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Eggsentric Cafe

$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
1047 Purangi Road | Flaxmill Bay, Whitianga 3591, New Zealand
+64 7-866 0307
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1047 Purangi Road | Flaxmill Bay, Whitianga 3591, New Zealand
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Don’t be fooled by the casual surroundings, the menu is excellent, Creative dishes and great use of fresh local produce. The wine list is another welcome surprise, very well curated with a range of delicious and affordable wines. The chef is quite a character ,...More

1  Thank Watt M
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for Brunch and we are glad we did! The menu was good & we all enjoyed our meals. Great place for kids as they were easily entertained on the tramp and swing onsite. We also appreciated the pointing out a few things to...More

Thank Comija
Reviewed 26 April 2018

Four of us ended up here after deciding not to spend money on the trip to Whitianga on a cold April day. Well then the sun came out and we looked around the arty pieces in the garden while we awaited our lunch orders. They...More

Thank mumhasfun
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

This is a delightful and art filled experience. Great location and perfect for a stop over lunch. Organic food, local beer, great menu choice and the best salad we have experienced in NZ. This was a memorable lunch in most beautiful location. Service was excellent,...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Great little place, artworks throughout the gardens. Scallops with a lovely salad, chowder with homemade bread, bailey's cheese cake, fiejoa and apple taurt homemade ice cream all delicious friendy staff.

Thank Wendy R
Reviewed 10 April 2018

The Eggsentric Café was an interesting place to have a meal. We thoroughly enjoyed the seafood platter and fish special. The food was fresh and well prepared. The décor is very interesting and allows for relaxation. Service was attentive. Our only negative is that we...More

Thank Florida-Traveler-US
Reviewed 10 April 2018

When we asked the proprietor of our accommodation in Flaxmill Bay whether there were restaurants nearby, we were told, "there's one about 50 metres down the road". Slighly amused at but not at all put off by the "casual rusticity" of Eggscentric Cafe, we loved...More

Thank Sydney B
Reviewed 8 April 2018

First ate here 15 years ago on our wedding day and it was fantastic. This time round the food and service was pleasant enough but the place itself felt tired and in need of some TLC. The original owner/chef/entertainer 'Dave' isn't involved in it now...More

Thank M0xie4
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Located at Flaxmill Bay. Learnt that the Saturday night was a 'dinner & show'. Set menu of 3 choices of main & dessert. We enjoyed both the selections we had. The show was a trio band from Auckland all extremely talented on their chosen guitars...More

Thank Merv J
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

A great spot to break up a walk from Ferry’s Landing to the Shakespeare Cliff Reserve, this cafe & gallery is super laid back. We went after lunch had stopped but the cider was tasty and the cakes looked enticing.

Thank Michael E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1047 Purangi Road | Flaxmill Bay, Whitianga 3591, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Coromandel Peninsula  >  Whitianga
  • Phone Number: +64 7-866 0307
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We are currently closed, open back up on the 1st October see you then :)
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