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Persimmon Tree Cafe

1050 Franklin Street, Pirongia 3802, New Zealand
+64 7-871 9288
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible8%
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Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
1050 Franklin Street, Pirongia 3802, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Had a pleasant afternoon tea in their sunny courtyard while a thrush sang its heart out in a tree by our table. We selected scones and a nice pistachio slice, and the scone eaters said they were the best scones they had had for some...More

Thank Katieclem46
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lunch, top quality selection of cabinet food and menu special board,Estimated wait time 20 mins, maybe a little pricey but beautifully presented. Really friendly service, very open atmosphere glass walls and doors onto a patio, local art on walls. Motorhomers overnight parking also seemed a...More

Thank jokuku
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have stopped several times for breakfast and been more than happy with the meal and coffee that we had. Stopped there this morning and was not disappointed. As long as we get meals of this quality we will continue to stop.

Thank Gramari
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for luch the other day to be advised that as they had run out of tomatoes some dishes were affected. I pointed out there was a superette a few doors away. "We don't want to have tp pay retail for them" UNBELIEVABLE If that's...More

1  Thank Bruce O
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

Our lovely young staff member who is very good, tried to explain. We're so popular now that we are occasionally short of product. The superette down the road doesn't always have what we need. The feedback we are getting from our caring customers is that...More

Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Okay new owners and management and one staff member not turned up on a Sunday but it took an age to get food and coffee on the table - best part of 30 minutes and coffee not good! People waiting for ages after ordering. Sorry...More

2  Thank Alan B
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the feedback. We have become very popular and have adjusted our staff numbers accordingly.

Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Adjacent to the RV campground, the cafe has a lovely large class door wall where you can look outside to flax and other NZ natives. Seating is available inside and out with a lovely clean toilet that is multi purpose: male, female,handicapped and baby change....More

Thank KayCat2000
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Coffee was fine, food from the menu was nice enough, cabinet food didn't look as appealing. They have a kids menu with more than two options which is great. Highchair, change table and blocks. Overall a pretty good place to stop with the kids when...More

Thank Carolyn M
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Called in for lunch . First time at this cafe. The place was very clean. We were nearly in the late category for lunch but there was a reasonable selection in the cabinets. A good selection from the blackboard as well. It was a bit...More

Thank old_brewster
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Absolutely delicious. The eggs benedict were also excellent as was the coffee. Great place to stop for lunch. Well done.

Thank RobertJGray
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Returned to the Persimmon Tree now that it is under new management and wasn't disappointed. Excellent salmon and rosti, and his beef burger, and light and tasty lemon cake. Good portion size, tasty flavours and freshly prepared and hot. Will go again.

Thank Hanno155
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1050 Franklin Street, Pirongia 3802, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Pirongia
  • Phone Number: +64 7-871 9288
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