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Lip's Cafe - CLOSED

Selwyn Rd, Paihia, New Zealand
+64 9-402 7185
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible15%
9 May 2015
8 May 2015
“Rude staff terrible food.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Selwyn Rd, Paihia, New Zealand
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Reviewed 10 March 2014

This cafe is furnished in a basic style so don't expect anything much in the way of ambience. Having said that, the lamb shank was well priced and very enjoyable. Service was friendly and had to be efficient as we were the only ones there!

Thank iowstevie
Reviewed 5 March 2014

We were recommended by friends who had visited some years previous. Excellent service good food and superb specials menu. Don't be put off by the motorway café style of furniture.This café allows byo wine.

Thank FrankusSt_Austell
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Reviewed 28 February 2014

We were returners, we had been here three years ago and we sought it out again - the food is still great, lovely service.

Thank Sue P
Reviewed 27 February 2014

The service couldn't be questioned, and the eggs were cooked nicely but $5 for apple juice out of a bottle and iced chocolate that was more like chocolate powder, water and ice threw us off a bit. $8 for a bacon sandwich that was literally...More

Thank Jordan L
Reviewed 20 February 2014

We had breakfast and the menu sounded good but the food was very average. Coffee was OK and the service was very friendly if bit slow.

Thank akl_traveller
Reviewed 16 February 2014

Whilst on holiday in Pahia, my partner and I decide to dine at Lip's cafe for dinner on Waitangi Day. We had been there before on our last visit, 2 years prior and we both really enjoyed it. so this time we decided to go...More

1  Thank karen f
Reviewed 25 January 2014

Lips is a couple of streets back from the waterfront and the prices reflected this but the meal was excellent which was a real bonus. Great variety of meals with some imagination and flair. Only criticism - our main meals arrived and we hadn't received...More

Thank Andrea D
Reviewed 12 January 2014 via mobile

Just another one of those cafe's to catch out travellers and visitors, looks fine from out front but food and service is terrible. Ordered a bacon sandwich and a latte, the latte was just a big mug of milk, no coffee taste or caffeine to...More

Thank snewo65
Reviewed 12 January 2014

Not the first time we have visited this little restaurant. Enjoyed a snack lunch here so much that we decided to go back for the evening meal. My wife enjoyed the Salmon and I had the lamb shank. One of the best since our last...More

1  Thank ianrob99
Reviewed 9 January 2014

We were a party 10 without a booking and even though we seemed to surprise the staff they catered to us very well and made beautiful food! Good value for money and yummy!

Thank 556Family
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  • Address: Selwyn Rd, Paihia, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Paihia
  • Phone Number: +64 9-402 7185
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