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“Great outside seating area”
Review of Essence Cafe

Essence Cafe
Ranked #46 of 158 Restaurants in Whangarei
Price range: $8 - $32
Cuisines: Contemporary
Description: This cafe does breakfast and lunch only and an extensive cabinet selection - open 7am to 3.00 pm.Tuesday to Friday, Saturday 8-2pm and Sunday 8-2pm. Essence has great food, a good gluten-free selection. Outdoor seating in courtyard during summer. Byline is "Essence of heaven on earth"
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Description: This cafe does breakfast and lunch only and an extensive cabinet selection - open 7am to 3.00 pm.Tuesday to Friday, Saturday 8-2pm and Sunday 8-2pm. Essence has great food, a good gluten-free selection. Outdoor seating in courtyard during summer. Byline is "Essence of heaven on earth"
Reviewed 10 May 2023

There was a great choice of food when we visited and it was very good value.
We had lovely service.
We particularly liked the seating outside.
Easy parking on the street.

Date of visit: March 2023
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Thank JPY
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Reviewed 10 October 2022 via mobile

It is great to come into a city & know where you can always get great service & a wonderful selection of food that a person with severe dietary requirement can easily eat.
Today I had a kumara salad. It was really tasty, well presented & filled 5he spot. I also had a coconut raspberry gluten free slice that was delicious.
He had a sausage roll, that was quickly devoured, cold -yuk😂😂.

Date of visit: October 2022
Thank mortein
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Reviewed 15 January 2022

Have been coming here for two years, great coffee , food and service, coffee always good, very consistent

Date of visit: January 2022
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Thank kat12371
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Reviewed 19 December 2021

My Mum comes to you quite regularly. She is elderly (86) and often parks at the church and walks down for a bit of exercise. By the time she gets there she is ready to use your toilets which she says are always very clean. When she comes out her hot chocolate with marshmellows is already made. She can then sit and read the newspaper while she drinks it. I have also had a couple of management breakfasts at Essence but will put them in a seperate review. This one was just to THANK YOU so much for the kindness you have shown to my Mum.

PS: She has no idea in the world what Tripadviser is and does not know I am writing a review on her behalf.

Date of visit: December 2021
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Thank 2013-Fiona-2013
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Reviewed 3 February 2021

a peaceful atmosphere with great
service and above average breakfast.
a pleasant experience. recommended.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Thank P M
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