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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

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“Great location, atmosphere, casual and friendly staff. Awesome food. Check opening hours esp in winter! ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Amazing food from a award winning chef set in a idyllic tree filled venue, worth the drive!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
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  • 6 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Hotties is located at Hot Water Beach, and has a wonderful view for dining if you pay attention to their signage. The actual restaurant is not that easy to spot. They are a wonderful find, with exceptional food and a wine list you will find difficult to top in the Coromandel. If you are not into lunch, they also serve great coffee and good souvenirs. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Beautiful view, located at the end of our road. Lovely food. My favorite place in Tairua”
  • 2 locals recommend
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  • 2 locals recommend
Café
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“Good coffee, friendly staff, the bus drops visitors off from outside here and it's right next to a great playground for kids.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Brewery
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“The best craft brewery in the region in my opinion. Grab a beer and a bite to eat at Whenuakite.”
  • 4 locals recommend
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“Lovely place for lunch or dinner with a glass of wine, also tasy dessert options - or just stop in for their homemade icecream”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Authentic style Indian food and a broad menu including vegetarian meals. Interesting open space indoor venue, set in Waihi's previous council chamber building.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Fantastic service, nice food. They are happy to adjust order to suit customer.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Takeaway or eat in gourmet burgers. Don't forget the kumara chips... Yum!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Fish & Chips Shop
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  • 1 local recommends
Bar
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“A converted industrial warehouse which celebrates the historic character of Thames with a good selection of delicious Craft Beers and their own home made brews. Big, generous and beautifully presented platters are the speciality and open until later than most of the other eateries in town”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great food and service here and they do a fantastic pizza menu as well as other great food. Nice area out the back as well. Nice place just to have a drink as well if you want somewhere to sit for awhile.”
  • 4 locals recommend