Best cafes in Hawkes Bay

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With thousands of excellent cafes in New Zealand, it’s always difficult to work out which are the best to try, especially if you are new to a place.

Thankfully, the annual New Zealand Cafe of the Year awards help sort out the best through objective judging and public feedback.

The best cafes in the Hawkes Bay

Hawkes Bay cafes shortlisted by judges for the national awards:

Best Metro/CBD

Little Black Bird Eatery 

108 Market Street South, Hastings CBD, Hastings

Maina Cafe and Eatery

1 Havelock Road, Havelock North, Hastings

Best Suburban

Aurum Coffee Roasters and Café 

1/1101 Heretaunga Street East, Parkvale, Havelock North


2 Puketapu Road, Taradale, Napier

Source: New Zealand Cafe of the Year Awards 2016, run by the Restaurant Association of New Zealand.  Factors considered by the judges including atmosphere and appearance, menu and coffee, service, staff interaction and overall impression.

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