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Cafe at Westermans

104 Russell Street South, Hastings 4122, New Zealand
+64 6-878 2931
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (3 reviews)
“sandwiches” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
104 Russell Street South, Hastings 4122, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

This cafe has one of the most splendid interiors that I have ever come across. Spacious with a fantastic 1930's atmosphere. The salads that we had for lunch were excellent. A "must visit"

Thank Robin P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We accidentially came across this fantastic restaurant whilst visiting the information centre in the same building. Set in the previously silk mercers building which was destroyed in the 1931 earthquake it is a restoration marvel. What a wonderful eating experience this was. With a very...More

Thank rockyj837
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Been recommended to come here , Looked good ? Ordered the "Big Breakfast" What a FLOP! attached photo . Disappointed really Cabinet food looked OK Prices were up there a bit but you pay for Quality. THE BIG BREAK FAST ? half a tomato ,...More

Thank butch29
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Wonderful breakfast, awesome array of cabinet food, clean and tidy, well presented, staff were polite

Thank daknibbsklan
Reviewed 17 April 2018

This large airy cafe exudes old world charm and ambiance and with a tempting display cabinet and appealing menu it's a great spot for lunch. We had a lovely pot of real leaf tea and some old style home cooked food from the cabinet and...More

Thank SuzieLee71
Reviewed 30 March 2018

This large, airy café provided us with a delicious breakfast. Service is friendly and our food arrived quite swiftly, but was certainly freshly cooked. My wife had scrambled egg in a large enough quantity to defeat her, with nice, crisp toast. My eggs benedict with...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 12 March 2018

This is where you will find many elderly out for a bite to eat. However, I'm young and have always loved coming here. Traditional food selection, bakery style where you grab what you want and then go up to pay. They also have menu food...More

Thank edenlecomte
Reviewed 10 March 2018

Just as I remember as a kid. A real treat, with proper club sandwiches, good coffee and lots of treats. A bit pricey so better for catching up with a friend rather than taking to whole family. Good for Mummy/daughter outing.

Thank 2adults3kids2017
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Family friendly Very busy staff helpful and polite Will visit again Plenty of food in cabinet Excels itself

Thank cyclingbaker
Reviewed 5 February 2018

The cafe is in the old Westermans department store and has kept much of the atmosphere of times gone by. Obviously a favourite with the older folk, but there were lots of younger people and families there too when we visited. We 'found' it because...More

Thank Sue7444
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 104 Russell Street South, Hastings 4122, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Hastings
  • Phone Number: +64 6-878 2931
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