180 Degrees Cafe and Bistro – Paraparaumu

180 Degrees Cafe and Bistro – https://www.facebook.com/pages/180-Degrees-Cafe-And-Bistro/302080489815221 Reviewed by Karen – March 2018 (and also January 2017) The Place: This place gets its name from the 180 degrees of beautiful coastal views.  I came here in January 2017 and then again in March 2018.  I have posted contrasting photos so that you can see the vast…

Cafe Polo – Miramar, Wellington

Cafe Polo – https://www.cafepolo.co.nz/ Reviewed by FiFi, February 2018 The Place: This cafe tucked away in the burbs that is trying a wee bit too hard to be trendy has little street appeal and the furniture and decor is tired and in need of some TLC.  There is some shoddy looking outdoor seating and plenty of…

Church Cafe – Sanson

Church Cafe – https://www.facebook.com/churchcafesanson/ Reviewed by Karen, January 2018 The Place: Church cafe in Sanson is a quaint place with atmosphere and basic, good food.  There is lots of cabinet food, vegetarian, gluten-free and a blackboard menu.  This no frills cafe has indoor and outdoor seating. The Service: The service was okay. The Presentation: The Bene…

Umu Cafe – Coromandel Town

Umu Cafe – https://m.facebook.com/umucafe/#_=_ Reviewed by FiFi, January 2018 The Place: There is plenty of seating inside and outside.  The walls are lined with Maori art for sale which added some appeal to the cafe.  There is a kids menu, cabinet food and plenty of breakfast options to choose from.  Breakfast only has a 2.5 hour…

Kinderbear Cafe & Rag – Petone

Cafe Name – https://www.facebook.com/search/str/kinderbear+cafe+%26+rag/keywords_search Reviewed by FiFi, April 2017 The Place: Kinderbear is a family owned cafe whose niche market is people with young ones that need entertaining, some yummy food and drinks.  There is an indoor playground that is equipped to keep your little ones occupied whilst you dine indoors.  This place reminded me of…