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 Taranaki
Taranaki cafes shortlisted by judges for the national awards:
Gusto Restaurant & Café
Ocean View Parade, Moturoa, New Plymouth
Aroma’s Coffee Lounge
138 Devon St E, New Plymouth Central, New Plymouth
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.