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Sol Cafe

16 Hardinge Rd | Ahuriri, Napier 4110, New Zealand
+64 6-835 8950
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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“porridge” (2 reviews)
“cabinet food” (5 reviews)
“gold card” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
16 Hardinge Rd | Ahuriri, Napier 4110, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good food selection on the menu and cabinet, and our soup and bread was tasty. But coffee seemed weak. Can sit outside in the sun or inside.

Thank happysheepChina
Reviewed February 4, 2018

Went to the Village Kitchen for lunch on New Year's Day for lunch. Excellent service. Good coffee. Lovely venue, sitting outside under the umbrellas. Food was smart. They were really busy, stated the length of our wait straight up, giving us the choice. Glad we...More

Thank Judy M
Reviewed January 24, 2018 via mobile

Definitely need to check out the changes to this place! Updated menu now has a oomph to it. Great vibe! Great staff- everyone was super friendly and funny.

Thank Bulacarlos
Reviewed October 8, 2017

It was very hard to decide whether to choose from the amazing looking cabinet food or from the breakfast menu. The 4 of us made a great selection and we were all happy with our choices, we will be back for sure. The food is...More

Thank MHPG80
Reviewed October 6, 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has now closed and country kitchen has replaced it. I looked at their menu and didn't look much further than the 'wheat free' porridge. Which in itself is a ridiculous statement as proorridge is made of oats which is not wheat. However oats...More

Thank kiwibear
Reviewed October 1, 2017

We walked in for breakfast from the adjacent hotel and were not even acknowledged by the staff,despite there being no one else in the cafe. It was only when we asked for menus was our presence acknowledged. The food and coffee were good, but I...More

Thank DavidF67
Reviewed August 22, 2017

This place used to be fab with a warm welcome however it has gone lukewarm. We had reserved a table for 4. Arrived and "no reservation" on a table tho' inside completely empty so we just sat down. Then went up to cabinet. Limited selection....More

Thank Susie Y
Reviewed July 12, 2017

I've been here for lunches and coffees and the food is good. Not a huge selection but a good choice. The coffees are always good and this cafe is always warm and gets the sun so is great even in Winter

Thank Kathleen H
Reviewed June 28, 2017

Stopped off for some lunch before heading to the airport for two of our number to head south. There was plenty of choice of food including cabinet and blackboard. One of us is very fussy about their coffee and he was not the happiest with...More

Thank Grant N
Reviewed June 18, 2017

I regularly have breakfast here when travelling through the bay and thoroughly enjoy the omelette or the Eggs Bene, the Coffee is just fantastic. Attentive staff and great surroundings makes this a breakfast hotspot for regular travellers to the bay

Thank GavinSandy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Hardinge Rd | Ahuriri, Napier 4110, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: +64 6-835 8950
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