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Woodturners Cafe

££ - £££Cafe, European,
Mangarata | Ngatea, Thames 3815 SH2, New Zealand
+64 7-867 3266
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pie” (8 reviews)
“scones” (8 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Mangarata | Ngatea, Thames 3815 SH2, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Pleasant atmosphere. Good food. Cheerful staff. Interesting surroundings. Good off-road parking. clean toilets.

Thank Owen W
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Positives Love where this place is situated, love the food on offer, bit of a coffee buff but fab short Blacks, service very fast although when full you will have a small wait, love the fact there are so many little rooms to eat in,...More

1  Thank debbiedale1361
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Great stop for brunch or lunch. Big tables to share or to cater for large groups. Lots of beautiful home made food especially the scones. Very clean lots of space inside and out and sheltered from rain or sun. Dogs welcome and fenced off area...More

Thank Heather F
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

I stop by this cafe and have a latte every time I am driving south. It's originally a small bungalow which has gradually been added to. It's like dining in a room in someone's home. There are also large sheltered outdoor seating areas. Finally the...More

Thank KiwitravellerAkl
Reviewed 22 June 2017

This cafe is delightful. The coffee is as good as it gets and the food is homemade and delicious. We have visited many times and always find the standards remain high. Staff are friendly. Their scones are my favourite. The savouries are also delicious.

Thank Yvonne640
Reviewed 5 June 2017

After a number of visits without reviewing I must correct this. The standard of food is always excellent and the service very friendly.We look forward to our next visit

Thank highfields
Reviewed 2 June 2017

A good selection of cabinet food as well as a menu. Excellent date scones. plenty of parking. A good place to have a break between Auckland and Tauranga.

Thank Pam P
Reviewed 30 May 2017

plenty of parking different areas in which to dine, plenty of seating inside and out great food selection in cabinet extensive menu as well delicious soup i had on my visit last week , large plate and full of flavour , could upgrade the bread...More

Thank johntoddl
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Great cabinet and menu food. Good atmosphere and service, reasonable prices. Would recommend to anyone passing by

Thank Stormy294
Reviewed 25 May 2017

A great stopover en route from Auckland to Tauranga. Coffee great, wonderful home-made cakes, muffins, etc and meals. Good parking (off road) clean toilets

Thank Sandra S
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2 February 2015|
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Response from Limier | Reviewed this property |
I believe they are open till 4pm. And a word of warning: they are just 700m odd past the left turn on SH2, 3.2k after the Coromandel roundabout, set a little back from the road, easy to miss if you are accelerating and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mangarata | Ngatea, Thames 3815 SH2, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Coromandel Peninsula  >  Thames
  • Phone Number: +64 7-867 3266
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