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Cafe at the Balcony

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Main Road, Katikati 3177, New Zealand
+64 7-549 0506
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55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we stopped in for lunch on a recent road trip and we pleasantly surprised. Very tasty, well prepared and at a reasonable price. The service was excellent. Highly recommended.

Thank Eric T
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64 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This cafe is run by a Swiss Chef (who paints in his time off) and his Singaporean wife. Be there before 12 and treat yourself to an eggs bennie with a difference. There's no English muffin there's real homemade Swiss style bread. No slices of salmon, you get a full piece of impeccably cooked salmon, the eggs are cooked to... More 

Thank AucklandBruce
Auckland, New Zealand
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Had the bacon and eggs several times now,excellent with lots of bacon.Great spot on the balcony and watch the world go by. Will definitely be back for more.

Thank nldh
Hamilton, New Zealand
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62 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Called in for lunch- good selection of cabinet food and reasonably priced. Friendly service and promptly served

Thank markgoodman13
Auckland, New Zealand
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Great for relaxing with friends over a coffee ..Had lunch here and the venison pies were memorable..comes with a fresh salad and friendly service.

Thank stephenf71
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Cafe on the Balcony looked appealing from the road. ...so glad we did, we couldn't fault it..husband had the open sirloin steak sandwich which had steak,bacon,onions, salad and a fried egg with chips he said it was the best ever, I had nachos, it was a good serving with sour cream and salsa, very tasty, even had chat with the... More 

Thank Sandy P
Tauranga, New Zealand
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

The weather was terrible with rain all the time and i had my son visiting from Australia. We decided to go out for lunch,We live in Katikati so the first choice was cafe at the balcony.I only had a toasted sandwich bacon and cheese with a small salad and chutney and it was yummy. My son had seafood chowder in... More 

Thank janneil116
Tauranga, New Zealand
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2016

Great food and great service. A friendly face awaits and the food is exceptional. A great place for breakfast or lunch as they have an extensive menu to choose from, however on a side note it is not wheelchair accessible.

Thank CeciliaFifi
Carrara, Australia
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

The service was great, very tidy cafe and the BLAT I had was unbelievable. Will definitely be stopping in next time I am in NZ for another!

Thank Samantha P
Sydney, Australia
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101 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2016

Good coffee and chef made food. I like the local art for sale on the walls and good view of Katikati main road.

1 Thank Michael B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, Katikati 3177, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Katikati
  • Phone Number: +64 7-549 0506

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