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The Espy Cafe

10 Esplanade, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
+64 7-866 0778
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (15 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
10 Esplanade, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This cafe has great coffee and food. Very friendly staff too. I have to say the cheese scones are the best ever. Hubby thought the mince on toast was awesome. The kids can't go past the thick shakes and their specialty drink "oh fudge". Thanks...More

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had breakfast here recently when on holidays at Whitianga. Bacon and Eggs were really nice sitting on the deck overlooking the ocean. There was a bit of a wait but was peaceful sitting outside. We also had a rock cake, which was huge and...More

Thank OzeeTraveller
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lovely environment ,always kept clean and tidy. Great place to bring children and also right across the road from the play ground , have a large selection of food choices and also beverages .

Thank Chloe P
Reviewed 6 days ago

The location for this café is fantastic. It has a cute little deck outside where you can have a look over the marina while having your food. We had the cold coffee which was awesome. I had the calamari salad, which was nice and fresh,...More

Thank Altrasonic
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had one of their ice creams and they are delicious. The flavous are unusual we had choc chip/orange and and choc chip/pineapple The other was hokey pokey and pineapple/choc chip The cafe is located near the ferry wharf.

Thank Irene5575
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Got caught in a downpour and headed in here for a bite to eat...with everyone else in town! Great choice of food and drinks, kid friendly and reasonable price.

Thank WelshyK
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a popular restaurant with a nice view of the harbour from outdoor seating. The food was average, two of our orders were incorrect and one was forgotten. The food was average and some of the staff were a bit unfriendly.

1  Thank arjm2005
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in here for brunch, slightly worse for wear on January 2. We had a table of 13, who all arrived and ordered different food at different times. All of the food was perfect including the poached eggs and delivered impressively quickly. Service could not...More

Thank Kent W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped on for a light lunch before we did the glass bottom boat cruise. It was very busy but the food came very quickly & was very tasty.

Thank mandy226
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had breakfast as we waited for our cruise on the glass bottom boat. My wife and I had the $22 breakfast which was great but way too much food for us. Kids enjoyed their meals aswell

Thank Hannes S
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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
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 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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