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Maina operates as a cafe during the day with our own blend of coffee roasted by local, roasters, Hawthorne. Maina provides a full bistro service at night. Maina has achieved well in both local and national competitions and is proud to prepare and serve great local produce with both local and national wines and craft beers. Spirits and a wide range of juices are available. Maina makes good provision for dietary needs with a wide range of gluten free, vegetarian and even some vegan product.
PRICE RANGE
$8 - $21
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Cafe, European, New Zealand
FEATURES
Parking Available, Full Bar, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great food, great service. If you want something slightly different for breakfast or lunch, look no further than Maina. Very generous servings, but realistic prices.

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wax a fabulous lunch Went to black barn and they where chocka and recommended us go here. So glad we did as it was delicious! Great wine selection too!

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After eating here on a few occasions for dinner and always having the best service, great food and a wonderful time, we decided to go for lunch. The Pork Belly resembled boot leather and was basically so dried and hard it was in inedible. I...More

Date of visit: June 2020
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katieg42, Owner at Maina, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there yehudi. I’m so sorry you had an uncharacteristically negative experience at Maina. We really need to address this further. If you could call me at 021980309 so I can collect a few details, that would be so appreciated. Let’s see if we can...More

Reviewed June 7, 2020 via mobile

6 of us called in for breakfast on Friday morning and everyone said it was their best breakfast in ages The coffee was excellent And the food was amazing The big breakfast was next level even in the small size We shall be back Highly...More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed June 5, 2020 via mobile

My wife and I met someone there for a business lunch. I had the lamb salad and my wife had a salmon salad. The food was absolutely delicious and amazing, with beautiful presentation.

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed May 30, 2020 via mobile

Stopped in for breakfast on a business trip. Lovely food/drink and great service. Do stop by and try them

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed May 30, 2020 via mobile

We were so pleased to have made Maina our dining choice. The service was friendly and efficient and the food delicious.

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed May 30, 2020

Both meals were very good. The place smelt amazing when we walked in Service was good had the pork belly and lamb shoulder Would highly recommend

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed March 7, 2020

Maina is our favourite place for a healthy breakfast that is very nicely presented. The coffee is also very good, the service is great and the venue presents as a restaurant rather than a cafe. The portions of avocado in the ''avo pea smash'' and...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed March 5, 2020

This cafe in Havelock’s old post office is named after the owner’s mother and her portrait is on the wall....nice touch. It’s a very busy cafe, so quite noisy and we had to wait a little while for a table. But the service was friendly...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Carla_Prieto
July 10, 2018|
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Response from katieg42 | Property representative |
We have dishes on our menu that are vegetarian and Stuart can adjust quite a few other dishes to be vegetarian on request.
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