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Mokaba Cafe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Cafe, European,
6 Quayside | Town Basin, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
+64 9-438 7557
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good47%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (16 reviews)
“poached eggs” (3 reviews)
“cakes” (9 reviews)
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
6 Quayside | Town Basin, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
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Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

We have breakfast here most weekends and are never disappointed. The view is stunning and the staff are super welcoming😊

Thank fryers2016
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Meals are always really nice and a reasonable size. There is menu food as well as cabinet food available. The menu is actually pretty big considering how well the food is served. Service is always really friendly and the the setting in town basin is...More

1  Thank Bellefam6
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Multiple visits. The Coffee here is amongst the best in Whanagarei. The location is superb. Food is good. Heres the big problem. Huge Queues. I have waited often more the 45 minutes to receive my food. It can half an hour just to get to...More

Thank Daniel F
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Just in time for the last coffee and cakes. Service was friendly and helpful. Met another couple who visit here often so thought the same. Recommend coffee and cake,

Thank Funfoodfavourites
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

My good friend and I haven't had a decent catch-up so decided a nice brunch was in order and there's no better place than Mokaba Cafe! You have an amazingly array of different foods to choose from, they all look and sound delicious that my...More

Thank Kelly L
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Visited twice, breakfast then lunch. Located on the river front with outdoor and very nice indoor seating. Good service speed and friendly, one incorrect dish brought was replaced quickly. Food was reasonably priced and very tasty. The selection of cakes is absolutely outstanding.

Thank aceadrian
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the food and the coffee. Friendly staff and prompt service. Location is great, sat outside with views of the marina.

Thank John B
Reviewed 22 February 2017

A place we love to go to either as a couple or with friends. The food is first class and the service is always good. Nothing is too much trouble. They are even happy to re-arrange tables when there are as few of us. Highly...More

Thank O796GNjeans
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

We arrived in Whangarei mid afternoon and called in for a late lunch at this cafe. It was quite busy which is a good sign, and staff were friendly and welcoming. There was quite an extensive menu includingvdaily specials. We ordered the big breakfast and...More

Thank Lookiemike
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Casual day coffee with perfect cakes and nice open outdoor seating. Easily one of the nicest cafes in Whangarei

Thank Regina D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 29
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Quayside | Town Basin, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Whangarei
  • Phone Number: +64 9-438 7557
Stunning location, delicious food & coffee, gorgeous cakes & pastries including gluten free, friendly service, licenced, free wifi, plenty of parking. Fully licensed.Delightful all day cafe overlooking the bustling Whangarei Town Basin where boats from all over the world are moored. Open 7 days from 8am - 5pm,fabulous food (including gluten free options) and delicious Chiasso coffee are served all day by friendly, welcoming staff. Zenbu hotspot wifi available - free download vouchers. After an exciting Mokaba experience there is a wide range of excellent boutique shops, artisans and craftsmen, museums, parks and a boardwalk along the side of the Hatea River.
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