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Heretaunga St, Hastings 4201, New Zealand
06 878 6701
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 13
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  • 16
    Very good
  • 12
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  • 2
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Breakers Cafe at Hastings

We were in Hasting for that just one night, and were walking around looking for a place for dinner. We went in cos most places were already closed (it was almost 7pm), and that they were having a Thursday 2 for 1 Steak special. We were not disappointed, the food did not take too long to come... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 9, 2015
Haysiah
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Singapore, Singapore
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Singapore, Singapore
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

We were in Hasting for that just one night, and were walking around looking for a place for dinner. We went in cos most places were already closed (it was almost 7pm), and that they were having a Thursday 2 for 1 Steak special. We were not disappointed, the food did not take too long to come, service was fine... More 

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Napier, New Zealand
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

They have upped their prices, but not their service, since our last visit! We were about halfway through our starter, when our main course was served. By the the time we finished eating the starter, my wife's chicken (or was it a sparrow?) had gone cold. We were still eating the main course when the waitress wanted to clear the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

great presentation of food and the service was fantastic but unfortunately my satay chicken skewers were over cooked and dry. I did order extra sauce on the side so i was able to soak the chicken in that. A very filling dish as the serving portions are large. Lovely atmosphere too.

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Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

The crispy fried mushrooms are so delicious. .so tasty. .so delectable you will want to order another plate full. Came in for late lunch to find lovely relaxed atmosphere getting ready for the cricket. It had recently been spruced up and looks clean and fresh. The bacon and cheese wedges were absolutely loaded with bacon and cheese. Yummy

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Levin, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Eight adults and five children. Not a long waiting time for our well presented and well cooked meals. Decent wine and a range of beers for the adults. (Regular restaurant prices). Meals really reasonable in price. Kids area kept the younger ones entertained - one didn't want to eat!!!! Enjoyable evening. Staff busily pleasant.

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Ulladulla, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Saw this place not far from our overnight accommodation. A great decision to give it a try. Service, food and drinks were top standard. Appeared to be extremely family friendly with plenty of room and other quieter corners for couples and groups without children.

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

I brought my young niece and nephew here on a Monday so kids meals are free when purchased with the special of the day. I had some gigantic burger and the kids ate from the kids menu. The staff are super friendly and helped me to sort out what I thought was a billing error- but that was my fault.... More 

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Hastings, New Zealand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

we think Breakers is a good family restaurant. The week day specials are good value and it all tasted fresh and flavoursome. Staff were nice and friendly. We like taking all the family there, esp on Tuesday as we just love their Schnitzel gravy salad and chip meal. Yum.

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Hawke's Bay Region, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

Breakers is great if you are looking for cheap and casual and is a great place to take children. No where else in hastings like this. Customer service is always great. Highly recommend crispy mushrooms and hot roast meat sandwhich!

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Hastings-New Zealand
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Very friendly staff - service was great! (thou did hear someone ask Where are the staff and say they should have more on.) Cheesy garlic bread - ok - maybe a little too much cheese on , and needed to be toasted a little more - for my liking. Special of day - schnitzel - recommend! Hubby got Huge portion... More 

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  • Address: Heretaunga St, Hastings 4201, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Hastings
  • Phone Number: 06 878 6701

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