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Cafe, European, New Zealand
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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Reviewed 23 January 2024

Food was not the best. Had breakfast. Mushrooms were rubbery and tasted of vinegar. Asked if I could swap them for a tomato. Waitress told me they would have to charge me more. She said it was my preference that I did not like the...mushrooms. Eggs were overcooked so they did cook more. Not much better. The sausage was nice. Beans were also not cooked well. Would not come again.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 19 January 2024

Very disappointing bread. The 'sourdough' ($7) is just a spongy white loaf with no hint of sourness - looks very much like it was leavened with commercial yeast. The 'mega-grain' ($8) was better, but still spongy and soft. Both far too expensive for what they...are, and not radically different from in-store baked baked bread available at supermarkets.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 27 May 2023 via mobile

Food was yumm! Very crowded! Tried butter chicken filo, danish and donuts. Their in-house cookies are best, overpriced though!

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 27 April 2023

I had heard the food had gone backwards since the new owners took over. I purchased my favourite Custard Square because they were just great and I only get down from Kapiti occasionally, but sad to say it wasn't nearly as good as previous.

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 27 April 2023 via mobile

This place was so good on our last visit to Hutt hospital we went back next day. We went for lunch today and won't be returning. It was very disappointing.

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 5 August 2022

Its one of those bakeries that has quality streaming out of its doors! The cabinet food is amazing and included a couple of items I hadn't seen before and a couple of items you could take home to the kids. Lovely big rolls and sandwiches...and fantastic range of slices. If my waistline would allow me - I'd eat there everyday.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 14 February 2022

Had brunch with good friends on Sunday 13 TH Feb 2022. Friendly welcome and found all staff brilliant. Menu was great and we all had stunning meals. Service was brilliant, food and coffee fantastic.

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 13 November 2021 via mobile

I've been here several times. The food is okay - standard cafe fare, hit and miss. The coffee has always been burnt - undrinkable.

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 29 March 2021

Been here a few times. Their croissants are delicious. Good service, nice selection of food. Generous on the condiments.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 23 March 2021

When working in Wellington I always make a B line to this cafe for breakfast! Open early with awesome yummy food!

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 1 March 2021

We were staying in Lower Hutt, and decided to check this place for breakfast. I was not sure what I wanted to eat until a staff member mentioned the chef’s special, it sounded lovely and I decided to have that, I was not disappointed, it...was delicious, my husband had the eggs on toast with tomato. We were in level 2 and the seats were well spaced, coffee good, fast service. The chefs special was their sourdough bread with smashed avocado, red onion, hallouimi cheese, and beetroot.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 31 October 2020 via mobile

An ok cafe visit- nothing too impressive but nothing bad either. I was disappointed the staff couldnt swap ingredients in meals, even though I was happy to pay extra, and the menu specifically says to talk to staff if you have dietary restrictions!

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 26 January 2020

I had the salad which included 3 small falafels , 3 cherry tomatoes , a ribbon of cucumber with a ribbon of skin, a few leaves of spinach and lots of cucumber sauce. No beetroot relish which all could have been served in a small...desert bowl. Was with a group so didn't want to complain but will not be back. The big size breakfast came with 2 eggs on one small slick of bread. Extra slice cost $2 . We left hungryMore

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 11 December 2019

Making a booking was easy, the staff were friendly, ordering was easy, the food was delicious, the prices were very good for the quality of food and the amount you get. I will definitely be going back for another helping of the seafood chowder!!!

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 18 August 2019

My daughter turned 16 this month so I ordered her a vanilla butter cream cake without nuts on the outside instead extra buttercream,when I piked the cake up the staff were all so friendly and the cake looked and tasted absolutely amazing!The cake actually tasted...even better then I had anticipated,unfortunately unbeknown to the bakers I did encounter a slight problem upon discussing this with the manager she went above and beyond to Satisfy me as did the second manager I dealt with when collecting the second cake,so thank you so much to both managers the bakers and friendly staff who greeted me the cakes both tasted and looked amazing I look forward to the next celebration cake I need baked by Janus bakery :)))More

Date of visit: August 2019
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JANUS BAKKERIJ, Lower Hutt - Restaurant Reviews, Phone Number & Photos

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Janus Bakkerij is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5