Far East Coffee
Tucked away in what looks like an industrial lot, Far East Coffee is a hidden gem that locals flock to for exceptional coffee lovingly produced in small batches. Locally roasted, fair trade and organic, this family-run business boasts 20 years’ experience in the coffee industry and is a funky little spot to eat, drink and be merry. Located around the corner from Gisborne i-SITE Visitor Information Centre on Awapuni Road behind John Deer Tractors, Far East Coffee is open Tuesday-Friday from 8 am – 3pm.
Aunty’s Café Tolaga Bay (previously known as Uawa Café)
Aunty’s Café in Tolaga Bay is the perfect pitstop for your State Highway 35 coastal roadie. Great coffee and a great feed – with fresh baking, salads, sammies, fish n chips, and their famous burgers all on the menu. Adjacent to the historic Tolaga Bay Inn, Aunty’s Café is the perfect spot to refuel after a stroll down the iconic Tolaga Bay Wharf or nearby Cook’s Cove Walkway.