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Ima

Location
53 Fort St, Central city
  • Opens 07:00am
  • Mon
    7am - 5pm
  • Tue
    7am - 10pm
  • Wed
    7am - 10pm
  • Thu
    7am - 10pm
  • Fri
    7am - 10pm
  • Sat
    5pm - 10pm
  • Sun
    Closed

Although it’s undergone an interior refresh since the last time we ran the Top 50 Cafes list, Ima is still the same place we know and love: full of personality, life, and stupidly tasty baking. Dishes spill over and ooze with lick-your-plate sauces, and generous platters for two make it easy for those who suffer from indecision. But the person who really makes Ima Ima is owner Yael Shochat, who regularly uses her platform to advocate for the hospitality industry, as well as sharing recipes with the community (there are even YouTube videos!). Cheers to that.

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