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The Espy Cafe

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10 Esplanade, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
+64 7-866 0778
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (13 reviews)
“ice cream” (19 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
10 Esplanade, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good service with indoor and outdoor seating. We ordered their chicken burger, BLAT, and two kids pancakes meals for $7 each! Cheap kid's meal prices @ $7 is such good value and they did not skimp on the kids meal with healthy portion. The pancakes...More

Thank Jabawaba
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

We only tried flat white, latte and carrot cake. The coffee were good and the carrot cake can be served with the cream. It was not much surprising for the cake.

Thank genness
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

We were up hoping for a good view of the sunrise in the bay and ended up needing an early breakfast and this place was open and didn’t disappoint!

Thank Faye P
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Called in while in Whitianga. Situated across from the Wharf/estuary and it has deck to have your meal and enjoy the surroundings. Plenty of room in doors as well. Apart from a cafe also sells drinks, Ice cream. The service great and the breakfast was...More

Thank Shane H
Reviewed 5 April 2018

Had a cake & coffee which was good, lovely selection of cakes! Busy place but prompt friendly service.

Thank PJ777
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Across from the harbour, a great little spot for a lunch. Helpful and friendly staff and a menu that offers good choice. I had the sausage roll my wife had a smokes salmon salad on a bagel. Fair price compared to other cafes in the...More

Thank EnglishCanadian
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

We had breakfast three mornings. The quick brekkie is great to start the day. Washed down with great coffee of course. Had one lunch too with a crowd from the beach Hop. What a great day that was with over 800 cars in town. Inside...More

Thank Mark E
Reviewed 25 March 2018

Excellent food and service. Lovely to sit outside with a view over the harbour and pleasant, relaxing atmosphere.

Thank mmcleland
Reviewed 25 March 2018

Food was fresh and good sized meals, kids menu a bonus - thanks for having a kids breakie menu, so many places dont and adult sized portions gomto waste. Staff friendly & welcoming.

Thank Jolee416
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Called in on our travels and guest sampled the Blokes Breakfast. He hadn't experienced this before and did well to finish it all. Good selection including muesli for the weight watchers. Good view from the deck.

Thank 50CHVN
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$6 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Esplanade, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Coromandel Peninsula  >  Whitianga
  • Phone Number: +64 7-866 0778
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The Espy Cafe is a place with some lovely spaces inside the Cafe ,two areas of cafe seating, a lounge area , a kids wall and a fabulous deck with the best views in Whitianga. We serve good food with frendly service and have outstanding espresso...Look for the funky green building
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