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Eggsentric Cafe Restaurant

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1047 Purangi Road, Whitianga 3591, New Zealand
+64 7-866 0307
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09:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sun 09:00 - 22:00
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing salad coffee and more!! Always a winner with vegan options available !! Their house salad has over fourteen different ingredients and is super tasty ! Multiple sculptures stand in the large gardens in between the tables in the shade of large mature trees. Would recommend highly!

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Thank SnowBomb
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Two brother wizard chefs making great food. One was very loud and proved to be very entertaining. The other was brooding and handsome. Delightfully mincy waitresses . 10/10 would eat here again. Only one critique was the bread tasted as though they had forgotten to salt it.

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Thank Watt M
Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I were so pleasantly surprised at the quality of food at Eggsentric Café. We first stopped in for a late breakfast muffic and coffee thinking it was mainly a breakfast café. It's a funky little café and we weren't expecting anything out of the ordinary for food. We decided to book dinner there and were overwhelmed by... More 

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Thank cjdodge
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Friends introduced us to a lunch of scallops in a pernod sauce several visits ago and it's a meal to die for. On our infrequent trips from the UK to visit them we now make sure we have at least one lunchtime visit for our favourite dish. Quirky seems to be a popular word amongst reviewers for this eatery and... More 

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Thank Nigel V
Washington DC
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was a cute little cafe, and perfect place for a little rest. The food was really good, and enjoyed the atmosphere.

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Thank Heather L
Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stopped in for lunch on a recommendation. Ordered local fish in lemon cream sauce and it was to die for. It is a funky artsy sort of establishment with a relaxed and informal atmosphere. A definite chef works in the kitchen. Definitely worth giving it a try.

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Thank 154914Jack
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Crumbly lacking creaminess and richness. Wasn't worth the $7.50 for a two scoop which was really 1 and a half scoops.

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Thank Amy N
Whitianga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We caught the Ferry over and had a 10 minute stroll to Eggsentric, what a fantastic meal we had, enjoyed by all. Excellent service and the food was out of this world. Will be going back before they shut for winter

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Thank Karyn V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a wonderful meal at Eggscentric with a group of friends on a Tuesday evening. I had previously been there for lunch, which was also great, but my dining experience was superb! It was a lovely balmy evening. We caught the ferry from Whitianga to Ferry Landing and then strolled along the pathway fror around 10 minutes to the... More 

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Thank MezzyMay
Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing food in a relaxed location. Staff are friendly and laid back but still very professional. Get there!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 22:00
Thursday
09:00 - 22:00
Friday
09:00 - 22:00
Saturday
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1047 Purangi Road, Whitianga 3591, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Coromandel Peninsula  >  Whitianga
  • Phone Number: +64 7-866 0307
Description
We are currently closed, open back up on the 1st October see you then :)

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?