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$5 - $50
CUISINES
Steakhouse, Bar, Cafe, Seafood, Grill, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the kind of place which makes me proud to live in and celebrate things Aotearoa - what a fabulous spot - great food - great vibe - Go Well Gemmells !!!More

Date of visit: June 2024
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Layton Gemmell, Owner at Gemmells Food, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We truly value your kind words, thank you for your review. Our goal at GEMMELLS is to deliver to our guests the ultimate hospitality journey. Like you we are proud to represent Maori and the kiwi way of doing things. We are so happy you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Held my 21st Birthday here, beautiful sounds, kai was devine, beers and service from staff were perfect! beautiful area situated here in Wairoa & I would definitely come again & again!More

Date of visit: May 2024
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Layton Gemmell, Owner at Gemmells Food, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking your time to write us a review. We love birthdays and it was an honour to be apart of your 21st celebrations. It makes our day to know you and your guests and whanau enjoyed our music, food, drinks and service....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a fantastic place. Very new with a wonderful modern industrial look. Excellent food, hostesses and atmosphere. So impressed. A great find.

Date of visit: May 2024
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Layton Gemmell, Owner at Gemmells Food, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting us, it was our pleasure to serve you. We love that you enjoyed our food and service. We look forward to seeing you again next time.

Reviewed 1 May 2024 via mobile

The best coffee we have had in New Zealand so far. Staff went above and beyond with their service. Toilets were exceptionally clean. A fantastic, family friendly cafe with brilliant food.

Date of visit: May 2024
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Layton Gemmell, Owner at Gemmells Food, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow we are humbled by your kind review. Our goal is to be the best of the best consistently. We are very happy to know you loved your food and our service. We look forward to the next opportunity to serve you next time.

Reviewed 28 April 2024

Stopped in on Sunday 28 April - long ANAC weekend on route back from Mahia to Napier. Mid afternoon time, so coffee and cake. Loved the environ, clean, fresh and inviting. Coffee was good, as was my slice and that of my friends carrot cake....Lots of staff on hand (better that lack of staff). All staff were friendly, well presented, We wish Gemmells Cafe at the very best. Next visit will likely be a meal.More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Layton Gemmell, Owner at Gemmells Food, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for stopping into see us. We are thrilled to hear you all enjoyed your coffee, food and our service. We look forward to serving you again on your next visit.

Reviewed 1 April 2024

Discovered this wonderful place on Easter Monday. Amazing friendly staff, great selection from the cabinet plus a couple of blackboard menus. The decor is great: rescued building showing through the friendly modern touches. Background music was just my style. Great vibes, from the outside we...were dubious, but so glad we went in!More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Layton Gemmell, Owner at Gemmells Food, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2024

We are so happy you came in to visit us. We greatly appreciate you taking the time to review us. We are thrilled you enjoyed your food and loved our staff, we have, as you say, amazing staff and value each one dearly. We look...More

Reviewed 26 March 2024

We were very impressed with the food quality and selection, their coffee, service and cleanliness. The cafe decor is very well done and the staff were very friendly and helpful. We would definitely go there again the next time we pass through Wairoa.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Layton Gemmell, Owner at Gemmells Food, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2024

Thank you for taking the time to write your review, we truly appreciate this. We agree with you the decor is very well done and we are so excited to see our guests reaction when they enter. Thank you for dining with us, we are...More

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Yes, Gemmells Food offers takeaway services.