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 & Restaurant1049 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
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 Restaurant19 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 Estate761A Purangi Road, Cooks Beach
www.mercurybayestate.co.nz P: 07 866 4066
The Frying Scotsman27 Captain Cook Road, Cooks Beach
Fish and chips, juicy burgers, pizza, ice-cream (in a cone), milkshakes and more. Fresh fish when available.
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 Restaurant87 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 House7 Grange Road, Hahei
P: 07 866 3354
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
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.
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
Salt 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
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