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“What a gem!”

Zepplin Cafe Gallery
Ranked #1 of 5 Restaurants in Clive
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $4 - $22
Cuisines: Cafe
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Warm Garden Cafe, Amazing Food, "Paint your Own" Ceramics; Child Friendly outdoor area; Indoor Studio, and private meeting spaces. Conveniently central for Business Meetings, we also love hosting Birthdays, Team Building Events, Family Gatherings, Birthdays, and One on One Catch Up Sessions.
Reviewed January 7, 2014

For a relatively new country cafe it certainly comes with the sophistication of a long established big city joint. We had a large group which was handled with great service.
It was hard to choose from the divine sounding menu options. We finally settled on the platter for 2 to start. What an array of interesting tastes. I followed with the starter size mushroom in filo vol au vent. OMG this was one of the tastiest dishes this expert has had in a while. My partner, a long term meatatarian, settled for the sirloin steak. Basic but well cooked and the butter topping was exceptionally good. ( Yes I try everything).

To top off this unique cafe with comfortable style yet sophisticated overtones, there is an art gallery with a fabulous local artist exhibiting inside. Well worth the look if its open.

Great parking here and only 15 minutes from either Havelock/Hastings or Napier. Well worth it.

Also has a large fully fenced playground for children making this an excellent option for parents to really enjoy a lunch/brunch out with friends.

Thank AnnaaABPM
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Reviewed January 1, 2014

We popped into Zepplin on a public holiday early afternoon, having been on a bush walk, wanting to have a light lunch and sit in the sun. Well, shade actually as the sun was too hot in sunny Hawke's Bay :-). we ordered coffees and a Zep platter for two, which the menu says is a little bit of all sorts of things chosen by the chef. It was soo good. Initially looked a bit small but was actually just right. It had portions of dishes of excellent quality which were just a little different to the usual suspects on a platter. Highlights today being the smoked and fried fish, the hot olives, the hot marinated mushrooms with the most excellent award going to the pea, broadbean and mint dip. The coffees were very nice and came with a homemade biscotti which was also just right. The staff were lovely, attentive and friendly, the table on the grass had a large sunshade and the wine list looked great, although today I didn't partake. I definitely recommend it.

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4  Thank Mazandr
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