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Hamish's Ice Cream's & Cafe

8 Aranui Road, Tasman, Mapua 7005, New Zealand
+64 3-540 3861
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
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“ice cream” (13 reviews)
“panini” (2 reviews)
“waffle cone” (4 reviews)
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8 Aranui Road, Tasman, Mapua 7005, New Zealand
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Today we wanted to enjoy a restaurant quality picnic at Grossi Point so we purchased delicious hot Chicken, camembert & cranberry panini (the best we have ever tasted) a bulging tasty egg sandwich in great brown bread, enjoyed delicious mixed fruit yoghurt icecream in waffle...More

Thank rle747
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Mapua is a lovely place but the waterfront is now dominated by sit down restaurants at restaurant prices. When you just want to fill a gap with a good coffee and a savoury or sweet snack this is a good option. Exactly what we wanted,...More

Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Hard to tell what all the fuss is about. The woman who served us couldn't remember one order in the time it took to write it down. The second one was even harder. Deep South is a mass produced ice cream and tastes like it....More

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

This is a good place for ice cream or coffee but only have outside seating now they have had to move premises. The bliss ball is perfect with a coffee!

Thank Nexus R
Reviewed 20 December 2016

After an absence of more then a year Hamish is back,albeit is smaller and more simple. Always a favourite of the locals, it is great to see they stuck to the proven formula of affordable, simple and good cafe foods and great coffee and real...More

1  Thank Henk L
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Love the creamy ice cream and friendly service. Caramel fudge is my favourite whilst my husband loves the chocolate ice cream!

Thank karenjG2649DT
Reviewed 28 July 2016

The Council should have never ever geen allowed to shut this down, the Wharf which was a happy friendly family environment is now a pubby place with lots of shops, what is new

Thank lagoon967
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

This place is at the Mapua ferry terminal and in a way a reward for cyclists who have just finished the Moutere hills track and will get on the Tasman coast track. We were there in the summer season with peak availability of all kinds...More

Thank 714amitc
Reviewed 17 December 2015

Finished our bike ride there, Very popular, Nice view of the wharf.Mapua is a sort of place you intend to visit, need to go off the main road a couple of kms to get there but a unique little village with food and drink outlets...More

Thank c4Barb
Reviewed 23 July 2015

After reading in the local newspaper that Hamish's would be closing down in two weeks my three teenagers and I decided to pay it one last visit. So on a sunny Sunday afternoon we went for a drive from Nelson to Mapua for an ice...More

Thank Anne D
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  • Address: 8 Aranui Road, Tasman, Mapua 7005, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Mapua  >  Tasman
  • Phone Number: +64 3-540 3861
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