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Poppys Cafe

) #2 of 3 Coffee & Tea in Tirau #7 of 14 Places to Eat in Tirau ££ - £££ European, Cafe,
34 Main Road, Tirau 3410, New Zealand
+64 7-883 1021
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good38%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible11%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
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European, Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
34 Main Road, Tirau 3410, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lovely homely feel, tables all have some kind of game on them. Food great, big breakfast or creamy mushrooms with crispy bacon delicious. Very friendly staff and chef. Nice seating area out back in warm weather.

Thank wez6699
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Speaking to the very lovely Amber, (owner), the town of around 600 inhabitants, there's a cafe for every 35 residents. So which one to choose when passing through ? Well you'll do right to choose Poppy's, all homemade cakes scones, sandwiches etc, great coffee, friendly...More

Thank RacJac
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place has a lovely back courtyard area which was sheltered and sunny when we visited. Loved the little games on the Table and the little kids area to keep them occupied. However the food was not good. We had mushrooms on toast and corn...More

Thank Janette S
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Great crispy bacon (owner knows the best way to make it) avo lettuce tomato sanga, great coffee and service.

Thank Matt P
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Looked at most of the cafes in town before choosing Poppys based on their lunch menu as we're not fans of cabinet food. I chose the Kumera Cakes topped with spinach, mushrooms, 2 poached eggs & hollandaise sauce. Delicious combination and the chef cooked my...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We were really happy with our food and service. Sat in in the sun in the courtyard which was really nice and a friendly lady was clearing the tables which was great so the leftover food didn't attract flies or bees. Corn fritters were just...More

Thank kiwisurfer87
Reviewed 10 April 2017

After reading the reviews we were a bit worried about stopping here for brunch on our travels. We chose this place because we managed to get a car park right outside and every other place looked really busy on a Sunday late morning, so since...More

Thank eddiefredie
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Called in for lunch but there was little counter/cabinet choice. Blackboard menu wasn't impressive either. Very disappointing considering previous reviews.

Thank SeniorTutor
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Staff very happy an pleasant especially young lady serving us. Great food an also enjoyed the games at every table very unique experience we will be definitely visiting again.

Thank Madix M
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped in quickly on the way through. Ordered two toasted sandwiches and side of chips. Paid $4.50 for chips and got less than a handful. Sandwiches were nice but expensive. The couple behind the counter were arguing. Will not be going back!

2  Thank Anneke K
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Main Road, Tirau 3410, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Tirau
  • Phone Number: +64 7-883 1021
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