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Cafe, 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 17 May 2023

A hidden gem on the coast. Great coffee along with a superb blueberry muffin that melts in the mouth. Made fresh on the premises and delightfully delivered by me newly married Mary. The morning paper and various magazines encourage a longer stay. I plan to...be a weekly visitor.More

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 1 January 2023

Great breakfast to start off 2023. Friendly, quick service and the cafe looks awesome inside. Will definitely recommend the Eggs Benedict!

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 30 March 2022 via mobile

Called in for coffee on a grownup weekend away. Warm greeting on arrival. Almond milk flat white hot and strong and large was a good size. Chose a couple of pastries to go with it... pan o chocolat and a berry danish. These turned up...at the table well nuked in the microwave. Was not asked if we wanted them heated and certainly would have declined. Pastry now soggy. Shows a little lack of understanding of what is right for particular foods. Owners Lexus parked in pride of place outside the cafe making patrons park further away. Just needs a tweak.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 9 August 2020 via mobile

No 1 in Whangaparaoa so stopped in for brunch. Pretty loud and busy with service backed up. Everybody was in a rush including the staff, I need somewhere a bit more relaxed. Enjoy.......

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 3 November 2019 via mobile

Good quality coffee in large sizes. Breakfast portions were very generous and food was very tasty. Service was quick and efficient. Would definetely return and would recommend for others.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 7 August 2019

This place has exceptional service, nice people and lovely food. The breakfast and coffee is the best we have found in the area. Loads of healthy options and 'spolit for choice' menu. This will be our new go-to when in Whangaparoa!

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 15 June 2019

Hi All, I have been a regular visitor to Hibiscus Café , Whangaparaoa for over a year now.Apart from the food and the ambience, the main draw for me and my family has always been Sarah. She is an outstanding Customer Focused employee. I have...seen her smile and speak to all the customers and ensure that the customer experience is really special. Even though she is Korean, she can provide the best service experience to people of all age groups and cultures. It's a wonderful, welcoming feeling. Yes, the coffee is good, the team at Hibiscus café is friendly and excellent. However for me and my folks, Sarah's smile and her genuine interest in ensuring that all customers are looked after, has been the main reason for us visiting Café Hibiscus almost every week. She makes the visit there really memorable. Thank you Sarah and the team! Thank you Café Hibiscus Regards, JoeMore

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 7 April 2019

Taken out for lunch is a treat and Hibiscus is a very pleasant spot to be spoiled at. Great food, lovely presentation, plus excellent friendly and obliging staff. Excellent latte.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed 27 March 2019

I love this place, quick service, great food (especially the Salmon Bagels!) excellent coffee and a nice play area for the kids (and hey if you don't like kids, its down in the back corner) Always great!

Date of visit: April 2018
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Reviewed 9 February 2019 via mobile

Called in for coffee on a grownup weekend away. Warm greeting on arrival. Almond milk flat white hot and strong and large was a good size. Chose a couple of pastries to go with it... pan o chocolat and a berry danish. These turned up...at the table well nuked in the microwave. Was not asked if we wanted them heated and certainly would have declined. Pastry now soggy. Shows a little lack of understanding of what is right for particular foods. Owners Lexus parked in pride of place outside the cafe making patrons park further away. Just needs a tweak.More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed 21 January 2019 via mobile

I've come here several times. The service is good and the food is good as well. Definitely a must if in Hibiscus Coast.

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 January 2019

I took elderly parents out for lunch. Comfortable place - not too noisy. Good food and attentive pleasant staff

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 January 2019 via mobile

We often go for breakfast here. Little play area for the kids, great staff and fantastic food. Never been disappointed.

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 23 December 2018 via mobile

Great service and coffee. I chose the bacon and poached eggs and had a choice of 3 different breads. Eggs cooked perfectly. Service efficient and friendly.

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

Great service (cheers Sarah!) great food, fabulous coffee (flat white- by Allpress Roasters). Very satisfied customer :-)

Date of visit: December 2018
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Cafe Hibiscus is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4