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“Best Lamb Shank anywhere in NZ”
Review of Flatwhite

Flatwhite
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $4 - $26
Cuisines: Contemporary, Cafe, New Zealand
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Flatwhite beachfront cafe is located at Waihi Beach, Western Bay of PLenty, New Zealand. We are open 7 days and 7 nights (that’s pretty much all the time) and love serving great food in our fabulous beach location. Our friendly staff and casual atmosphere will make you feel so welcome, you may not want to leave (which is fine by us). If you just want to join us for a coffee and a piece of something delicious from our cake cabinet, hold your next work function or celebration party with us or dinner for two...anything goes. We are fully licensed and have a range of tasty items on our menu for all members of the family.We look forward to seeing you soon and if you are not sure how to find us (some say it’s a bit tricky) then please check out our map on our website.
Reviewed September 13, 2013

Stayed at the Top10 site in our Campervan and walked along the beach to this delightful cafe. They served us a wonderful tasting double lamb shank. We had quite a few samples of this same dish in various locations during our trip to the North and South Islands and this was easily the best by far. I think it's got something to do with them using Redcurrant jelly in the preparation of this dish.

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Thank stepheng535
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Reviewed August 17, 2013

We recently called in here for coffee and a snack after being away for a few months.. The prices have always been a bit on the high side but the cost of some of the cabinet items seems to have skyrocketed recently. We paid $5 for a biscuit and $5.50 for a plain slice that I pay $3.50 for elsewhere. On the plus side the coffee has improved. The cafe is cheerful and well sited near the beach so we will continue to use it, but we will check the food prices before we buy in future.

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Reviewed August 17, 2013

Awesome location, food options about average, service a little slow they need more staff and need some tuition on how to serve herbal tea

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Reviewed June 20, 2013

Been here a few times and would suggest in busy times they dedicate a barista to working the coffee orders only as the wait for coffee (arriving after the food) is often to long.

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Reviewed June 1, 2013

We were staying at the Top 10 Waihi Beach and enjoyed our walk along the beach to this cafe. We did miss it the first time when looking for it from the beach but once we knew where it was, found it ok. A lovely cafe which I can imagine would be popular in summer. Seemed popular with locals as well. Even though we didn't eat there, the menu looked tempting. The coffee was good.

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Thank lmelb
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