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“Nice place for families” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Cafe Helena Bay Hill

The Cafe Helena Bay Hill
Ranked #14 of 128 Restaurants in Whangarei
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Cafe, European, New Zealand
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Romantic, Scenic view, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: The Cafe specializes in European style food with amazing homemade delicacies & and coffee in an outstanding location. Enjoy a delicious lunch while taking in the stunning sea views or relax in our conservatory-style indoor area. We are fully licensed and can cater for small groups and functions. Evening meals by arrangement. Group Bookings & Functions are well come at any time, Dinner by arrangement
Whangarei, New Zealand
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Nice place for families”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2013

I like to take my Mum for lunch here. Food choice is family friendly. Great views and fabulous art. Inside dining has heating in winter. A little piece of paradise.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
northland
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140 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Lovely way to waste the time away”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2013

Out of the way and totally serene, sit on the deck outside and catch the view or inside in the warm. Menu offers a good variety as does the drink selection, alcohol or not. The gallery and gardens are a must so be prepared to spend some time here. The prices are rather high in the gallery but this is unique so I guess you can expect that. This is a must even if it is a trifle off the beaten track.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Our local”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 28, 2013

Busy little place that always delivers tasty food and great coffee. Limited wine list. German beers a hit with our visitors. Amazing views from the outdoor seating area. Not great on a wet day.

Visited March 2013
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Thank Kath B
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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“One of my favourite places”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2013

The location is heavenly . A real gem run by charming staff and serving great coffee and food. Worth the trip out here

Visited April 2013
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Thank Theresa B
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NC
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Beware:the TripAdvisor map has the wrong location”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2013

Unfortunately we did not make it there in time for lunch, as the map for the location on Trip Advisor is not correct. This restaurant is not in Whangarei, but outside the city. On your GPS, try putting in Hikurangi.

Visited February 2013
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