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Bay Espresso

19 Middle Road | Havelock North - Hawkes Bay, Havelock North 4130, New Zealand
+64 6-877 9230
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“muesli” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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19 Middle Road | Havelock North - Hawkes Bay, Havelock North 4130, New Zealand
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Reviews (66)
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I've been here many times. They always create a well-made cappuccino which I enjoy with a warmed muffin. Yum.

Thank Francis B
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Good food options and great coffee served by friendly staff is one of the reasons why I go regularly to Bay Espresso

Thank _cathy_moriarty
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Not familiar with Havelock North, we asked a local for a good coffee place. "Best coffee by far" we were told. And the advice was spot on. The place was busy with a steady stream of what seemed to us to be locals enjoying their...More

Thank fred5712
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

I went to Bay Espresso for my morning coffee as I had done the previous two mornings while here in Havelock North. I decided to try a little breakfast and was feeling adventurous so I tried the corn fritters topped with haloumi cheese. What I...More

Thank Don S
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Bay Espresso has always been one of my favourites. The food and coffee I've had has always been good and love the venues!

Thank Monique B
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Staying in Havelock North for a coupke of months ..we tried most of the coffee joints in town ..but love their coffee the best .Wicked Eggs benedict ad well..loved the hash browns instead of the normal muffins ! One view ..would prefer a loyalty card...More

Thank timsvr
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Used to love visiting Bay Espresso a few years ago, but the place seems to be going downhill. Food was below average, and coffee not what it used to be. Was really looking forward to my visit but left feeling disappointed. Staff were young, unattentive,...More

Thank hillsteph8
Reviewed 25 January 2017

I'm not a negative person, but our experience here was dreadful. Staff appeared to be unorganised and dysfunctional which resulted in a messy café. It was busy being mid morning brunch, but even so there is no excuse for a 35minute wait to receive cold...More

Thank lucyloola
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped by on the way to Hastings - had pancakes with bacon and banana, yummy bacon and courgette pastry and quesadilla plus flat whites. Coffee is local and available for sale as beans. Was a great little meal!

Thank Russell C
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Consistently fantastic coffee and food, the cheese toastie platter for kids is a real hit as are the creamy mushrooms on toast for the adults

Thank Mandy C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Middle Road | Havelock North - Hawkes Bay, Havelock North 4130, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Havelock North
  • Phone Number: +64 6-877 9230
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