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Zest Cafe

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22 Peel Street, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
+64 6-867 5787
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good43%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (10 reviews)
“breakfast bap” (2 reviews)
“blt” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
22 Peel Street, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Conveniently located on the main street. Nothing special, but the food is simple, honest and good. Might be time to change the menu a bit, but reccomendable for

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great variety of well cooked food at competitive prices. The warm welcoming atmosphere gave a pleasant and relaxing experience

Thank the_suttons_nz
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Our family of 5 stopped for breakfast on our way out of town. I had the creamy mushrooms on toast, and as part of ongoing research with variations on this dish, I rate the Zest version as very good. Yummy food, great coffee and great...More

Thank Alidot007
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Rainy Sunday in Gisborne - thank goodness for this haven of warmth and good food - we weren't the only ones as it was very busy - thought we must have picked a good spot! Basic breakfast excellent and good value

Thank PeanutWellington
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Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Just popped in for a breakfast on our way to the east cape. We had an Omelette (for which you can choose up to 3 ingredients) and a simple bacon and eggs breakfast. The portions were pretty big and filling. The quality was very good...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Visiting Gisborne for a family event. Went for breakfast and enjoyed excellent coffee, food and service - very friendly. It was so good I went back the following day but this time with family who are locals. The owner new my relatives and wouldn't let...More

Thank CMacaroozo
Reviewed 21 March 2018

We have been eating here for about 3 years and have never had anything but a good experience with food or service - that’s outstanding. And we are still surprised sometimes, in a good way. We were at the markets Saturday and it started to...More

Thank Regina d
Reviewed 4 March 2018

The breaky was plenty of food at a reasonable price, and delicious. The woman at counter went out of her way to draw a map to a store, then came out to point us toward the museum. We both give it two thumbs up, and...More

Thank Robin B
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Breakfast here was big an hot cooked just right busy cafe coffee as only just warm staff very helpful it's right in town cbd

Thank Pat W
Reviewed 10 February 2018

A great place to have a long lunch with friends, food and cake was delicious, and coffees both long black and iced coffee were very good. Great service, and outdoor seating was great.

Thank NZConsumer
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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
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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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