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“Delicious Dinner and friendly staff” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Umu

Umu
Wharf Road, Coromandel, New Zealand
078668618
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Ranked #4 of 22 Restaurants in Coromandel
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: International
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night
Waiheke Island, New Zealand
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Delicious Dinner and friendly staff”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

We came over from Waiheke Island and took a friend from Katikati to Umu to thank her for driving us to Port Jackson on a personal journey. Definitely made the right decision to dine here. The food was divine and the service excellent. Will have no hesitation in returning next time we are in Coromandel. Could not fault the quality of the meal or the service. Thank you Umu!
Pulmans, Onetangi

  • Visited February 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Adelaide, Australia
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320 reviews 320 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 103 cities Reviews in 103 cities
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
“Great cafe with good range of meals”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

All day food with excellent service. Watch the passing parade while dining al fresco - always interesting!

Visited February 2014
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Tauranga, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Excellence in Coromandel”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Umu Cafe provided us with a very tasty evening meal and great service on a Sunday night as we were passing by. Caro looked after us with a very relaxed style yet couldn't have been more efficient and full of personality.
The mussel chowder was brilliant and the pork larb infused with asian flavours very tasty. Likewise the lamb salad.
The wine list was good and not over priced. The four of us enjoyed our brief visit and would definitely recommend Umu to others.
We look forward to another opportunity to visit for a full dinner.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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45 reviews 45 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Excellent food disinterested staff”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

I have one rule in life if a place is charging more then $20 for a main I demand at least decent service.

Don't get me wrong good was top class. The salmon I had was to die for.

Waitresses criss crossed around resturant like angry butterflies. They are chatting with each other across the eating area giving each other orders.

Just very very poor staff.

All hail the chef, though may be he or she should just bring the food out so we can congratulate them

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Congleton, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Evening meal & drinks”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

A very relaxed restaurant bar offering local dishes, food and service very good. The restaurant is very convenient situated on the main street, close to local shops.

Visited January 2014
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