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Bugger Cafe

1492 State Highway 25, Pipiroa | On the Main Highway Halfway Between Auckland and the Coromandal, Thames 3597, New Zealand
+64 21 109 1290
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
“scones” (10 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1492 State Highway 25, Pipiroa | On the Main Highway Halfway Between Auckland and the Coromandal, Thames 3597, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a very enjoyable time here for breakfast....more like brunch. The place is very spacious and bright. The service was friendly and I found it relaxing as there isn't a rush but truly want to provide you good old fashion service. I ordered a coffee...More

Thank Rohan M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food staff was friendly and service was glorify and helpful..... will surely come back here.

Thank Jaggs G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here on our way out of Thames. Enjoyed the food and the scenery . Food is a bit expensive, but worth it.

Thank Samia G
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Delicious food .. excellent service ! Staff was very friendly! Love this place 😊😊😊😊😊 Will love to visit this place Highly recommend this place

Thank satnams738
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

It was a good day to drive for the long weekend to coromandel and a perfect lunch with a cup of coffee. The chocolate cake was awesome and the carrot cake.

Thank ChanJC3
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Popular cafe stop. Good choice of eats and drinks at reasonable prices. Nice cake. Nice coffee. Friendly staff. Humerous restrooms.

Thank Gary Vaughan
Heman A, Manager at Bugger Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

Hi Gary, Thank you for stopping by and happy that you had a great experience. Look forward to welcoming you back.

Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

I stop here regularly on the way to and from Auckland. Coffee is excellent, service is just as good. They have toilets on site, plus a decent range of food and snacks.

Thank Ikorel
Heman A, Manager at Bugger Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

Hi, Thank you for your comments and happy to see that you enjoy our coffee and service. Will see you again soon.

Reviewed 26 November 2017

You will notice the name, but you will remember the coffee and food. We called in a couple of times on our trip from Whitianga to Auckland. The coffee and scones are recommended.

Thank gmkWhitchurch
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Great coffee. Great muesli breakfast. Very friendly. Sit in or out. Clean bathroom. Does not look like much from outside but very nice when you get inside.

Thank J A
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

Great decor and atmosphere. Food was delicious and the homemade cakes slices and biscuits were divine

Thank M1335VVpeterm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$14
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
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 - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1492 State Highway 25, Pipiroa | On the Main Highway Halfway Between Auckland and the Coromandal, Thames 3597, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Coromandel Peninsula  >  Thames
  • Phone Number: +64 21 109 1290
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Our cafe is different from other cafes. Besides offering excellent food and coffee, it is our intent that you leave our cafe happier than when you came in. Our decor celebrates 'bugger moments' and encourages you to have a laugh at life. We believe life is too serious and if you laugh more everything is better. Our food is fresh, succulent, tasty and, wherever possible, local. So everything we sell will fit into these categories. We make everything on site. All are baristas are highly trained to deliver you the perfect brew.
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