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Bach on Breakwater

€€ - €€€Cafe, European,
55 Ocean View Parade, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
+64 6-769 6967
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good34%
  • Average22%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (26 reviews)
“scones” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, International, Contemporary, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
55 Ocean View Parade, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Love the Cafe. The location is the best in Taranaki and the food and coffee are always top quality. I do have one major complaint - they are closed too many days at the beginning of the week. Check to ensure they are open if...More

Thank Morris S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had visited 3 years ago and this time had beautiful quiches with salad and, of course, Sauvignon Blanc. It was Sunday lunchtime and there were many customers but all the staff and owners provided a very friendly and unrushed service without queues. Reading the...More

Thank mrt2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with a local friend for lunch. Plenty of gluten free options, staff were pleasant, considering they were busy we didn’t wait long for our food and both meals were tasty. Pricing on the high side but was happy to pay to have good gluten...More

Thank Fennz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love to sit and have coffee & cake at the bach, its lovely outside on the deck. Although it is extremely hot n stuffy inside, could do with more opening windows and or aircon. Staff always look hot and uncomfortable. Maybe they could wear...More

Thank madoof34
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The owner is an odd one, very passive aggressive in her manner and not at all hospitable. Some lessons in dealing with customers is definitely required here!! The food was expensive and average. For a place that prides themselves on vegan and vegetarian (I am...More

Thank AllinBluff
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Quickly stopped in for a takeaway meal for lunch. The vegetable stack looked amazing so I ordered it. I however could not eat it all as it was very dry and very puzzled as to what the brown patties were? Didn’t taste like vegetables and...More

Thank Rissa M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had breakfast here as was looking for a decent vegan breakfast. It was $25 which even for a Wellingtonian is pretty expensive! I did enjoy it tho, not omg amazing for $25 but decent enough. My partner said his scrambled eggs were rather dry and...More

Thank Chanelle R
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Got this place out of Lonely Planet otherwise would not have found it situated out of town down near the working harbour and breakwater. Most interesting construction inside with tree trunks for main supports. The food here is first class and service excellent. Slightly different...More

Thank Molenders
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Top pozi great vegan options finally people are getting it great food with out grease fat meat quality vgeie couscous good coffee nice folks

Thank Sean K
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

The food was overpriced and disappointing.... $69 for 3 coffees and 3 brunch meals. Slow and confusing service. Go for the view and a coffee but don't order off the menu.

Thank Melsun13
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Ocean View Parade, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  New Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +64 6-769 6967
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