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Zest Cafe

££ - £££Cafe, , European
22 Peel Street, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
+64 6-867 5787
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good41%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (9 reviews)
“breakfast bap” (2 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
22 Peel Street, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You won't leave unsatisfied from here if you go for brunch....usually I clean up the kids plates when we go out but I was stuffed as. Price reflects the quality and service.

Thank Rex C
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

I am not normally an eggs Benedict fan but the girl behind the counter recommended it so I tried it. Perfect poached eggs (I am highly critical of how eggs are poached) so first tick. Ratio of hollandaise to food great- enough but not swimming...More

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 21 July 2017

We have just had a wonderful breakfast here, everything cooked to perfection. This cafe has a lovely atmosphere and nothing is too much trouble for the staff who are friendly and welcoming. We are only passing through on our road trip of New Zealand but...More

Thank Anita2309
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Wow we both had omelettes and they were awesome. Great coffee excellent service Very friendly atmosphere. Obviously loved by locals as coffees were made and ready before they had got to the till!

Thank margaretsX207PF
Reviewed 11 July 2017

When in Gisborne we come here, great staff and great food, so overall a great combination. Food is hot and speedy. Locals like it here too, clean and fresh. Great choice too.

Thank daibach999
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Came here for a breakfast during our visit in Gizzy. Great place with very friendly staff :) Food was delicious. Breakfast bap - yum!

Thank Delicjaaa
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

What can I say that hasn't been said already?? The coffee was really good but the coconut tart was out of this world!!! Really nice place to spend a bit of time, especially if you can sit outside in the sun with a cuppa and...More

Thank mailmannz
Reviewed 30 May 2017

After searching Gisborne for a breakfast spot we happened upon Zest, whilst its not the flashest looking place, it certainly serves up a great breakfast. The cafe was full when we arrived and I can now see why. Plenty of cabinet food & a large...More

1  Thank 4kiwismiths
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Great service with lovely food. Was a lovely start to our day and stay in Gisborne. Staff were lovely and friendly and definitely value for money.

Thank petti77
Reviewed 7 May 2017

During a stay in Gisborne we were taking a morning walk around the business area and the riverside walkway and stopped for a coffee at Zest. We noticed the care the barista took in making coffee and were rewarded with one of the best cups...More

Thank D Y
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David K
18 July 2017|
Response from karlygurlk |
6am mon-sat and 8am Sunday and public holidays :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Peel Street, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Gisborne Region  >  Gisborne
  • Phone Number: +64 6-867 5787
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