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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 1 March 2020 via mobile

Steak and Cheese Pie was Luke warm and had a strong onion flavoured gravy. Not a fan, wouldn't go back or recommend

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 11 February 2020

We ran in here to grab a quick bite on a short tour bus stop in Kawakawa. We decided to try the meat pies since we'd been hearing they're popular in NZ. They were pretty good, I guess, considering that's not something we'd normally eat....But I got one from the case that was supposed to be steak and cheese (behind that sign/label) and it was actually chicken and cheese. There are a few places to sit and eat but not many. It's small, and they didn't have air conditioning so it was really uncomfortably warm.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 18 August 2019 via mobile

mean paua pies and good prices I would go again any day my one little tick was that the chicken sandwich was dry other than that pretty good

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 8 August 2019

Came across this place during the Twin Coast Cycle Trail and everything was good value looking at the food coming out and the relative cost. I had to have a pie but did not want to eat it there but managed to have it about...20 mins out of town amongst some farmland. What a gorgeous pie... paua, creme, cheese and a lovely oily pastry. A pie just like in the old days, only problem was I only got one.More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

A: the Train station café was shut. looking forward to their lovely food. shame. B Chose the Bakery/café. Lukewarm staff service, we ended up choosing a pie and chips from the warmer, they were barely warm. Had to ask for mine to be popped in...the microwave for a top up, or she offered to get me another from the warmer but said it would still be cold. crikey this is at 10.am. My hot chocolate was ok tho. Mental note to self to not go back there again.More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed 17 May 2018

Always a dilemma choosing between the cream buns and donuts, both of which are overflowing with fresh cream. The pies this time didn't seem as good as in the past but it is still great value given the prices. Stop here for a bit of...real New Zealand.More

Date of visit: April 2018
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Two sandwich packs, two pies, two cream donuts, glazed donut, two large soft drinks, two chicken cordon Bleu, lasagne topper, hotdog...$35 great value, but quality not what I remember. Mentioned this later and was told it had changed with the ownership.

Date of visit: January 2018
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Cream donuts!!!!! Always a favourite. Nice fresh bread or buns. Selection of ready to eat hot foods, or cooked breakfast. Wouldn't bother with the other bakery further down the road.

Date of visit: January 2018
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

We just called in for a coffee and a pie on a quick stop. It had an array of cabinets filled with a variety of food. Our chippies seemed a little dry and old but the pie was okay. Coffee was good, however and the...staff very pleasant.More

Date of visit: August 2017
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

Meal o' the Day ... I know I review this from time to time and the quality remains Awesome! Gr8 value and Gr8 staff n' locals royale

Date of visit: May 2017
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Bay of Islands Bakeries is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 3
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 3.5