Top Choice Seafood in Coromandel Town

Coromandel Mussel Kitchen

This cool cafe-bar sits among fields 3km south of town. Mussels are served with Thai- and Mediterranean-tinged sauces or grilled on the half-shell. In summer the garden bar is perfect for a mussel-fritter stack and …
Top Choice Cafe in Kuaotunu & Around

Luke’s Kitchen & Cafe

In Kuaotunu village, Luke’s Kitchen has a rustic surf shack ambience, cold brews (including craft bars from around NZ) and excellent wood-fired pizza. Occasional live music, local seafood and creamy fruit smoothies …
Top Choice Cafe in Karangahake Gorge

Bistro at The Falls Retreat

The Bistro at The Falls Retreat is located in a wooden cottage under a shaded canopy of trees. Gourmet pizzas and rustic meat dishes emerge from the wood-fired oven on a regular basis, and there’s a great little pla…
Cafe in Coromandel Town


Classy cafe fare including pizza, counter food (tarts and quiches around $7), superb coffee and tummy-taming breakfasts.
Seafood in Coromandel Town

Coromandel Smoking Co

Smoked fish and seafood for cooking and snacking.
Cafe in Whitianga

Coghill House

Get an early start on the sunny terrace of this side-street cafe, where good counter food is partnered with huge pancake stacks and plump tortilla wraps.
Cafe in Whitianga

Cafe Nina

Barbecue for breakfast? Why the hell not. Too cool to be constricted to four walls, the kitchen grills bacon and eggs on an outdoor hotplate while the punters spill out onto tables in the park. Other dishes include …
Thai in Thames


This is the most popular restaurant in Thames by a country mile. Although the bright lighting may not induce romance, the tangy Thai dishes will provide a warm glow.
Self-Catering in Thames

Organic Co-op

A good source of planet-friendly vegetables, nuts, bread, eggs and meat.
Vegetarian in Coromandel Town

Driving Creek Cafe

Vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, organic and fair-trade delights await at this funky mudbrick cafe. The food is beautifully presented, fresh and healthy. Once sated, the kids can play in the sandpit while the adults …