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88 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri, New Zealand
6494076065
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Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer

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  • 9
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  • 15
    Very good
  • 10
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  • 3
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
A good Seafood Chowder

Having had a good meal at the Village Cafe on the other side of the road , we returned on a Saturday to find it closed early on a Saturday. As Fish Bone cafe remained open we ventured inside. The outside seating is far more attractive than the plain cafe decor inside, but the service was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 24, 2014
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Kerikeri, New Zealand
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113 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Was recommended this cafe, and it is nice if the sun is out and you can sit in the area outside, ,,,average range of food, average coffee, nothing that sets this cafe apart from the others.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Service is good Coffee is good Food is poor. It was mess on a plate and everything covered with sauce! They really need to pickup their game with great cafes just across the road.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Went for breakfast. Seems there "chef" can't scramble or poach eggs! Really nice coffee and service was good but shame about the food.

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Lee-on-the-Solent, United Kingdom
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245 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

This café is in Kerikeri. As cafes go, it has nothing special to recommend it. There are better cafes in the town.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

The food is nice, the location is perfect, shame that staff can take a smoke break and sit outside with customers while they try to enjoy their meals!

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Zug, Zug, Switzerland
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Went here for a lunch on recommendation of a friend plus the place always seems busy so wanted to give it a try. The food was very poor, tasteless and tiny portion of Thai red curry with a lump of rubbery tasteless over cooked rice, small chowder that tasted "industrial" i.e not homemade. Even a side of fries was bad,... More 

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Kerikeri, New Zealand
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

fabulous coffee, consistently good, efficient and friendly service, a great range of cabinet food and a menu, muffins are always particularly good!

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UK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Having had a good meal at the Village Cafe on the other side of the road , we returned on a Saturday to find it closed early on a Saturday. As Fish Bone cafe remained open we ventured inside. The outside seating is far more attractive than the plain cafe decor inside, but the service was efficient. For a quick... More 

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Kerikeri
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Consistently very good, never great, but never poor either. It's a favourite with my kids,,and the coffees are among the best around. Nice convenient location, relaxed atmosphere,and smartly managed. And don't miss the wine bar on Thursday and Friday evenings, where manager Steve shares his expertise and enthusiasm, and serves some outstanding tapas style snack plates, especially the salt and... More 

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Coopers Beach, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

A great place to eat with both indoor and outdoor seating. Great food and service with reasonable prices.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 88 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Kerikeri
  • Phone Number: 6494076065

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

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