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All 1 Rawene Restaurants

Boatshed

8 Clendon Esplanade, Rawene, New Zealand
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Ranked #1 of 1 Restaurants in Rawene
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch

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English first
Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

We loved the location of the Boatshed... over the water and near the ferry terminal (but not too close) Walking into the building I felt immediately welcome by the staff and the ambience. The menu was balanced - vegetarians are well-looked after. The coffee was excellent and the desserts were .... no words can describe such a visual and taste... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

The reviews of this cafe caused us to stop after we crossed the harbour. Certainly glad we did. Excellent food and coffee. Great gift shop too with fair prices. Further south we tasted the honey and wished we'd bought more. Check out the photo for unexpected presentation

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I love the position of this cafe and will come back whenever I get the opportunity. The cafe is right over the water and the views are magnificent. You can watch the ferry coming and going as you sip on your flat white. The lemon cake was delicious and professionally presented. Well done.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We were just looking for a cup of tea when we stumbled on the Boatshed Cafe with its gorgeous cakes and biscuits. We enjoyed those, had a trip there and back on the ferry then went back for lunch. Delicious and beautifully presented. Highly recommended and well worth the trip to Rawene.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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55 reviews 55 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

The ferry leaves from here Rawene to cross the Hokianga harbour to Kohukohu ($2 per person $20 car) A nice little cafe' with balcony to sit out on to view harbour & surrounds. Also has small local craft shop . Good coffee !!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

try the flounder. nice deck over the water. parking difficult. go to end of road and take a sharp right turnaround.

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Auckland
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79 reviews 79 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We had a huge breakfast at the Copthorne Hotel in Omapere so we weren't hungry when we got to the Boatshed but the food look scrumptious. The Boatshed has a little shop attached with all sorts of local nick nacks. There are also home made preserves to buy. We had an excellent pot of English Breakfast tea looking out over... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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115 reviews 115 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

A great place to grab a coffee, we didn't have any food but it looked gorgeous. Great views off the back across the water.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I had to visit the cafe to try out their coffee following a positive recommendation from our friends. With my children in tow, we made our way to the cafe that is located off the road and (seemingly) suspended over the water. The walk to the cafe is a little precarious with no footpath but given that there wasn't too... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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54 reviews 54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Add to that - you are sitting right over the water - this is a special place, and I would never drive past without stopping!

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Additional Information about Boatshed

Address: 8 Clendon Esplanade, Rawene, New Zealand
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Rawene
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Cuisine: Coffee Shop

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