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Delish Coffee and Ice Cream

Cass Street, Russell, Russell 0202, New Zealand
+64 9-403 8829
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (23 reviews)
“great coffee” (6 reviews)
“hokey pokey” (3 reviews)
Open Now
7:15 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Hours
Cafe, Street Food, New Zealand
$$ - $$$
Cass Street, Russell, Russell 0202, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Coffee and a biccie from friendly staff, sit outside if a table is free or wander down to the wharf and appreciate. We're told the ice cream is fabulous too... Go elsewhere if you want a proper sit or a cafe menu, but for a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank JacquimNZ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Susan's Italian Muffins are the best! Full of flavour, not at all like the bland muffins you get served in most cafes. Always service with a smile - a great team!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Karen S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Does not know how to encourage business. I would not recommend as We weren’t allowed to sit at their table long enough to finish an ice cream on a hot day. Due to his manner he missed out on our coffee trade. An insult.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank RobynC51
KapaiNo1, Owner at Delish Coffee and Ice Cream, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We have never stopped people from sitting at our tables! I think you may have confused us with our angry neighbours next door with the red chairs. Please feel free to email me more details of this incident delishrussell@yahoo.com

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great coffee with friendly efficient service. Opened early in the morning so great to grab a coffee to go.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank harbar1
Reviewed December 2, 2018

SMALL & EXPENSIVE ICE CREAMS PLUS 50 CENTS TO USE YOUR CREDIT CARD. (which you don't find out about until it's time to pay) Their costs would be 10 cents plus 1.6% so 100% on top of the rip off price.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank blink2012
KapaiNo1, Owner at Delish Coffee and Ice Cream, responded to this reviewResponded December 3, 2018

You were given options of payment sir, but you were determined to be abusive and belligerent.Your partner/wife was so embarrassed with your behaviour she paid for you. I think you need to take an anger management course before you give yourself a heart attack. Please...More

Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

The best Dirty Chai that I have had ever, in Australia or New Zealand made by this awesome friendly human. Great stuff

Date of visit: October 2018
3  Thank Leonima5
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

Great coffee opens at 7:30’am which is a blessing in Russell as most places only open at 10am of later Great coffee and friendly service Great kapiti ice cream selection I must visit

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank AmeliavdBerg
Reviewed August 29, 2018

Delish is a popular place to grab an ice cream or a coffee and watch the world go by a few feet from the water front and the Russell Wharf. If you sit to drink your beverage, you can enjoy fine china cups and mugs...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Lmecca
Reviewed August 26, 2018

Very good coffee. Nice muffins. Friendly staff. They even have a gluten free muffin. This is your go-to coffee destination in Russell.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank CookGirl-CA
Reviewed April 22, 2018

Clean efficient friendly service. Can only speak of the ice cream. Excellent Hokey Pokey and try the ginger and kaffir lime for something different

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Arte1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$6
Cafe, Street Food, New Zealand
Restaurant features
Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:15 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:15 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:15 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:15 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:15 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:15 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:15 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cass Street, Russell, Russell 0202, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Russell
  • Phone Number: +64 9-403 8829
  • E-mail
Russell's favourite Coffee shop Tasty treats baked daily and home of the iconic Icecream Burger made with delicious NZ Kapiti icecream
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