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New Zealand
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With six large tables, three small ones, and bench seating this cafe had a high occupation rate when I visited over lunch time. I enjoyed the real berry smoothies, great for a hot day. People’s meals coming out looked tasty and homemade.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed a salad, raspberry smoothie and caramel slice when passing through Gore from Dunedin to Milford Sound. Tasty, lovely service, fresh. Definitely recommended.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 14 November 2020

Arrived for lunch and it was excellent. I had the broccoli and carrot salad and a coffee. Both were served fast and it was a lovely atmosphere. Friendly staff and reasonable price.

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 27 October 2020

Easy access and free parking at rear of building. Great coffee, cakes, savouries, soups and light meals. Try their 'passionfruit slice with cream'... it is slimming, of course...!!

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 15 July 2020 via mobile

Good coffee, great breakfast and an excellent cheese roll or three. Service was quick despite the fact it was very busy.

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 14 July 2020

On a recent trip down south we stopped here and it was well worth it food staff and service were top.

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 14 March 2020

While travelling down South I googled best cheese rolls in Gore. I definitely recommend stopping here if you are after a great coffee and yummy cheese roll.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 12 February 2020 via mobile

Very cool and relaxing place to be with refreshing drinks, staff is very friendly and polite, best service in town.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 27 January 2020 via mobile

Fantastic little cafe. Great cabinet food and amazing cheese rolls. Good value for money and selection of foods suitable for children.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 3 January 2020 via mobile

Good hot chocolat, variety of tea and good Cappuccino. ... ans best egal benedict with salmon we had in this Trip.

Date of visit: January 2020
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