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John's Bakery & Cafe

358 Heretaunga Street West, Hastings 4122, New Zealand
+64 6-878 8594
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“pies” (6 reviews)
“bread” (3 reviews)
“yummy food” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
358 Heretaunga Street West, Hastings 4122, New Zealand
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

Six of us joined for afternoon tea here and were very well looked after. I chose a latte and the most delicious slice of carrot cake, and when I asked if I could have some whipped cream with it, this was obligingly provided. The others...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Rose D
Reviewed 10 August 2018

While I've not sat in here for a long time, I often pop in for something for lunch on the run. Not always the easiest to park and run in, but worth the effort. This bakery has good food for good prices. You can see...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank moniqueb451
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Met here for a breakfast meeting. Breakfast special was great and the coffee was well made. Service was good.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Hinetewhiurangi K
Reviewed 24 April 2018

We only stopped here briefly for a cup of tea which was absolutely fine. There seemed to be a good selection of cakes etc at the counter. There is seating outside but it's right next to a busy road so not ideal. Seating inside good...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Gill O
Reviewed 11 March 2018

This is a very reliable place for a cuppa or a quick meal. Good basic kiwi food. Service is not the greatest.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Mark152014
Reviewed 17 February 2018

No raw spinach leaves on this breakfast plate! The real Kiwi breakfast options and this cafe is not at all pretentious. . It's great to see that you can get the real deal in Hastings.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Margaret S
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

If you get there before 9am you can get the early bird breakfast special of eggs, bacon, toast and hash browns for $10 NZ The coffee is good quality and the produce tast s fresh and unadulterated. The cafe is in the middle of town...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank TimBlueDanube
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Once again we have visited Johns Bakery in Hastings and every time we are amazed at the quality of the food and service.The place is always squeaky clean and always very busy.The pies are some of the best in the Bay if not the best.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Barry W
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

In the city . Sit inside or outside. Yummy food and very good service. Can get takeaways or cafe type food for morning afternoon tea or lunch. Their pies are fresh and yummy

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank leoniehastings
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

I enjoy my time out to relax over a lovely coffee and normally a mini potato top pie. The staff are lovely and pleasant surroundings.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank ERrol M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 358 Heretaunga Street West, Hastings 4122, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Hastings
  • Phone Number: +64 6-878 8594
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