 15 minutes and seeing everyone else got served as part from myself, I asked for a refund. The staff member...didn’t apologise and when they “refunded” they charged me again! I didn’t realise this happened until later so I had to go back and rectify this issue myself. As well as this the baristas where letting espresso shots sit in cups for 5 minutes at a time (ideally leave espresso shots no longer than 10-20 seconds). As a barista myself this is an absolute no no as this results in a dead shot making coffee very bitter. It is one of the most fundamental rules that all baristas are expected to know. TL;DR - baristas making coffee incorrectly, my drinks where never made and they never apologised.More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 20 March 2024

Absolutely Fabulous food! healthy, delicious, fresh, and obviously cooked by a chef who knows his stuff. I ordered the Rise and Shine for brunch. It was bursting with vegetables and flavor and my palate felt like it was singing it was so happy to have...such Good food! My husband had the Smashed Avo and he too was very happy with his meal. The coffee was excellent as well. As we left I spoke to the young man with the dred's. We talked about good healthy food and its health-giving benefits. These guys want to deliver delicious nutritional food and they are succeding in doing just that! We were very very impressed by the high standard set here. Excellent service as well from an enthusiastic team in a nice atmosphere. Well done team 110%!!More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Brewed As, Owner at Brewed As Collective, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2024

Wow wow wow, you honestly can't get better than that! Stoked you guys get what we love doing! The smashed avo dish is one of my favourites! Thanks again for taking the time to express your experience Gareth (young man with dreads/owner)

Reviewed 28 December 2023 via mobile

Great cafe, tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the main street (especially during the busy hoilday season) friendly staff, yummy food and good selection of drinks and smoothies. The shoe string chips were exceptionally delish. Nice option of indoor or outdoor seating.

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 19 November 2023 via mobile

Two visits here for breakfast . Both delicious. The place has a great buzz and the service is super friendly and efficient. All the dishes we tried were freshly cooked and super scrumptious. Topped off with excellent coffee and tea. Highly recommended !!!

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 26 October 2023

Have been there twice this past week. My son had the BEST breakfast. It was great to see that each item in this was made well. The potato cake/Rosti, sausage and beans ( I had a taste of them all) were all really tasty and...cooked well. I had the mushrooms and they, too were really tasty too. The coffees were just as we like them. And the staff were really welcoming and helpful.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 15 July 2023 via mobile

A great local in Mangawhai Heads! Had never been for lunch but glad that we did. It was stunning!! Beautifully crafted food

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 25 June 2023 via mobile

Went there with my daughter for a late lunch, I had their big breakfast and my daughter had eggs Benedict. I had a great hot chocolate and my daughter had the iced Coffee which was delicious too. The breakfast were fantastic and very tasty, I...enjoyed the fact the sausage wasn’t a “pre cooked” one…More

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 7 June 2023 via mobile

I had the Rise and Shine, the bliss ball and a coffee for lunch and it was all amazing. Service was quick and friendly and the whole cafe had a great vibe. I highly recommended this cafe especially if you want a healthy lunch with...great plant based and dairy free options. They also had a huge selection of raw GF, dairy free vegan slicesMore

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 22 November 2022 via mobile

3 members had eggs Benedict the bacon was burnt the crust of the toast you needed a chainsaw to cut through it, saw at another table someone had same trouble cutting their toasted sandwich, after we left we were told it’s recently changed hands since...we bookedMore

Date of visit: November 2022
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Seaside54178768851, Owner at Brewed As Collective, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2022

Hi Heather, I'm sorry to hear your experience with us, the business hasn't changed hands, however with the echos of covid and the lack of chefs, we've had to shorten the menu as we don't have a head or sous chef, so we're doing our...More

Reviewed 19 September 2022 via mobile

I opted for the asian greens w black rice $27 Mostly a bowl of black rice sadly under cooked w not much in the way of asian greens a couple leaves of bok choy and very little else, although I left it no one asked...if it was ok. Duck fat potatoes at $11 amounted to one and a half potatoes so the duck fat must b v expensive....maybe the other meals are better value but will be reticent to return Sad.More

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 7 August 2022 via mobile

Five of us all enjoyed our meals, the wine choice and the service. First time there for an evening meal and all meal choices were enjoyed and no disappointments. Finished with a variety of desserts. Thoroughly enjoyed a good night out.

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 30 April 2022 via mobile

My partner and I visited on a whim and were delighted with the exceptional service provided by the staff Drinks were delicious and we were both delighted with the seafood that we ordered. Very happy and recommend highly

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 26 April 2022 via mobile

We had a fantastic breakfast and the service was great. It had a good range of brunch choices too. We will definitely go back.

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 6 February 2022 via mobile

Quite expensive for an average experience. Food was just better than ok. Service was rushed and felt a little chaotic even though it was 1/4 full. Forgot my drink, forgot we moved table despite asking the waitress to move us. Possibly just having a bad...day.More

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 5 December 2021

Our table of six ordered hot meals, coffees and hot chocolates. EVERYBODYS meals and drinks were cold/near cold. Eggs benedicts with broccoli and ?kale wasn't a clever combination. We won't be going back.More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Seaside54178768851, Owner at Brewed As Collective, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2021

Good morning, we are sorry to hear about your experience at Brewed As. Just a question did you grab one of our team members attention and let them know this, as we would have happily emended this for you. We had no notes of complaints...More

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BREWED AS COLLECTIVE, Mangawhai Heads - Menu, Prices & Restaurant Reviews

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Brewed As Collective is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4