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Domain Cottage Cafe

Whitaker St, Te Aroha 3320, New Zealand
+64 7-884 9222
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (18 reviews)
“cake” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Whitaker St, Te Aroha 3320, New Zealand
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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

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.

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

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.

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

Thank VicnJen67
Reviewed May 20, 2018

Always has great food. We come here every time we visit Te Aroha, the eggs benny is really good and there are some great choices. I think they must have a really good chef. Consistently good

Thank anjistarAuckland
Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

Lovely staff and beautiful view. Good was great. My husband and I really enjoyed going there. Would definately come back again. Can go to the mineral spa next door too! :)

Thank Fiona L
Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

My lovely wife and I popped into this little café  for a drink and a snack after a relaxing soak at the nearby mineral spa. It's a nice little place in a heritage building overlooking the domain. So grab a drink, sit outside on the...More

Thank eddymaya
Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

Having been here before and enjoyed the experience. Was surprised to hear some negative reviews of the direction the recent new owners were taking. So decided, along with my Wife to come see for ourselves. Yes, they have changed the menu slightly, from the "ever...More

Thank BryceN56
Reviewed January 21, 2018

We often have lunch at the Domain Cottage and it is my favourite place to go. There is a great range of yummy food, it's situated in a lovely old villa with a fantastic view of the Domain and Te Aroha below.

Thank jjamie2015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Whitaker St, Te Aroha 3320, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Te Aroha
  • Phone Number: +64 7-884 9222
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