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1134 Purangi Rd, Ferry Landing | Cooks Beach, Whitianga 3591, New Zealand
078665855
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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

Best café to stop at before getting on or off the ferry to Whitianga. Friendly service, great home-made muffins and scones with your coffee.

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Thank hirst69
Greater Wellington, New Zealand
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

After the very short trip(less than 5 minutes) in the ferry from Whitianga we walked up through the cemetery to have lunch at this café with art and craft items for sale. The food was tasty and nicely presented.

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Thank Lyn L
Auckz
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016

Great place ... views and coffee!! Very pleasant place .... spacious and airy :) Cakes were good too !!

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Thank PureManky
Auckland, New Zealand
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

The breakfast menu tells you exactly what you're going to get, no disappointments with the number of eggs or sausages. That sums the place up to me, honest, straightforward. Probably a lovely place on a sunny day, we were just happy it was a dry, welcoming place on a wet one.

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Thank Wombler16
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Visited Sept'14. After packing up our holiday chalet for 'home', and being confessed coffee addicts/connoisseurs, friends brought me here for my first ever cronut. Yum!! In fact there was a good selection of treats for elevensies or afternoon tea. This café has a lovely setting by the play park and waterside. We sat outside to enjoy the early spring sunshine... More 

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Thank Tammy B
Huntington Beach, California
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71 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

The food was good enough for a cafe. You can reach this cafe without a long drive by taking the ferry directly from Whitianga and walking a short distance to the cafe. There are also some lovely beaches nearby that are fun to explore.

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Thank pistachioann
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

Have been before and had great soup as I had again today Real homemade soup made the old fashioned way But the coffee....staff . needs urgent training Wrong cup for a long black so just a waterey mess a large cappuccino cup was used No crema on the top of the coffee Not hot and didn't finish my cup just... More 

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Thank John T
Whitianga, New Zealand
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Excellent vegie burgers and salad, great gardens to sit in. Nice and close to the ferry and beaches, good for a quiet catch up, great gift shop, good staff (especially Luke Thomson).

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Thank 55adele133
Norfolk
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82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 576 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Known as: Cook's Café. Cook's Landing Café. Ferry Landing Café. It can be quite confusing locating this place on Tripadvisor or wondering if you have come to the right place. When we visited it had a sign outside saying Cook's Café. The café is a short distance up Purangi Road from the ferry jetty. The area is known as Ferry... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Short coffee fix, whilst 18 year old son tried the Cronut. Coffee is great and my son said the Cronut was DELICIOUS!

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Thank TimNut

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1134 Purangi Rd, Ferry Landing | Cooks Beach, Whitianga 3591, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Coromandel Peninsula  >  Whitianga
  • Phone Number: 078665855

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?