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Cafe Babette

) #79 of 81 Restaurants in Mount Maunganui $$ - $$$ Cafe, ,
332 Maunganui Road | Shop 5, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga, New Zealand
+64 7-575 8635
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Overview
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good51%
  • Average8%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible0%
13 Aug 2015
“Filling breakfast.”
24 Feb 2015
“Pretty average breakfast”
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CUISINES
Cafe, Contemporary, New Zealand
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
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LOCATION
332 Maunganui Road | Shop 5, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga, New Zealand
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Reviewed 14 August 2015

We came here for my partners 21st birthday breakfast, the food was really good and was good value for money, the portions are large, presented nicely and very tasty :) i would recommend the pancakes if you love traditional ! and the Hash Stack for...More

Thank MollysAdventures
Reviewed 25 February 2015

Don't know what coffee they use but its pretty insipid, Toast with avocado and tomato was overpriced at $14.50, particularly when non-spray avocados were on sale for $5 for a bag of up to 12 from a roadside vendor not far away, I wouldn't go...More

Thank aussietony_10
Reviewed 11 February 2015

we were delighted with both the choice of food - one of us having salad and the other pizza - and with the cheerful greeting when we arrived. Service was prompt, and all the facilities clean.

Thank Valsattheblock
Reviewed 5 February 2015

We enjoy Babette coffee and probably go there once a week. The staff are friendly and the service good. I can't really comment on their meals but their Muffins, pastries and other items that usually accompany coffee are always good. It is busy over lunch...More

Thank Bigrinkles
Reviewed 7 January 2015

In this restaurant you just want to stay all day. There is a great selection of food and it tastes soooo good. It is nice to dine in a place where there is plenty of room. Every is well spread out. Toilets unstairs a nice...More

1  Thank Anne255371
Reviewed 27 May 2014

My indigenous friends from Mexico took me here. I actually suggested another cafe across the road. What I was uniquely surprised with, was the presentation of my food and coffee. My simplistic eggs on toast came out presented like an exquisite artistic creation. I was...More

1  Thank Mykara
Reviewed 23 April 2014

We ordered a flat white which seemed to take a little too long to eventuate with the place being steady but not mad busy. The coffee was a little too weak for me and therefore I was a little underwhelmed. Don't think we will be...More

Thank Pegman05
Reviewed 6 April 2014 via mobile

Have been here several times and always been very nice. Went today for Sunday brunch - coffee terrible and food portions tiny for the price. My son was very pleased he didn't get the half portion I thought he should have got. He was still...More

Thank Nickykay
Reviewed 27 January 2014 via mobile

For the last couple of years we have joined another couple every Sunday for breakfast at Babette. The food is consistently excellent and the staff (they have very low staff turnover) are fantastic. We will be back on Sunday.

1  Thank Craig36B
Reviewed 30 August 2013

Really enjoy dining at Babette. Great food/menu options and reasonable prices. Service is always efficient. Great coffee. Nice ambience.

Thank Chris T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$16
Cuisine
Cafe, Contemporary, New Zealand
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 15:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 15:00
Thursday
07:30 - 15:00
Friday
07:30 - 15:00
Saturday
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 332 Maunganui Road | Shop 5, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Tauranga  >  Mount Maunganui
  • Phone Number: +64 7-575 8635
Description
Café Babette has a special flair with a variety of offerings including vegetarian that clearly demonstrates Chef Paul’s selection of fresh ingredients and attention to detail in the recipe. Babette welcomes large groups and families in a relaxed atmosphere that encourages good conversation and allows a good energy to flow. The staff is knowledgeable, efficient and friendly, and the décor is clean and contemporary. It is a great place to sit outside in the sun under the umbrellas and read the daily paper provided. Only food made from scratch on the premises from fresh ingredients is served. The variety of cookies and cakes are all baked fresh daily and sell out quickly.Café Babette aims to raise the bar on other choices offered around the Mount by focussing on a variety of flavours and keeping it fresh and interesting. See you in the morning for a stellar coffee and a slice!
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