If you’re staying at Flaxmill, there are great establishments in the local area to eat out, whether it’s for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Walk or drive, or catch the ferry across to Whitianga and experience a wide variety of cuisines on offer. We’ve compiled a list below of some of our favourites from fish and chips to fine dining.
LOCAL TIP: Some establishments operate seasonal hours. We do recommend calling ahead or checking their website, especially if you are staying with us in the quieter months of May-September.
Great food, live music and more. Only a short walk from Flaxmill. Closed May-October.
Fresh Mexican-inspired food and cold beers from local breweries. Closed Wednesdays.
Organic food store for meal ingredients, great coffee, yummy pies and ice cream.
In the heart of Cooks Beach, The Vessel is a casual bar with pizzas, burgers, salads and GF options.
Quality innovative dining in Cooks Beach. Shared plates tapas style and wood fired pizzas.
Delicious antipasto platters, wood fired pizza and wine tasting. Cellar door is open during summer.
Fish and chips, burgers.
Newly opened establishment offering wood-fired pizzas and shared plates. Licensed.
Situated in the heart of Hahei. Simple, tasty food, great coffee. Open 7 days in summer.
Casual wine bar and eatery in a renovated Methodist Church. European inspired food.
Home of the Coromandel Brewing Company. Small craft brewery with good honest food. Manuka wood-fired pizza and panini.
Licensed day time Café/Gallery. Built in earth-brick and timber, the Cafe serves delicious homemade food and coffee.
Locally roasted coffee, pastries and ice-cream. A la cart menu and licensed. Open for lunch and dinner.
An award-winning café, set in a delightful garden. Great home cooked food, muffins and scones.
Day time cafe with giftware shop. Delicious selection of cabinet food, Brioche and scones.
Day time cafe with its own ice cream parlour serving Movenpick ice creams, shakes and fudge.
Serves delicious authentic Indian and Thai Cuisine. Dine in or takeaways.
Authentic North Indian cuisine prepared by award winning chefs from India.
Traditional Irish Inn with family-friendly menu. Good food, great beer and views.
Asian fusion menu with fresh, delicious dishes straight off the wok.
Stroll to Ferry Landing, catch the ferry to Whitianga and enjoy fine-dining at the Marina.
Smart casual contemporary take on classic dishes, with a seasonal menu. Takeaway also.
Modern NZ food with a European twist. Licensed with a lunch and dinner menu.
All-day brunch menu, local coffee, tapas, platters and full à La Carte menu.
Waterfront family restaurant and bar. ‘low & slow’ chargrilled and smoked cuisine, and fresh local seafood.
Plenty to choose from in Whitianga!