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F G Smith Eatery

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9A Ossian Street | Ahuriri, Napier 4110, New Zealand
+64 6-834 0404
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Napier, New Zealand
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I know that FG Smith Eatery does not need any more rave reviews, but I was wondering last Sunday why I have never reviewed Smiths- I realised it was because I wanted to keep this haven to myself, but no hope of that- good news spreads. They update their menu regularly and have beautiful baked goods -if you don't want... More 

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Thank Shari T
Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was beautiful here. We started with bloody marys (or breakfast medicine as they described their breakfast cocktails!) and they were lovely - the breakfasts were some of the best we have had - bacon - crispy, bread - perfectly toasted, interesting things on the menu - check! Lots of options - from the vegans to the full carnivores... More 

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1 Thank bidih1982
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited family here in Napier and they brought me here for lunch. It was a busy day for them with lots of customers. The atmosphere here was relaxed. The waiters were friendly and the service was quick. Everyone was content with there food.

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Thank Alexia555
London, United Kingdom
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153 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Lively service from alert catering team shaped an enjoyably informal environment for breakfast or lunch. The menu provides a substantial number of options from which we chose to "pick and mix" to our taste. Food is fresh, and portions are generous. The coffee was distinctly disappointing, so we switched to water or beer.

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Thank borrum
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28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Last trip to Napier I had breakfast here, with a house smoked Salmon, oh my god, and the bread...yummo! Super cool, great staff, helpful and not pretentious, great outdoor area to and Aroha and friends next door is a bonus.

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Thank Jane R
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

A friend of mine took me out to Smith's for breakfast, and it was amazing! Great service, great coffee and amazing food! I had the pulled pork with hollandaise and a poached egg. She had the potato and chorizo omelette. Everything was awesome! Definitely going back.

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Thank Steven W
Hawke's Bay Region, New Zealand
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41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

I reviewed Smiths about a year ago and didn't like the experience much then but I have to say, things have really improved. We were greeted at the counter and because the cafe was relatively full, were given options where we could best be seated. We ordered two delicious slices, a cappucciono and an english breakfast tea. The service was... More 

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Thank goldie1232015
Hastings, New Zealand
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

we visited for a light saturday lunch. although fine and hot outside, the natural ventilation of this place provided a cool retreat and nice atmosphere to lax out in. Lovely food and helpful friendly service.

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1 Thank tohubohu1
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44 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Meet up with friends for some lunch last weekend. Easy location to get too. Nice big tables and friendly atmosphere. Good range of food and drinks but is a bit pricey. Had the Omelette which was yum but not great value. Little one entertained by a selection of kids toys which was handy.

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1 Thank ZalaCraig H
Napier, New Zealand
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Love F G Smith. They serve a very good coffee. The cafe food is always a little different and the pastries are something out of this world. One of these and a coffee and the office work goes well for the rest of the day. Groups meet there for coffee in the mornings as do the mums and babes. Lunchtime... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, New Zealand, International, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9A Ossian Street | Ahuriri, Napier 4110, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: +64 6-834 0404

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