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Native Tree Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner


Special Diets
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch

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We bake a selection of pies, savouries, muffins, scones, biscuits and cakes fresh on site. We also have an extensive breakfast and brunch menu with something for everyone. We also have an extensive range of gluten free options available. You can dine in the cafe near the open plan kitchen, out on the deck or in the garden under the old crop topper green house.
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
British, New Zealand
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews pies salad steak pie homemade jams rhubarb tart corn fritters yogurt bacon and eggs staff are very friendly and helpful morning tea love stopping here interesting garden great stop coffee break indoor seating great coffee pit stop
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a surprise! We turned off the road on impulse on a drive up to Auckland. The first surprise... a comfort stop for our doggies, too! A large area, shade ( or sun ), Water bowls, And as pretty as a picture for us to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Cherry-Lynne
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were travelling from Auckland to Tauranga and wanted to stop for a break and a wee bite to eat. We spotted the Native Tree Cafe & thought it looked interesting. We have a wee dog so also wanted a dog friendly cafe. It was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jillian W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch at this excellent spot. Great pies, made on premises. Nice outdoor spaces with shade. Thoroughly recommended.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank marsh21
Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

Awesome food with very generous portions. Coffee is top notch. Service is great with friendly staff. Dog friendly too which great.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DannyT2056
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

I often travel the Tauranga-Auckland-Tauranga route and this is a lovely ‘breathing’ spot. Very relaxed indoors or out with gardens to admire and quirky art to amuse. The coffee is great and cabinet food is OK but if you’ve got time do try something from...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Stew54
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Have stopped here twice now and both times very happy. Homemade pies are delicious, service is excellent and great variety.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ChristineH4774
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

A great place to have a good cup of coffee ☕ and where I had a seed, honey, nut slice. The lovely inviting setting, tasty coffee, and friendly staff were perfect after driving from Tauranga. The café has a really nice outdoor flow with many...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MartinD5112
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

We chose the Native Tree Cafe as our rest stop on the way to Thames from Auckland based on the great Trip Advisor reviews. We were not disappointed. Great service. Great coffee. Gorgeous garden and al fresco seating. We had a rhubarb tart with yogurt...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Comila
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

This little gem of a restaurant has it all. By far the best mince pie we’ve had! The corn fritters are also amazing and the salad is super fresh. The setting is quaint and beautiful. The staff is welcoming and helpful. The WiFi is strong....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Susmo109
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

We have always seen this cafe on our way to Auckland but never had time to stop - what a mistake! The surrounds are gorgeous, you wouldn’t think you’re near a main highway! The staff were friendly , attentive and service was super speedy even...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank beth756
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