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Cafe, New Zealand
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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All reviews brunch pancakes corn fritters salad great outdoor seating counter food coffee and cake all day breakfast delicious food great coffee seasoning
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Service was great, fantastic location and food was amazing. Big kahuna - wow it was massive excellent ingredients and the eggs Benedict was equally impressive. Best breakfast we have had in years :) Highly recommended.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank DebR644
Reviewed 1 week ago

I popped in here for a lunch time meal and was not disappointed. Ordered poached eggs on focaccia with a side of bacon and a cheeky sticky lemon slice. The food was extraordinary and came from the kitchen swiftly despite it being a busy time....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank WellyNick
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went there for late lunch after a long discovery walk of Gisborne. Located a bit off track, between the beach and the harbor, we enjoyed the great terrace of this elegant white colonial style building. Great terrace with grass parts, many quality tables and...More

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank OlivierFromBrussels
Reviewed 17 December 2018 via mobile

I cant rate the food but the service was shocking. We ordered the potato jumble and eggs on toast but walked out after waiting an hour for our food that never arrived. It would have been nice if the staff could have kindly let us...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JaneH2k3000
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Poor service will not be going back!! Booked ahead for a Father’s Day brunch, offered to order ahead while on the phone and were told no. We also asked to call us if PBC was running late as we would have a young child with...More

Date of visit: September 2018
4  Thank Kane S
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Pleasant surroundings for a coffee meeting. The food available covers most taste and the option to sit in or outside is part of the charm of having a magnificent building housing PBC. Central and plenty of parking close by.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank oldmanonthepoint
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Excellent quality local fresh food and a wide menu - something for everyone! Must try the house smoked salmon eggs benedict- Divine! Vegetarian eggs benedict also a winner.

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Smeraldorosso
Reviewed 19 June 2018

On holiday in Gisborne and thought to treat ourselves. It was no treat. The food looked delicious but was extremely expensive. $20 for a Moroccan Lamb filo pastry roll. Cheese cake was ghastly (again, it looked good in the cabinet) but was tasteless and stale....More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank DianeR37
Reviewed 14 May 2018

I'm in Gisborne often and I will often meet colleagues here for a breakfast meeting. It's a convenient location with ample parking and with the choice of eating outside or inside. It's a standard breakfast menu and a popular place for business breakfasts

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank TWgo
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

We just wanted a coffee along with some of their displayed pastries, at 11 a.m, we ended up waiting 25 min for the pastries and 42 minutes for our 2 americanos !!! Seriously???? The place was normally crowded, the girls inside were as low and...More

Date of visit: May 2018
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