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Zest Cafe

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$$ - $$$Cafe, , European
22 Peel Street, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
+64 6-867 5787
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (9 reviews)
“breakfast bap” (2 reviews)
“blt” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
22 Peel Street, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in this week for lunch while visiting Gisborne. Ordered creamy mushrooms for my friend and beef and bacon stack for myself. Mushrooms apparently ok but overpriced for what you got. Beef and bacon stack while reasonably tasty was as dry as could be. Patties...More

Thank ThelmaNZ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for lunch and overall the experience was great. Service was quick and attentive, and the food was very good. The kids had various cabinet food and were all very happy with their meals. My eggs were cooked very well. Definitely a good...More

Thank skiltrick
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time visit to Gisborne. Stopped off here this morning for breakfast. Service was friendly, fast and efficient. We didn't wait long for our meals, both were presented nicely and tasted good :)

Thank ExplorerGG
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really disappointed with our breakfasts. Eggs over cooked and dirty on bottom. Sausages and black pudding undercooked. Coffee very good, strong and hot.

Thank Hamish A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to zest the previous year and received some negative service from the male owner. Thought we would try it again this year but unfortunately left with yet another bad taste in our mouths... Our group of friends ordered cooked meals with eggs etc. After...More

Thank Natasha Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with some 'mummy friends' for some coffees which involved us bringing in 4 pushchairs but they didn't seem to mind at all and couldn't do enough for us which was so kind. Great coffee and food topped it off.

Thank Annabel P
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Great staff , so friendly, really good coffee and a super range of food - so many things to choose from and never disappointed with our meals - Highly recommend :)

Thank tedb10
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Amazing breakfast coffee and service well worth the visit will definately be back. Highly recomend the blt

Thank cheekychic99
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

You won't leave unsatisfied from here if you go for brunch....usually I clean up the kids plates when we go out but I was stuffed as. Price reflects the quality and service.

Thank Rex C
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

I am not normally an eggs Benedict fan but the girl behind the counter recommended it so I tried it. Perfect poached eggs (I am highly critical of how eggs are poached) so first tick. Ratio of hollandaise to food great- enough but not swimming...More

Thank Lisa M
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David K
18 July 2017|
Response from karlygurlk |
6am mon-sat and 8am Sunday and public holidays :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Peel Street, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Gisborne Region  >  Gisborne
  • Phone Number: +64 6-867 5787
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