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The Harbour House Cafe

11 Esplanade | Whitianga, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
+64 7-866 4441
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
“baguette” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
11 Esplanade | Whitianga, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in here for a bite to eat. Nice place, great location. We chose to sit outside. Food was tasty.

Thank ExplorerGG
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Full points for using loose tea leaves and not bags. My partner in crime appreciated this and enjoyed her tea. The latte, however, was scalding hot. I know that NZ is famous for its thermal activity but I don't expect it from a barista. Conversely,...More

Thank SJK055
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on a busy Saturday morning for breakfast. Although raining obviously still a very popular spot with views looking out over the harbour. The service was exceptionally quick considering how busy they were and the staff were lovely. Looking forward to visiting again.

Thank Kirstie_Gleeson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I came for lunch and had a variety of things, The service was excellent and very fast considering they were very busy, the food quality was great and the view was also a great match..coffee is spot on too.. Absolutely nothing to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I don't often write reviews but when I finish breakfast starving after spending 40 dollars for 1 meal, 2 drinks and 1 plate of what can only be described as a small, bland snack I do. We went there because it seemed adaptable and accepting...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today after our cave cruzer boat tour to cathedral cove. Delicious nachos, sandwiches, baguettes and dessert. Really fast service& nice staff..x

Thank Claire H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my partner just visited there for brunch, which he got eggs bene GF, which costs an extra $5 for two pieces of GF toast. You can buy a whole loaf for $7 so not sure why there was such an excessive charge just...More

Thank happyVisitor149
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a stay in Whitianga in October, we had breakfast one morning at The Harbour House Café. It was lovely and sunny out, and we chose to dine outside overlooking the water - very nice location. Our breakfasts were very good, although slightly unusual fare...More

Thank lovesthesun-7
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

This cafe opposite the wharf sells a nice range of healthy lunch options. We tried a salmon fish cake and squash salad. Both dishes were excellent. Friendly service too.

Thank Howard M
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Stopped in at The Harbour House Cafe for a spot of lunch whilst on holiday in Whitianga. We were going to try something a bit more fancy, but am glad we stopped here instead. This cafe is in a lovely location, service was good and...More

Thank Chuck498
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Esplanade | Whitianga, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Coromandel Peninsula  >  Whitianga
  • Phone Number: +64 7-866 4441
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