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Peppers Beachfront Bar and Cafe

€€ - €€€Cafe, European,
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” (6 reviews)
“creme brulee” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
40 Centennial Crescent | Above Midway Surf Club, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best thing about this is the location overlooking the coast. It is also easy access, has ample parking and friendly staff. The food is fine and the service ok but, like most of NZ, really slow. We were 45 minutes waiting between starter and mains....More

1  Thank thereandbackagainNZ
Reviewed 26 September 2018

went there for breakfast, they were just opening up , but still wecomed us in , friendly staff, Ihad the eggs benedict and it was AWESOME the potato Rosti it was on, was "to Die For" very large portion so the staff were happy to...More

Thank Tanya T
Reviewed 6 August 2018

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

1  Thank tedb10
Reviewed 3 August 2018

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 31 July 2018 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 ColleenD1350
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

3  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 coreynz87
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Groups, Romantic
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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