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Fine Fettle Cafe

39 Paora Hapi St, Taupo 2730, New Zealand
(07) 378 7674
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Ranked #58 of 106 Restaurants in Taupo
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Auckland
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242 reviews 242 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

I was sorry that I only found out about this cafe on the morning I left. A friend suggested we meet there and I was very thankful she suggested it. It is not on the main road so as a tourist I didn't see it. If I had, I would have gone there for every meal- never mind, next time.... More

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NZ
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

So, I was on a biannual detox and friends wanted to meet for brekkie - awkward! Well, no! They enjoyed what looked very tempting eggs benedict whilst I ordered the juice called 'Detox' n a green tea. Big surprise for me - the detox juice is soo good I have ordered it since when off detox and the tea was... More

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Gleniffer
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96 reviews 96 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

When you're a person who cares about healthy food it's often hard to find places where you can buy the kind of food you want while on holiday. This gem of a cafe has all the right philosophies about what food should be. Their food is organic, made on the premises and healthy but also really delicious. The place is... More

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Hastings, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

nice to find a place that makes food from scratch, lots of vegetarian and gluten free options. i had hommade baked beans and they were very tasty the brown bread is made on site very good!!!

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Fine Fettle is a cafe providing nourishing meals made from fresh ingredients, including bread made on the premises. We visited Taupo on a chilly June day and ate lentil soup and seafood chowder in the friendly and warm surroundings. It's one of those places where as you leave you feel you have been really nourished by good food, cooked with... More

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Edinburgh uk
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76 reviews 76 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Taupo is a haven for foreign visitors . Shops full of different fashions ,reasonable prices ..what one needs after a round of Ballantynes Farmers etc etc is a good cafe ...Fine Fettle fits that bill!!

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Orewa, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We have been here several times over the last few years. Being vegetarians we are choosy where we eat but here we are always spoilt for choice. Today we had a picked cabbage salad and a thick and wholesome lentil soup with homemade bread. The coffe and chai lattes are also excellent.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

I had their Chicken Filo but I couldn't find any chicken in it! All I could see was spinach and rice. In response to my complaint, I was told there was chicken at the bottom underneath the other stuff! I couldn't see it and if something's sold as Chicken Filo, I expect to be able to see and taste the... More

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Adelaide
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

We had a few lunches and coffees here while visiting Taupo. It was wonderful to get lovely vegetarian food which is so hard to find when travelling - ie including protein based food which is not just based on egg or fatty cheese, as so many cafes do (and even when you can find it I get tired of 'spinach... More

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Tauranga, New Zealand
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014 via mobile

My husband had the eggs on toast with mushrooms, hash brown and sausages. The eggs were overlooked, the sausages and bacon were burnt. The toast was to tough to eat. I had the buckwheat pancakes. They were tasteless and course in texture. Bacon was burnt and not enough provided for the number of pancakes. A group of people also leaving... More

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