Dining Guide

DINING GUIDE & PLACES TO EAT

If you're staying at Flaxmill, there are many establishments in the area to eat out whether it's for breakfast, lunch or dinner. We've compiled a list below of some of our favourites from fish and chips to fine dining.

We do try to keep opening time information up-to-date, however hours are often seasonal and change from Summer to Winter, so please call them or visit their website to confirm.

Eggcentric Cafe & Restaurant

Eggcentric Cafe & Restaurant

1049 Purangi Road, Flaxmill Bay
Experience the taste and feel of the Coromandel. Great food, live music and more. Only a short walk from Flaxmill. Licensed and BYOW. Summer hours: Tues – Sun 9am-late (closed Mondays). Closed May-October. www.eggcentriccafe.co.nz P: 07 866 0307
Cooks Cafe

Cooks Cafe

1134 Purangi Road, Ferry Landing
Cooks Cafe situated at Ferry Landing offers a wide selection of food, giftware, Laroma Organic Coffee, home baking and New Zealand Whitebait. Licensed.
P: 07 866 5855

Go Vino Restaurant

Go Vino Restaurant

19 Captain Cook Road, Cooks Beach
Quality innovative dining in Cooks Beach. Tapas style and wood fired pizzas. Breakfast: Sat/Sun 9am-12pm. Lunch: Fri-Sun 12pm-2.30pm. Dinner: Wed-Mon (closed Tues) 6pm-late (dinner bookings required)
www.govino.co.nz P: 07 867 1215
Mercury Bay Estate

Mercury Bay Estate

761A Purangi Road, Cooks Beach
Delicious lunch platters of local food plus wine tasting. Cellar door is open during summer. See website for opening hours.
www.mercurybayestate.co.nz P: 07 866 4066
The Frying Scotsman

The Frying Scotsman

27 Captain Cook Road, Cooks Beach
Fish and chips, juicy burgers, pizza, ice-cream (in a cone), milkshakes and more. Fresh fish when available.
P: 07 866 2475
Hahei Beach Cafe

Hahei Beach Cafe

3 Grange Road, Hahei
Situated in the heart of Hahei. Simple, tasty food, great coffee. Open 7 days during summer from 8.30am (breakfast and lunch). Licensed with a small range of beers and NZ wine.
www.haheibeachcafe.co.nz P: 07 866 3016

The Church Restaurant

The Church Restaurant

87 Beach Road, Hahei
Fine Dining in a renovated Methodist Church. Recognised for its smart dining, it is a favourite for locals and tourists and the only one of its kind in the area providing this style of dining experience. Phone for reservations.
www.thechurchhahei.co.nz P: 07 866 3797
The Pour House

The Pour House

7 Grange Road, Hahei
Home of the Coromandel Brewing Company. Small craft brewery with good honest food. Manuka wood-fired pizza and panini.
coromandelbrewingcompany.co.nz
P: 07 866 3354
Hot Waves Cafe

Hot Waves Cafe

8 Pye Place, Hot Water Beach
Licenced Café/Gallery. Built in Earthbrick and Timber, the Cafe serves delicious homemade food and coffee. Open Mon-Thu 8:30am-4pm, Fri-Sat 8:30am-8:30pm, Sun 8:30am-4pm
P: 07 866 3887

Colenso Cafe & Country Shop

Colenso Cafe & Country Shop

State Highway 25, Whenuakite
An award-winning café, set in a delightful herb garden. Great home cooked food, muffins and scones. Licensed. Open in summer 10am-5pm daily. Closed for the month of August.
www.colensocafe.co.nz P: 07 866 3725

Hot Water Brewing Co.

Hot Water Brewing Co.

1043 State Highway 25, Whenuakite
Working brewery making local craft beers with onsite Brasserie. Open Thu-Sun 11am-late. Closed Mon, Tues & Wed.
hotwaterbrewingco.com P: 07 866 3830

Poivre & Sel

Poivre & Sel

2 Mill Road, Whitianga
Seasonal French fusion style getting great reviews. Dinner bookings essential. Open from 5pm Tues-Sat.
www.poivresel.co.nz P: 07 866 0053
Salt Bar & Restaurant

Salt Bar & Restaurant

2 Blacksmith Lane, Whitianga
Stroll to Ferry Landing, catch the ferry to Whitianga and enjoy fine-dining at Salt at the Marina. Open Wed-Thur from 5pm. Fri-Sun from 12pm. Closed Mon & Tues.
www.salt-whitianga.co.nz P: 07 866 5818
Squids Bar & Restaurant

Squids Bar & Restaurant

15/1 Blacksmith Lane, Whitianga
Located near the Whitianga Marina, Squids Restaurant specialises is seafood (locally sourced where possible). Open daily for lunch and dinner.
www.squids.co.nz P: 07 867 1710

Sangam Indian Cuisine

Sangam Indian Cuisine

13/1 Blacksmith Lane, Whitianga
Authentic North Indian cuisine prepared by award winning chefs from India. BYO and Kid-Friendly menu.
P: 07 867 1983

Jandals Cafe

Jandals Cafe

5 Albert Street, Whitianga
Friendly beachside cafe with quality, homemade food for breakfast through to a late lunch. Open daily 7.00am - 4.30pm.
www.jandalscafe.co.nz P: 07 866 0323