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A place to unwind. Fresh food, beachfront dining, great coffee, local gifts and a cosy atmosphere. Hot water beach is one of New Zealand's top must see locations and so is hotties beachfront eatery. We have everything to make your day at New Zealand's favourite beach a memorable one. Its the spot to hang out, enjoy the hot pools, soak up the atmosphere & kick back with family & friends. Grab a cappuccino, burger, fish taco, ice cream or cold beer and contemplate the day's possibilities. The thrill of the waves & hot water is something you'll never experience anywhere else. - fresh food made daily - locally sourced produce - superb locally roasted coffee - outdoor covered seating - fresh pastries,
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
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New Zealand
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Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We arrived on a gorgeous day for lunch over Easter weekend. Easily got a parking spot at the carpark next door. We were very warmly welcomed by a young man and shown to a table with stunning beach views. The teenagers ordered fish and chips...which they said was plentiful and delicious. My husband and I ordered Fish Tacos which was really fresh and just melted in your mouth. We ordered sparkling water as neither of us drink alcohol during the day, but on a hot summer day it was cool and refreshing. The highlight was the fabulous Chocolate Skillet Cookie served with vanilla bean ice cream. It arrived oven fresh, and beautifully presented and decorated. We really enjoyed the wonderful food and the stunning beach views. There was a good variety of options on the menu, and next time will pick the fish cakes followed by the house smoked salmon. The restaurant is beautifully decorated. A real treat for the Coromandel Peninsula. It was a perfect dining experience and a highlight of our Easter Weekend break.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 13 February 2021

I booked in for an early dinner at Hotties beachfront Eatery, with a friend, we are locals but have not had this pleasure of experience for some time...The environment and setting was incredible, service was outstanding, recommendations for special dishes & wine knowledge was world-class...and delivered with impeccable timing and superb quality! We had an amazing experience all round, so thank you Hotties Eatery for an absolute 10/10 evening! Will be back again soon and highly advise others to check out this hidden gem of s venue, in absolute beachfront setting! Jodi, Lush Photography 🌺More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 29 January 2021 via mobile

We visited Hotties this morning intending to have a coffee and possibly breakfast. Unfortunately we were faced with the most rude behaviour by a person who appeared to be the proprietor when we were ordering our coffee at the counter. He abruptly asked us if...we had used our Covid tracer app and rudely directed us to order our coffee from an outside window. There were no signs on the premises saying this is how orders would be taken. The embarrassed waitress at the counter said she would bring our coffee to the table as we made our way to a table outside. A couple of minutes later the same man called out to us from the entrance to collect our coffee. Very embarrassing! I didn’t realise Hotties was an army camp! This is not the NZ way to treat people. Avoid at all costs!!More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 25 January 2021

A local recommended this restaurant for lunch today. We are so happy we took her advice. Such a beautiful and peaceful setting. The service was great, friendly, and very professional. Delicious chips, guacamole, and grilled fish tacos. Sipping on Rose, perfect. An added bonus was...seeing the dolphins swimming in the distance. It was a pretty perfect afternoon. I hope we get a chance to come back. Highly recommend.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 20 January 2021

Great lunch at Hotties . Had the crispy skin john dory on the most delicious risotto, black bean taco and hot chips. Very happy. Great service and the view is the best ever. Kiwis its a must don

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 18 January 2021 via mobile

Great service and great drinks!! Wanda is the best! A nice atmosphere to relax- came here with my friend to celebrate his birthday

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 17 January 2021 via mobile

We were a bit sceptical after reading some bad reviews. But thought, let’s try it anyway & SO glad we did. Fish tacos & guacamole was amazing, as was the cookie skillet. Great service & you can’t beat the view. 10/10 recommend. We will be...back again.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 13 January 2021

My sister, a cook, and I tasted and smelt that yuk fish. The falafel meal and the burgers were nice.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 3 January 2021

Rude staff yelling at each other. Over priced dinner. Got rudely told to use the public bathrooms after spending over $100.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 1 January 2021

We visited this restaurant in January of 2020. The view was amazing, the service was friendly, the food was excellent. But what I really appreciated was the owners' attitude toward accommodating my dietary restrictions (celiac, and dairy intolerant). No one WANTS to have limits on...what they can eat, but it can still feel like you're putting someone out by asking lots of questions about preparation methods, etc. The owners understood exactly what I was asking for and why, and made me feel as though it was absolutely no trouble at all. I had a number of excellent choices, and I felt totally safe.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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