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Tau Henare Drive, Waitangi, New Zealand
09 402 6275
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Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Seating

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A nice space to rest after the tour

We were all happy with our meals, very simple but nice flavours. Plenty of shade for hot or rainy days, coffee was good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 31, 2015
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New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

We were all happy with our meals, very simple but nice flavours. Plenty of shade for hot or rainy days, coffee was good.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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107 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

We visited this cafe for lunch. We had been the last time we were in Paihia and although not blown away by the food, thought we would give it another chance to possibly redeem itself! Alas! Not so! The cafe was VERY quiet - only a handful of patrons scattered around, however the service was extremely slow despite hardly anyone... More 

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Thank foodlover27264
Invercargill, New Zealand
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99 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

I had been looking forward to a Waitangi experience for the first time and got it but this particular eating place I would not go back to as the service was grumpy and the food very ordinary for the prices. It is situated in a very desirable location and could be very good.

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1 Thank etiguys
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

We arrived at 3.30 pm and although open to 4pm said they were closed and couldn't offer us a cup of coffee.

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1 Thank Mason4331
Ascot, United Kingdom
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374 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Set in the treaty grounds, the cafe has a nice view down to the stint beach, with indoor and outdoor seating There is a range of simple meal items, sandwiches, burgers pies etc etc as well as cold drinks, prices were reasonable for the location A nice place to sit in the sun after wandering around the grounds

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1 Thank Ascot_Flyer
Auckland, New Zealand
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Now re-named Whare Waka, this previously known as the Waikokopu Cafe in the Waitangi Treaty grounds is in a magical setting and was a favourite coffee-stop for us for many years. Hoping to re-kindle lovely memories, our group ordered scones and muffins that unfortunately did not taste all that fresh with the coffee being only average. The setting, however, makes... More 

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1 Thank Phyl450
Whangarei, New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Lovely food, good range in menu - and we really enjoyed sitting outside on the deck and feeding the eels in the pond.

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Thank pjw75
Auckland, New Zealand
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88 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Called recently for lunch with a friend and enjoiyed a tremendous burger and great coffee. Good selection of freshly made cabinet food or breakfast and lunch menu Friendly attentive service and food very good! Lovely setting being in the treaty grounds - we enjoyed a nice table in the sunshine

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Thank Phila987
Auckland, New Zealand
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189 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This is a very pleasant cafe located within the tresty grounds, although you can still use it even if you haven't paid admission to visit the Treaty house etc( which you should....its a must see I think). The cafe has indoor and outdoor seating and the lawns, native bush and sream are lovely

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Thank CliveP-T
Rotorua, New Zealand
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583 reviews
268 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 215 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We had a warm drink here last Sunday while walking around the Treaty Grounds at Waitangi. We all ordered hot drinks, prices were very good and cabinet food looked good also. The staff member wasn't that welcoming and its a pity the drinks took some time to be delivered. Two hot chocolates came first but there was another at least... More 

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  • Address: Tau Henare Drive, Waitangi, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Waitangi
  • Phone Number: 09 402 6275

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