Thames and Southern Coromandel Region

Coromandel ACTIVITIES & attractions

Plenty to do for young and old

Activities & Attractions
Hot Mineral Pools

Art & Craft

Artists, Pottery, sculpture, clothing and jewellery

Art & Crafts

Coromandel Accommodation

Motels, Lodges, B&B's, old boozers & backpackers

Hotels, Motels, Lodges, Backpackers, B&Bs
Coromandel Beach
Corogate Cafe Hauraki PlainsChartre Manor B&BJunction Hotel ThamesOrokawa Bay
Waiorongamai Valley walksWhangamata Surf BeachOhinemuri Winery Karangahake GorgeMuddy River Cafe Turua

Thames, Whangamata and Southern Region Dining

Dining in Thames, Whangamata and the Southern Coromandel

Thames, Whangamata and the Southern Region has all types of dining for visitors: cafes and restaurants, wineries, bars, tea rooms and old boozers.

Thames, Thames Coast, Seabird Coast & Hauraki Plains

Muddy River Cafe

Muddy River Cafe Turua

The ‘Muddy’ on The Hauraki Plains is a cafe and bar with an awesome ambience and thoughtful staff. The menu features locally sourced food including flounder which is fresh daily and gourmet pies. Suitable for tour parties, weddings and family functions. Open Wed to Sun 10am till late. Find us at Turua, not far from the Kopu Bridge on Hauraki Road.

Hauraki Road
Turua
Phone: 07 867 5111
carylchris@xtra.co.nz


Corogate Cafe & Collectables

Corogate Cafe & Collectables

It’s a unique English Cafe complete with memorobilia, collectables, home baking, high teas & excellent service. Open 7 days for breakfast, lunch and evening meals. Don’t miss the international jigsaw feature ceiling! FINALS TOP SHOP AWARDS 2004/5/6/7. We’re ‘the Bright Yellow One’. Back Miranda Road and SH25 2km from Waitakaruru.

SH25 Waitakaruru
RD5 Thames
Phone: 07 867 3147


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Junction Hotel

Junction Hotel

The Grahamstown Bar and Diner focuses on good food and drink in a relaxed, friendly setting. With an extensive wine list, a menu that will please, we know you will enjoy your visit to The GBD, Thames's newest restaurant. There is also a function room for conferences, meetings or special occasions. Located in the Junction Hotel.

700 Pollen Street
Thames
Phone: 07 868 6008


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Te Aroha

Ironique Cafe

Ironique Cafe Te Aroha

We are centrally located for exceptional coffee, breakfast, lunch and dinner. Our décor features handcrafted, recycled timber and iron. All food is prepared daily on the premises - innovative, fresh and something to suit everyone. Gluten free and vegetarian options, just ask. Friendly service and open 7 days. ‘See you at Ironique Cafe soon.’

159 Whitaker Street
Te Aroha
Phone: 07 884 848


Paeroa & Karangahake Gorge

Waikino Station Cafe

Waikino Station Cafe

Step back in time and enjoy our quality expresso and teas, delicious country fare and old fashioned service with a smile. Not to mention our fab historic building. You are wel-come to use our cafe to plan your walks through the history and beauty of the Karangahake. Group meals by arrangement.

State Highway 2
Waikino
Phone: 07 863 8640


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Falls Retreat Garden Bistro & Cottage

Falls Retreat Garden Bistro & Cottage

Serving delicious home grown and local produce cooked in a wood fired outdoor oven. Superb coffee, gourmet wood fired pizzas, BYO and licenced for special functions. Relaxed and child friendly atmosphere in a delightful garden setting. Open 7 days from brunch ‘til late in summer. Romantic cottage available for nightly rent.

25 Waitawheta Road
Karangahake Gorge
Phone: 07 212 8087


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Ohinemuri Winery & Restaurant

Ohinemuri Winery & Restaurant

Nestled high above the Karangahake Gorge, the winery restaurant is open for brunch and lunch and offers a wonderful range of inspirational food, all made on the premises. Enjoy summer dining in the secluded courtyard. It’s a lovely way to conclude a day of exploration on the walking tracks. Wine cellar shop.

23 Moresby Road
Karangahake Gorge
Phone: 07 862 8874


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Ohinemuri Winery

Ohinemuri Winery

Nestled high above the Karangahake Gorge, the winery was established in 1989. The award winning wines are all made on site. Horst’s winemaking is based on creating hand-crafted wines, highlighting regional char-acteristics and expressing varietal styles. Tasting is available from the cellar door.

23 Moresby Road
Karangahake Gorge
Phone: 07 862 8874


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L&P Cafe and Bar Paeroa

L&P Cafe and Bar Paeroa

Situated in the town famous for NZs only iconic soft drink - Lemon & Paeroa. Delicious home baking with indoor/outdoor dining, souvenirs, tee shirts and L&P flavoured ice cream. Family friendly. Function centre and evening dining Thurs - Sunday.
Also Information Centre for travel advice and bookings. Open 7 days.

SH2 Paeroa
Phone: 07 862 7773
l.p.cafe@xtra.co.nz


Waihi & Waihi Beach

Bowentown Cafe & Store

Bowentown Cafe & Store

The first stop on the roundabout. Try our all day breakfasts, lunches and takeways. We cook your fish too. We supply a grocery range for campers, fishing gear and ice for the fisherman. If you’re are just relaxing, take a seat outside and try the best coffee on the beach! Our friendly staff are only to happy to be of service.

On the roundabout
Bowentown
Phone: 07 863 4707


Waihi Waterlily Gardens & Café

Waihi Waterlily Gardens & Café

Explore 15 enchanting acres of gardens, ponds and park-like grounds. Giant flora canopy meandering waterways, waterlilies adorn ponds with vibrant, natural colour. Garden Café offers unforgettable food and coffee from 10am-4pm daily, Labour Weekend - Easter. Garden Cottage accommodation available all year!

441 Pukekauri Road
Waihi
Phone: 07 863 8267


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Ti Tree Cafe Waihi

Ti Tree Cafe Waihi

We are in the heart of the historic gold mining town just off the main road and opposite the National Bank. All food is freshly made on the premises including gluten free and vegetarian choices. Famous for homemade cakes and award winning coffee. Fully licensed, sunny courtyard and an open fire in winter - a must to visit when travelling to Waihi!

14 Haszard Sreet
Waihi
Phone 07 863 8668


Tairua & Pauanui

Twin Tides Cafe and Bar Tairua

Twin Tides Cafe and Bar Tairua

The historic ferry SS Ngoiro now sand-berthed at the base of Paku Hill, is Tairua's newest licensed cafe and bar. The cafe's opening hours* for breakfast and lunch are Thurs to Mon 7.30pm to 3.30pm. The bar's open* 4pm to 8 pm Thurs to Sun serving wines, beers and spirits and light finger food. *(From Christmas until the end of January we are open every day) Twin Tides is also a unique venue for weddings and functions. The Top Deck caters for 80 seated wedding guests. The Lower Deck, for more intimate special celebrations, caters for up to 50 guests.

Enquiries: Lyn or Lesley
Phone: 07 864 9040
Fax: 07 864 9040


The Old Mill Cafe Tairua

The Old Mill Cafe Tairua

Absolute waterfront café at the base of Paku on the Estuary. The perfect place for coffee or a scrumptious breakfast, lunch with fresh fish or Thai prawn curry, dinner with scotch fillet from our local butcher and specials like scallop and prawn salad with citrus dressing! Allpress Coffee and a superb beer and wine list.

1 The Esplanade
Tairua
Phone: 07 864 9390
info@theoldmillcafe.co.nz