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1047 Purangi Road, Whitianga 2856, New Zealand
07 866 0307
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Today
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 54
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  • 39
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  • 10
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  • 10
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A nice little place to hang out & have a bite

To be honest we went here just for the ice cream. Maddens Ice Cream in Hahei was closed & the staff at the place we were staying said Eggsentric had great ice cream. They were right. It is a neat little place to hang out & get a bite to eat.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
Alex W
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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

To be honest we went here just for the ice cream. Maddens Ice Cream in Hahei was closed & the staff at the place we were staying said Eggsentric had great ice cream. They were right. It is a neat little place to hang out & get a bite to eat.

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Sydney
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115 reviews 115 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

I walked over here from Whitianga at least 5 times for lunch. It is exactly as the name suggests, eccentric. Reading some of the reviews I can only shake my head and wonder what would make these people happy. You pay for what you get and what you get is some of the best food we have ever had. Expensive?... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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109 reviews 109 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

had a nice piece of pie, a great coffee. not a lot of choice, but what's on the menu is fine. served by friendly staff. spot in Flaxmill Bay is great.

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Hastings
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44 reviews 44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

$7 for a small smoothie. $6.50 for a small as slice of carrot cake. Advertise free wifi - but don't tell you it's only if you buy food, after you have bought a drink. Witnessed poor food hygiene practices - touching cake and forks with fingers. Average service and art.

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Birmingham
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58 reviews 58 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Clean, nice setting reasonable coffee (not great). Fun art but no one would buy at those prices! Food selection reasonable

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Cheviot
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Wonderful laid back cafe with good food. We went for lunch which was great, and friends went for dinner and found it really good.

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Shaftesbury, United Kingdom
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

don't miss this one, it is so much fun! and there is some wonderful food to be tasted and enjoyed, the chef/proprieter is a superb cook, imaginative and very skilful. We had a superb meal, despite a power failure, and would warmly recommend this to anyone who can get to Cooks Bay. At the end of the meal, the proprietor,... More 

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Vancouver, BC, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

I dined here about 4 years ago and was pleasantly surprised to see it was still open. Our dinner was spectacular in every way - seafood platter for two was a great taster, fresh fish of day was gurnard in macadamia crust, which was stunning, sauce a little too much in quantity, salad greens fresh from garden and lightly dressed... More 

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Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Four of us visited here for breakfast...Owner (Dave) was awesome, making us feel welcome, giving us cheek and cooking us a fabulous breakfast. If you are seeking a fabulous atmosphere which is a bit different from the ordinary....make sure you visit here.....Can't wait to have dinner here one night when Dave starts singing !!

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Thames, New Zealand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Have been there several times for snacks, coffee lunches and last monbday took the ferry over and walked to the cafe only to find it shut! Disappointed!!! Later found out they are frequently closed on mondays but not always. So whatcan they do, perhaps a notice on thw Whitianga wharf could let prospective customers know if they are open or... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1047 Purangi Road, Whitianga 2856, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Coromandel Peninsula  >  Whitianga
  • Phone Number: 07 866 0307
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm

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