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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Scenic Lookout
“Walk to the top and down to the base of these spectacular 55 m falls. The track is to the top of the falls is suitable for wheelchairs and buggies.”
  • 47 locals recommend
Café
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“Best breakfast and lunch. Sometimes does Friday night dinners. I can’t find ’Rock-it Kitchen’ on here, but also good :) better grass area for kids to run around ”
  • 35 locals recommend
Bar
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“This is a great local foodie place. You can sit on the huge deck during the day, and there is a big yard for kids to play in. It is not open every night all year round so pays to check they are open before heading out.”
  • 32 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Spacious with multiple dining options including restaurant at the front, casual dining/bar out the back and the best deck to catch those amazing west coast sunsets while enjoying a sundowner.”
  • 32 locals recommend
Beach
“Main beach, safest for swimming. Lifeguards. Park in top carpark and walk down. ”
  • 26 locals recommend
Bar
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“The Yottie is one of those cool music venues where you never really know who may turn up to play a set. It's a popular gig for touring artists who just want to play an intimate set without the crowds. ”
  • 24 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Some of the best coffee in Raglan and surrounding areas. World famous in New Zealand.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Lodging
“If you are looking for a lamb shank and a pint, or Mussels and a glass of wine, while soaking up the culture of Raglan, this is the place.”
  • 25 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“The mountain and range that watches over Raglan. You can hike up it from our property or there are Department of Conservation walks around the coast that lead up it too. ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Campground
“The best beach town - A must visit. There's something for everyone and worth looking into for yourself :-) ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“I like this little supermarket as the people are lovely and friendly and it’s easier to shop and get a park.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Surf Spot
“Awesome spot to surf or just park and watch the surfers, sunset is especially beautiful. ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Bistro
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“Without a doubt my favourite for fish and chips. Either eat in and watch the fishing taking place on the wharf or take away and head to the beach. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Probably the best Fish and Chips in New Zealand. Try the fish burger and kumera fries. Enjoy!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Nice diner experience. Highly recommend dessert: apple spring rolls and Ice cream sandwich. Remember to book!”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Pizza, Coffee, Gelato. Perfect easy breakfast or lunch with meat and vegetarian-friendly options.”
  • 13 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Café
“Best breakfast and lunch. Sometimes does Friday night dinners. I can’t find ’Rock-it Kitchen’ on here, but also good :) better grass area for kids to run around ”
  • 35 locals recommend
Bar
“This is a great local foodie place. You can sit on the huge deck during the day, and there is a big yard for kids to play in. It is not open every night all year round so pays to check they are open before heading out.”
  • 32 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Spacious with multiple dining options including restaurant at the front, casual dining/bar out the back and the best deck to catch those amazing west coast sunsets while enjoying a sundowner.”
  • 32 locals recommend
Bistro
“Without a doubt my favourite for fish and chips. Either eat in and watch the fishing taking place on the wharf or take away and head to the beach. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Probably the best Fish and Chips in New Zealand. Try the fish burger and kumera fries. Enjoy!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Nice diner experience. Highly recommend dessert: apple spring rolls and Ice cream sandwich. Remember to book!”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Pizza, Coffee, Gelato. Perfect easy breakfast or lunch with meat and vegetarian-friendly options.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Student Center
“listen to the cooks singing away while waiting for your fish n chips. on the doorstep of a must see spot in raglan if you have kids. bring your skateboard and swimmers.”
  • 6 locals recommend

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