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Cafe Espresso & Wine Bar

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Cafe, New Zealand, International, Wine Bar
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17 Brougham Street, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
09:00 - 17:00
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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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177 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Now defunct cafe and wine bar. Soon to be newly defunct Green Door cafe. Service is terrible, the food is worse, but the location is good.

Thank d-milne_writer
New Plymouth, New Zealand
Level Contributor
21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Often eat at this cafe as it is central and the owner is friendly and helpful (I understand he has sold so will await the new owner!) My favourite food here are the savoury muffins. They are definitely the best in New Plymouth that I have tasted, always freshly made (owner often bakes several batches during the day he says... More 

Thank ArchitectNick2014
New Plymouth, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

Service was very poor. Asked the front of house person a couple of questions. When asked he replied rudely and made us feel stupid. Also pretty sure he was the owner. The food was also very average. 10/10 will not go back.

2 Thank AlexThaKid
Greater London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 20 December 2015

The first time I went there was for a quick take away flat white and a muffin on my work break. It took me more than 15 minutes for the whole thing,while the non particularly friendly lady at the bar was communicating with other people at the same time and at my question "what's in the muffins ?" She just... More 

Thank QueenLiz666
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

What a great host husband and wife team. The food was really tasty and the atmosphere was relaxed. The service was quick and efficient with friendly attentive staff. Two of the team had special dietary needs which were not known prior to the function. Two special meals were quickly prepare for these staff members. This venue is definitely recommended for... More 

Thank Joanne D
Tauranga, New Zealand
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62 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2015 via mobile

Found this gem down the end of a corridor. Beautiful food and great view over the stream. Iced chocolate delicious and made with real ice cream. Eggs bene amazing.

Thank chopprrrrreid
Wellington, New Zealand
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486 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2015

Went for lunch on a Sunday around 1:00pm and was pleasantly surprised having read some of the reviews. Café was clean and staff very polite and helpful. An excellent range of cabinet food that was well presented when served. Coffee was great. Café is located in a great spot with no traffic noise. I have visited several times over the... More 

Thank Peter C
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2015

I used to visit here quite a lot about 10yrs ago and this place was fantastic, I think maybe it needs a change up as the service has deteriorated a lot and the prices seem to have gone up a lot as well. The person serving was rude and the tide was out on the coffee I ordered and was... More 

Thank NiskaS82
Wellington, New Zealand
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2015

A nice café that is just not filling it's potential at the moment. The food was good but if they just focus a little more on the customer service then I think it would improve the experience. I hope you take this as positive feedback and when I am in this area again I'd be happy to pop back and... More 

Thank nowtouringnz
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

Lovely sunny spot and truly good food. Nice quiet atmosphere to sit and enjoy your food and read the paper. Good efficient staff and nice and clean surroundings. Would definitely recommend this place for a great breakfast

Thank kiwijokers

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, New Zealand, International, Wine Bar
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Brougham Street, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  New Plymouth
  • Phone Number: 067599399

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?