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Waikokopu Cafe

$$ - $$$
Cafe, New Zealand
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Tau Henare Drive, Waitangi, New Zealand
+64 9-402 6275
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Paihia, New Zealand
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

I am a local and have eaten here several times since this restaurant changed hands, now called the Whare Waka Café. The last 2 visits, service was very poor, selection from the server minimal, my order was wrong and they forgot to bring my coffee. Friends have also had very similar experiences. We do not recommend this café.

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Thank Lynette J
Christchurch, New Zealand
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60 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016

Great little cafe with a good selection. Very helpful staff. We shared a stuffed baked kumara which was lovely.

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Thank Christine W
Kawakawa, New Zealand
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63 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2016

Light refreshments enjoying by our large group after visit to the Waitangi National Museum ... very nice foods were tasty*

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Thank GrandeBlu12
Auckland, New Zealand
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47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 29, 2016

Recently I had breakfast at the Waikokou cafe in the Waitangi Treaty grounds in Paihia. Over the past 10 years I have been to this cafe many time. There are some good aspects but always factors that totally let it down. The good: The food is above average. We had the eggs Benedict. The eggs were poached to perfection, the... More 

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Thank Mrs_SkyWalker
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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581 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2016

We called here after our visit to Waitangi. Good coffee, huge pieces of cake, which the staff were happy to divide onto 2 plates, each with cream for no extra charge. Seating inside,on the decking and on the lawn. Very cheeky tame ducks!

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Thank Pam D
New Zealand
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23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2015

We were all happy with our meals, very simple but nice flavours. Plenty of shade for hot or rainy days, coffee was good.

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Thank NewZealandMegs
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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133 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2015

We visited this cafe for lunch. We had been the last time we were in Paihia and although not blown away by the food, thought we would give it another chance to possibly redeem itself! Alas! Not so! The cafe was VERY quiet - only a handful of patrons scattered around, however the service was extremely slow despite hardly anyone... More 

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Thank foodlover27264
Invercargill, New Zealand
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102 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2015

I had been looking forward to a Waitangi experience for the first time and got it but this particular eating place I would not go back to as the service was grumpy and the food very ordinary for the prices. It is situated in a very desirable location and could be very good.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2015

We arrived at 3.30 pm and although open to 4pm said they were closed and couldn't offer us a cup of coffee.

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Ascot, United Kingdom
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383 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2015

Set in the treaty grounds, the cafe has a nice view down to the stint beach, with indoor and outdoor seating There is a range of simple meal items, sandwiches, burgers pies etc etc as well as cold drinks, prices were reasonable for the location A nice place to sit in the sun after wandering around the grounds

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, New Zealand
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tau Henare Drive, Waitangi, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Waitangi
  • Phone Number: +64 9-402 6275

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?