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Cafe Irresistiblue at Monavale Blueberries

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$$ - $$$
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Corner Turkington Road & Wallace Road | Monavale, Cambridge 3495, New Zealand
+64 7-827 9456
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great service with good advice on what I should have , kids wew catered for well and a really nice setting for brunch. Produce well priced in the shop.

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Thank Tony D
Mackay, Australia
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125 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful country drive out through the blueberry fields to find this cafe. Set amoung the blueberry bushes with a wonderful range of blueberry products, food and wine. Friendly staff with a wonderful sense of humour.

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Thank habanachooky
Thames, New Zealand
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in a large group. Two of us elected to have cabinet 'creamy mushroom pies' with salad. After about 45mins they arrived. The pies looked nice accompanied by blueberry chutney in a small dish. The 'salad' looked as if it had come directly from a mesclun mix packet which had been opened some hours prior. It was wilting and... More 

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Thank marlene657
Te Awamutu, New Zealand
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

The food was fine, but the bunch of young girls working the cafe were laughing and joking loudly the whole time which was unprofessional. Used to be a favourite place to visit, but probably won't go back.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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38 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

We went there for lunch on Christmas Eve. It was not too busy. Food was wonderful. The blueberry ice cream is a MUST after the meal. Service was good. We bought quite a lot of blueberry products after that. The view was good, facing a blueberry farm. We will return if we pass by there again. Good place to stop... More 

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Thank BabyKangaroo
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

This is a beautiful country side cafe, more like and American size than the small cafes throughout NZ. The inside is absolutely beautiful with large windows to look outside over the blueberry bushes or on nice days to sit outdoors.

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Thank USANZ1
2227
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

We had a very pleasant relaxing lunch at this beautiful venue.We were visiting an elderly friend who has limited mobility so were a bit concerned about taking her out for lunch. Everything went really well, the venue was just a pleasant 15 minute drive from Cambridge.We had excellent attentive service from Kimberly who made us feel welcome, she was patient... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

A relaxing 25 min drive through the countryside from Hamilton, I thought this place must be good to survive in such an out of the way place. I was right! The lunch menu is quite extensive and reasonably priced, with all sorts of delicious options, and the breakfast menu is available all day also. The blueberry juice was delicious. The... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We had a family lunch here and a couple of the dishes were horrible and no one at the table liked them. However the rest of the meals were quite nice. Coffee was good. Service was mostly friendly but when we complained about the food we didn't like we were dismissed as not understanding the dishes. A bit condescending and... More 

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Te Awamutu, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely place for brunch and lunch very busy on the weekends, might need to book, also great kids area to run around, playhouse, giant games and rabbits. Plus everything is BLUEBERRY

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Cuisine
Cafe, Dutch, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner Turkington Road & Wallace Road | Monavale, Cambridge 3495, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +64 7-827 9456
Description
Cafe Irresistiblue is situated centrally in the Waikato only 10 minutes from Cambridge, 15 minutes from Te Awamutu and 25 minutes out of Hamilton. Just follow the brown road signs from the Cambridge-Te Awamutu Road or visit our website for detailed directions.Cafe Irresistibue and orchard shop are open ALL YEAR Wednesday to Sunday, 9am-4.30pm (closed Monday & Tuesday). Bookings are welcome.With high ceilings and a rustic, country feel, the cafe is a great place to visit, relax and enjoy a cup of coffee and a meal, overlooking New Zealand's largest organic blueberry orchard. The cafe is also fully licensed and has disability access. There is ample outdoor seating on the huge decks that grace the cafe, as well as gorgeous wooden indoor tables and huge windows, so you can enjoy the views no matter where you sit.Our cafe can cater for up to 60 guests, and can also be booked for special functions. Orchard tours also available.

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