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Wharf Road, Coromandel, New Zealand
078668618
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night

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    Very good
  • 21
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  • 4
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    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Beautifully cooked meals

Coromandel was packed the weekend we were there, with several big events happening. We booked for a late dinner, and fortunately, when we arrived, there was a table available inside, as it was getting quite cool outside, our original choice. We shared falafels for starters - very nice. For mains... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
Mungle
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Queensland
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Queensland
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Coromandel was packed the weekend we were there, with several big events happening. We booked for a late dinner, and fortunately, when we arrived, there was a table available inside, as it was getting quite cool outside, our original choice. We shared falafels for starters - very nice. For mains my friend ordered a Scotch fillet, which was perfectly cooked... More 

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whangarei
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

This restaurant (always full) really lives up to all the rave reviews it's gotten online. Don't wonder about whether it's a good place to eat/have a date/enjoy dinner...It is. Good wine, good ambiance (and warm!) and great advice from staff on what to eat. Gluten free options are endless, food is very very good, you can tell the chef is... More 

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New Zealand
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45 reviews 45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This cafe has shown steady improvement over the last 2 or 3 years. Our most recent visit was a very pleasant experience. Great food, including the quiche & mussels, and very good service. An added bonus was the free Wi Fi, which is quite common in larger centres, but a great addition in a smaller town like Coromandel. If you... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Lovely restaurant in Coromandel Town - the food was beautiful - superb flavours. Service was good - a little slow at times but friendly staff.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

We have been coming here probably for 20 years or so on our way through Coromandel township. It is a rare visit that we are not completely satisfied with our meals. The food is delicious with imaginative flavour/ingredient combos and the coffee is good too. For lunch we love the Fish of the day -pan-grilled, fresh-as, served with delicious potatoes... More 

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Estói, Faro, Portugal
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31 reviews 31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We went on a full day trip across Coromandel Peninsula and we stopped in this restaurant to eat something at lunch. We ordered 2 large pizzas for 40$, to take away. It was the best pizza that I ate since I am in NZ. Very good taste, the dough was fluffy but good, the only thing that I would change... More 

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York
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108 reviews 108 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We ate here twice on a recent visit to Coromandel. The restaurant is pleasant and relaxed, the service friendly and efficient and the food is unexpectedly good. Not a huge menu but the dishes we tried were excellent. On our first visit we shared the Mussel Platter with fat juicy green-lipped mussels prepared five ways. Delicious and a generous portion.... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
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56 reviews 56 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

My wife and I had a lovely fish dinner here one evening. The restaurant is very pleasant. We sat outside, and really appreciated the fine evening. Service was friendly and efficient, but we did not feel rushed. All in all, a good choice.

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Moscow, Russia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Great cafe to drop by for lunch located in the heart of Coromandel town. Nice burgers and delisious mussels platter! Highly recommended!

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Our experience at Umu was a highlight of our trip around the North Island. The catch of the day was grouper - not a pretty fish - but it was cooked to perfection. The desserts were excellent - I can thoroughly recommend the vanilla panacotta with vodka poached rhubarb.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Wharf Road, Coromandel, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Coromandel Peninsula  >  Coromandel
  • Phone Number: 078668618

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?