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Domain Cottage Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner


Cafe, New Zealand
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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All reviews brunch cake savoury muffin bagels rosti stack sit outside old house lovely setting mineral spa amazing views big breakfast cottage cafe fast service awesome place extensive menu excellent food new owners
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went again with a friend for Sunday lunch. It was a beautiful day so we sat outside in the shade of an umbrella.Other friends joined us and it was a lovely afternoon talking and looking at the fabulous view over Te Aroha. Oh yes,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 734marilynl
Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

Excellent pumpkin quiche from the cabinet and quality earl grey tea leaves. Very happy with the location right next door to the private hot pools (mineral spa). Lots of indoor and outdoor seating. Quick service and smiling servers.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank kinx81
Reviewed November 4, 2018

Travelling back from a few days in the Coromandel recently , a cousin and I were looking forward to a stop for lunch - Easy decision to drive as far as Te Aroha and enjoy lunch at the Domain Cottage Café , a long time...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Natalie L
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

We used to go to the cottage a lot. And really enjoyed it fast service and nice food. The cafe is in a great location but I think there must be new owners or new chef as the last few times we have been the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Michaelaandjosh
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

Was recommended by someone we had just met as “the” place to stop off lunch in town. Coffee was great and our lunch was well worth the money. Great place to stop for a rest and a revive if you’ve been on one of the...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank 234warrent
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

After hiking to the summit of Te Aroha we were starving and loved the look of the menu here. Whilst the food was delicious, we found the pancake ‘stack’ to be disappointing when comparing size to cost. Other than that we loved sitting in the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Jessisaw
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Cozy cafe with a selection of traditional meals. Friendly staff. A little pricey but a good place to stop for lunch.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Tabatha1998
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

Not been here for years and used to be my favourite cafe . Had coffee and cake but the cake was stale. Coffee good and lovely setting but disappointed-very limited choice of slices and cakes

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank beachwalkers
Reviewed June 19, 2018

The setting is brilliant just under the mountain. The food however is also brilliant. Its under new ownership and will be using it regularly from now on.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank David L
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Met my darling for coffee when we both ended up working in Te Aroha. Almond flat whites hot and strong although the milk used was very sweet. I had a savoury muffin which was moist and tasty. Darling had a generous serve of lemon flan....More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank VicnJen67
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