Restaurants

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 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 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 Paeroa

Refinery

Be ready to get pleasantly lost in the Refinery, a spacious showcase of 1960s and 1970s Kiwiana style including a turntable where customers are encouraged to play overflowing bins of vinyl records. Good coffee and f…
Cafe in Karangahake Gorge

Ohinemuri Estate Winery

Ohinemuri Estate Winery has Latvian-influenced architecture and serves excellent lunches – shared platters, seafood, soups and vegetarian dishes all feature. You’d be right if you thought it was an unusual site for …
Cafe in Whangamata

SixfortySix

Rightly lauded as one of regional NZ’s better cafes, SixfortySix does tasty counter food like baguettes crammed with hoisin pulled pork, as well as more substantial mains including spicy fish tacos and a great scall…
Cafe in Paeroa

L&P Cafe, Bar & Brasserie

The L&P Cafe, Bar & Brasserie has had a stylish makeover, and you can order everything from L&P battered onion rings and fish and chips through to L&P and bourbon barbecue slow-cooked pork ribs. Ther…
Cafe in Thames

Cafe Melbourne

Stylish and spacious, this cafe definitely channels the cosmopolitan vibe of a certain Australian city. Shared tables promote a convivial ambience, and the menu travels from ricotta pancakes to beef sliders and fish…
Mediterranean in Hahei

The Church

This ultra-charming wooden church is Hahei’s swankiest eatery with excellent Spanish- and North African–inspired dishes made to be shared, as well as a stellar, if pricey, selection of Kiwi craft beers. Try the lamb…
Cafe in Tairua

Old Mill Cafe

Zooshed up with bright-pink feature walls and elegant veranda furniture, the Old Mill Cafe serves interesting cafe fare for breakfast and lunch, as well as bigger mains for dinner. Look forward to lots of seafood – …