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Zest Cafe

$$ - $$$Cafe, , European
22 Peel Street, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
+64 6-867 5787
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good43%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (10 reviews)
“breakfast bap” (2 reviews)
“blt” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, New Zealand, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
22 Peel Street, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 134 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A really nice place for a quick lunch. Can’t comment on the coffee as I had tea but that was served fast and it was great. The omelette though was outstanding. So many times they’re flat and limp. This was so fluffy and cooked perfectly....More

Thank Brett T
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

A handy central location just 30 m from the main street. Nice breakfast options. Only drawback is the wooden floors echo a lot if there is a noisey group there

Thank donp521
Reviewed 5 September 2018

The food choices were great and the food was really nice. This cafe does good coffee and has a nice atmosphere. Staff were very friendly.

Thank Michelle659
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Best Cafe in town! great service super friendly staff, Menu is awesome and they always have something different on the menu to try - great coffee and selection of cakes

Thank tedb10
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

It can be confusing to readers to label this a breakfast restaurant but this was my experience here. It has a happy vibe and therefore would be a great place to meet and have coffee. The breakfast was my choice on the day and it...More

Thank oldmanonthepoint
Reviewed 25 June 2018

One of our favourite places to have breakfast because of the variety of great food and the friendly service. Now the library has moved back across the street it's the perfect place for a breakfast/snack before ambling over to the library for a good read.

Thank Frik_B123
Reviewed 19 June 2018

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

1  Thank Peter M
Reviewed 19 June 2018

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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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, 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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