Denizen Magazine: Kombi Coffee / by Matt McKenzie


This unique Takapuna coffee pitstop is serving top-notch delights.

Satisfying our daily caffeine craving in the heart of Takapuna’s newest hospitality precinct, Fortieth & Hurstmere, is Kombi Coffee. Serving an expertly brewed Havana Coffee Works cuppa out of a mint condition 1966 Kombi, proprietor Ben Story is equally passionate and proficient having previously owned and operated the popular Kombi Coffee in Ohakune after purchasing the iconic vehicle with a scholarship from his broadcasting days.

Alongside the obvious, you can also choose from one of the delicious Kombi Milkshakes – all made from natural flavours and vanilla bean gelato, with options like chocolate fish, strawberry tart, apple pie, earl grey and cherry vanilla. They’re also squeezing a flavoursome ‘super juice’ on-site, with an apple base, lemon, carrot and ginger – a sure remedy for any winter ailments. And on the food front there’re the famous Siggy’s Pies, Wellington Chocolate Factory treats, the healthier alternative ice blocks by Dr Feelgood, and a range of Gelissimo Gelato.

On a constant hunt to seek out the those locally produced products that are of the highest quality, and committed to only proffering those which he truly believes in, there’s no doubt you’ll be enjoying the best when grabbing a treat and your daily fix from this characterful pitstop.

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