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Groove Kitchen Espresso Restaurant

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112 Tennyson Street, Napier 4110, New Zealand
08:30 - 14:00
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Wellington, New Zealand
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here for breakfast. Ordered a couple of hash stacks on the basis of other reviews - it was okay; wasn't terrible but wasn't anything amazing. Coffee however is a different story - they seem to take pride in making coffee anyway you want it and they know how to brew. Would come here for that alone.

Thank dannyb0hy
Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found ourselves just outside of the main Napier district and happened upon Groove. The service was very good and the food was even better! A real find just off the beaten track which we will definitely seek out on our next visit.

Thank jandrharris
Wellington, New Zealand
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64 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had been a couple of years ago and really enjoyed the food so decided to go there again when visiting the area. We found the menu really hard to read, it is an unusual style and very 'jumbled' with prices in tiny print so not easy to identify. The full breakfast was on the expensive side, it was tasty but... More 

Thank pormick
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467 reviews
277 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a cute little place opposite the theatre. It is much quieter than many on the main street but still not far to walk and has some delicious home style food for morning tea and lunch. We were served by the friendly waitress from the Isle of Man. We both had a delicious warmed ginger cake with very good... More 

Thank Planner55
Greater Wellington, New Zealand
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66 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Two couples went visiting for brunch. I had the big brekkie which although pricey at $21, but it was cooked well and the food was tasty and great. My partner had the eggs bene and really enjoyed it.

Thank Scottym1966
Christchurch, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called for an early lunch and had superb pasta bake with excellent coffee. They do a lot of other things including brunches. Nice atmosphere and staff - we'd highly recommend this!

Thank Martin&Chris
Whangarei, New Zealand
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145 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I can see why the eggs Benedict is their signature dish. Absolutely superb and gluten free as served on a potato cake rather than the traditional English muffin. Also loved the fact that a half serve was on offer- the perfect size. My mocha was delicious, not too sweet and with coffee art. Would return in a heartbeat.

Thank Nonstop_Kiwi
Rotorua, New Zealand
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Had breakfast with hubby. The place has character. Menu was good. Friendly accommodating staff. We had big breakfast and ordered extra Hollandaise sauce which was divine. The sausages were really tasty compared to other we have had before ( and we have had a lot!). Mushroom also was very tasty. Had Chai Latte! Very nice! =) Price is not bad,... More 

Thank Aetramos
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72 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Tried this café for a change, Not an overly big Café, but found a table out front between the building and the footpath. Nice to sit and watch the world going by. Helpful friendly staff too. Just popped in for a coffee and cake, mid Sunday afternoon, so cake cabinet a little empty, still, the main menu looks interesting. Will... More 

Thank Shortcat
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

An excellent cafe opposite the theatre on Tennyson Street. The coffee — excellent 'mouthfeel' with creamy well textured milk. The chocolate and berry brownie (which was also gluten free) well balanced and gooey melt in your mouth! Pleasant and positive staff experience Thank you

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$14
Cafe, International, New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:30 - 14:00
08:30 - 14:00
08:30 - 14:00
08:30 - 14:00
08:30 - 14:00
08:30 - 14:00
08:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 Tennyson Street, Napier 4110, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: 6468358530
Passionate food, coffee and music

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?