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The York Street Cafe

1 York Street, Russell 0202, New Zealand
+64 9-403 7360
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (15 reviews)
“scones” (10 reviews)
“poached eggs” (3 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Hours
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
1 York Street, Russell 0202, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice little cafe with outdoor seating as well as indoor. Stopped there for a cup of tea and then returned with the rest of our group for lunch. The lunch was excellent, freshly cooked. Food was served quickly. Would recomend, a great little coffee (and...More

Thank Gill O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

met a nice old man there. rather quirky. think he must be local as was there both days. made the time interesting. nice. id go back there.

Thank alanandmichelle2018
Reviewed 5 March 2018

The coffee was good (according to my fellow diners), I am a tea girl and I was very pleased to see a decent sized pot with extra boiling water without having to ask for it, so we were off to a very good start before...More

Thank Lyndam135
Reviewed 2 March 2018

It's after 2:30pm & we were looking for afternoon tea..... This café is in Historic Capital of NZ, in the centre of the Attractions, with 2 cruise ships in port & it was CLOSED. What The?

Thank sydneyboxhead
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Had fish and chips which were okay and chowder which was very mediocre. Service was fine but food disappointing

Thank travelbugottawa
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Morning coffee and chocolate. Service great gave that little extra special treat with a chocolate fish on the side. Nice and hot and real fluffy. Staff were great. quick service and while we didn't eat there the food looked sooo goood good selection and reasonably...More

Thank Janet F
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Totally unexpected- fresh - light - tasty and a joy to eat. We presented in a platter with butter, jam and whipped cream - none of this cream out of a can. I can honestly say I have never enjoyed a scone as much here....More

Thank Richard K
Reviewed 2 February 2018

Had a late lunch here, was clearly popular as quite busy, food was delivered quickly, good service and quite tasty and well priced.

Thank Andy W
Reviewed 18 January 2018

We visited here in mid January, its away from the pricey eateries on the waterfront and offers good standard food and coffee at sensible prices. Plenty of shady outdoor seating and the service was excellent.

Thank fleetwoodmac1
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Visiting New Zealand we took a boat trip to Russell in the Bay of Islands and in search of lunch we stumbled across York Street Cafe. From the menu one choose 6 sea scallops with salad and chips; the other six oysters with salad and...More

Thank Kevin P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 York Street, Russell 0202, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Russell
  • Phone Number: +64 9-403 7360
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