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Peppers Beachfront Bar and Cafe

€€ - €€€European, , Fusion
40 Centennial Crescent | Above Midway Surf Club, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
+64 6-867 7696
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“potato rosti” (5 reviews)
“creme brulee” (2 reviews)
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European, New Zealand, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
40 Centennial Crescent | Above Midway Surf Club, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

had a lovely dinner (not a huge selection though) - staff very friendly - but restaurant decor is tired it needs updating - such a beautiful setting right on the beach this should be Gisborne's premier seafood restaurant

Thank tedb10
Reviewed 1 week ago

big portions of below average fried food. small menu. has gone down hill under new ownership :( staff were nice but inexperienced. I hope it picks up.

Thank De-Arne S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Eggs Benedict gluten free. Rather large portion. Very tasty but did suggest bacon detracted from taste as it was very salty. Constructive criticism was welcomed. The coffee was good and was served hot. Had a chat with the new management who was very keen to...More

Thank Colleen D
Reviewed 17 June 2018

I realize that this Restaurant is under new Management , (June 2018) one reason for our visit, I must suggest that the food was average given that the asking prices were really over the top in relation to the local scene, one can only imagine...More

2  Thank Korowai
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Lovely food however by 10.00am already run out of Potato rostis. An hour wait for food then when it arrived barely warm. Had to remind the waitress there were a couple of side orders missing and tbey too arrived cold. Very disappointing as the food...More

Thank ThelmaNZ
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

With a fantastic view of the beautiful bay , the atmosphere is very awesome . The food and service was fantastic ,the wine delicious with a lot being locally grown in the Tairawhiti district . If you live in or are visiting Gisborne this Restaurant...More

Thank Burkie497
Reviewed 14 May 2018

I've had lunch here once and dinner once. Both ocassions were for business meetings. The best thing about this place is the fantastic location looking out over the beach and the entire bay beyond. It is a great view of the sea. The menu choices...More

1  Thank TWgo
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Considering where it is located, and the fact that it really isn’t anything to catch your eye from the roadside, the menu was very 5-start quality and variety. Great portion sizes for the pricing and some killer deserts! Not the cheapest eats in town, but...More

Thank Corey R
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Recently dined for lunch - group of six which we had made a reservation for. Lunch menu had 5 options plus two specials, however no chicken which automatically took 3 options out. When seafood is a couple of the other options only left the lamb...More

Thank intootravel
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

A great place to stop for lunch on a sunny day. It reminded me of many such places I have been to on the coasts in the US. Great views of the beach and a great menu. Oh, yeah the food was also very good!

Thank Dale B
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Response from BridgetFrench | Property representative |
Hi There, apologies that you didnt get an answer to your question, tripadviser takes a few days to upload queries so i missed the mark there. I hope you found somewhere fabulous to dine on Easter Sunday, for the record..yes... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$24
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:30
11:00 - 15:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Centennial Crescent | Above Midway Surf Club, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Gisborne Region  >  Gisborne
  • Phone Number: +64 6-867 7696
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Great Service, fresh funky food, relaxed atmosphere, beachfront dining at its best!
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