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Waterfront Cafe & Bar

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, Pizza, Cafe
Waterfront Drive | Far North, Mangonui, New Zealand
+64 9-406 0850
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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8:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Bar, Pizza, Cafe, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Waterfront Drive | Far North, Mangonui, New Zealand
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

We called in on a wet Labour Day Monday for dinner. We had the place pretty much to ourselves and were a bit nervous about what that meant for the quality of the food. However, the food was excellent. We weren't overly hungry, so our...More

Thank Clozzie
Reviewed 23 October 2017

On Friday 20 October my partner went to Waterfront Cafe for a late breakfast. The staff especially the cook were not very approachable. Once we placed our order the cook came in to cook where he was clearly smoking which was offputting. I asked if...More

1  Thank Paddy W
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Very simple cafe looking right over the mangonui harbour. Menu is simple however the food was awesome ! Staff were really friendly as well

Thank AlexHowieson
Reviewed 7 October 2017

We had an excellent meal here. Great food quality and friendly service. Excellent location right on the waterfront.

Thank spearmintleaf
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to us by the manager at the Old Oak Hotel. Glad we asked to confirm we'd get a table OK on Friday evening. A beautifully prepared and cooked piece of fish with succulent vegetables for myself and a great steak with...More

Thank yellowvanman2016
Reviewed 5 October 2017

We were so impressed with our meals at dinner that we went back the next morning for breakfast. Great staff and service. The folks around the bar were a bit noisy but that didn't interfere with our evening.

Thank bernihopz
Reviewed 3 October 2017

have dined here many times, love the menu and the seafood pizza is the best ever...coffe is great, service is friendly and quick

Thank eileenj747
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Had a wonderful meal at the Waterfront Cafe & Bar a couple of weeks ago. The fish of the day was perfect, ambiance relaxing and views across the bay stunning. Great place to go visit for a meal if you're in the area.

Thank Rich E
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Had lunch there and enjoyed every minute! Not only the food, or the service, also the art insite, the building and last but not least, just the view on the waterfront.

Thank lieuwe17
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Ordered the vegetarian pizza and whilst it had many toppings it did not particularly have a lot of flavour. Base was ok. Our server was really lovely.

Thank Megan A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Waterfront Drive | Far North, Mangonui, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Mangonui
  • Phone Number: +64 9-406 0850
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