RIngawera Cafe - Matakana
The Pottery Cafe offers something for everyone. Fish is straight off the boats at Leigh, there is unpretentious dishes to suit every budget and taste. All our food is made on the premises, from our home-made cakes and slices to sauces, stocks and mayonnaise. Our standard menu changes with the seasons, and there are ever-changing daily specials. Complete the picture by being family-friendly with toys, playground and a good selection of kids size eats.read more
Probably the #1 restaurant in Mangawhai, open for breakfast, lunch, dinner and takeaways. Closed Monday and Tuesday in winter.read more
Varied menu with beautiful, healthy food that will make you want to return! Good pizza menu too, and great desserts.
- Web: www.facebook.com/TheDuneMangawhai/
- Location: 40 Moir Street, Mangawhai
Keriblue Ceramics and Get Fudged
Visit this world-famous ceramics studio and watch the artists make beautifully hand painted gifts from local and imported clay. Fabulous jewellery, art and other gifts in our design store. Come and have a coffee and taste mouth-watering creamy fudge – pure decadence.read more
Matakana Market Kitchen
Matakana Market Kitchen is all about the simple pleasures of relaxed dining. The menu is seasonal, creative and thoughtful, but, good food simply doesnt exist without quality ingredients. So we have carefully sourced only the best food from local growers, suppliers and market traders. Children are well catered for. Small portions of most standard menu items are available and we have unique ways to entertain them at the table.read more
Red Pizzeria - Whangarei
Red pizzeria is home to the metre long pizza (kids will love this!), and gourmet pizzas, fresh pasta dishes, steak and seafood options, you'll be spoilt for choice. With indoor and outdoor dining available, Red Pizzeria specialises in family dining.read more
Greens Traditional Indian & Thai Cuisine
Our menu offers a wide range of Asian, Indian and Thai specialties such as Chicken Kadai, Lamb Kadai, Beef Curry and many more.read more
Great food, great prices, awesome customer service.
- Web: greenstraditionalindian.co.nz/
- Location: 96 Marsden Road, Paihia
Charlotte's Kitchen – Paihai
Charlotte’s Kitchen brings a fresh approach to dining – with a killer view right at the end of the Wharf in Paihia, Bay of Islands!
We have a menu that can be shared - from delicious free range pork knuckle to slow cooked lamb shoulder, plus a pizza selection hand crafted with the same love that Charlotte felt for all her conquests! If you’re not a sharer (and let’s face it some of us just aren’t) there is quite the tasty selection of dishes for one.read more
- Web: www.charlotteskitchen.co.nz/
- Location: 69 Marsden Rd, Paihia
The Pear Tree Restaurant – Kerikeri
This restaurant with indoor and outdoor dining is located in the historic Kerkeri Basin. Children can enjoy playing on the back lawn. Highchairs and children’s menu provided (chicken tenderloins, fish, hot dogs, macaroni cheese) and all junior meals are served with a soft drink and ice cream sundae. You can also cruise to the Kerikeri Inlet on a steamboat ride which leaves right outside the restaurant!read more
Bennetts Café - Mangawhai
Bennetts Café is casually chic and located just alongside the Chocolaterie, a place to indulge in their signature hot chocolate or treat friends and family to a fine lunch. The courtyards, french fountains and fireplaces offer a tranquil and charming ambiance with plenty of tables both inside and outdoors. Open daily from 8.30am to 4.00pm for breakfast and lunch.read more
35 South - Paihia
35° South Aquarium Restaurant & Bar is located right on the waterfront in Paihia that all the family will enjoy. Kids will love the 60 000 litre salt water Aquarium located right in the middle of the restaurant and with a fabulous kids menu to select from they will be spoilt for choice.read more
Riverside Cafe - Whangarei
Riverside Café is located in the centre of the Town Basin Marina overlooking the Hatea River. With indoor and outdoor seating options and a great breakfast and lunch menu including homemade cakes and savouries. Family-friendly dining, open all day from 8am - 5pm.read more
Marsden Estate Winery and Restaurant - Kerikeri
A great place for a long lunch accompanied by fabulous wines. Here you can enjoy an easy stroll around the estate gardens that the kids will enjoy too. There is deck next to the pond where you can relax under the sun on the bean bags. Our restaurant offers fresh produce that is sourced from around the region and served on the terrace, shaded by grapevines, overlooking the lake, gardens and vineyard. Kids menu available.