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Cafe Ambience

51 Main Street, Gore, New Zealand
+64 3-208 5888
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good42%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (11 reviews)
“baguette” (2 reviews)
“cheese rolls” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
51 Main Street, Gore, New Zealand
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Reviewed May 11, 2018

yummy yummy cheese rolls, lovely cheese scone, good hot chocolate and coffee. Best cheese rolls weve had so far.

Thank freedreamz
Reviewed April 4, 2018

We were only stopping for coffee and found Café Ambience in Gore made an excellent cup. Good flavour, stretched beautifully. Great coffee guys. would certainly recommend.

Thank 60stravellers2014
Reviewed February 21, 2018

My wife and I popped in while stopping off in the area whilst touring New Zealand and enjoyed the visit. Smashing little cafe in Gore. Nice menu, decent drink options and fair prices. Staff very friendly. Quirky that you have to go through kitchen to...More

Thank David S
Reviewed January 25, 2018 via mobile

Interesting place, with interesting decor. I thought there was a great selection of cups sizes on offer - 6,8,12 & 16oz. I ordered a latte and I think I got more of a Cappucino - however it was good coffee. Double shot it was, but...More

Thank myfoodexpressions
Reviewed January 12, 2018

Food, service, speed, and table clearance all great. Efforts to reduce pollution also good, however we had to sit adjacent to the counter due to the café being full (well deserved). The noise from the coffee machine and operator was unacceptable. Is it necessary to...More

1  Thank pat20182018
Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

A quick stop for lunch saw us in this cafe on the main street of Gore. Service was friendly and efficient. The choice of food was very good from pre-made rolls and salads to sweeter offerings to selection from the board. All looked very fresh....More

Thank gfsc5
Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

A great place to have a quiet coffee in nice surroundings Very helpful staff Very good selections of tasty snacks Can recommend

Thank John S
Reviewed September 10, 2017

A colleague and I stopped here for lunch and were loving the bacon and corn soup. Had lots of other vegetables that came with a serving of fresh ciabatta bread. Totally awesome. Then the next morning, along with two colleagues we stopped there for breakfast....More

1  Thank RoverReturns
Reviewed September 8, 2017 via mobile

Visited cafe ambience on the recommendation of a friend. We'd been once before and we're underwhelmed but very glad we tried again. They had Bao buns with pulled pork as a chefs special! Delicious! The cabinet was well stocked with tasty looking sandwiches and pastries....More

Thank GeoffHLloyd
Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

I've just had the Chefs Choice,tumeric potato with coliflower, avocado, salmon and scrambled eggs, and it is delicious! Truly tasty and awesome presentation.

Thank Aitziber A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 Main Street, Gore, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Gore
  • Phone Number: +64 3-208 5888
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