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The Busy Baker & Cafe - CLOSED

114 Main Road | Katikati, Katikati 3129, New Zealand
+64 7-549 0429
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible22%
Travellers talk about
“bread” (3 reviews)
“cakes” (3 reviews)
“big selection” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
114 Main Road | Katikati, Katikati 3129, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 29 reviews

Reviewed 23 April 2017

ordered bacon,sausage and eggs x2,burnt x2, kids had pies they seemed alright.Maybe stay away from the cooked brekkies til they employ somebody who can cook rather than bake.

Thank bakerauckland
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Really grumpy manager (possibly owner). Witnessed her snap at two different customers. If she's angry about being open on New Year's Day, she should have just closed. Staff were short tempered and irritable. When I asked for a pie from the cabinet next to the...More

Thank Angela W
Yvonne A, Owner at The Busy Baker & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2017

If you had to deal with stupid arrogant people who can't read you would be grumpy as well the bags for the food are on the customer side 'hello'

Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Dropped in for a cake and coffee, and faced with an overwhelming choice of savouries, hot breakfasts and cakes ended up stopping for eggs and hash browns. Generous portions, served up with home made bread lightly flavoured with caraway (?) seed. Friendly service, cosy interior-...More

Thank jeizza
Yvonne A, Owner at The Busy Baker & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2017

Thank you for your kind words

Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch, bought $23 of food and got a rude lecture from staff because my partner with dietary restrictions has her own salad. There are many cafes within 5 minutes with similar fare but polite service. Don't bother with the busy baker... too...More

Thank Brian C
Yvonne A, Manager at The Busy Baker & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 December 2016

Did you explain before you sat down why you couldn't eat our food,polite thing to do was ask if it was ok,,,

Reviewed 24 August 2016

As you walk into the Cafe you are "hit" by a big selection of yummy looking takeaway foods. This includes my favourite (pies) of which there is a mouth watering selection. You can walk thru' into the restaurant area which is fairly basic. Usually, there...More

Thank maxiesmart
Yvonne A, Owner at The Busy Baker & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2017

Thank you for you kind comments

Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

Quite a popular bakery and cafe, lovely sandwiches and sweet items on display and a variety of drinks to choose from. Good for those who pass through and equally good for those wanting to sit inside and enjoy the cafe.

Thank CPLOsborne
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

Stopped off for a cappuccino and a snack. The place was busy but quick service. The apple and blueberry pie was delicious.

Thank CookRE
Reviewed 13 January 2016

Stopped here for lunch with the kids. Chose sandwiches with chicken, ham, meatloaf and corn beef and yummy sausage rolls. People eating in and taking away food. Gifts also'

Thank karina f
Reviewed 11 January 2016

We stopped here by chance, noticed it from the main road, were looking for somewhere for lunch and had a good one. Our bacon and eggs were good not at all greasy, appreciated the gluten-free bread choices and, overall, 'a good nosh'.

Thank amigadelmondo
Reviewed 3 January 2016

About 5 of us stopped in to grab a quick bite before heading out. Out of the five of us there was pies, mini pies, sausage rolls, quiche and a mince tart brought. Everyone enjoyed there meal. I must say the mince tart was delish...More

3  Thank sammyk_NZ
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
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07:00 - 16:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 Main Road | Katikati, Katikati 3129, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Katikati
  • Phone Number: +64 7-549 0429
We are a small family business specialising in Gluten Free products ranging from the sausage rolls to family sized quiche. We make all our products on site and are very proud of what we do
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