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Serenity Cafe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Cafe, European,
Shop 6 | Whangarei Town Basin, Whangarei, New Zealand
+64 9-430 0841
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (28 reviews)
“pies” (15 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 3:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Shop 6 | Whangarei Town Basin, Whangarei, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to eat, nice & casual but funky too. food was ordered & out super fast with no mix ups & was not a problem to add to the orders. reasonable prices, eggs bene was delicious! staff friendly & efficient. nice out door area...More

Thank ddsmash78
Reviewed 1 week ago

An easy to understand menu with plenty of options. The staff are friendly and efficient. We were able to sit outside and enjoy fresh air while eating breakfast, while remaining sheltered. Set me up well for the day. The tables were a good size and...More

Thank MacKiwi
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the friendlies cafes in Whangarei. The service and value for money are exceptional. Breakfasts are exceptional and fish pies outstanding. For lunch blue nose or snapper under twenty dollars. Best value by far in the Basin. Coffee is good.

Thank Pat and Bill G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A busy, very friendly, down to earth Cafe. Great value for money. Fast, efficient service. You get a good meal every time, the staff is super friendly . Indoor and outdoor seating. Superb coffee and a changing menue makes for nice changes. Really enjoy the...More

Thank mizmae2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this place a number of times and will continue to do so when passing through or meeting up with friends. Great selection of pies, pastries, sandwiches, panini etc plus blackboard menues. Food is always great quality and have found staff attentive if always rushed...More

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Serenity was a busy local cafe near the water. The coffee was ok but the food was heavy and didnt offer options in accordance with modern food trends.

Thank Kate c
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Had an over an half hour wait for our food and when it arrived it was wrong my pancakes had my partners bacon and banana on it and his had nothing. Sent it back to get it changed they only took his so mine went...More

Thank Ariane J
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Quick and efficient service. Friendly staff looking after you. Best eggs benni I have had in a while. Good value place to stop. Easy parking next door.

Thank Grant G
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Very busy but no worries it's very well organised fast service No doubt the best pies and savouries in town

Thank Lorraine M
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Very busy cafe but food is excellent. Coffee is great too. This cafe would be the top cafe in Whangarei, their food is exceptional. Great for take way food like pies sandwiches, cakes and coffee. Their meals are very good value and their selection is...More

Thank kathybeckham
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 6 | Whangarei Town Basin, Whangarei, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Whangarei
  • Phone Number: +64 9-430 0841
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We have indoor booth seating as well as tables for couples and tables for four. If you are a big family don't be shy to ask our friendly staff to join tables, we are more than happy to do that for you. Outside are more tables and seating with umbrellas for shade. A view of our Clock museum with flowers surrounding a huge sundial gives plenty to entertain visually while enjoying your meal. Tour buses regularly arrive not far from our doorstep with lots of parking and a big play area for children just around the corner. Feedback is essential for constant improvement which we welcome gladly. We hope you enjoy your meal, From all the staff at Serenity Cafe :)
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