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The Harbour House Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Cafe, New Zealand
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Harbour Side is hands down the best cafe in Whitianga. It's a wonderful location looking out at sea and central. It's a favourite with locals and it's easy to see why. Consistently good coffee, great service and always a great selection of delicious food. You...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank amelia804
Reviewed 1 week ago

As locals we fin ourselves frequent (possibly daily) visitors to The Harbour House Cafe and are always impressed with everything we order, whether it be a cup of coffee or a bite to eat. You will not find a nicer place to sit and enjoy...More

Date of visit: January 2019
2  Thank JillAndLes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Often go here for lunch. A wide variety of food options, they always have vegetarian options and the choice of Tea options is excellent. Try the Peppermint, it's deliciuos.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Abfab28
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The most delicious beef salad (from the cabinet) that I've ever had. Cabinet salads are often disappointing but I'll have happy memories of this one for some time to come. It came with a generous helping of meat (unusual in my experience). We visited at...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank AngelaB6910
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Early morning breakfast to start our day of adventure. Stopped in based off other TA reviews, and we not disappointed in the least. One of the great breakfast experiences of this trip in NZ. Perfect cup of coffee to go along with the beautiful view...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jralp01
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our go-to place. Went here nearly everyday while on holiday at Whitianga for coffee and food just this month. Lovely yummy quality food beautifully presented. Great spot too, nothing better than relaxing outside and looking straight over to the water and wharf. Will def go...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Lisa D
Reviewed December 2, 2018

great views of the harbour food is amazing and their breakfasts are the best in town good coffee and cater for everyone.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank lorrainec160
Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed the vegetable tortilla stack, carrot cake and cappuccino. Nice patio seating by the ferry landing.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank KatB92020
Reviewed November 22, 2018

I had breakfast here one morning with friends. We all enjoyed our food and coffees. We also bought a salmon salad and mushroom, feta and pinenut pastry to take home for dinner. The cafe was very popular with many people happily enjoying their meals.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank sandymack2017
Reviewed November 19, 2018 via mobile

We loved our visit to this cafe. Fast service. Excellent food and coffee and a wonderful spot to sit on the deck in the sun. Such a busy spot we are glad we arrived when we did! Will be back.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank kpamelawilliams
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