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Waterfront Cafe & Bar

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Waterfront Drive | Far North, Mangonui, New Zealand
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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New Zealand
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have been to this cafe four times for lunch and ordered different meals. All excellent and fast service. (There were about 3-7 people sitting at random tables each visit) I ordered the scallop, lamb, beef and chicken on separate visits. The views were good from any tables. It can be a bit cold in August to sit outside but... More 

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Thank petersenbest
Palm City, Florida
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Cute restaurant on the water. Service and staff were great. Seafood pizza and grilled calamari were excellent

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London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful winter sunshine on the side terrace experienced precisely what i wanted some 80kms away. After leaving a nearby cafe sadly because there was nothing I wished to eat I their menu - discovered Waterside. Everything - scallops. caesar, steak, bloody mary, sticky date pudding - to die for, devine moose and their coffee was exemplary, with relaxed and very... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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56 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose to find somewhere else for dinner rather than the 'best fish & chip shop in NZ' and weren't disappointed. The Waterfront offered a great menu at very reasonable prices. The staff were friendly and provided great service. We had the lamb and it was beautifully cooked. We went back for breakfast the next morning which was just as... More 

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Thank dlrobins
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our lunch of Pizza coffee and lovely raspberry muffin. The service was a good and the atmosphere very friendly.

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Thank Lorraine W
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We got there for breakfast it was very tasty food. The food was delicious and had prepared to our brief which we all thought was very thoughtful.we would go there again

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Hukerenui, New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Paul the owner was a wonderful host. We booked a table where we could watch the rugby on the big screen, then sat down for a superb dinner. Breakfast menu the next two days was wonderful, with a huge range to choose from. Staff were very friendly & helpful. Thanks you all for a wonderful and memorable stay in Mangonui.

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Thank KevinJNZ
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

We arrived early for breakfast and it was delicious. We both had the vegetarian eggs benedict, mine with a side of yummy crispy bacon. Staff were very friendly and the breakfast was just what we needed to set us up for our long drive back to Auckland. Can't wait to go again.

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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124 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

We came off the street with no reservation on Saturday night of Queens birthday weekend. The staff after consultation with someone found us a table. The restaurant was busy. We had delicious meals.

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Thank Nonstop_Kiwi
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

We go to this place every few weeks just for a pizza lunch with a Greek salad. It's as good as it gets, certainly the best pizzas north of Auckland.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Pizza, Seafood, European, Pacific Rim
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Waterfront Drive | Far North, Mangonui, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Mangonui
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