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“Good food but nothing special” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Flatwhite Cafe

Flatwhite Cafe
21 Shaw Road, Waihi Beach, New Zealand (Formerly Flatwhite Cafe/On the Beach Weddings)
07 863 1346
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Price range: $4 - $23
Cuisines: Contemporary, Café, New Zealand
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Flatwhite beachfront cafe is located at Waihi Beach, Western Bay of PLenty, New Zealand. We are open 7 days and 7 nights (that’s pretty much all the time) and love serving great food in our fabulous beach location. Our friendly staff and casual atmosphere will make you feel so welcome, you may not want to leave (which is fine by us). If you just want to join us for a coffee and a piece of something delicious from our cake cabinet, hold your next work function or celebration party with us or dinner for two...anything goes. We are fully licensed and have a range of tasty items on our menu for all members of the family.We look forward to seeing you soon and if you are not sure how to find us (some say it’s a bit tricky) then please check out our map on our website.
England
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78 reviews 78 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Good food but nothing special”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

Great location right on the beach front. The service was good and the food tasty but we didn't really enjoy the night that much as the atmosphere was not brilliant. I think it would be absolutely ideal for lunch but not so great for an evening out unless you were with a big crowd.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Rotorua, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“This is the stuff dreams are made of...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

We had our wedding at On The Beach Weddings in January '13, and cannot rave about it enough! Mel and Andy are awesome people who are doing great things for Waihi Beach. The venue is just gorgeous- with an amazing view out to the beach we watched the sun go down with lovely food, wine and friends. On the beach weddings were so flexible and easy to deal with. We would recommend in an instant to anyone considering having a wedding at Waihi Beach. Our wedding at this venue honestly was everything that we had imagined, and we had the best day ever. Thank you Andy and Mel x

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Hamilton, New Zealand
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Definitely make this a stop.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

Great service, great food, reasonable prices. The kids had the hotcakes, I had the vege hamburger. All great! One of the best places to eat in the area.

Visited January 2013
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Exactly what you want to find”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013 via mobile

First time in Waihi Beach, first time at Flatwhite. Coffee was great. Menu was simple (pizza and burgers for lunch and dinner as well as breakfast standards) and perfect for what we wanted. Would happily come back again.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Auckland
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Excellent service and good food even at busy time”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

We visit Flatwhite regularly from our beachhouse in Bowentown and find it consistently reliable. Nice beachy atmosphere with indoor & outdoor dining for all weather. Today (30/12/12) was very busy at 11am but they made room for family of 4. Told there would be a 30min wait for food, they delivered in 10! Coffee is smooth & generous. 6 year old wanted both mash & fries - no problem. Free chilled water in fridge (help yourself) & lovely efficient team. Recommended.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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