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US$8 - US$14
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Cafe, New Zealand
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 9 January 2022

I am 9 years old. I eat out frequently . Kids menu - good options Service - friendly What I ate -crepes with sorbet. My favourite are the cheese scones. Location - near the beach

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 6 January 2022

Disappointing. We finally got our meals after an hour long wait, it wasn’t worth it! The chicken was lukewarm and had obviously sat under heat lamps for a while, the fries were hot and good though. It seemed like disorganised chaos and we felt sorry...for the staff who were doing their best, but their systems were all over the place. No one cleared any tables in the time we sat there……. The seagulls had a ball. The view was great.More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 19 December 2021 via mobile

I Been in here before and it was a great exxperience, but this time it was just terrible, •First ordered through the QR code on the menu and the money was taken from my account but they never received my order, after being there for...almost 40 minutes (waiting for my food) no one ever came to ask if we were okay. •Waitresses gave me the impresion that they don’t know the number of their own tables. •When order an organge brick juice for my nieces I got instead another flavor and it was expired. •Even though the lady that seems to be the manager came to apologize a few times this is not good enough. Really disappointed with the service.More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 6 December 2020

10 of us went here for morning coffee, they were very busy but the service could not have been better. The coffee’s were excellent and turned up promptly. Scones and pastries also great. Our waiter could not of been friendlier.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 16 November 2020

Most cafes/ lunch spots now days that have a menu that would list GF , V , VG , DF etc ( not that I am any of these ) but the staff really didn't know which foods were or weren't for my dairy free..., gluten free 7 friends ...More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 11 March 2020

Great sandwiches with beautiful views. Service can be a bit slow (however, they told us up front that it would take 25 minutes for our food to be served) but it was worth the wait. i had the fish sandwich which had a couple of...pieces of fish as well as a large onion ring on it and then I tried one of their locally made flavored seltzer tea. My husband had the burger and it too was large and very tasty.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 10 March 2020 via mobile

Ordered breakfast here this morning. Very disappointing. My husband ordered scrambled eggs and bacon. He received poached eggs and one thin small shave of bacon. They offered to return the breakfast to provide scrambled eggs but he declined. The view is lovely but nevertheless my...advice to this cafe is to lift your game!More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 19 February 2020 via mobile

I adored this spot, and hope to return. Great food options, accommodating to dietary restrictions, and lovely staff. Beautiful views and a cozy cafe with indoor and outdoor seating.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 13 January 2020

A top the hill, whether inside or out you can sit and soak up the view. Tasty burgers, fresh fish, salads and yummy treats in the cabinet. Our only sticking point was on the price, whcih we found to be high for what we had.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 12 January 2020 via mobile

Stopped here on one of the busiest days of Xmas and the staff were still smiling despite some fairly demanding customers. Coffee was good and nice to see water freely availiable.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Solar Eating House is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5