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Wharf Road, Coromandel 3506, New Zealand
+64 7-866 8618
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08:30 - 21:00
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Napier, New Zealand
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the best Mussel chowders I have ever had. Not gluggy and too thick like some other restaurants have. Real mussly flavour and vegetables that melted in the mouth. My wife had the pulled pork bao buns which were excellent and great value. Coffee is excellent as well. Well worth a stop if you're in coromandel town.

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Thank scottiruss
Melbourne, Australia
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I just had coffee and cake but these were both nice and kids had ham and cheese croissants which they enjoyed. Clean and tidy and plenty of tables.

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Thank leejr_mlb
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are here on our one night in Coromandel town. Lots of gluten free options, really high quality food and friendly staff. Highly recommend!

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Blountville, Tennessee
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130 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely food and nice ambiance. New Zealand is full of wonderful little cafes and restaurants and this is another one that keeps up the standard.

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Thank EvanLewis
England
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a meal recently here and was impressed with the food and service. Friendly staff, plenty of choice on the menu and they were happy to adapt to individual tastes. My steak was very well cooked and had a very good variety of accompanying vegetables - nothing boring or mundane. My wife had the mussel platter which had a big... More 

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Kilauea, Hawaii
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Umu is simply a gem! You can't go wrong with any of your choices there… Especially the coffee. The atmosphere is fun, filled with color and sound and unique people. A great place to spend a minute or an hour! Highly recommended!

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Auckland, New Zealand
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102 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We only stopped for afternoon tea, but they made a good impression immediately. My wife wanted tea and they offered a staggering range of options. I wanted a soda, and without any prompting from me they asked whether I would like a glass of ice for it? Yes I would, thank you, but this is the first time ever I... More 

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Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
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28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I just happened upon the restaurant. We relied on our server's recommendation for salad and pizza. We had the chicken slaw salad and chicken satay pizza. They were both very good.

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Thank richard J
Manila, Philippines
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wide variety of menu - they have different menus for lunch and dinner, good thing about this place is they have free wi-fi, chatty staff, good ambience most especially during night time. I will definitely be back here.

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Thank jcbnavarra
Fort William, United Kingdom
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156 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not much more than a takeaway with seating indoors and out. However it was well worth sitting in and enjoying some of the local seafood. Imaginative and well presented, freshly prepared dishes. The service was attentive and friendly.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Pizza, Cafe, New Zealand, International, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 21:00
Monday
08:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 21:00
Thursday
08:30 - 21:00
Friday
08:30 - 21:00
Saturday
08:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wharf Road, Coromandel 3506, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Coromandel Peninsula  >  Coromandel
  • Phone Number: +64 7-866 8618

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?