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Clifton Cafe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Cafe, , Gluten Free Options
468 Clifton Rd, Hastings 4201, New Zealand
+64 6-875 0096
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good38%
  • Average20%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible9%
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“chicken” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
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468 Clifton Rd, Hastings 4201, New Zealand
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

i took my grand daughter out for lunch, the kids menu was the same old unhealthy things! how ever she ordered a burger, it had a chicken patty thingie, not a home made one, and plastic cheese, she said it was very spicy and the...More

1  Thank karenburne
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Such a gorgeous setting with a brilliant view... but such an odd cafe. For a start there's a strange assortment of dishes on the lunch menu (garlic bread, sweet & sour pork, seafood chowder, bacon & eggs?!?!), a very limited bar (3 whites, 3 reds)...More

Thank 00DW00
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Went to lunch with family... holiday weekend sure, but having to wait an hour for food is not acceptable. We were not the only table to complain either. The 'afternoon platter' arrived with no love and attention given to it.. $35 was a complete rip...More

1  Thank 670ngairer
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Visited for brunch on a Sunday. Was quiet when we arrived but the lunch crowd soon rolled in. Coffee was average, menu had a good range, not upmarket but something for everyone. Big breakfast was huge but not great quality ingredients, average. Could be better....More

Thank Antarisha
Reviewed 18 May 2017

I haven't been to Clifton Café for years. Went for lunch with family and we were disappointed. The food/menu wasn't as good as it previously was, the young staff didn't seem interested in being there. Great view but disappointing.

1  Thank oliverl21
Reviewed 23 April 2017

We went to this restaurant yesterday as a group of 11 - 4 adults, 7 kids. Service was good and all the kids were happy with their meals (most importantly!!). Adults food was OK. Value for money was average - $22 for burger and fries...More

Thank Adam J
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We were at the end of the road in Clifton. This Cafe is open only occasionally. It was a sunny so we ordered burgers and sat outside. This place has a great view so you can't beat it on a sunny day. The burgers and...More

Thank Bill Y
Reviewed 17 April 2017

What great people; what a great little café. We enjoyed our tour of Clifton Station, complete with sheep herding and shearing and wool spinning, followed by the short walk to the café at the water's edge. It was perfect visit! The view from the café...More

Thank MaryC508
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Delicious coffee, can't complain about the food, service is always pleasant although sometimes there's a language barrier, no biggie. Topping off with a beautiful location.

1  Thank jtamai
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

I have been here many times over the years on a cycling stop but since it changed hands the coffee was not to the same standard as before and today the cappuccino was just a bit of lukewarm frothy milk. I won't go there again...More

1  Thank hurfordcm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 29
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 468 Clifton Rd, Hastings 4201, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Hastings
  • Phone Number: +64 6-875 0096
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