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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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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good41%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (9 reviews)
“breakfast bap” (2 reviews)
“blt” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
22 Peel Street, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

We took trip advisors recommendation and tried this cafe. We had our two little boys with us and what amazing food. Meals are huge even the half size pancakes are a meal in themselves. Coffee was fantastic as well. Highly recommend.

Thank Nick L
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

We visited zest early in the morning with our 2 children and baby. From the very start we were wrapped with the genuine, friendly and accomodating service received. The woman who served us was beyond brilliant with the kids making sure their pancakes were how...More

Thank Sandi L
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Nice brekkie, great coffee. Quite over priced breakfast for a fairly simple cafe. Nice healthy menu options as well as cabinet food

Thank Antoinette B
Reviewed 14 January 2018 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 8 January 2018 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
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David K
18 July 2017|
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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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