Top ChoicePizza in Oakura

Black Sand Pizzeria & Bistro

Right on Oākura's black-sand beach, sharing a building with the surf club, Black Sand plates up surprisingly authentic Napoli-style pizzas – all thin-based and blistered crusts – made in a custom Italian oven and...

Asian in Oakura

Panda Peeking

Plenty of timber, foliage and conical straw light fittings lend a tropical feel to this Asian fusion restaurant. Owned by the same people behind Hour Glass and Polpetta, this time steamed bao buns, dumplings and...

Cafe in Oakura

High Tide

Well above the high-tide mark on Oākura's main street, boho little High Tide offers superfresh cabinet fare – maybe a smoked-salmon croissant or some lentil-and-vegie salad – and the coffee is the best in town....

Indian in Oakura

Cafe Mantra

European dishes, authentic Indian mains and wood-fired pizzas – is there anything Mantra doesn't do? This roadside, mostly Indian cafe is Bollywood kitsch meets boardrider shtick. Skewered lamb kebab and chicken...

Cafe in Oakura

Carriage Café

Housed in a very slow-moving 1917 railway carriage set back from the main street, this is an unusual stop for good-value breakfast stacks, bacon-and-egg pies and cheese scones. Good coffee, smoothies and...