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Waterfront Cafe & Bar Restaurant

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Waterfront Drive | Far North, Mangonui, New Zealand
+64 9-406 0850
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (53 reviews)
“scallops” (27 reviews)
“lamb” (18 reviews)
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Bar, Cafe, New Zealand, Pizza, Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Waterfront Drive | Far North, Mangonui, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are locals and have eaten here a few times. Its ok. Tonight we called in to have a quick pizza and decided to share a crême brulée for dessert. It was very cold and solid. The sugar crust was raw sugar. We went to...More

Thank Allison A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cannot wait to return. Have the best ever steak with freshly steamed veggies. Loved my meal here. The pizza's are disgusting though

Thank LeeAnnvh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed multiple meals here during our New Zealand stay. Without exception, every dish was prepared to perfection and presented beautifully. The view was beautiful and we enjoyed breakfast, lunch and dinner here in an unhurried atmosphere. We hated to leave!

Thank Deannamand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staff are really friendly and the food is delicious. Recommend you visit for breakfast lunch or dinner. You won't be disappointed.

Thank cribyn2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had 3 dishes to share, 2 entrees -Caesar Salad, Calamari and then a small lamb pizza. All were absolutely superb especially the lamb pizza. Great service - we'll be back

Thank Russell L
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Decent service, quick, efficient and friendly, without being familiar. I chose the Greek Salad, and very good it was, lots of olives, feta cheese, mixed leaves, tomatoes, cucumber etc, whilst the good lady had the Squid something or other, which got the thumbs up. Nice...More

Thank Nigel R
Reviewed 20 April 2017

This is one rare find in a restaurant. No matter what we ordered, the food was fresh, tasteful, and excellently prepared. Even though there are other restaurants in Mangonui, in retrospect, we ought to have just stayed with this one. Loved the outdoor seating.

1  Thank bronzebabe
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Nice little spot on the outside of town. Pizza (one of the best priced foods in New Zealand) had great potential, loaded with seafood and very pretty to look at......the only negative was that they were heavy on the creme sauce which kind of diluted...More

Thank Donald J
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We came in just before six, no reservation and were greeted warmly and we both ordered a beautifuly presented and very yummy Snapper dish. We also had dessert which was also excellent, sticky date pudding and Vanilla Cheesecake. Lovely atmophere - comfortable and welcoming -...More

Thank Jacqui T
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We just dined here for dinner. The steak was outstanding as was the sticky date pudding. A must for everyone to do.

Thank sjv23
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Waterfront Drive | Far North, Mangonui, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Mangonui
  • Phone Number: +64 9-406 0850
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