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Verve Cafe

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Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
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121 Gladstone Road, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
+64 6-868 9095
Today
07:30 - 17:30
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 07:30 - 17:30
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 15:00
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Gisborne, New Zealand
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We go here at least once a week. The food is good and the coffee is great. Most of the time the service is good odd time, not so much. Do feel the floors get quite dirty at times and it wouldn't hurt for someone to give it a quick clean when not too busy. Just keeping up appearances as... More 

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Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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49 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I always eat here when I'm in GISBORNE Love love love this cafe Food is amazing Waiting stuff go out of their way to make sure everything is right with your choice of food. I would highly recommend you try this place , you won't be disappointed

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1 Thank Brenda M
Tauranga, New Zealand
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117 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very good all round; great coffee, friendly folks running the place. We had an excellent Thai style salad with beef and prawns, and some nice Calamari. All at reasonable prices. We left happiness filled.

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Thank TaurangaTikiTourer
Napier, New Zealand
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Visited by myself while in town for business. Really cool buzz about the place and excellent friendly staff. I ordered the omelette with a side of bacon. It arrived really fast and was superb. Coffee was a little slow and when I ordered a small flat white it came out in a big cup. This is one of my issues... More 

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Thank Jason P
Fayetteville, Arkansas
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137 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

We loved the eggs florentines and "famous" chicken sandwich. Very informal, order at the counter and find a table, crowded with locals. A lucky find.

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Thank sophia818
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Fast and friendly service. Nothing too special about it. Food and drinks were delivered in a timely fashion, however the place was pretty empty (9.30am). Food was fine, nothing to complain about, but nothing to rave about either.

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Thank Natalie T
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

lovely clean atmosphere. very friendly staff. very yummy food.quiet music in the background. very popular

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Thank Donna L
Rotorua, New Zealand
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18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Food was yum even though it arrived almost an hour after we ordered. Staff were distant and inexperienced. Nice place but I wouldn't go rushing back.

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Thank Lara N
Hawke's Bay Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

All right food, not a great selection. Waited for my coffee order for over half an hour, when I asked about it she just looked at me and walked away. She could have atleased apologised but instead told me they had been calling it out for ages, keeping in mind we were seated right next to the counter and neither... More 

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Thank lisamason75
Cork, Ireland
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418 reviews
247 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped to grab a coffee on the go. Nice and bustling . coffee was good and staff were friendly and quick

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 15:00
Monday
07:30 - 17:30
Tuesday
07:30 - 17:30
Wednesday
07:30 - 17:30
Thursday
07:30 - 17:30
Friday
07:30 - 17:30
Saturday
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 Gladstone Road, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Gisborne Region  >  Gisborne
  • Phone Number: +64 6-868 9095

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