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Great to visit & have a cuppa!!

I have been here before many years ago and on this visit to Taupo we decided to have another look... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2018
helenw-Wellywood2000
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Wellington, New Zealand
Brunch

Brilliant as always :-) Smashed avocado on toast with a poached egg and salmon. Bacon egg and... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2018
Janigel
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Kapiti Coast, New Zealand
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255 Mapara Road | Acacia Bay, Taupo 3385, New Zealand
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All reviews acacia bay great coffee for sale amazing mosaics ceramic art mosaic work bacon and eggs lovely art on display gift shop worth a trip brunch gallery arty artists stroll souvenirs
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

I have been here before many years ago and on this visit to Taupo we decided to have another look and pause for a hot drink. A lovely visit and wonderful art..

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank helenw-Wellywood2000
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Brilliant as always :-) Smashed avocado on toast with a poached egg and salmon. Bacon egg and mushrooms for breakfast. Great coffee too. We always visit when in Taupo. Thoroughly recommend to others!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Janigel
Reviewed 26 July 2018

This is virtually a garden filled with lots of quaint and interesting objects d'arte! It is free to wander and has a small art shop for souvenirs. It also has a coffee shop/cafe, at which we had coffee and cake at a reasonable price

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Marj I
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Didn't have any meals but the slices and savoury were great as was the drinks. Service was friendly, helpful and quick. Always interesting to look around the ceramics.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank TaupoSheryll
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Been here a couple of times. Food is lovely as is the service. The ceramic art available is fantastic and colourful and the grounds are a joy to explore. I spent $ again to add to my collection 😀😀👍

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank JulieC601
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Not just great coffee [and Chai Lattes :-) ] and food, not to mention service - there's the added bonus of the shop! I could spend a wee fortune here and really have to limit myself when we head out there for a coffee....

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Lorraine C
Reviewed 20 June 2018

A fabulous place to take visitors. Great food, great management. People always enjoy looking through the shop.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank kalijax
Reviewed 4 June 2018

It had been recommended to us that we go to this Cafe. We did that and we very pleased to have done so. A good range of lunch food was available and we were very happy. The Cafe is beautifully decorated and is worth a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank AytonWellington
Reviewed 30 April 2018

This cafe has a lovely atmosphere with beautiful mosaic gardens and a gallery. The food is yummy and we are never disappointed, the coffee is pretty good too! Overall, really enjoyable and I really recommend this little gem!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Kiwifarmgirl
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Nice food and coffee, although i was a little disappointed in my choice of canneloni, which was a bit dry. Salad was tasty! Cute and quirky, lots to see around the grounds. Fun for kids in the mosaic area and seeking the birds perched around...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank jodidod
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