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Cafe1874 - CLOSED

38 Childers Road, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
+64 6-863 3165
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
23 May 2016
“Beautiful Cafe”
25 Mar 2016
“Breakfast for Easter”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
38 Childers Road, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 48 reviews

Reviewed 23 May 2016

Excellent time at the cafe, the decor, atmosphere was a definate plus in the day sightseeing around Gisborne, highly recommend to all if you are nearby, the building is really stunning

Thank boatie45
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Generous portions and a delightfully original menu at this cafe. Located in a beautiful old house on the ground floor and the veranda garden it's a good place to start the day. We chose a small Kahuna breakfast which was a gigantic Fryup of anything...More

Thank Boatiesculler
Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

Great way to start the morning having breakfast with friends. I had the vegetarian eggs benedict and it was AHMAZING! And soo huge, I couldn't eat it all 😅 Definitely be back for more 👌🏽

Thank 52skyep
Reviewed 4 February 2016

We drove round and round Gisborne to find a nice place for Breakfast and stumbled upon this café. I can tell it was not regretted, when we arrived we noticed plates with uneaten food which at first was a concern, that was until our breakfasts...More

Thank Nigel H
Reviewed 10 January 2016

For a place where you order at the counter, the table service is excellent. The atmosphere is quirky, as the restaurant has been carved out of a somewhat irregular space within an old Victorian structure that appears to have multiple tenants/uses. The menu has something...More

Thank ChachiGrande
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Always happy with the service and coffee, wide range of food options, great outdoor setting. Nice location close to motel/hotel and easy access to centre of town. A regular stop off when traveling through Gisborne.

Thank Kim L
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

The service was so bad I looked for a camera thinking we were part of a reality TV show. Appalling staff, waited an hour for our coffee and brunch and they then delivered the wrong order. No apologies, the young, bored, apathetic staff simply didn't...More

1  Thank mwrnz
Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

We visit here every time we come to Gisborne, can't resist. Very good food, well cooked, well priced and LOADS of it. Three of us ate two 'small' kahuna's between us and just managed. All of the food was cooked to perfection and the coffee...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 19 December 2015

Beautiful placed cafe not too far from the CBD. As always friendly staff, good food in pleasant surroundings with seating outside. Good food at reasonable prices. Great to meet friends and watch the world go by.

Thank Teresa G
Reviewed 10 December 2015

It is also huge so beware. The experts in our group reckoned the coffee was great and I had a marvelous breakfast but I could not eat it all. We also had a light lunch here and it was equally good and reasonably sized. It...More

Thank Dennis J
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$3 - US$21
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Childers Road, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Gisborne Region  >  Gisborne
  • Phone Number: +64 6-863 3165
  • E-mail
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