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$5 - $19
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Cafe, New Zealand, European
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Reviewed 24 August 2023

Definitely pop in here when you're passing through! And definitely try the bacon & egg pie and the date scones!!

Date of visit: July 2023
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Donna Cornford, Owner at Madhatters Donna's cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2023

Thankyou so much for your review. Glad you enjoyed your visit with us

Reviewed 20 April 2023

Lovely little spot in Kaeo - delicious coffee and homebaked food and great, quick, and friendly service.

Date of visit: April 2023
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Donna Cornford, Owner at Madhatters Donna's cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2023

Thankyou Misshelen for your lovely review.so happy you enjoyed your visit with us

Reviewed 1 April 2023 via mobile

We were recently in the Bay of Islands helping out with a project at Kaeo school , after we had finished for the day we were looking for somewhere to have lunch when we saw Madhatters. What a find this place was. We were a...group of 7 and although it was after 2pm and they were close to closing, they were so welcoming. The food was fabulous the service second to none and the coffee exceptional. The decor is quirky and full of character so if you ever find yourself in Kaeo check them out you won’t be disappointed.More

Date of visit: February 2023
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Donna Cornford, Owner at Madhatters Donna's cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2023

Why thankyou for your review. So glad you enjoyed your visit with us

Reviewed 19 March 2023

What a find. The home made cream donuts were out of this world. Crusty, cheesey and soft cheese scones, passionfruit slice par excellence. As for the waffles with banana - OMG!!! Great coffee and wonderful staff. Unique and colourful decor - definitely worth a look...- and a laugh. Cannot recommend highly enough. 10/5.More

Date of visit: March 2023
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Donna Cornford, Owner at Madhatters Donna's cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2023

Thankyou so much for your review. So glad you enjoyed your time with us

Reviewed 8 February 2023 via mobile

We found this place by getting lost. What a wonderful find in the middle of nowhere. A brewing storm limited us to "cabinet food." It hit the spot. We left full, happy and with new friends.

Date of visit: February 2023
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991madhatter, Owner at Madhatters Donna's cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2023

Thankyou for your review. We love making new friends. So glad you enjoyed your time with us

Reviewed 26 February 2022 via mobile

My partner and I were on holiday and passed through Kaeo. Needed lunch, got a toasted sandwich each. Soooo good, three layers of I think rye bread, thick ham on bone and yummy cheese. Very filling.

Date of visit: February 2022
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991madhatter, Owner at Madhatters Donna's cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2022

Thankyou so much for your review. Glad you enjoyed your visit with us

Reviewed 11 May 2021

Just stopped on the way to cape Regina for a caffeine hit, and to take a pic in the mad hatters chair :-) We had a really beautiful coffee - smooth and delicious. We will stop again on the way back. Also, thanks for chasing...me down the street when I forgot my bag. Much appreciatedMore

Date of visit: May 2021
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991madhatter, Owner at Madhatters Donna's cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2021

Thankyou very much for your review. So glad you enjoyed your visit with us at madhatters Donnas cafe. You are most welcome about your bag

Reviewed 8 January 2021 via mobile

We had a huge, delicious chicken and leek pie, coffee and excellent service. A great little spot just on the North side of the bridge in the township.

Date of visit: January 2021
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991madhatter, Owner at Madhatters Donna's cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2021

Thankyou very much for your review I'm glad you enjoyed your visit with us at madhatters Donnas cafe

Reviewed 4 December 2020 via mobile

We have just had a very stunning breakfast and lovely coffee at this venue. The bacon, scrambled eggs, and black pudding were so yummy and the men had the big breakfast, which they both truly enjoyed.

Date of visit: December 2020
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991madhatter, Owner at Madhatters Donna's cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2021

So glad you enjoyed your visit with us at madhatters Donnas cafe

Reviewed 9 November 2020

A very aptly named cafe. Great place to stop for a coffee and morning tea (the other meal options looked good, too). Super friendly. It felt like we spent half an hour visiting someone. Great place.

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 29 September 2020

We rocked up to this little cafe in the middle of somewhere just because we happened to be in Northland and wanted a quick coffee. I didn't even get into the door when the nice lady behind the counter ACTUALLY CAME OUT and took my...order. It was then that I had a look around and realised it was an ALICE cafe. I was so stoked!!! Why did I never know about this wonder of a place in the middle of anywhere? We had two takeaway coffees and they were curiously marvelous! Thank you for making my trip!!! We WILL be back. ps: love the message on the stone :) Remember we went a long time ago way before Covid so to be fair the questions for this review don't apply.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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991madhatter, Owner at Madhatters Donna's cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2020

Thankyou very much for your review. I am so glad we made you smile.we are all mad here.worse because of covid but we will get through the other side.with great coffee and food

Reviewed 22 June 2020

Based on Tripadvisor reviews we stopped here for lunch. We were not disappointed . We received a warm welcome on a winters day and excellent food and coffee . Its a great spot to stop in your travels . Recommended .

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 16 June 2020

Today we enjoyed a great lunch at Donna's cafe while on holiday from Wellington. Yummy mains and the best Carrot Cake ever, topped off by tea served in amazing ceramics. A must-do when visiting Kaeo.

Date of visit: June 2020
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991madhatter, Owner at Madhatters Donna's cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2020

So glad you enjoyed your visit with us.at madhatters

Reviewed 15 June 2020 via mobile

We stopped on our way North and had to stop on the way back South. Great friendly small cafe with great coffee and amazing food.

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 11 March 2020

We had a great lunch, good size servings. Great coffee and food. Service and staff polite and friendly. Would stop here again on our travels.

Date of visit: March 2020
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991madhatter, Owner at Madhatters Donna's cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2020

Why thank you for your review I'm so happy you enjoyed your time at madhatters Donnas cafe .we would love to see you again

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MADHATTERS DONNA'S CAFE, Kaeo - Restaurant Reviews, Phone Number & Photos

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Yes, Madhatters Donna's cafe offers takeaway services.

Madhatters Donna's cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 5