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Hot Gossip Cafe

) #48 of 70 Restaurants in Hastings $$ - $$$ Cafe
134 Heretaunga Street East, Hastings 4122, New Zealand
+64 6-870 4371
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good45%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (2 reviews)
“nice man” (2 reviews)
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134 Heretaunga Street East, Hastings 4122, New Zealand
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Reviewed May 3, 2017

Nice setup can eat outdoors/indoors. Plenty on menu staff polite and service great Good coffee can relax and enjoy your meal

Thank John C
Reviewed January 15, 2016

Stopped for coffee & scone, next time it'll be breakfast which looked delicious. Nice man serving, very cheery. Cafe is clean I bright & nice outdoor seating area to watch the world go by. Two Backpacker lads at next table said breakfast was a "Winner"

Thank Reg C
Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

I go here every time I am back in the bay. Always taking family and friends for breakfast here. Its a good traditional big breakfast. I LOVE the scrambled egs. Full cream, good size, just scrumptious.

Reviewed August 31, 2015

Tom and I treat ourselve for Sunday breakfaxt at hot gossip. The owner front of house man is down to earth and welcoming. The food cooked by his wife is wholesome and delicious. This hard working couple do such a good job that we are...More

Thank tommaggie50
Reviewed August 1, 2015

Simple side street café. Friendly staff. Good coffee. Flexible with the menu for customers with food allergies. Great breakfast with amazing poached eggs and served in good time. Not bad pricing for standard fare, but gluten free options a little pricey. Basic, but I'd stop...More

Thank Gina B
Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

We went to Hot Gossip for breakfast after being put off by the prices at another cafe nearby. So glad we did. Great breakfast (perfect poached eggs and a mountain of bacon), good strong coffee, friendly, thoughtful service and all for a fraction of the...More

Thank Samev
Reviewed April 15, 2015

Family run & it shows. Everything is cooked on premises & tastes wonderful. Good sized servings but if you are after smaller servings order the kids meals

Thank kalboHastings
Reviewed February 17, 2015

Friendly homely service. Good variety of choices which are affordable. I would say value for money. The food is like home baked. It is always nice to sit and read the local paper and if you wish the Dominion/ You don't get long though as...More

Thank tommaggie50
Reviewed November 13, 2014

Coffee is always hot at Hot Gossip. Have had lunch there lots of times and coffee is always perfect. Food is just like Nanna use to make. Try the lemon shortbread. Yummy! Gluten free bread and sandwiches freshly made and the brownie is 2nd to...More

2  Thank Moo B
Reviewed November 7, 2014

I have been to Hot Gossip a number of times with my two children (aged 8 and 4) and am not a regular customer anywhere else, because the whole package at Hot Gossip is so good - The food is excellent and very good value...More

1  Thank Sue-and-children
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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Open Hours
7:30 am - 4:00 am
7:30 am - 4:00 am
7:30 am - 4:00 am
7:00 am - 4:00 am
7:30 am - 4:00 am
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 134 Heretaunga Street East, Hastings 4122, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Hastings
  • Phone Number: +64 6-870 4371
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