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The Gelato Caffe

Corner of High and Regent Street. | City Centre, Hawera 4610, New Zealand
+64 6-278 6905
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“gelato” (31 reviews)
“pancakes” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, German
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Corner of High and Regent Street. | City Centre, Hawera 4610, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to stop in for a treat, especially on a hot day! Plenty of flavour options to choose from.

Thank HaydenBaylis
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did a drive around Mt Taranaki and stopped here for an ice cream. Well worth the stop but didn’t eat

Thank Brigit B
Holger Z, Owner at The Gelato Caffe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Brigit!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped on our way back to new Plymouth. Cafe was fairly busy on a Sunday afternoon. Good selection of Gelato and reasonable prices. Man who served us was very nice. Good creamy gelato, just what we wanted. Thanks.

Thank acoton
Reviewed October 28, 2017 via mobile

I have visited Gelato on many occasions and on each have found the sevice and food to be of a high standard. I just can't rave enough about the food. I have tried many items off the menu and am impressed each time. Today I...More

Thank Likegreatservice
Holger Z, Owner at The Gelato Caffe, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2017

Hi to you who likes great service :-) , thank you very much for your encouraging review, I'm quite stoked about your expression of satisfaction, very rewarding!We promise to keep up our level and always stay focused on you guys!

Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

My partner and I went to this cafe and there food and drinks were amazing! The customer service was excellent! Would highly recommend!

Thank sophiechapmannz
Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

Have been here a few times and always find freindly service good food and a good coffee. Reccommend the Eggs Bene!

Thank Neil D
Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

We stopped in Hawera for breakfast and discovered the Gelato Caffe. Wonderful reception by the owner and the Eggs Benedict were just perfect. Would certainly stop there again when we pass through.

Thank Karen255
Holger Z, Owner at The Gelato Caffe, responded to this reviewResponded August 5, 2017

Hi Karen, great review thank you! Glad you liked our place and what we have to offer.

Reviewed July 20, 2017

Needed a shot of coffee on a very cold day, but so did everyone else. Little bit of a wait while two groups went first, but the wait was worth it! Coffee was hot and strong, and my carrot cake was big, soft and the...More

Thank Kiwialan
Holger Z, Owner at The Gelato Caffe, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2017

Good morning Kiwalan, thanks for the encouraging review, we can't ask for much more...:-)

Reviewed March 23, 2017 via mobile

Called in for breakfast to what appears to be an ice cream parlor. Food excellent Coffee just the best would cross town for a coffee here. The shop doesn't look like a coffee shop not quirky enough perhaps. Do go in you will not be...More

Thank Howard B
Holger Z, Owner at The Gelato Caffe, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2017

Hi Howard, yes Hawera is always good for surprises :-). Great review, thanks for that, and yes I take your comment seriously because although we say 'coffee' on signs and menus and so on it seems not obvious enough, not just for you. I'll think...More

Reviewed March 13, 2017

Good food and the ice cream and gelato is some of the best I have tasted. The only problem the service is a bit slow.

Thank beverleyw996
Holger Z, Owner at The Gelato Caffe, responded to this reviewResponded March 21, 2017

Great rating thanks for that. I've just ordered roller-skates, hopes that helps :-)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$14
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Friday
8:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner of High and Regent Street. | City Centre, Hawera 4610, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  Hawera
  • Phone Number: +64 6-278 6905
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Description
Enjoy award winning Gelato made daily on site! We offer fresh baked bread,German specialities like meatloaf or the faamous Bratwurst (sausage), Belgium waffles and pancakes and of course Italian coffee. In winter we have two home made soups on the menu and our ice cream sundaes are not to be missed.And best of all, everything at The Gelato Caffe is very competitivly prizes and served with a smile. Annett and Holger Zabel, owner and operator, would like to welcome you and make your visit an enjoyable one.
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