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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.
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.
Date of visit: June 2020
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
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
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
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