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Serendipity Cafe

$$ - $$$Cafe, , European
1412 Pakowhai Road, Hastings 4120, New Zealand
+64 6-878 2140
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good16%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (2 reviews)
“fritters” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1412 Pakowhai Road, Hastings 4120, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very delicious brunch food. Great food efficient service nice setting. Quiet and relaxed despite being on a busy road. Plenty of parking

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jend512018
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

A great place to meet friends for lunch or afternoon tea. Fabulous selection of yummy food at reasonable prices. You can have full meals, snacks or cafe food. Excellent service and reasonably priced. Go there often. Can sit inside or outside and relax and talk...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank leoniehastings
Reviewed June 26, 2018

This Cafe is set in the grounds of an orchard. It is a very friendly place to eat. The service was great and and the food was of a high standard.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank heatheralwynladd
Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

We went for breakfast at this wonderful cafè on Sunday morning. We were a party of 12 and hadn't booked. Arrived at the cafè and were welcomed and seated without a problem. Our breakfast and coffees came out quickly, the food was delicious and all...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank ahuahuwhanganui
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Great place food morning tea or lunch. Great service . Lovely garden setting. Relaxed quiet place. Good for families or older folk. Wide range of food offered.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Karyn N
Reviewed April 7, 2018

We have visited Serendipity twice lately and both times have been excellent From the wonderful choice of cabinet food to the service, it cannot be faulted. The extensive blackboard lunch menu looked wonderful too and would love to try the liver and bacon sometime soon

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank goldie1232015
Reviewed April 1, 2018

Were visiting Napier and Highland games, we decided to go here for lunch. The food was yummy, the custard squares were amazing!

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank kandeb2016
Reviewed April 1, 2018

Being local I have driven past this place since it was just what I remember as a nondescript house at Pernells orchard. I wasnt looking forward to going along as I guess I thought they had just renovated the old house to make another ketchy...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank camaronz
Reviewed March 29, 2018

We visited for brunch and found a lovely, spacious, relaxed atmosphere, with delicious food choices. We all devoured huge custard squares and a variety of tasty dishes from a bacon & corn stack, eggs and creamy mushrooms and a chicken filo. The coffee was great...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank ZoshW
Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

Very hot in HB today so Mum and l had a lovely iced coffee in the cool cafe. Good as vice and friendly staff. Highly recommended cafe!

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank MrsDock
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August 4, 2018|
Response from goldie1232015 | Reviewed this property |
No, it's not licensed.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Highchairs Available
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1412 Pakowhai Road, Hastings 4120, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Hastings
  • Phone Number: +64 6-878 2140
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