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21 Shaw Road | Waihi Beach, Waihi Beach 3611, New Zealand
+64 7-863 1346
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“pizza” (29 reviews)
“calamari” (11 reviews)
“steak” (15 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
21 Shaw Road | Waihi Beach, Waihi Beach 3611, New Zealand
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Reviewed today

Felt a bit 'flat' after visiting Flat White. Overall the experience wasn't the greatest. Firstly we visited on a very busy Sunday lunch. In fact we had to wait for a table...which is not a biggie but we had to wait outside in the leaking...More

Thank Spency83
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a lovely place. Very clean. Food was delicious..staff were very friendly. Would definitely recommend. Looking forward to going back.

Thank debmolly2015
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Amazing view with the sound of waves , good food and good coffee. not many beachfront cafe that actually serves good food and coffee and Flatwhite cafe definitely made my day. I would come here at least once a week !

Thank TNCS
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is always really good here as are the great views. However, time to review the policy of hiring staff. They must be cheap because their ability to serve tables or in general is woeful. Time after time this is becoming the case. For...More

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 1 week ago

we turned up around 1pm on a Saturday and this place was humming, the manager was very polite and asked us to wait in entrance way while she organised a table for us. We all loved our meals, one had the chowder, 2 had the...More

Thank groomfamily
Reviewed 1 week ago

I read the other reviews and decided it would be a good place to visit while in town. Worth it. The location is by the beach so getting a table with a view for early dinner is possible. We did need to make a reservation...More

Thank Carl L
Reviewed 1 week ago

perfekt food. cold drinks and dry wine. A amazing view over the hole beach. Small cake for the birthday lady.

Thank Marion S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent everything! Service was friendly and attentive. Food was cooked to perfection and beautifully presented. Buzzing restaurant with lovely ambiance and top location

Thank 853shelleyt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely family lunch here. The food was spot on and service with a smile was very nice.Atomosphere relaxed and views of the beach breath taking.Highly recommended.

Thank Carol C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The new section is often used for group functions and we ended up in the original part - we were told when we booked. I think I like both but for different reasons. The staff are still great and the food is good at a...More

Thank Wayne K
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Questions & Answers
March 15, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Beach3611 | Property representative |
Hi there, we are not a BYO venue sorry. We offer a full range of beers, wines and spirits for you to choose from.
Katie B
May 31, 2016|
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Response from Beach3611 | Property representative |
Hi Katie, Yes... there are tables on the front deck where your dog is most welcome. Cheers Flatwhite Crew
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$3 - $25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Shaw Road | Waihi Beach, Waihi Beach 3611, New Zealand (Formerly Flatwhite Cafe/On the Beach Weddings)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Waihi Beach
  • Phone Number: +64 7-863 1346
  • E-mail
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.
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