Organic Cafe

New Zealand’s Only 100% Gluten Free Cafe

Organic Plant Based Wholefoods

Our Food

Our menu promotes quality organic gluten free, dairy free, vegetarian and vegan foods. We are an environmentally friendly café, providing healthy nutritional foods grown locally and sustainably and making your meals with the best quality produce seasonally available.

Our cafe produce is grown fresh from Taste Nature Organic Kitchen Gardens

Open for Breakfast & Lunch, Monday to Saturday


Organic & Fair Trade Espresso Coffee

We are proud to supply quality roasted beans from our Dunedin Supplier Common Ground Espresso. Our blend is a Medium roast with hints of stone-fruit, cocoa, and nut.  Medium bodied, leaves a floral and velvety finish.

Espresso Coffee is available in our store Monday to Sunday.


Organic Tea Bar

Selection Tea Buffet

Choose your own Tea

Our organic tea bar offers a self-service option where you can choose the tea blend of your liking from an extensive range, we provide a self-serve hot water tap where you are able to refill your pot as many times as you wish.

Many types of tea can contribute to your wellness, including varieties with digestive benefits, stress-relieving properties, or energy boosts. Our tea bar offers a range of health tonics and benefits for the tea seeking connoisseur.

Cafe Menu

Seasonal Favourites (full gluten free menu)

Organic Hemp Muesli

Served with coconut yoghurt, seasonal fruit, choice of plant-based milk or cow’s milk


Gluten Free Toast & Spreads

Choice of organic peanut butter, sugar free jam, seasonal fruit preserve


Eggs Any Way

Poached, scrambled, or fried on gluten free toast



Made with free range eggs with caramelised onion & cheddar


Soup of the Day (dairy & nut free)

Vegetable soup with gluten free toast


Feta Corn Fritters

Corn Fritters with feta, served with chutney & salad


Big Breakfast – Plant Based or Free Range Eggs

Eggs anyway or greens on toast, , mushrooms, organic baked beans & vegan sausages


Baked Potato (Dairy Free option available)

Oven baked potato topped with slaw, butter, bean mix, salad & cheese

Cabinet Menu

Made Fresh Daily (gluten free menu)

Plant Based & Wholefood Salads

Fresh organic salads made daily, dairy & nut free


 Vegan Pies

Vegan pies served either hot or chilled


Plant Based Tempeh Wraps

The best organic wraps in Dunedin!


Filled Organic Pocket Breads (Gluten Free)

Pockets are made freshly daily with our own organic fillings



Egg Pastry filled with fresh salad


Raw Vegan Sweet Treats


At Taste Nature we are aware that gluten & other allergens can be an issue for people. Where we can, we cater for those who have sensitivities and have systems and processes in place to minimise any contamination.

While we do our very best, we are working with many types of product and we cannot fully guarantee no cross contamination, in addition many products we use may have traces of allergens through the manufacturing and transporting processes that are out of our control. If you have concerns or specific allergies, please inform our staff to discuss options.

Get in touch

131 High Street, Dunedin

03 474 0219



Opening hours

Shop & Eatery

Mon-Fri: 8-6pm
Sat: 9-4pm
Sun: Closed


Mon-Fri: 8-3pm
Sat: 9-2pm
Sun: Closed

Espresso Coffee

Mon-Fri: 8-5pm
Sat: 9-3.30pm
Sun: Closed

Public Holidays

We are open on public holidays 10am - 3pm and closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day and 2nd January, Good Friday and Easter Monday.

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