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Frog and Kiwi

6 Molesworth Drive | Mangawhai, Mangawhai 0505, New Zealand
+64 9-431 4439
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“duck” (13 reviews)
“creme brulee” (3 reviews)
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French, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6 Molesworth Drive | Mangawhai, Mangawhai 0505, New Zealand
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

If you have been to France outside the touristy cities then you can relate to this kind of restaurant. Not chic, fancy or pretentious. Good honest French food at affordable prices. The chef David likes to mingle with his customers and the staff are super...More

Thank Lorna C
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

An amazing french restaurant, food is excellent, service and owners super friendly and the atmosphere frenchie and very welcoming. I highly recommend this place at anytime of the day, you’ll find something to satisfy your palate 100% guaranteed :)

Reviewed 24 August 2018

Overpriced and nothing special. Lots of carrot. Very little seasoning or flavor. Small portions, just as well there was a bread basket, we would have been hungry otherwise. Pleasant wait staff.

Thank hinau
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

The most divine chocolate croissant I have ever had in my life!! I have dreamed of it every day since I had it!

Thank clovi30
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

A rare find in coastal New Zealand. Was recommemded by our airbnb host and it didnt disappoint. We had the special boeuf bourgignon. Fantastic taste. Meat very tender. Dessert was an excellent chocolate fondant. Salad fresh. Wine great. And service impeccable and enjoyable. Highly recommend...More

Thank williej52
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

I had low expectations because, forgive me, it looked a bit tacky. But this was really just the authentic enthusiasm of the owners. I’d say it produces genuine French food. Not a large menu. But nice. A good wine list as well, not too busy...More

Thank MarkLWH
Reviewed 10 July 2018

The name raised expectations of a special menu, and flavoursome meals, but we were a little disappointed. It was a hearty meal, but nothing more than you would get from a cafe or bistro.

Thank Steve L
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

First time at the frog and kiwi. Fantastic service. Was elated to find plenty of vegetarian options on the menu. Meals were presented well on the plate and not too large. We had no room for dessert but will return for round two. For a...More

Thank TereA291
Reviewed 5 July 2018

The Frog and Kiwi not only has the best coffee in Mangawhai which comes with the most tasty little french cake (I cant remember its name but its great) but it has great food. The menu is very good and it has become our regular...More

Thank Noel18289
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

We visit regularly for brunch and have always found the food and service excellent. The Kiwi Breakfast comes with fish & makes a nice change from the standard bacon & egg combo. Order coffee (takeaway too) and you get a delicious little surprise / treat...More

Thank Rozzy36
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
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8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Molesworth Drive | Mangawhai, Mangawhai 0505, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Mangawhai
  • Phone Number: +64 9-431 4439
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