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Bay Espresso - Karamu Road

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Certificate of Excellence

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options

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We roast our own coffee right here in Hawkes Bay so its always good. Open 7 days serving all day brunch and organic, fair trade coffee.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Cafe, New Zealand
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
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Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

Popular for a reason, great menu, delicious coffee and brunch. Good service, ample parking off main Rd. Reasonable prices for quality.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank MikeC801
Reviewed July 12, 2018

This place was buzzing mid-week. Coffee was hot and strong, just the way I like it. Fast service. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Niki211
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Have stopped here a few times and staff always friendly and food great. Nice as it's a little out of town as well. Can't comment on the coffee as I don't drink it as a rule.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank NewZealandChevgurl
Reviewed July 7, 2018

A regular haunt and the coffee is always up to the best standard. They have got the blend right. Congratulations.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Mark152014
Reviewed July 4, 2018

Bay Espresso coffee is so delicious I can't get enough! Great location (Karamu Road) easy to pick up a coffee when passing by. Kitchen closes at 2:30 but the coffee keeps on flowing until 4:00! ..Most other coffee shops in town serve inconsistent coffee that...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Emily B
Reviewed June 27, 2018

I drive past this place almost every day as I live close by and it always seems to be packed, I dont drink vent been tempted to call in but on this occasion went there for a meeting. It seems a nice enough place, a...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank camaronz
Reviewed June 23, 2018

Went twice for breakfast at weekends with the big breakfast, coffee and smoothie, also had the French toast bacon and banana and a few slices to take away, this place serves amazing food but most importantly very good coffee and the staff is really friendly...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank BabetteBrownieBaker
Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

This is a very unprepossessing cafe by a busy road; but the fact it was busy at 11 am on a Thursday tells you it is popular. Excellent coffee, promptly served to your table, with ginger slice (a little too sweet for my liking). It...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank JedAfterthought
Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

Great place to meet friends half way between Hastings and Napier. Food is great and very tasty. The prices are reasonable. No wonder it’s so popular!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank OggieDee
Reviewed May 27, 2018

Stopped for a coffee and it was great. A busy wee place and it is small, but most took their's away, so not such an issue.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Vickyn72
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