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wharepuke subtropical garden cafe

$$ - $$$, International, Thai
wharepuke, New Zealand
+64 9-407 8936
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good36%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
1 week ago
“LOVE the new menu”
Mar 6, 2017
“Fabulous Fresh Food”
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New Zealand, International, Thai
$$ - $$$
wharepuke, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Colin has just done a new menu and it's fabulous. Haven't dined there for a few months so was surprised and delighted by the new menu. The lamb loin served with eggplant cheesecake was stunning - gorgeous presentation and really inspired mix of flavours and...More

Thank madtart
Reviewed March 6, 2017

Dropped by in passing and discovered this great cafe restaurant serving lovely fresh and tasty food, wonderful flavours, friendly staff. Lovely sub tropical environment. Bread and dips tasty, pork belly and Island fish were great.

Thank Tracy J
Reviewed April 3, 2016

I was stunned by the number of locals at this restaurant. A woman at the neighbouring table suggested the pork belly main as it was to die for. She's right. Everything was just perfect from the service to the food to the ambience. I will...More

Thank Seafergie
Reviewed March 30, 2016

The cafe sits amidst greenery. It is cool and serene. You can opt to sit outside under a canopy of green or indoors. The food is excellent, with obviously a lot of effort put in creating an eclectic menu. The essence is in the artful...More

Thank Pahari
Reviewed April 14, 2015

We came here for 3 separate meals (x 2 lunches and 1 dinner). It was like finding a gem in the forest.....a very relaxed atmosphere with high quality food. The coffee was also a winner and we are hard to please with coffee. The food...More

Thank 1Nat1Nik
Reviewed February 6, 2015 via mobile

The service was lovely and our kids were made very welcome. A bit pricey but delicious. We sat in the garden.

Thank CBWELL889
Reviewed December 14, 2014

This is one special restaurant..relaxed/lazy breakfast, good balanced lunch or spurge dinner; all needs catered for..one of the best NZ chefs ( Panacotta sublime! Checken thai curry a wonder!) We visited three times with a party of 7 ranging from ages 3 to 70 and...More

Thank RobertM04
Reviewed September 25, 2014 via mobile

I had the market fish and it was delicious! Well presented and cooked. Coffee is great too! The surroundings are relaxing and a good selection of food and wines. It is expensive but great for a treat!

Thank 556Family
Reviewed June 17, 2014

Location of this restaurant is just magic, feeling you have been transported into tropical forest but without all the nasty creepy crawlers to go with that. Service is friendly, but some serving staff should have more knowledge regarding food and wine being served. Food is...More

Thank Vera H
Reviewed May 31, 2014

Lovely food - a bit pricey though considering the style of the venue. Lovely friendly staff. Would have appreciated the indoor area on a cold day having a bit more glass so you could enjoy a better view of the garden, and then a fire...More

Thank Carmen F
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New Zealand, International, Thai
Breakfast, Lunch
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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: wharepuke, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island
  • Phone Number: +64 9-407 8936
Cafe set in a subtropical garden just outside Keri Keri, North Island, New zealand, fabulous place, I spent 3 hours there
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