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19 Captain Cook Road, Cooks Beach, R D 1 | Cooks Beach, Whitianga 3591, New Zealand
078665855
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Dining options: Breakfast

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Convenient little cafe a ferry-hop away from Whiting.

The food was good enough for a cafe. You can reach this cafe without a long drive by taking the ferry directly from Whitianga and walking a short distance to the cafe. There are also some lovely beaches nearby that are fun to explore.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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Huntington Beach, California
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Huntington Beach, California
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52 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

The food was good enough for a cafe. You can reach this cafe without a long drive by taking the ferry directly from Whitianga and walking a short distance to the cafe. There are also some lovely beaches nearby that are fun to explore.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Have been before and had great soup as I had again today Real homemade soup made the old fashioned way But the coffee....staff . needs urgent training Wrong cup for a long black so just a waterey mess a large cappuccino cup was used No crema on the top of the coffee Not hot and didn't finish my cup just... More 

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Whitianga, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Excellent vegie burgers and salad, great gardens to sit in. Nice and close to the ferry and beaches, good for a quiet catch up, great gift shop, good staff (especially Luke Thomson).

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Norfolk
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Known as: Cook's Café. Cook's Landing Café. Ferry Landing Café. It can be quite confusing locating this place on Tripadvisor or wondering if you have come to the right place. When we visited it had a sign outside saying Cook's Café. The café is a short distance up Purangi Road from the ferry jetty. The area is known as Ferry... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Short coffee fix, whilst 18 year old son tried the Cronut. Coffee is great and my son said the Cronut was DELICIOUS!

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Nethy Bridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Sat outside for terrific cooked breakfast. Returned later in the day for lunch, and would have been back at 5pm to try one of their Cronut's (cros betwen croissant and donut) however they shut late afternoon,

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Wanganui, New Zealand
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Basic but good food, would definitely recommend the BLT was the best I've ever had, Coffee was also really nice (and hot) - The staff were really friendly and were an asset to the cafe and situated just across from the wharf so had a nice outlook. Lots of seating outside and in the shade, outdoor furniture was comfortable and... More 

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Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Can recommend the whitebait fritters! Very good service and lovely food. Lovely shady outdoor area - a real haven in the heat.

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Napier, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Basic but good food, friendly staff & nice courtyard...pleasantly surprised! Child friendly & a nice stroll from Cooks Beach.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Ordered the landing special (big breakfast) Overall was pretty good eggs were cooked well but only one piece of toast came with the meal and it was a little soggy. Also it came with some mashed potato which was rather bland and there was no tomato sauce or anything to liven it up.

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  • Address: 19 Captain Cook Road, Cooks Beach, R D 1 | Cooks Beach, Whitianga 3591, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Coromandel Peninsula  >  Whitianga
  • Phone Number: 078665855

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