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Beanz & Machines - CLOSED

3/1 Hillcrest St., Tirau 3410, New Zealand
+64 7-883 1146
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23 Nov 2016
“The Best Coffee I Had In New Zealand”
22 Feb 2017
“Great coffee and food”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Cafe, New Zealand, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
3/1 Hillcrest St., Tirau 3410, New Zealand
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

Stopped for a late lunch on way from Gisborne to New Plymouth and this was a great choice. The coffee and food were extremely good and well presented. The vegetarian quiche and salad was very tasty and the carrot cake was superb - very moist...More

Thank AmershamP
Reviewed 23 November 2016

I landed randomly at Beanz And Machines whilst en route from Rotorua north. This was day 4 of 23 in New Zealand. The coffee was the best I had had up to that point and it remained so for the next 19 days. I am...More

Thank BassettHound33
heidifriday, Owner at Beanz & Machines, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2016

Thank you so much for your great review, we hope you enjoyed your nz trip. We are no longer known as beanz and machines, the name changed just over two years ago to Heidi's Cafe, it would be greatly appreciated if you have time to...More

Reviewed 23 December 2015

I went with a friend, en route further north ... what a gem! To me this place had everything I like about smaller towns in New Zealand. First, the menu was succinct (three main meals). We chose different options and the food was absolutely delicious....More

2  Thank Deborah F
heidifriday, Owner at Beanz & Machines, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2015

Thank you so much for your great review. We are actually only one cafe . We were called Beanz and Machines originally but became called Heidi's cafe about 18 months ago. We really appreciate your feedback and thank you for taking the time to place...More

Reviewed 19 July 2015

Great coffee and a really unique experience with all the older types of roasting machines and grinders on display.

Thank Nurse7042
heidifriday, Owner at Beanz & Machines, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2015

Thank you very much for your good review. We appreciate it very much, we are now called Heidi' cafe, we changed from Beanz and machines about 18 months ago.

Reviewed 8 July 2015

This is a lovely place to recharge. Beautiful food and really helpful people to help with special needs. Behind a diabetic and lactose intolerant person I need to be aware of what I'm eating and they were extremely helpful. I loved the great big book...More

Thank cwmuso
heidifriday, Owner at Beanz & Machines, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2015

Thank you so much for your lovely review. I wonder if you get time if you would mind re posting it under Heidi's cafe as we changed our name a year ago and are now on Tripadviser as Heidi's on the hill. Due to the...More

Reviewed 20 April 2015

These guys do make the best carrot cake in the whole entire world....If you are a carrot cake fan like me you have to try it....It is superb.

Thank katie123479
Reviewed 17 April 2015

This is a cool place at the top of the hill in Tirau (turn left if heading north, right if heading south). Excellent, reasonably priced food from the cabinet or the menu, REALLY prompt service and a lovely ambiance. We visited on a wet day...More

Thank BellaF1
Reviewed 2 April 2015 via mobile

We came here based on the trip advisor reviews and were not disappointed! Great food and nice to see a good range of coffee machines on sale. Didn't try the coffee as we had had one earlier but I'll definitely be returning to give it...More

Thank 382martinp
Reviewed 28 February 2015

We always stop here on our way through Tirau. It has the best coffee around and this was our first visit since it's changed hands and become Heidi's on the Hill. The coffee is still excellent and now the food is even better!! Love that...More

1  Thank CEWatat79
Reviewed 9 February 2015 via mobile

Friendly and welcoming. Delicious coffee. Great food. Real people - a warm positive experience. Just off the main road. Worthy of a stop.

Thank 352default
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
08:30 - 16:30
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07:30 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3/1 Hillcrest St., Tirau 3410, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Tirau
  • Phone Number: +64 7-883 1146
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