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Melbourne Cafe

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$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
715 Pollen Street, Thames 3500, New Zealand
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (13 reviews)
“fish curry” (26 reviews)
“sliders” (17 reviews)
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
715 Pollen Street, Thames 3500, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stopped in on our way through Thames for breakfast. Very happy with the quality of coffee, food and service.

Thank Cam H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This cafe serves top quality lunches. We enjoyed the salads which were definitely skilfully crafted. No boring lettuce leaves here! It seems that the cafe has its roots in Melbourne Australia. You can read how on the wall of the cafe. Not cheap but good...More

Thank Howard M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place for lunch. Great food and good coffee and smoothies. Loved the crispy chicken salad. Sliders were great too

Thank M1335VVpeterm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had the Thai Fish Curry and it was outstandingly good. My wife was really pleased because it was gluten free and also had it, thought it was exceptional. Thank you

Thank ChristopherCoe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had time to kill in Thames today, so I walked up and down the street looking for somewhere to eat, I wasn’t disappointed when I stumbled onto this little gem, service and coffee amazing, I ordered the fish curry without rice, simply delicious, I will...More

Thank Robyn R
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

As Aussies, our Melbourne Cup Day was started well at this great little cafe. It was recommended on our Hauraki Rail Trail info sheet and we’re glad we found it. The offer was good and food delicious. A lovely sunny morning and a great day...More

Thank Debbie H
Reviewed 7 November 2017

lovely food, quirky industrial style venue, good service you can sit inside or outside in the courtyard

Thank fivescotts
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

We had lunch here. Small but varied menu with lots of gluten free options. Excellent food. And then there were the potato fries. Enormous, chunky, golden, crisp to the last bite. Soft steamy centres. Seriously the best I’ve ever tasted in a rather long life....More

Thank Harrilexa
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

We've been passing through Thames about 12 times a year for past 15 years.. and finally we've found this place!! Yay!!! Delicious food & so reasonably priced. Friendly staff. It's head & shoulders above every other cafe in Thames. We were there for lunch today...More

Thank SuzieT71
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

We came across this cafe while meeting family in Thames. It had a children's menu & a high chair. Both important when travelling with a 7yr old & 1yr old. The food was good, the service good & pleasant surroundings A pleasant experience. Highly recommend...More

Thank mabAberystwyth
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 715 Pollen Street, Thames 3500, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Coromandel Peninsula  >  Thames
  • Phone Number: 0785683159
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