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F G Smith Eatery

$$ - $$$Cafe, , International
9A Ossian Street | Ahuriri, Napier 4110, New Zealand
+64 6-834 0404
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good23%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (13 reviews)
“pulled pork” (14 reviews)
“tempura fish” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9A Ossian Street | Ahuriri, Napier 4110, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stepped out of the gym into this slice of cafe heaven. Really friendly, helpful staff. Great venue...allpress coffee and fabulous food options. Came to Napier for the weekend and visited this popular cafe with a great courtyard every day. Well worth the visit

Thank treaks75
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Had a bad experience on our last visit here however decided to give it one more go as usually we do enjoy it here. Walked in and stood waiting for someone to seat us however was not acknowledged (it wasn’t busy). Finally approached a waitress...More

1  Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Recommended by friends we were visiting in Napier. Went there around 1pm on a Saturday. It was reasonably busy, and we were seated promptly by friendly staff. Some of our group arrived late, but the staff were not fazed and kept an eye out for...More

Thank PedroNP
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

When a busy popular cafe has to charge a surcharge on a public holiday that’s greed! I chose to $5.75 for a takeaway coffee but if it weren’t raining you wouldn’t get a dime. Add it into your annual costs...... no wonder it’s empty!!

1  Thank S4shaw
Reviewed 1 June 2018

A wonderful place to meet friends of have a business meeting. Food, coffee and service excellent. ..... And then a 2% surcharge to use my credit card. This really annoys me as this is a cost of doing business and not advised to me when...More

2  Thank Mark152014
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Visiting family in the area and decided to check out this place for brunch. Coffee was good, but very limited cabinet food and menu items. If you wanted eggs benedict yoi had to build it yourself. In the end I ordered two eggs on toast...More

Thank megandmog
Reviewed 6 May 2018

There was a very small selection of cabinet food - even before 12 midday which was very disappointing as we did not want to order from their 'menu'. Coffee was excellent and staff were friendly but would not return for lunch.

Thank njp67
Reviewed 6 May 2018

We ate there on the way to Gisborne, having missed breakfast in Greytown. We happened upon it by chance and were very glad that we did - modern cuisine with a variety of dishes. I had scrambled eggs and they were delicious, husband had lambs...More

Thank PeanutWellington
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

We popped in for lunch on a sunny Tuesday, seated promptly and ordered our lunch and one coffee and one beer. All arrived in a timely fashion and with a friendly smile. I had the tomato and avocado on whole grain and my companion had...More

1  Thank rosebud98
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Really poor service at this overrated, not very clean cafe. The menu is limited and the management is rude and obnoxious.

Thank jag37777
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
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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