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Opera Kitchen

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Cafe, , International
312 Eastbourne St East, Hastings, New Zealand
+64 6-870 6020
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good41%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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Cafe, New Zealand, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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312 Eastbourne St East, Hastings, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Did not really feel welcome here, which was a shame. Good coffee and cake cabinet looked inviting. Whilst the tomatos on toast with avocado we're lovely and fresh, they were basically just sliced tomatoes, not really worth the $16.50 price tag. Extras start at $5.50...More

Thank searover69
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of my favourite places to stop in to grab a takeaway coffee and a brioche. Situated it a great old building but with a light airy feel. We worth tracking down and good for takeaway or eat in. Be quick to get your brioche...More

Thank Tanya H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love that this cafe has a seasonally changing menu! The food is always delicious and comes out in good time. The setting and venue is wonderful - great spot in Hastings!

Thank Monique B
Reviewed 29 November 2017

Terrible service ! Pretentious prices and unpalatable (microwaved) food - not a fan ! A simple order of firstly, a sausage roll and then a glass of juice turned into a 45 minute wait in total for my order to arrive as the girl had...More

Thank pinitia
Reviewed 24 October 2017

I do think that the new location is great space -- ligth and inviting to have a solo sit or a morning meeting. And that the savory muffins "are to live for". This cafe is a nice spot for an early am brekkie coffee meeting...More

Thank HaljoHal
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Visiting family in Napier and they had booked us in for a special evening meal at Opera Kitchen What a delicious fixed menu at an excellent price,delicious bread with chive butter lovely octopus excellent porchetta main and lovely dessert The wine list was very well...More

Thank SalidNZ
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Have been twice, once for breakfast and now for the seasonal dinner. Breakfast was great - good coffee and gluten free birscher. Seasonal dinner was great value at $55. Fab service and fresh produce. Have to shoutout to the service team as appreciated the service...More

Thank huggebare
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Great place to catch up with friends. Gets very busy though. Not much cabinet. selection left at 1pm on a Wednesday afternoon. I had a vegetarian quiche. Was nice but heated a bit too hot, came with a nice salsa. Lovely coffee and nice outside...More

Thank Antarisha
Reviewed 20 August 2017

My Dad and recently went for lunch - we hadn't been since it had moved sites. The new outdoor area is amazing and lovely to sit in! We had quick service and the food was amazing!

1  Thank Monique B
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Ugghhhh salt and pepper in open wooden bowls that EVERYONE would've had their fingers in! Yuuuukkkk! I'm sure there must be a Health issue regarding that.??!! When I asked for salt and pepper shakers, I was told they were IT. No options. I will never...More

Thank eightcarat
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 312 Eastbourne St East, Hastings, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Hastings
  • Phone Number: +64 6-870 6020
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