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The Lincoln

$$ - $$$, European,
501 Port Road, Whangamata 3620, New Zealand
+64 7-865 6338
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible4%
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“ribs” (21 reviews)
“steak” (16 reviews)
“coleslaw” (3 reviews)
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Bar, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
501 Port Road, Whangamata 3620, New Zealand
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Reviewed December 18, 2017 via mobile

Called in here for dessert on our one night in Whangamata. I ordered the creme brûlée and my husband ordered the sundae. He said his was ok (but how can you get a sundae wrong.... right?!). However, my brûlée was very average. It left a...More

Thank SazzMcDazz
Reviewed December 14, 2017

Had dinner here last night. We both had eye fillet steak which was cooked to perfection. Sides were equally delioucous and finished with very tasty sauces. The only criticism was the amount of chips, perfect for me but lacking for a man with an appetite....More

Thank kazz9999
Reviewed November 15, 2017

Went to this place on a Thursday night they had a cheap steak night it was very good and the staff were excellent. They had a large table already in and the staff still had plenty of time for us the steak meal was worth...More

Thank Toddys1
Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

Stopped here after an evening ride from waihi, had dinner and a beverage, I ordered the eye fillet Steak ordered medium rare and that's exactly what it what, for a fat piece of meat it was cooked perfectly, along with its complements. The prices are...More

Thank Aaron P
Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

Stoped in late on a Friday night. Had seafood chowder for the starter and ribs for the main. Food was absolutely amazing. Was piping hot and was fast. Service was excellent and then at is also really well stocked. Great amount of craft beers too....More

Thank Christoefar B
Reviewed July 26, 2017

The staff were friendly and the ambiance was good. The menu promised much but our two meals did not quite deliver. The fish option was removed from the menu (in a town beside the sea). The ribs were tasty but seemed to be reheated and...More

Thank youngmerinda
Reviewed July 1, 2017 via mobile

The Lincoln does good food and we always seem to end up here for dinner when in whangamata. I have coeliac and they always have options for me including choices with dessert❤️ yum I will be back

Thank Sarah L
Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely dinner here a few weeks back. Tasty food that was well presented and friendly staff, though they could be a bit more aware of things as we had to wait for our drinks to be refilled. One of the better restaurants in...More

1  Thank FuntimeFreddy243
Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

Lovely bar and restaurant with very reasonably priced food and drink. There is a nice atmosphere with very friendly staff. We visit Whangamata quite a bit so will definitely be visiting here again.

Thank Sinead M
Reviewed April 14, 2017

Lincoln really delivers on quality and value. We enjoyed a great meal with a scallops and pastry starter followed by delicious lamb chops. Reasonable priced wine list and lovely service.

Thank Dunworkin2015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 501 Port Road, Whangamata 3620, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Coromandel Peninsula  >  Whangamata
  • Phone Number: +64 7-865 6338
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The Lincoln is a lively, must-visit café/bar/restaurant when in Whangamata, popular surfing mecca of New Zealand and one of the most popular beach resorts around. The Lincoln specialises in craft beers, often introducing new and exciting craft beers both local and imported. They have Boundary Road, Wild Buck & Bouncing Czech beers to name a few, and have a beer to suit every taste.The Lincoln serve delicious food from varied menus which change seasonally, have fresh seafood daily, and also serve weekend brunch and burgers. Try their massive popular Woodstock Bourbon Pork Ribs, and wide selection of steaks from the Butchers Block menu.The Lincoln has regular DJ's and live music, so watch or phone for details of what they have on in the coming weeks. The Lincoln is a popular venue for private functions all year round, such as weddings, birthday celebrations, or work functions, so call us and discuss your individual preferences. We can also do out-catering if you prefer to have your celebration at your place.With its great location right in the centre of the main street, indoor and outdoor seating in the sunny climate of Whangamata, The Lincoln is a popular place for all ages to visit, whether it is for coffee or a drink, café snacks, lunch, brunch or dinner
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