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The Wharf Coffee House and Bar

Queen Street | Shortland Wharf, Thames 3500, New Zealand
+64 7-868 6828
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish and chips” (43 reviews)
“snapper” (5 reviews)
“pie” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, Seafood, Fast food, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Queen Street | Shortland Wharf, Thames 3500, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great easy meal. Order your fish & chips (with lots of options) at the shop, pick a table on the wharf, maybe get a beer or a wine from the bar, and then your meal is delivered to you. The fish was...More

Thank Sara R
Reviewed 3 January 2018

I have frequented this eatery many times over the past few years and it never fails to impress me. These are the best fish and chips around, and the cafe food and coffee is excellent as well. The atmosphere, the venue, and the staff hepl...More

1  Thank brucedelaney59
Reviewed 3 January 2018

We stopped by this popular spot for a quick bite for lunch. We had fish and chips by the wharf and the service was fast and the food was great.

1  Thank Chris S
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Lovely little place. Awesome atmosphere. Great and friendly staff. Food fresh and very tasty. They just close way too early

Thank Theresa B
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

We stopped at The Wharf along the Thames on our drive from Auckland to Coromandel. Seated al fresco by the water on the boardwalk with our fish and chips (from Thames Wholesale Fisheries just beside it), Corona and Latte .. it was a nice relaxing...More

1  Thank Leo L
Reviewed 6 November 2017

great litttle cafe, you can order you fish n chips at the fisheries next door nad have them delivered to your table at the coffee house. Emilo makes Awesome coffee and it's nice to sit on the wharf in the sunshine

Thank fivescotts
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Loved buying very fresh fish next door which was delivered to the cafe. Able to enjoy a beer outside overlooking the river. Clean and staff friendly

1  Thank Margreet S
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Great staff, great coffee, awesome wine selection. The wharf is a great place to catch up with friends over a coffee or a wine.

1  Thank acrhcjuby
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Popped in here for lunch and it was great. You order your fish and chips in the shop and they deliver them to you next door in the cute little shipping container cafe next door on the wharf overlooking the estuary. We had snapper and...More

1  Thank ClaireandBarry
Reviewed 22 August 2017

I was very pleased to be able to buy Hawkhurst Organic red wine to have with my fish and chips. They produce excellent fish and chips at a very low cost I would say the best in N.Z

1  Thank town_lodge_motel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
08:30 - 20:00
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
08:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Queen Street | Shortland Wharf, Thames 3500, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Coromandel Peninsula  >  Thames
  • Phone Number: +64 7-868 6828
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