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Cafe Cinema

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27-29 Hobson Avenue | Kerikeri, Kerikeri 0230, New Zealand
+64 9-407 9121
09:00 - 22:00
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Lidkoping, Sweden
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best café in Kerikeri, friendly staff, good food, excellent coffee and always a smile when served. Highly recommended!

Thank Ahlin
Bay of Islands, New Zealand
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had gourmet beef burger, the pork belly & calamari. All were filling, delicious and unique. Only down was time it took for meals. Give at least 1 hr before your movie. Great food deal for the cost.

Thank toots_kiwi
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love this cafe - great for breakfast, lunch and dinner. And you can get wonderful homemade pies when you can't think of anything to cook!! It's right next door to the Cinema in Kerikeri which is handy. All meals are delicious and the service is quick and the owners are often working - love the humour.....

Thank Kerikeri100
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sister and l had a flat white and a cappucino here. Delicious coffee and foam to perfection...if you hate Staryucks as much as l do you will LOVE their coffee!

Thank Carolyn O
Kerikeri, New Zealand
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Not impressed easy frozen meals in the main service very average. Can be convenient for the cinema though

Thank Pip2034
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

I often read trip advisor reviews and am sometimes quite surprised by the glowing reviews given to some establishments compared to my own experiences so perhaps I just have high expectations...? Anyway, I have twice visited this cafe and twice been disappointed by the slow service when waiting to order. The food has also been a let down. This visit... More 

Thank GTMT
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

When I asked the girl behind the till what food was safe for a vegan her response was 'I don't know, I don't look at the menu with vegan eyes'..... all very well but knowing a menu as a waitress is always an asset to any chef! In the end she asked the chef and I had a yum hummus... More 

Thank Cara M
Dunedin, New Zealand
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We ordered coffee and French toast, both arrived super quick in under ten minutes. The French toast was delicious. The staff were friendly as well. We will definitely return on our next visit to Kerikeri.

Thank DCKiwis
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Had the worst experience tonight here! Food was cool and went sent back only the meet was reheated which left the rest of the food on the plate stone cold, I had the pork belly and it was so over salted that I could not eat it, all meats took at least an hour to come out..... I will not... More 

Thank Tammy R
Russell, New Zealand
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Dinner was fish and chips. Service was friendly and professional Prices are good A lovely relaxed place to go fir dinner or even just a drink before the movies

Thank p0lly56

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$25
Cafe, European, New Zealand, International, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27-29 Hobson Avenue | Kerikeri, Kerikeri 0230, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Kerikeri
  • Phone Number: +64 9-407 9121
"IT'S YOUR PLACE" ...That's what we like to say, so welcome to our place which is also your place.

We enjoy the company of our local clientele who have become regulars at the restaurant and created a great community with whom we share our lives every day. It's the 'local' place to hang out for coffee and chats and a great place for meals all day.
Our chefs are passionate about fresh food, prepared beautifully and served with style. We are committed to healthy and delicious food that satisfies all tastes, so whether it's our famously tender and tasty calamari, or our weekly fish dish specials, or a vegetarian delight, a hearty steak, or a divine dessert, we'll have something just for you.
Our commitment to sustainability and environmental awareness is important to us, and we serve free range chicken, pork and eggs. We recycle everything we can from bottle tops (Kidney Kids Foundation fundraisers), to food waste (pigs, and compost).
Our community,our tamariki (children) and the wider whanau (family) mean everything, and we support our local charities and services wherever and however, we can to support our community.
So...Welcome...To your place.

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