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Cafe in Te Aroha

Domain Cottage Cafe

Very pleasant daytime cafe in the heritage surroundings of the Te Aroha Domain. Definitely worthy of a stop for coffee and cake even if you’re only passing through town. The stonking lamb sandwich is perfect after h…
Cafe in Te Aroha


Come for a coffee and a restorative breakfast of eggs Benedict after tackling the Hauraki Rail Trail, or pork belly or pumpkin risotto for dinner. Don’t overlook venturing to the quiet courtyard out the back for a f…
Museum in Te Aroha

Te Aroha Museum

In the town’s ornate former thermal sanatorium (aka the ‘Treasure of Te Aroha’). Displays include quirky ceramics, old spa-water bottles, historical photos and an old printing press.