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27-29 Hobson Avenue, Kerikeri, New Zealand
+64 9-407 9121
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Ranked #6 of 32 Restaurants in Kerikeri
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $4 - $26
Cuisines: Swedish, International, New Zealand, Wine Bar
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: "IT'S YOUR PLACE" ...That's what we like to say, so welcome to our place which is also your place. We enjoy the company of our local clientele who have become regulars at the restaurant and created a great community with whom we share our lives every day. It's the 'local' place to hang out for coffee and chats and a great place for meals all day. Our chefs are passionate about fresh food, prepared beautifully and served with style. We are committed to healthy and delicious food that satisfies all tastes, so whether it's our famously tender and tasty calamari, or our weekly fish dish specials, or a vegetarian delight, a hearty steak, or a divine dessert, we'll have something just for you. Our commitment to sustainability and environmental awareness is important to us, and we serve free range chicken, pork and eggs. We recycle everything we can from bottle tops (Kidney Kids Foundation fundraisers), to food waste (pigs, and compost). Our community,our tamariki (children) and the wider whanau (family) mean everything, and we support our local charities and services wherever and however, we can to support our community. So...Welcome...To your place.
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Simply Awesome!!! From the amazing service & ambience to the Exquisite food!! There is no way i could fault this place... Sarah is the Best Ever:)

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Zug, Zug, Switzerland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

This place served very good food, visited several times, always been very pleased, try the curry of the day. Very authentic flavours. Beetroot salad is also outstanding. Coffee is ok, cakes not fantastic. Friendly & quick service. Overall very good indeed.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We started with coffee, then enjoyed a great movie in this boutique cinema. Dinner in the cafe rounded off a wonderful evening. The staff were so friendly. The food delicious. An awesome experience.

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Mats W, Owner at Cafe Cinema, responded to this review

Kia Ora - thanks for that great review! Come back again= ) All the best for a great 2015 More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We went for dinner here on new years eve and to be fair I was a bit hesitant: a cinema cafe? But that quickly went. Excellent food and very friendly service with a personal touch made this more than memorable. The sill (marinated herring) was excellent, and my wife particularly liked the Swedish meatballs. Highly recommended.

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Mats W, Owner at Cafe Cinema, responded to this review

Hey, thanks for that! yes, we are aware the name undersells us...but we are a LOCALS fave, and they keep us busy all year around...so we just hope the word gets around to all the visitors...and it does seem to = )...thanks for visiting! Have a great year! More 

Wiesbaden, Germany
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We really enjoyed our dinner at the cafe cinema. We experienced a very personal atmosphere and good food. The cafe cinema offers much more than you could expect from the name oft the restaurant.

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Mats W, Owner at Cafe Cinema, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for that review! so pleased you enjoyed our place....yes, the name does 'undersell' the restaurant, but it's what lies beneath that matters! Have a very Merry Xmas! thanks again More 

Okaihau, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Even without a booking we are always made welcome, the food is consistently good, the atmosphere is friendly. Very affordable prices, not fancy just good.

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Mats W, Owner at Cafe Cinema, responded to this review

Great review!!! Thanks for that... You'll have to come and enjoy our garden patio area....when we finally get it done, and we get some summer sun! Have a happy and safe xmas! More 

La Gaude, France
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We came here because I was travelling with a bunch of Swedes and we heard the owner was Swedish- we figured the cakes, cookies and coffees would be great but didn't know what to expect about the food... wow were we surprised! I had the crispy calamari salad and it may have been my favourite dish of our three weeks... More 

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Mats W, Owner at Cafe Cinema, responded to this review

Hej! great to have you here, and so thrilled you enjoyed your visit to CC's... Very honoured to be rated so highly by you...safe travelling, and may you leave NZ with loads of happy memories! Merry Christmas- God Jul! More 

KERIKERI
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

You have probably read my earlier reviews of the café cinema, I am so pleased to give it another try, the curry was yummy and the fish and chips looked huge and was heralded as delicious, don't ever give up on a place if you didn't like it the first time, give it another go as I am so pleased... More 

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Mats W, Owner at Cafe Cinema, responded to this review

Hey THANKS!!! what a nice review, and we so very much appreciate you taking the time to write it it, especially after the first review ages ago!!! We are constantly re assessing and listening to our guests to build on our great reputation...it's an ongoing challenge to get it right all the time, that's for sure! So pleased you enjoyed... More 

Kerikeri, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Order a glass of wine, form the adjacent restaurant, then take your seat, air conditioned, super comfy seats, lots of leg room, great sound, and a delight to watch your chosen film.

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Mats W, Owner at Cafe Cinema, responded to this review

10/10....gotta be chuffed with that! Cheers! and thanks for that. Merry Christmas, and safe holidays! More 

Kerikeri, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

lovely desserts if you just want something sweet before the movie. Lovely choice and good to get a wine before the movie too.

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Mats W, Owner at Cafe Cinema, responded to this review

Carlene, thanks for that review.We appreciate you taking time to write it =) Yes, our desserts are damn fine....a real treat for eyes and tummies! be sure to book yourself a dinner with us over the christmas season... we'd love to hear your views on our mains too! More 

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Address: 27-29 Hobson Avenue, Kerikeri, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 9-407 9121
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Kerikeri
Average Prices: USD 4 - 26
Cuisine: Swedish, International, New Zealand, Wine Bar

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