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Cafe, New Zealand, Contemporary
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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Reviewed 4 June 2021

Opens early and very close to the university and where we stayed at the Great King Motel. Very busy, service good and a wide variety of meals.

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 25 May 2021 via mobile

Our group of 8 friends enjoyed breakfast at The Good Earth to celebrate a birthday! Very popular cafe and we arrived at opening time of 8am en route to the airport. Food and coffee was fantastic! Staff were very friendly & helpful. Was recommended to...us by our motel. Definitely recommend this cafe.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 25 May 2021

Love this cafe! What a find, so good we went back the next day too. So happy to find a GF menu and you were right, the Gf bread WAS delicious. Coffee was made extra hot as per my request and I know you guys...were run off your feet due to open day but what you dished up to me both mornings was top notch, thank you! I kinda want my daughter to go to Otago uni just so I can come back!More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 25 April 2021 via mobile

We came here to visit our daughter at uni. We stumbled across the good earth and where the coffee was outstanding. We ordered eggs Benedict , big breakfast, and banana bread. Lovely flavours, friendly service gorgeous outlook and ambience and standard pricing. Thank you.

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 2 January 2021

Fantastic food and service. Very friendly staff. Easy parking and not far from Central city. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 1 January 2021 via mobile

We've been here for brunch before and each time the food has been great. Service is spot on and the location is quite pretty with the view of the park greenery across the road. I remember being charmed by all the pickled items on windowsills...the first time we came but on closer inspection, this time, some of those jars looked like science experiments gone wrong. Surely the storage of food in bright window spaces is not healthy? It kind of ruined the organic vibe for me, to be honest. I couldn't stop thinking about food handling as I was eating, which I'm sure is not the effect this awesome cafe want to have on their diners.More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 7 October 2020

We had breakfast here, the food and coffee was great! Lots of bacon on the plate so we left very happy

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 23 September 2020

Delicious food which can be tailored to all diet types. Great GF and vegan options. A local favourite, close to the university

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 29 August 2020 via mobile

Vibes of the cafe were cool, the menu sounded enticing. The service was welcoming, food was average.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 20 August 2020

Get in before 10am because this place is jumping by 10.15. Interesting and varied blackboard menu supplemented by a decent range of cabinet food. Prompt efficient service. Great location - getting whatever sun is going, making sitting outside possible even in cooler weather. But it...is very noisy when full.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Yes, The Good Earth Cafe offers takeaway services.

The Good Earth Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5