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Luke's Kitchen

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20 Blackjack Rd, Kuaotunu RD2, New Zealand
+64 7-866 4480
08:00 - 15:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Sat 08:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sun 11:00 - 20:30
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

we went for late morning coffee and ended up hanging out for a while, listening to the chilled festival style music and watching the staff, who clearly like being there, making pizzas. these looked so tempting we stopped for lunch - some of the best pizzas we had in NZ. service definitely goes 'at its own pace', but we wern't... More 

Thank clare r
Strathpeffer, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great little pizza place with delicious smells enticing you in. Great food and if you do not want pizza then the menu caters for you. Fish and chips takes some beating. Can get busy so go early or book

Thank michaelfleming687
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Not only the best Pizza around but the service is fab and the atmosphere they create is awesome. Best spot for some great food with Coro style vibes and smiley happy people.. Lots to love here..!

Thank Andrea R
London, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Good, reasonably priced food in an informal setting near the sea, lots of tables outside and the staff are really friendly. Definitely a good place to stop for a bite to eat while touring the peninsula!

Thank Up_In_The_Air_3
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

So uniquely kiwi - the outdoor Pizza with the shack style venue and healthy, diverse, interesting fare that ensures this place bursts at the plastic wall sleeves every weekend night. Can't be beaten for its down to earth charm.

Thank Margot M
Coromandel, New Zealand
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57 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Havint been here for years. Took the wife for a late arvo pizza. We shared a pizza and a burger, both items could not be faulted. Great spice right in the patty on lamb burger, and we also really rated the watercress pesto substitute for tomato sauce on pizza base. Great food and staff are friendly as ever, great to... More 

Thank Animal_Yarns
Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Right we had a meeting a few of us. All adults boss ordered pizza etc.{ PS the hot chocolate will be on my agenda Again its winter.} Yumyumyum what more could we all say we ate the lot and were tastily satisfied and we still talk about it and they went back again weeks later the agh I wish I... More 

Thank NadgeeFishingCharter
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Had lunch here on a weekend in early July with family. The food was excellent and the location great. I had mussel which were fantastic. The one thing to note was that the place was packed on a weekend in the middle of winter. So I can't imagine what it is like in summer. Overall excellent food and great atmosphere,... More 

Thank Luther H
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

Great pizza, service was a bit slow but well worth the wait in this little corner next to the beach.

Thank Camhealy
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Treat Yourself or That Special Someone What can I say folks flock to Lukes time and time again Lukes is certainly The Spot to wine and dine socialise and mingle only a short stroll to the Amazing Kuaotunu Beach even SURF

Thank Earl A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$60
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, New Zealand, Cafe, European, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Blackjack Rd, Kuaotunu RD2, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Coromandel Peninsula  >  Kuaotunu
  • Phone Number: +64 7-866 4480
Rustic Beach side Caffe/ Restaurant/ Bar with a million dollar view. Serves Local coffee, fresh seafood, amazing sales and Wood fired pizzas. Check website for CURRENT OPENING HOURS!!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?