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Post Bank

Bookcases crammed with an eclectic range of tomes give Post Bank the ambience of a gentlemen's club, but there's nothing stuffy about the food on offer. Asian and Mediterranean influences combine in a menu playfully…
Cafe in Mt Maunganui

Providores Urban Food Store

Mexican rugs and comfy couches set the mood here as your eyes peruse fresh-baked breads, buttery croissants, home-smoked meats and cheeses, organic jams and free-range eggs – perfect ingredients for a bang-up breakf…
Cafe in Mt Maunganui


There’s no slacking-off in the kitchen of this eco-aware cafe, which promotes the art of savouring fine, locally sourced food. It’s a hit with the crowds: you’ll have to crowbar yourself in the door or pounce on any…
Chinese in Mt Maunganui

Kwang Chow

This all-you-can-eat Chinese place is a local favourite for a bargain bite that maintains tasty flavours rather than resorting to a bland melange. And great puddings. Cavernous interior with floorboards and refreshi…
Supermarket in Mt Maunganui

New World

A haven for self-caterers.
Modern NZ in Mt Maunganui

Mount Bistro

The buttermilk-coloured Mount Bistro, an unpretentious fine-dining experience at the foot of Mauao, is on to a good thing: quality local meats (fish, lamb, beef, crayfish, chicken, duck) creatively worked into class…
Thai in Mt Maunganui

Easy Go Thai

This low-key eatery sits on an unsexy part of the Mount's main street, but the Thai cuisine here is the zingy real deal. Try the gaeng dang bhed (red duck curry) or classic Thai fishcakes. If you order $25 worth of …
Market in Mt Maunganui

Mount Mainstreet Farmers Market

Roll up to the local farmers market for a Sunday-morning fix-me-up: fresh fruit and vegies, coffee, pastries, honey, cheese, juices… Arts and crafts are banned!
Cafe in Mt Maunganui

Tay Street Beach Cafe

Around 2km south of Mauao, the Tay Street Beach Cafe is removed from the central Mount's occasional bustle. Savvy locals crowd in for coffee in bright morning sunshine, linger over brunch classics like corn fritters…
Burgers in Mt Maunganui


Life's pretty simple sometimes. Combine endless views of the Pacific Ocean and Mauao's imposing profile with a super selection of gourmet burgers. The peri peri chicken one with chunky avocado is pretty hard to beat…