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Waiomu Beach Cafe

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622 Thames Coast Road, Thames, New Zealand
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Dining options: Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout

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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Last stop for coffee and cake on our way back from Coromandel. Exceptionally friendly staff, especially young male ?student. Exceptional cakes - try scones, ginger crunch or one made with oats. So good decided to buy some to take home, very good decision! Nice atmosphere, quirky bits like the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Jenny P
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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Last stop for coffee and cake on our way back from Coromandel. Exceptionally friendly staff, especially young male ?student. Exceptional cakes - try scones, ginger crunch or one made with oats. So good decided to buy some to take home, very good decision! Nice atmosphere, quirky bits like the sofa made from an old fashioned bath. Also sold children's books... More 

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Thank Jenny P
Hamilton, New Zealand
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

So visited here with our very large extended family eleven adults plus two kiddies on Monday just gone. I know it was a stat day and very busy indeed as expected. Will start with the good points. i had the muscles which were awesome. Easily an 8/10. Would have been a 10 if there were more. :) Iced coffee was... More 

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Thank Badger_Three
Hamilton, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff are always very friendly and cannot do enough for you. I rang up to see if they were open on my way to the Coromandel and she said if I wanted a meal she would tell me the menu and cook it for us when we arrived. How many places offer that service!!! It's a lovely setting, excellent... More 

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Thank lisapie63
Tinley Park, Illinois
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189 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here for breakfast on our way from Coromandel to Auckland. It was a good place to stop for great tasting muffins and coffee and to stretch our legs. Apparently, people stop here on the reverse route as well.

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Thank AdvTravlr54
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good place to grab a coffee with great scrolls. Height of Summer it is very busy but they have lots of staff on.

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Thank Samantha W
Nelson, New Zealand
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

My favourite place to eat in the coromandel, friendly staff amazing cabinet style foods with their own flare, great coffee with a chocolate fish bonus, pizzas are yummy (mussel n smoked kahawai my fav) and great ice cream for those hot summer days. Great place to grab a coffee when stopping off to get bait and tackle next door on... More 

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Thank Animal_Yarns
Auckland, New Zealand
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

Frindly open place. Our choice Fishy Food was a beautiful salmon dish whioch was quite unusual. Staff vey friendly and quick.

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Thank janandroy
Christchurch, New Zealand
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

Really friendly and helpful staff, plenty of places to sit inside or outside. Great menu options and delicious food, highly recommend!

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Thank Lizz R
Connah's Quay, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015 via mobile

Driving by and saw how packed this place was. A little bit of a wait but nothing excessive and the staff were so polite and apologetic for the delay. Fabulous array of muffins, cakes etc. It seems to be well known place amongst the locals which is always a good guarantee. The cinnamon roll was delicious and along with my... More 

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Thank suwilly666
Seattle, Washington
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

A fabulous treat in the morning or early afternoon. Fresh baked goods, excellent coffee, superb location. Meet the owner Julie and she and her staff will really deliver that pleasant wake up needed on holiday. Julie offered suggestions for Coromandel and all of NZ. This place is a gem.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 622 Thames Coast Road, Thames, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Coromandel Peninsula  >  Thames

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cafe

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Scenic view

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