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Waiomu Beach Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
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622 Thames Coast Road, Thames 3575, New Zealand
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Such variety. Catering to dietary needs .food was delicious absolutely spoilt for choice. Supreme coffee was just perfect..adobe seating arrangement.a very unique little gem of a cafe !

Thank Bennet4599
North Shore City, New Zealand
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good service, good food , coffee supreme quality. Fun to sit & watch the traffic , est 1 Million dollars an hour drives past.

Thank Sailornz
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Meal was delicious and portion size was just right. Great coffee and a lovely relaxing set up which was also child friendly. Highly recommend it for a great start to your day.

Thank Mal T
Gisborne, New Zealand
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68 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cool place to have a meeting or catch up with friends. Very family friendly (even gave the dog a homebaked dog bikkie) facilities and welcoming staff. Lovely and spacious, inside areas, outdoor tables and a nook for smokers around the back... well done guys

Thank Sal S
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56 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped for a light snack there a number of times whilst coming back from fishing over a week long period. Lovely coffee, yummy cabinet food and nice staff. Great to see that they appear to have stopped that ridiculous surcharge for take away coffee.

Thank Malcolm M
Coromandel, New Zealand
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40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called in to pick up two take away coffees. But the barista had decided to do something in the kitchen, so orders stacked up. Even after asking a staff member if anyone was making the coffees she continued out in the kitchen. I notice good cafes who can get through the orders have a dedicated barista, not one who is... More 

Thank Margspatch
Arundel, United Kingdom
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174 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped while traveling for a snack. Very good food and drink with friendly service. Choice of food a bit different, but very nice. Right on the road. You cannot miss it as you drive north from Thames.

Thank Rodkoi
New Zeland
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137 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Is a favourite haunt of ours usually stopping each time we go fishing up the coast for a coffee and a scroll. Today we had our Japanese visitor with us and so did brunch on the way around the coast showing him around. He loved this place. Three of us ordered the Eggs Benedict but each of us having a... More 

Thank Wendy C
Delft, The Netherlands
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Driving from Thames this was the first cafe we came across. Sweet little cafe with creative nibbles and soothing music!

Thank Dorry2110
Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whether you are heading up the Coromandel or coming home winding down the Thames Coromandel Coast Road - everyone in NZ needs to stop at this café - whether it is for a meal or just an ice-cream! This place is always humming and I know why - the staff are so polite and friendly, the food is amazing -... More 

Thank Brenda D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 622 Thames Coast Road, Thames 3575, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Coromandel Peninsula  >  Thames
  • Phone Number: 078682554

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?