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Cafe Ruba - CLOSED

14 Childers Road, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
+64 6-868 6516
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good40%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible11%
20 Jul 2014
“Great retro cafe near the water”
7 Mar 2014
“Great Muesli”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
14 Childers Road, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 20 July 2014

We have had early coffee and snack here on more than one occasion. Great ambiance and more importantly great coffee. Staff friendly and the layout is such that they are all visible and interact with the clientele. Food was also good basic fare. A great...More

Thank gregwatt
Reviewed 7 March 2014

Small but good service and very good for Breakfast. It can get busy with people rom the Senator Motor Inn but it is worth the wait.

Thank Norton H
Reviewed 21 January 2014

4 of us came in for brunch, the vegetarians with us decided not to eat. The french toast was ok, bread didnt look very toasted...but the bacon was really nice, maple syrup as much as one could want but from a really sticky bottle. My...More

Thank ai1sa
Reviewed 21 January 2014

What a cool little cafe. Loved their coffee. New owner is creating a really neat atmosphere. Friendly, simple and owner has some really interesting tales which the kids loved. Hope it does really well. Will definitely go there next time am in Gizzy.

Thank Vic C
Reviewed 8 January 2014

The new owners of this cafe just took over at the beginning of the week and myself and some friends had breakfast there yesterday 8th January 2014. They are just getting used to the throes of operating a cafe so my review takes this into...More

Thank KinaChick
Reviewed 30 October 2013

Great food, welcoming staff, attentive knowledgeable and warm and professional. helped with menu, literally wiped off wallet that had fallen into a puddle and talked through chef's method of cooking a fish dish. A great experience.

Thank Jules Mauri V
Reviewed 28 September 2013

My husband and I had morning tea at Ruba consisting of a few muffins which we found to be quite average. Tea and coffee were about the same. Being a Sunday we found very little open in Gisborne anyway. The girls behind the counter we...More

Thank Sally113
Reviewed 23 September 2013

This is a great place for breakfast meetings. Service is prompt and the coffees arrive reasonably promptly - always important at breakfast time. Love the poached eggs on toast. Prices are reasonable. You won't be disappointed. The building is always warm and inviting. A bonus...More

Thank Hilty62
Reviewed 25 August 2013

Excellent venue, lovely staff, beautiful breakfast......scrambled and poached eggs were perfect. Can't wait to go back to Gizzy for breakfast again!

Thank Caveman1801
Reviewed 13 August 2013

We love Cafe Ruba! We got the loyalty card which gives you 2 for 1 breakfast or lunch. Cheaper than McDonalds for great meals like salmon or eggs benedict! The service can be iffy since there are always young ladies working who often seem to...More

Thank okieabroad
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Restaurant Details

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US$10 - US$25
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Childers Road, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Gisborne Region  >  Gisborne
  • Phone Number: +64 6-868 6516
  • E-mail
UNDER NEW MANAGMENT.01/01/2014 Come visit us at Cafe Ruba. New menu with exciting new food, healthy salads and gluten free options from bread to hot chocolate, family owned with a relaxed atmosphere. Come check us out from 7am-onwards Tuesday through Friday and 8am onwards Saturday and Sunday.
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