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Zest &The Waffle Room

73 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri 0230, New Zealand
+64 9-407 7164
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
73 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri 0230, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Grumpy staff. No greeting, smile, or thank you. When I went over to remind the staff member about our cream and jam for the scone, she said it wasn’t on our docket and cost an extra seventy cents. I said fine, thanks, and went and...More

Thank HattieLola
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I just visited here an hour ago for a small lunch. The place was not busy but we were still made to wait 20 mins for our two drinks and small portion of hot chips. I had also ordered one of the savoury options of...More

Thank EmmaBxox
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is totally disorganized. Waited over 30 minutes for a coffee. They allowed others to jump the queue. Won't be back, they didn't care.

Thank getdihere
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had breakfast here - really nice poached eggs and bacon on toast. However coffee was even better - just superb.

Thank JohnWilliams201
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Our family of three stopped in for Waffles at lunch time. Great selection. Really yummy and would be happy to go again another time.

Thank Millymolly2011
Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

A friend of mine and me went there for some lunch snacks. We were waiting in the queue to place our order at the till and the lady working there was just the grumpiest person I‘ve met so far! She wasn’t welcoming us, didn’t smile...More

Thank branellla
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

These days when cafes are charging $5 for a muffin it needs to be flavoursome and a decent size and these muffins were both. We had the white Chocolates and boysenberry which was delicious and large. The coffee was good and friendly service. Definitely worth...More

Thank Steve265
Reviewed June 12, 2018

We have been several times for lunch. Their chowder is really nice and presented well. However tables never cleaned after use, and usually you have to sweep the crumbs off the chairs. The waiting time is the worst... sometimes we have waited 40 minutes for...More

Thank Jill J
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

We visited zest for lunch today. They had a great range of snacks, meals and treats, all reasonably priced. I had the baked kumara with cheese and bacon which was delicious! They also serve a slavic latte which is a bit sweeter than a normal...More

Thank ClareUK123
Reviewed March 27, 2018

Called into Zest for a coffee and chose the last piece of caramel slice from the cabinet. When brought to table it was half the size. Was unhappy about this but was told I had been given the usual portion size. Replied I did not...More

Thank GaryStratton
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri 0230, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Kerikeri
  • Phone Number: +64 9-407 7164
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