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
Nectar Cafe - Whangarei
Nectar Cafe offers fresh healthy breakfast and lunch menus including deliciously yummy and healthy cabinet food, there is also organic fairtrade L'affare Coffee and organic produce and items available. A great spot to stop in with the kids!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
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
Helena Bay Gallery and Cafe
Come and enjoy our beautiful garden setting with stunning ocean views. Relax with a cup of coffee, lunch or one of our many treats all made on site on our sheltered deck with breathtaking views or in our garden surrounded conservatory.
We are fully licensed, serve breakfast, lunch, occasional dinners and a large variety of homemade cakes, cookies and snacks.read more
- Web: www.galleryhelenabay.co.nz/
- Location: 1392 Old Russell Road, Helena Bay
El Cafe – Paihia
Mexican and South American flavours. Small and cosy and just a stone's throw from the seafront, with breakfast burritos and delicious snacks that are raved about!read more
Open all day and evening.
- Web: www.elcafe.co.nz/
- Location: 2 Kings Road, Paihia, Bay of Islands
Schnappa Rock Restaurant & Bar - Tutukaka
Placed on the shoreline of the picturesque Tutukaka Harbour, the restaurant is a unique Fale style building with ample dining seating and a spacious bar. Open 7 days from 8am. Offering a delicious menu all round including a fab kids menu to select from.read more
Mangonui Fish and Chip Shop
Located over the water in Mangonui Harbour, the ‘world famous’ Mangonui Fish shop is built on a wharf and has an all weather deck and seating for up to 100. They provide highchairs. All their fish is caught locally, there is plenty to choose from and there are hot dogs as well as fish and chips! The atmosphere is bustling and fun, and the views create the perfect location to enjoy excellent fish and chips.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
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.
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
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