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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%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (13 reviews)
“pulled pork” (14 reviews)
“tempura fish” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
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 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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 23 March 2018

I had brunch at FGS today with a friend and we both had the avocado & tomato on toast with haloumi and bacon on the side. Beautiful food and very generous portions and mostly good service. What wasn’t ideal was a huge queue to pay...More

1  Thank kristabel2016
Reviewed 1 March 2018

I go here most days to pick up lunch. Every day there are two 'chef special' sandwiches to choose from and they are just amazing. Today I had the brioche with pork belly, chipotle mayo and pickles. The vegetarian options are also really nice (aubergine,...More

2  Thank Jannneke
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

This place is a relaxed visit and is consistently outstanding for great service, quality fresh ingredients, great coffee and smoothies - thank you Smiths :-)👍

Thank jimmybear01
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

I had the French toast with a few pieces of toast- a total of 5 strawberries and a dollop of cream! (Not even cream freche )Cost I think $17and I opted for the bacon- 2 rashes for an extra 7!!!! So about $24 all up....More

1  Thank RObyn H
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

I ended up in this place by chance. I originally wanted to check the clothing shop next door and felt like a drink. In a rather unusual location this place is a short drive from the airport. It has a very interesting food cabinet however...More

Thank adriglesias
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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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, 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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