Loved the courtyard and space between tables. Food was nice. Great place for a coffee and chat with friends
I went hiking with fabulous Whangarei gals and opted to stop here afterwards. Very cute place and yummy coffees and muffins!
I love this cafe, The food is fresh and delicious every time I go(once a week). I also love that the place is clean, you can see the kitchen and it is spotless. The food selection has something for everyone. I also love that this is one of the few places with outdoor dining in their pretty courtyard. The staff... More
Food was lovely. Staff were helpful. Tables were spread out. There was a choice of inside and outside dining. Great for a summer get together.
This cafe is a favorite, have been now on more than 12 times, and it simply just keeps getting better, consistent high level of service and excellent food. You can choose from the blackboard menu or from the cabinet, the coffee is exceptional, not once has it been burnt! Alan the owner is always on hand working hard. The cafe... More
On many occasions my friends and I have met for coffee, breakfast or lunch at Essence Café in Whangarei. This café is quite new on the Whangarei scene but is gaining a great reputation among café and coffee lovers. The selection of food is very comprehensive and there is an excellent range of gluten-free goodies. The breakfast menu includes eggs... More
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