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Eggsentric Cafe

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$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
1047 Purangi Road | Flaxmill Bay, Whitianga 3591, New Zealand
+64 7-866 0307
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  • 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 today

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 4 days ago 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 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love this place. Over the years I'd frequent this on my journey to Shakespeare, whenever I'd stay in Coromandel. The fact you can walk straight down the beach and into such a delicious experience is what New Zealand is all about. It's been a...More

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm writing this review for the benefit of travellers, who like myself, rely on reviews to choose sightseeing & restaurants. The best part of this ramshackle cafe/restaurant is the 'eccentric' art on its grounds. The restaurant itself is worn out, unkempt, dirty & fly infested....More

Thank Criticuss
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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