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Frog and Kiwi

6 Molesworth Drive | Mangawhai, Mangawhai 0505, New Zealand
+64 9-431 4439
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  • Very good34%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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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 5 days ago

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 6 days ago 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 Tere A
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 23 April 2018

We turned up on a cold Friday evening to a warm welcome, we had a hard time chosing from the menu. Settling on the special of the evening, of the pork filet, it was wonderful. The service was great. And nice to have the chef...More

Thank Freklejuice
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We have visited a few times for a coffee and a quick breakfast which was also very nice. But yesterday we decided to have dinner before driving back to Auckland. Wow! I am a vegetarian and ordered a vegetarian platter expecting a flan or something...More

1  Thank Jane L
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

We decide to celebrate the last night of an amazing holiday by dining at The Frog and Kiwi - my first experience of true French cuisine. It was delectable and so beautifully presented. Perfect portion sizes. Staff were very friendly and welcoming. The chef himself...More

Thank 341Belle
Reviewed 10 March 2018

Some cafes just do everything right, and "Frog and Kiwi" is a stand-out one. This was a return visit for us, having discovered this haven of delectable food and happy atmosphere, last year. We now know it is also consistently great. Also, best coffee in...More

Thank Robyn B
Reviewed 25 February 2018

We found this place on the last day of our stay in Mangawhai area, and wish we'd found it earlier! We really enjoyed our brunch, all three of us choosing typical French dishes of croque monsieur, ham and cheese croissant, and the (slightly more Kiwi)...More

Thank boatie_girl
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

The chef and crew at Frog and Kiwi cooked us an amazing seafood meal following our great day fishing with Offshore Adventures. Do yourself a favour eat here.

Thank Ghost1322
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
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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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