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Banco Espresso @ Home - CLOSED

174 Whitaker Street, Te Aroha 3320, New Zealand
+64 7-884 7574
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
Mar 14, 2016
“Great start to Hauraki Rail Trail”
Mar 12, 2016
“Disappointingly slow”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Cafe, New Zealand, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
174 Whitaker Street, Te Aroha 3320, New Zealand
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Reviewed March 14, 2016

We had delicious morning tea here before started Hauraki Rail Trail just down the road from this cafe. Wide range of food, good coffee and very friendly helpful staff. Lots of lovely places to eat both inside and outside.

Thank Robyn C
Reviewed March 12, 2016

We went in this café for lunch with high hopes, as it looked quite interesting and it was reasonably full. We ordered 2 paninis (somewhat over-priced, I thought), a piece of "bubarb" pie and 2 coffees. After about 20 minutes our coffees arrived, but after...More

1  Thank Richard C
Reviewed March 2, 2016

We enjoyed a fabulous breakfast and stayed in Gloria's BnB. Banco is centrally located and full of charm and character.

Thank Henpeckedmother
Reviewed February 16, 2016

The food is quite good and the old building is really neat. Service is good and the little shop is nice to look through.

Thank shannonlouise007
Reviewed February 10, 2016 via mobile

We used to visit when we stayed in Te Aroaha Had mince beef on toast which was lovely and a good coffee with friendly service

Thank edwmagee
Reviewed February 8, 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful breakfast here. The food was excellent! Large space with a courtyard in back, so there is room to spread out. Very inviting atmosphere.

Thank Marilynn F
Reviewed January 10, 2016

Always something different to look at, unusual seating on 'past furniture' not always comfortable. Menu offered is similar to most but with a slightly higher price range. Staff operate well although could be more, 'customer friendly'. Good parking which is always a bonus., and the...More

Thank Angela T
Reviewed January 7, 2016

This place is a top notch stop for a top coffee and good food, the decor is very quaint in an old bank building and the service friendly in the delightful town of Te Aroha. There is also amply parking outside and a really nice...More

Thank eddiefredie
Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

Our destination on our cycle ride from Paeroa. We enjoyed a lovely lunch and great coffee. Te Aroha is a lovely spa town with colourful buildings and beautiful domain and gardens.

Thank Jennie B
Reviewed November 14, 2015

Another winning lunch! Perfect as always & the staff are fabulous. Make this a must when you visit Te Aroha

Thank Terryheath2014
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Restaurant Details

Cafe, New Zealand, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 174 Whitaker Street, Te Aroha 3320, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Te Aroha
  • Phone Number: +64 7-884 7574
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