We’ve set out sights on preparing and serving flavorsome food in a timely manner. Our standard menu has soups, salads, pastas and pizzas but we also have weekly meal specials such as vegetarian or ethnic options. Our meals from range from $11.50 – $20 and are well complimented by one of our freshly made smoothies.
The full-sized pizza oven operates all-day and we cook a range of classic and gourmet pizzas using our own slow-leavened dough for dine-in or takeaway. We also have a gluten free pizza base made in-house, available for just $3 extra. Our 8 slice pizzas range from $15 – $20, but on Friday nights after 5pm we offer our Hawaiian and Pepperoni pizzas at the special price of just $10 each for regular or $13 each for gluten free.
On Saturday mornings we rise a little earlier to open at 9am, ready to serve you a hot breakfast such as Salmon or Pastrami Breakfast Flatbreads, French Toast or the Hansen’s Breakfast Stack. Breakfast is served from 9am through to noon.
Regardless of the time of day, we always aim to hit the mark with our barista-made coffee, quality loose leaf teas and made-from-scratch cakes and desserts. Your morning or afternoon tea at Hansen’s should satisfy even the most discerning palate – our reputation depends on it.
The store is stocked with quality gift items, most of which are hand-made by us in Kimbolton. There is a range of soy candles, soap and shampoo bars, lotion bars and lip balms. An eye for upcycling has resulted in a quality range of bags and other items made from used coffee bean sacks. We have also been able to locally source some lovely character timbers that have been reclaimed into craft items such as vases, candle holders and furniture. We provide complementary gift bags and wrapping paper with all store purchases.
The large interior space has afforded the possibility of several different seating zones for privacy or larger groups. We have two areas with couches, two bar seating areas, two large tables that can each seat 10, as well as several smaller tables that suit 2-4 people each.
Hansen’s is child friendly, with a clean and sturdy baby seat, a box full of quality wooden toys and staff that understand both the joys and the trials that come with being parents.
Our facilities are fresh and clean and we have good wheelchair access throughout the cafe. The maximum indoor capacity is about 50 people with additional seating for 12-15 in our three outdoor booths. The outdoor eating area has proven popular during the milder months.
The huge open fire and additional log burner effectively push back the chills and provide a warm and cozy feeling during the winter months. It’s the perfect place to meet for a coffee and a chat, or to relax and read a good book. We also offer free WiFi access to customers.
What Others Are Saying About Hansen’s:
“What a lovely cafe. The food was awesome, the coffee was great, the service friendly and the environment really nice.”
“I have been here twice and love it. We have taken multiple toddlers along and the cafe staff have bent over backwards to accommodate us. I would definitely rate Hansen’s as my new favorite cafe in the Manawatu. It has a great reserve across the road perfect for burning off the kids energy after or before meals.”
“A cafe gem that is definitely worth a visit. Excellent food and discrete but efficient service. The cafe has been restored and presented to a very high standard. Food selection is wide ranging however the pizzas are a must. We will be back.”