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Caffeine Espresso Cafe

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Cafe, New Zealand
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4 Water Street, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
+64 9-438 6925
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Whangarei, New Zealand
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Brought a Cronut from here. Tasted like it had been there for 2 weeks. Slow service and dirty inside.

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Thank tja97
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

We haven't been here for awhile but it seems to have gone downhill. The scone came already buttered (?) and there were a couple of small pieces of cotton attached. The chiller cabinet had condensation on the inside, which prevented a proper look at what was on offer. However, the coffee was good and I hope the cafe can resume... More 

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Thank jomanders
Whangarei, New Zealand
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129 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

We saw that caffeine had opening hours on the web and it's doors and that according to those should be open at 7am on Sunday. It wasn't. Drive past again at 8:20am still not open. Do not sure what time is was going to open? Need to update their hours!

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Thank Nonstop_Kiwi
Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

While there were not a lot of options for breakfast at a cafe around 9 on a Sunday morning, I think we would have chosen Caffeine for breakfast even if we had been spoiled for choice. Lots of tasty things in the cabinet to tempt a sweet tooth and even more tasty options on the breakfast menu. Prices were quite... More 

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Thank Claire R
Whangarei, New Zealand
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46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

Reliable place to get good coffee in town, and the food is tasty too. Good service, located near Forum North and the library. Plenty of parking nearby.

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Thank po_tds
Whangarei, New Zealand
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100 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Really disappointed and this place has gone down hill. Salad very average and there is hardly any cold drink selection. Sorry but will not be coming back again.

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Thank Paul p
Whangarei, New Zealand
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

Caffeine has always been one of my favorite places to go for coffee in Whangarei, and even though it's changed hands, it still is. Their coffee is the best, their smoothies are amazing, and you can get good food with healthy options for a reasonable price. The new staff are really lovely and go out of their way to make... More 

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Thank Shirlian
Prague, Czech Republic
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

Second trip with new owners they are still settling in. Friendly welcome and good service. Prices still good. Recommended

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Thank thatoldbloke
Brisbane Region, Australia
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68 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

I was absolutely starving so I b-lined it to the first cafe I came across in Whangarei! I noticed all the signs outside stating all of the awards they had won here. The service was very friendly. I had a chai latte bowl which was huge but soo good that I easily drank the whole thing! I also ordered the... More 

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Thank Margaret L
Whangarei, New Zealand
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

The manager really doesn't care. Burning my partner's toast was bad enough, but serving it, burnt side down is an insult. The business is for sale at a bargain basement price. No good will here.

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Thank K1E1960

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, New Zealand
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Water Street, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Whangarei
  • Phone Number: +64 9-438 6925

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?