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Zepplin Cafe - Gallery Restaurant

) #1 of 3 Restaurants in Clive $$ - $$$ Cafe, , European
126 Main Road | Hawkes Bay, Clive 4102, New Zealand
+64 6-650 5299
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good43%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“cake” (2 reviews)
“fries” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
126 Main Road | Hawkes Bay, Clive 4102, New Zealand
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Reviewed 13 May 2017

Service was great, however we found the menu to be a overpriced. We had pancakes and we had a half sized portion, this was 11/12 dollars.

Thank Stacey U
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We used to visit fairly often after doing volunteer work at Cape Sanctuary - it sort of went downhill for quite a while and we stopped going there. However, our usual cafe was closed so we decided to try Zepplin again - it's been all...More

Thank Grant N
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Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

From a customer experience perspective the food saved the day. The service seemed so relaxed that it felt we were imposing on them. The chef should hire a professional mystery shopper to judge why the food is being let down by the part that should...More

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Simone R, Owner at Zepplin Cafe - Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Thank you for your review. It is important to us to get reviews on all aspects of our service and we value all constructive feedback. We will definitely address this with our staff, thank you once again for bringing it to our attention. Regards.

Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Awesome coffee and food. Just what we needed! The slice with salty caramel sauce was divine. Also had a visit to the amenities which were extra clean. Lovely outdoor area shaded by grape vines and with loads of seating. Would be a good place for...More

Thank Carolyn B
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Zepplin is a large cafe with artwork just outside of "downtown" Clive, but still in the 50 kmh zone. I stopped by to make a few phone calls and ordered a light brekkie/lunch. For $12.50, I got a egg-white omelette w/ parmesan cheese & tomato...More

1  Thank HaljoHal
Simone R, Owner at Zepplin Cafe - Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2017

Hi HaljoHal, Thank you for your lovely review. We would just like to clarify our seating options for those that read the review but haven't been to Zepplin Café. As you said, we can accommodate big groups but we also have a range of seating...More

Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Great friendly service the breakfast was very well cook and delicious . Seating area very good. Big breakfast and pancakes werw both very tasty. Great locatio and easy carpark area

1  Thank KiwiSanj
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

What a great settling on a warm HB day, outside under the grape vines. We had delicious Flight coffee and shared a very tasty carrot cake. A bonus for us was the visiting golden Labrador, we could have taken her home!!

1  Thank MandyJKim
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Lovely setting, lovely staff, the most outstanding loos in the country....go see for yourself and overall a very pleasant experience. The only suggestion we would make is that there is cream or yoghurt or ice cream with the pancakes as the dish is 'a little...More

1  Thank 556suzannec
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

We were met by a lady with a beaming genuine smile, what a great reception. The food was beautifully prepared, presented on top quality china and tasted exceptionally good, they obviously use top quality ingredients and the excellent staff were seemed very conscientious and customer...More

1  Thank mtinsa
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Stopped for an iced coffee on a hot day, fantastic and also tasted the most delicious date slice with roasted coconut on top, yum yum. So nice. Service great and very friendly

2  Thank Lesley2525
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$22
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 126 Main Road | Hawkes Bay, Clive 4102, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Clive
  • Phone Number: +64 6-650 5299
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A Child Friendly outdoor area with an indoor space crammed with great local Art. Open by arrangement at night with an excellent "Monthly" themed evening.
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