Top ChoiceCafe in Paeroa


Get pleasantly lost in the Refinery, a spacious showcase of 1960s and 1970s Kiwiana style including a turntable where customers are encouraged to play the vinyl records that fill overflowing bins. Good coffee and...

Museum in Paeroa

Historical Maritime Park

Around 3km northwest of Paeroa on SH2, this excellent riverside maritime museum includes details of Captain James Cook's visit to the Firth of Thames and his explorations of the nearby Waihou River in 1769. Other...

Cafe in Paeroa

L&P Cafe, Bar & Brasserie

Order everything from L&P-battered onion rings and fish and chips through to L&P-braised pork belly. Leave room for dessert of L&P ice cream. Of course.

Museum in Paeroa

Paeroa Museum

This small museum has a grand selection of Royal Albert porcelain and other pioneer and Māori artefacts – look in the drawers.