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The Fig Cafe

$$ - $$$Cafe,
93 The Strand, Whakatane 3120, New Zealand
+64 7-308 6549
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible11%
Apr 10, 2017
“First Rate Service in Whakatane main street”
Jul 16, 2015
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Cafe, New Zealand
$$ - $$$
93 The Strand, Whakatane 3120, New Zealand
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Reviewed November 20, 2014

amazing service as I walked into The Fig just before closing but was still treated as a valued customer. Their blueberry caramel slice is a must have....I'd love the recipe.

1  Thank Bree H
Reviewed August 26, 2014

We enjoyed a lovely Thai green curry for lunch which was quite scrummy. I would have given top rating but it was a tad on the sweet side. Our service was great with staff most friendly. They kept us informed throughout a slight wait as...More

Thank Scott J
Reviewed August 20, 2014

We found this place on the recommendation of one of the shop owners in Whakatane, when we were browsing, and what a great recommendation it was. This place has first rate coffee, very friendly service and really nice food with great variety and choice of...More

2  Thank Binny111
Reviewed May 21, 2014

I had lunch here today and come back often. I ordered the beef and prawn noodle salad and it was perfectly made as usual. Awesome service to match. 5 stars.

2  Thank JesusServant
Reviewed April 2, 2014

It had a casual atmosphere, friendly staff and, most important, the food was terrific. I had a salad the first time I went there; I liked it so much, I went back the next day.

1  Thank timothyg
Reviewed March 11, 2014

beautiful lunches and coffee, lovely atmosphere. Well worth going to , lovely walks nearby, close to Whakatane Heads. In the middle of Whakatane township. Lunch is most memorable.

Thank Ineke S
Reviewed February 20, 2014 via mobile

Only rated it a 1 because I couldn't give it a zero! Below average food. Rude staff. The owner is the worst and sets te tone. More interested in preening herself than serving customers or clearing tables for customers to sit down. Coffee was weak...More

2  Thank Kiwiatlarge
Reviewed February 12, 2014

We stopped here on our way home and ordered the big breakfast. Well worth the drive from Gisborne to lunch. Would highly recommend.

1  Thank JennyTeAwamutu
Reviewed January 4, 2014

Had a lovely lunch in the sunshine. Lots of selection for our group of varied tastes to choose from. We've been here before and have always been very pleased.

1  Thank revykiwis
Reviewed December 27, 2013

Great location on The Strand and seems to be a very popular place. When we ate there last week, I ordered the Seafood chowder and would not recommend it. Tasted like thick white sauce. The others at the table all said their food was ok...More

Thank ArohaCM
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Cafe, New Zealand
Breakfast, Lunch
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Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 93 The Strand, Whakatane 3120, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Whakatane
  • Phone Number: +64 7-308 6549
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You can judge a cafe by its popularity! Fig Licensed Cafe is a go-to favourite that makes a good all-in-one stop, especially with the yummy foods from the blackboard menu, the great coffee and the option to also enjoy a glass of wine or beer. Fig serves tasty fare for breakfast and lunch, and resonates a Kiwi take on urban sophistication. Relax indoors or enjoy the outside courtyard, which is peacefully tucked away with the rolling hills as a backdrop and also features local art sculptures. All food is baked & prepared on premises and there is free wireless internet. The Fig is a great place to create memories with the people closest to you.
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