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Cafe Cinema

$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
27-29 Hobson Avenue | Kerikeri, Kerikeri 0230, New Zealand
+64 9-407 9121
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (9 reviews)
“carrot cake” (3 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Cafe, European, New Zealand, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
27-29 Hobson Avenue | Kerikeri, Kerikeri 0230, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had breakfast after visiting the farmers market full of locals enjoying a coffee and a snack. Worth a visit if you are in the area nice greasy food.

Thank 587markd
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lovely place to enjoy a drink, meal and movie. Staff were attentive, food was lovely as always and look forward to returning again soon.

Thank Lyn M
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We were looking forward to dining here , and having a nice meal after our movie. Friends had given us a voucher for meals. We had the calamari entree which although tasty , had very little calamari , compared to the chicken entree which was...More

Thank misfortune2014
Mats W, Owner at Cafe Cinema, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Oh, this is sooooo disappointing. We are extremely sorry for your bad experience. We've passed this onto our team, and are attempting to get to the bottom of why the meal was not not superb. Our calamari dish is world famous, so to hear it...More

Reviewed 29 August 2018

Clean and comfortable cinema, has several films screening daily. Reasonable cost especially for the loyalty card if you see several films. Limited range of eats at the counter on the way in, good coffee at Cafe next door. Centrally situated, easy parking opposite.

Thank gillian490
Mats W, Owner at Cafe Cinema, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Thanks for the Coffee shout out!

Reviewed 23 July 2018

A good selection of lunch & brunch menu at reasonable prices. My husband had a boeuf bourguinon pie with chips and I had a tuna wrap. A side of chips went down well. They were all very tasty and delicious. Staff was friendly and service...More

Thank Paik S
Mats W, Owner at Cafe Cinema, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

AWWW, thanks for that! Sorry about the late response. Somehow we missed a bunch of reviews =/

Reviewed 17 May 2018

We came here for a mothers day lunch. The service was very friendly, the coffee was yum and the menu selection was great. We will defiantly be back!

Thank Justen78
Mats W, Owner at Cafe Cinema, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Awesome! That's just lovely to hear. Sorry for the delay in responding-we missed a whole bunch of reviews somehow.

Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

Great location and atmosphere. Excellent food. Love the muffins and banana walnut loaf. Excellent coffee, strong.

Thank getdihere
Mats W, Owner at Cafe Cinema, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Kia ora, thanks for the excellent review!

Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

We went on the recommendation of our host and were presented with the breakfast and brunch menu at 2pm - so much delicious choice. The food was fantastic, it was just a shame about the coffee. Watery and bitter it rated as the worst coffee...More

Thank Sarah R
Mats W, Owner at Cafe Cinema, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Great to hear you had a lovely lunch! Shame about the coffee - we are generally known as the best coffee place, so this is disappointing. Whoever was on barista duties that day really let you, and us down then=( Sorry about the late response....More

Reviewed 6 February 2018

Went for a coffee the other day and yes is was no different from the one I ordered 2 years ago, very average, like my instant coffee. I also wanted equal but they only had stevia or sugar. No cakes but I did go in...More

Thank Karangaranga
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

We dined here while staying close by KeriKeri. Very good food, comfortable place. Reasonably priced. I would recommend it.

Thank Dale H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$24
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27-29 Hobson Avenue | Kerikeri, Kerikeri 0230, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Kerikeri
  • Phone Number: +64 9-407 9121
  • E-mail
"IT'S YOUR PLACE" ...That's what we like to say, so welcome to our place which is also your place. We enjoy the company of our local clientele who have become regulars at the restaurant and created a great community with whom we share our lives every day. It's the 'local' place to hang out for coffee and chats and a great place for meals all day. Our chefs are passionate about fresh food, prepared beautifully and served with style. We are committed to healthy and delicious food that satisfies all tastes, so whether it's our famously tender and tasty calamari, or our weekly fish dish specials, or a vegetarian delight, a hearty steak, or a divine dessert, we'll have something just for you. Our commitment to sustainability and environmental awareness is important to us, and we serve free range chicken, pork and eggs. We recycle everything we can from bottle tops (Kidney Kids Foundation fundraisers), to food waste (pigs, and compost). Our community,our tamariki (children) and the wider whanau (family) mean everything, and we support our local charities and services wherever and however, we can to support our community. So...Welcome...To your place.
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