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Waiomu Beach Cafe

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622 Thames Coast Road, Thames 3575, New Zealand
078682554
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New Zeland
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130 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great Scrolls. Worth the drive just for them. Indoor and outdoor seating. A very busy summertime café as the food is consistently good. Buzzing over the summer period with great views of the sea at your disposal and a huge reserve over the road if you wish to sit on the grass and take in the views along with a... More 

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Thank Wendy C
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Called in for breakfast on the way up to Coromandel Town. Had a fantastic coffee and a superb individual bacon and egg pie. Busy little place but good service.

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Thank BillyB088y
Thornhill, Canada
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505 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 218 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes, the place is warm and inviting. Yes the food is good. Yes, the people are friendly. Yes, they have an unique perspective on the universe, but at these prices, I expect valet parking, someone placing a bib on me and another shining my shoes....

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Thank AMsays
Rotorua, New Zealand
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78 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice to find a cafe with a unique personality! Delicious and interesting menu. Very helpful friendly staff. Lovely sitting outside in the courtyard with view out towards the sea and big pohutukawas.

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Thank NZNana
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Too expensive for a cafe. Good location, good view of the magnificent pohutukawa trees in the park on the opposite side of the road but i couldn't afford to fling $25 on a simple plate of fish n chips.

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Thank Margaret T
Tauranga, New Zealand
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41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I stopped here for breakfast with a group of friends when passing through. My meal was the sausage breakfast - sausages, eggs, hash stack, tomato and toast. It was very tasty, but the sausages were tin, and at $19, seriously over-priced. $14 would be more realistic. The coffee (flat white) was decidedly average. The cafe setting is very nice, and... More 

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Thank Alec W
Thames, New Zealand
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51 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is a nice cafe which consistently provides good service and nice food. The location is great, with a nice outlook. A very good place to have a coffee, ice cream or meal after a walk on the beach, experiencing some of the great walking tracks in the hills, or just on the way down the coast.

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Thank HayesNZ
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57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Nice sunny place to stop in for a coffee on the way back from the coromandel . Plenty of seating with great views , plenty of parking and a great selection of food . Couple of roaming friendly ducks too !!

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Thank Psarj
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

I have a sweet tooth and everything I bought there was of unbeatable quality the blueberry muffin had a generous helping of blue berries louise cake the best and lime slice a new great experience

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Thank Mary D
Peregian Beach, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Great food and coffee in a nice atmosphere!! The menu covers a wide range of nutritious and delicious meals, fresh juices and cakes. The perfect place to rock up in your camper van to have a break from 'easy food on the road' :)))) Great service as well!

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Thank Nilong B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly, Kids
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?