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“Best coffee in Hamilton” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Coffee and Food Establishment

Coffee and Food Establishment
Ranked #27 of 353 Restaurants in Hamilton
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Cafe, New Zealand
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: We serve innovative fresh food, with 100% of our baking done on site.We have an extensive range of cabinet food along with an exciting menu and we have 5 weekly changing dishes, using the freshest of in season products and ingredients for your enjoyment. We use Essensa coffee, roasted locally in Morrinsville, and have a very experienced team of baristas to provide the best coffee at all times.Our Kitchen is run by owner/Chef Todd Lawrence and his team. Todd has traveled extensively, cooking around the world for 10 years. Todd and his team strive to make as much as possible by hand on site to ensure their food is a step above the competition. Coffee and food establishment proudly use award winning Essenza coffee which is locally roasted in Morrinsville, using fresh 100% Arabica beans from Colombia, Kenya & Papua New Guinea.
Hamilton, NZ
Level Contributor
29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Best coffee in Hamilton”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2012

This cafe has the best consistently awesome coffee in Hamilton! And there meals and cakes are awesome too. Friendly staff and great location.

Visited October 2012
1 Thank michellebarrry01
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Totally overrated”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2012

This was my first time visiting and i had heard excellent reviews however my own experience was not th case!

The staff were friendly and polite and th place was full for a Sunday morning.

My coffee was terrible! It was over extracted and bitter i needed to add two sugars to make it bearable. Worst coffee i have had in a long time.

I ordered th lamb salad and it would have been better without th lamb. The lamb pieces in th salad were very fatty and the mouth feel was unpleasant.

Had it been a warm lamb salad i think it would have been ok.

Will not be going back.

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Thank Jennifer L
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