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Opera Kitchen

) #25 of 70 Restaurants in Hastings $$ - $$$ Cafe, , International
312 Eastbourne St East, Hastings, New Zealand
+64 6-870 6020
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good42%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“salads” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, International
$$ - $$$
312 Eastbourne St East, Hastings, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 51 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed my coffee with a beautiful brioche and great service - the salads in the cabinet looked really nice

Thank MrsDock
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived for an early (11.40am) lunch and seated at a cleared table, venue is bright but with such large expanses of wall and glass noise levels are a little intimidating. Ordered from the 'all day' menu, Brisket for me ($21), Bone Broth for her ($13.50)....More

Thank Greebles
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

best coffee in town by a country mile and its reletively pleasent as well, staff ok not tried the food.

Thank mark w
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I love the fresh healthy options they have on the menu. The food taste great and their smoothies are delish. I especially enjoyed their whitebait fritters when they were in season.

Thank Josie G
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Tables aren't bussed until another group sits down. The roof was leaking on the first table we tried. Very slow service. Overpriced for what you get. Advertised as fresh preparation, but the hash brown side was processed. Super gross: using open dish salt and pepper...More

Thank Nancy O
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a couple of excellent coffees with a real bonus, sparkling, cold water, very refreshing! A great setting, parking outside and good service.

Thank MandyJKim
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

It appears every time I go here they give smaller and smaller portions! $8.50 for half a portion of salad! 🤔

Thank Lexi3102
Reviewed 23 December 2016

I'd seen that this cafe has won hospitality awards in the past and had also been recommended by friends so we were keen to try for the first time. There is plenty of both indoor and outdoor seating and the service was prompt and welcoming....More

Thank JayellNZ
Reviewed 13 December 2016

It's been one year since my last visit and a good time to rewrite reviews. Certainly many changes. The new location and new menu are HUGE improvements since 12 months ago. The new building is lighter and less noisy plus has an outside area to...More

Thank HaljoHal
Reviewed 23 November 2016

For the more discerning dining. Choices are great. Quiet Corners and spacious. Friendly Staff and very accommodating.

Thank Sam202M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, New Zealand, International
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
09:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 312 Eastbourne St East, Hastings, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Hastings
  • Phone Number: +64 6-870 6020
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