I've stopped often at this cafe and always been disappointed by several aspects of the surroundings and food. Very, very expensive although, in part, perhaps due to the location and the need to bring-in everything from Napier or Taupo. But, I still suspect there is no need for the unnecessarily high prices. Why is so much of the food wrapped in GladWrap [food cellophane]? It always makes me think its yesterdays food simply made to last yet another day! Set in such attractive surroundings it's such a pity the interior of the cafe is so dark and so cold. With so little effort, it doesn't have to be like that. And why do management feel it's so necessary to clean everything in such overpowering disinfectant? The odour as soon as you walk in is a negative reminder of all the occasions when I've passed through before.
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