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Reviewed October 12, 2014

If you want to rest in a quiet cafe travelling between cities, this is the place for you. The facilities are basic and the food is adequate with really nice good old Kiwi favourites, like bacon and egg pie and white bread sandwiches. The coffee...More

Date of visit: October 2014
Thank Happycats3
Reviewed August 14, 2014

Brilliant. Such nice ladies with a wonderful array of choices in the both the cafe and the bar. I was particularly impressed with the gluten free choices in the cafe and the enjoyable conversation. Thanks Ladies.

Date of visit: August 2014
Thank Gabrielle A
Reviewed February 26, 2014

Great homemade food and really friendly staff. Pet friendly which is great on a long trip. Kids love running round patting donkeys.

Date of visit: February 2014
Thank petti77
Reviewed September 2, 2013

Stopped for a coffee and toilet break on a long journey south bound. Great coffee and friendly service on this chilly morning, the staff plonked us under the heater to enjoy our brief visit in comfort. Cant miss this place southbound on SH1 large 'CAFE'...More

Date of visit: August 2013
Thank tooroughforafriedegg
Reviewed March 15, 2013

Was dying for coffee after driving 3 hours perfect spot, didnt have to battle traffic just pulled off the Highway, loved sitting on the sunny deck a must stop G Pedersen

Date of visit: March 2013
Thank GayP666
Reviewed February 25, 2013

We always enjoy stopping off here for a toilet break and a bite to eat on our journeys between Auckland and either Hastings or Palmerston North. The service is excellent and always friendly. The atmosphere is 'country' and is quite relaxing. If you sit inside,...More

Date of visit: February 2013
Thank Trudy B
Reviewed March 6, 2012

Travel past with work on a regular basis so will now make this a regular stop as fantastic way to break the trip. Friendly service and real tasting food.

Thank petti77
Reviewed February 22, 2012

Drove by this on the way up to Rotorua and wanted to see exactly what an 'Equestrian Cafe' looked like! You don't get to sit on a horse with your coffee however the service and food were fantastic. Very friendly and food, home made and...More

Date of visit: January 2012
Thank kiwinflight
Reviewed December 31, 2011

After our arduous early morning drive from Napier in the rain and through the Taupo bypass for the first time this cafe proved an absolute salvation. The staff were welcoming and chatty as we took refuge from the wet and tucked into excellent toasted sandwiches...More

Date of visit: December 2011
Thank Bil1811027
Reviewed November 6, 2011

Great place to stop, wish i had found it sooner! Awesome tasty food, wicked coffee and first class service. Used to stop at a place further north but after the discovery of this little gem it pales in comparison in all aspects! Highly recommend it!

Thank Pheez
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