Cafe in Mangawhai

Dune

Despite the name, Mangawhai's best restaurant is nowhere near the sands. Situated in the heart of the village, Dune is half bar, half cafe – with sunny outdoor tables arrayed around both. The food is excellent,...

Cafe in Mangawhai

Sandbar

Polished concrete floors and a living wall set a quietly stylish scene for a daytime cafe and a night-time bistro. Evening meals are sophisticated and deftly constructed, featuring the likes of fresh fish, Scotch...

Cafe in Mangawhai

Bennetts

Rural Europe comes to Mangawhai at this atmospheric chocolaterie and its accompanying cafe. Sample handmade chocolates, then fill up on the all-day brunches in a sun-drenched courtyard by the fountain while...

Market in Mangawhai

Mangawhai Village Market

Held in the library hall, this is a good place to stock up on organic produce (including wine and olive oil), peruse local crafts and fill up on food-truck fare. Another market is held on Sunday mornings in the...

French in Mangawhai

Frog & Kiwi

This relaxed eatery does a mixture of French and Kiwi cafe fare by day and more refined French classics at night. A five-course degustation menu (with/without wine matches $119/93) is also available, but you'll...