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Reviewed 6 days ago

I've had coffee here before BUT ... on 16 April 2024, coffee advertised on the sandwich board outside as "The best coffee South of the Bombay hills" was, indeed one of the worst coffees I've ever been served. Two out of ten, was what I'd...score it.More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 11 March 2024 via mobile

The cafe was great however it does not provide any food offering apart from scones. Do not go with food in mind. Love food and service though. Highly recommend the cafe for that.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 24 October 2023 via mobile

The absolute best coffee!!! Including one decaf. Dark, rich and not over pulled. As excellent coffee should be. Thank you so much for you skill. And for your love and knowledge of coffee..

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 11 May 2023

Great service and great food. Welcoming friendly staff. Highly recommend. The coffee was great and the food was well presented.

Date of visit: March 2023
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Reviewed 8 April 2023 via mobile

Simple breakfast starter on a Saturday morning before a crack at the Escarpment . Servings were just right. The Egg and Bacon pie, and the special morroccan bean wrap both with side salads washed down with a fantastic cappucino. $44 bucks but the right start...for our walk, not heavy at all, flavourful, healthy and served punctually. Casual atmosphere accentuates the friendly jovial atmosphere. A greater morning starter for an old married couple. Onward.More

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 25 April 2022

What a fabulous cafe and so close to the beach. The cafe was buzzing on ANZAC day with lots of customers. The lady who served us was very professional and polite and efficient. We ordered hot drinks and some absolutely yummy slices. A little expensive...and a public holiday surcharge but a wonderful experience. Will definitely be back. Thank you for an awesome experience.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 9 April 2022 via mobile

Super friendly staff (owner?). I turned up late on a Saturday and had a vegetarian pie which was delicious. Will come again!

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 16 March 2022

Stopped here for some treats after trekking the Escarpment Track and swim at the beach. Staff were friendly and the food was delicious.

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 25 January 2022

Best flat white coffee ever you can buy food to, but get a coffee. best ever. didn't order food, I had just walked the escarpment track 10.6 km took train back to Paekakariki and my sister and I got a coffee there, to which we...were both blown away by how nice it was.More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 4 January 2022

Absolutely awesome. Can highly recommend. Great food. Great drinks. Friendly. Welcoming. Brilliant. Definitely support them.

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 3 December 2021

Love this place and love the staff, coffee is superb and the raw treats are even better. Staff are kind and caring and go out of there way to make I feel comfortable. Will definitely be returning here😊

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 29 November 2021

Such a great cafe. They are friendly and make great food. Plus they don't discriminated. Highly recommend 👌

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 28 November 2021

Lovely staff, lovely food, great service and even better that they do not discriminate against anyone, will definitely recommend to anyone

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 26 November 2021

Great place and great food and great to see your making a stand against the mockery that they call “the vaccine passport” that discriminates healthy people and not actually those with covid …. I’ll be back 💕👍

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 25 November 2021

We went there over the weekend and the food was cold. The staff were rude and dismissive when I complained. Also no masks were worn by any of the staff, which was pretty disappointing and concerning to see. Makes you wonder what other health protocols...they're not following... Avoid like the plaque...literally.More

Date of visit: November 2021
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THE PERCHING PARROT, Paekakariki - Restaurant Reviews, Phone Number & Photos

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The Perching Parrot is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4