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All 16 Gore Restaurants

Cafe Ambience

51 Main Street, Gore, New Zealand
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Ranked #2 of 16 Restaurants in Gore
Cuisines: English
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English first
Traralgon, Australia
Top Contributor
161 reviews 161 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
271 helpful votes 271 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Fresh cinnamon bun with cuppas. We stopped here for a cuppa...and the service was good. The ambience was fabulous. I wanted to take their little teapot home because it poured so well. Perfect spot to take a break from travelling.

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NZ
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

best coffee and they send it to work for Gore people. Fabuous food and salads - - as the name says Ambiance is great

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Gore, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I'm a frequent customer at Ambience & love it every time. I love the quirky interior (although would love it more if it was tidied up a little & a new couch was purchased). The food is good, it has a happy, fun vibe, tables on the side walk to enjoy the sunshine and certainly the only coffee in Gore... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We were just passing through and after reading a few reviews, headed straight to cafe Ambience. Service was great and the coffee was better. Up there with the best coffee we've had in NZ. We're not coffee snobs but enjoy a nice coffee...generally cappuccinos. We would definitely go there again.

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Terrigal, Australia
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144 reviews 144 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We found ourselves in Gore and chose Ambience Cafe for our coffee stop. The coffees were great, only criticism, I had to go and ask for our muffins; I think they may have been forgotten? But they were lovely as well, when they did arrive!

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Janice P, Owner at Cafe Ambience, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Its good to hear that you enjoyed your coffee, I am sorry to see that you had to come and ask for your muffins. We are not sure how they were over looked but we are looking into this not happening in the future. Thanks for bringing this to our attention and I hope that... More 

Gore, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

During the week, they offer a good consistent coffee. It's not too bitter, watery or weak as it can be at other places. The girls are always friendly. Well done!!

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Janice P, Owner at Cafe Ambience, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a review, we always appreciate feedback and are glad that you enjoy your visit to our cafe. More 

Raumati Beach, New Zealand
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

It's really difficult to find good coffee in this area...so it was nice to find this cafe ...and the food is good too...not your typical southern cheese roll kinda cafe....

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Janice P, Owner at Cafe Ambience, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, I am glad you enjoyed your time in our wee cafe. More 

Timaru, Canterbury, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We ate breakfast at Cafe Ambience, the food was tasty, the service friendly & the atmosphere relaxed :o)

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Janice P, Owner at Cafe Ambience, responded to this review

Thank you Michelle for your positive views on your visit to us. We always enjoy reviews so we can keep our wee cafe a great experience for all. We look forward to your next visit if your down our way again. More 

Dunedin, New Zealand
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Good coffee and tasty country-meets-town food. Great cheese rolls, a local speciality which are perfect for the kind of cold day we struck.

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Janice P, Owner at Cafe Ambience, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and review. I'm glad you enjoyed our food and coffee, we take pride in making our customers feel welcome and aim to keep our menu fresh and tasty. We look forward to you calling again if your through Gore. More 

Hilversum
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014 via mobile

These people are friendly and their coffee tastes good! Food is nice and they provide free WIFI. Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, take away coffees Locals love it here!

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Janice P, Owner at Cafe Ambience, responded to this review

Thanks for calling in, glad you enjoyed your time with us on all aspects. We work hard to ensure friendliness and quality of food and coffee. Hope your able to call again sometime. More 

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Address: 51 Main Street, Gore, New Zealand
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Gore
Cuisine: English

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