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The Harbour House Cafe

11 Esplanade | Whitianga, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
+64 7-866 4441
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (11 reviews)
“baguette” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
11 Esplanade | Whitianga, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went twice for coffee in 4 days during my trip to Whitianga and this cafe do it well! I had some cabinet food one day and it was okay, not excellent, but the coffee and the service are wonderful. The location is great too,...More

Thank trudijoy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had reasonable coffee and cake, great location, seemed to be busy with a good variety of meals. Breakfast seemed popular.

Thank Ivan R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

vegan, gluten free delites as well as all the other delites to be had in the glorious sweet treat cabinet. Awesome muffins, cabinet food & menu to order from. Very good coffee & service plus nice location particularly on a sunny day when you can...More

1  Thank WildNZCherry
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Milk in coffee was old, creamy mushrooms could be best described as inedible. Do NOT order the mushrooms, not creamy at all, instead it appeared they dropped the balsamic vinegar bottle in the pot. When someone on my table tried the mushrooms they had to...More

2  Thank Vicky C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food, we had 3 different options on our table and they were all great. The french toast waffles looked amazing and apparently tasted it too. we had two haloumi dishes and both came out exactly the same with a good amount of haloumi. One...More

Thank danamm2015
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

We visited on a beautiful sunshiney day so sat out on the deck overlooking the water. Lots of yummy food on the menu & homemade goodness in the cabinet. Coffee is good too & I’m a coffee snob. Everyone enjoyed their food. I had a...More

Thank Justjo07
Reviewed 26 August 2018

We had a great breakfast here, nice coffee, lovely setting, a bit more expensive than the cafe next door since we had an identical breakfast! However very good.

Thank Rachel M
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Best coffee Best eggs bennie Best location Beautiful harbour view Amazing ambience Lovely staff My favourite place in Whitianga

1  Thank Gigi1599
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

A beautiful Venue situated in a location that is breathtaking! What else could you ask for Views to die for and food to drool over lol😁 As soon as you walk into the Venue you are greeted by Staff who are excited to see you...More

1  Thank Foodbusters_Rebecca
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We’ve been here several times but always enjoy the view and especially the food. A great selection of different slices etc to try plus the normal cafe food. Great staff who are friendly and efficient.

Thank tekohiwi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
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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