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Cafe at Westermans

104 Russell Street South, Hastings 4122, New Zealand
+64 6-878 2931
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (5 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 8 November 2018 via mobile

I chose a chicken satay wrap - cheaply filled with button mushrooms. Tasted awful - I don't like button mushrooms but when there is 3 x as much cheap filler than chicken...bad move. Won't be recommending Westermans. If you choose something labelled from the shelves...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MegG386
Reviewed 7 November 2018

If in Hastings we always visit Westerns for lunch or just a coffee. The staff are great and the service is quick, how ever infrequently you may go there they will always remember you and serve you with a smile. The food counter is filled...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 339justine
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Lovely cafe with great gluten free food. Came across it by accident when looking for somewhere to have brunch. Good service, and a good food range for ht especial diets

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank sue C
Reviewed 21 September 2018

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"

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Robin P
Reviewed 19 August 2018

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

Date of visit: August 2018
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

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank butch29
Reviewed 2 May 2018

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

Date of visit: May 2018
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

Date of visit: April 2018
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

Date of visit: March 2018
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

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank edenlecomte
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
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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