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The York Street Cafe

1 York Street, Russell 0202, New Zealand
+64 9-403 7360
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (13 reviews)
“scones” (9 reviews)
“blueberries” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
1 York Street, Russell 0202, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

York St cafe is a good spot for a quick bite to eat as you cruise tge streets of Russell. There are stacks of restaurants and the pub if you want to go for a full meal package, but for a toastie or a bowl...More

Thank b0ris2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had seen this highly rated on Trip Advisor but must have visited on an "off day". Our table was never cleared from the last guests , limited food options , staff unenthusiastic, took ages to receive my coffee and even then it lacked any flavour...More

Thank Annaliese62
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Coffee was very good as was the muffin and scones the breakfasts looked very good but we were too full

Thank Sand_51714
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Called in for breakfast with friends from Australia. Generous servings and great coffee. Asked for yoghurt to have with pancakes and blueberries, they only came with maple syrup. They had run out so went to the grocery store to buy some! That was after apologising...More

Thank janeybeth8
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We had lunch here one day and enjoyed our meals and the surroundings. Their prices are very reasonable and they had a good menu. Friendly staff.

Thank TropicSplendor
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Nice friendly little cafe by locals, food is basic as a small cafe but very nice. Staff very friendly.

Thank yachtaiwa
Reviewed 20 April 2017

a nice little cafe away from the waterfront but next to shops and post office.. lovely for lunch when we were there =) owner operator, lovely couple running it with so much passion and enthusiasm =) felt great to be looked after in this caring...More

Thank schur
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Had a lovely Devonshire tea here in March. The lightest, tastiest scones ever! As if they had just come out of oven, and clearly made with love, the magic ingredient. Cannot recommend highly enough. Oh yes, the service was friendly and efficient too. Nice and...More

Thank kiwi0lds
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Nice cafe in a quiet corner . Freshly cooked snacks. Locals appear to chill here Just across from Russel museum. Nice hot fresh vegetables soup and panini Oysters or scallops Decaf mocha available in all NZ café s so far and excellent quality

1  Thank HelioN7
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped in at the cafe for lunch after a 1/2 day hole in the rock cruise and enjoyed a chicken camenbert & cranberry Panini - delicious. Whilst we snacked ww had complimentary cold water & used the free wifi. Would recommend the specials &...More

1  Thank Brian B
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  • Value
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 York Street, Russell 0202, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Russell
  • Phone Number: +64 9-403 7360
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