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1904 Cafe - CLOSED

118 Waterfront Drive, Mangonui 0420, New Zealand
+64 9-406 1904
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
6 Feb 2015
“OK place for a coffee”
6 Feb 2015
Restaurant Hours Closed
Cafe, Mediterranean, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
118 Waterfront Drive, Mangonui 0420, New Zealand
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Reviewed 7 February 2015

I found the coffee and service OK but most of all it was good sitting outside looking across the harbour. Inside is interesting with photos of old Manganui on the wall.

Thank Dorsetbruce
Reviewed 7 February 2015

Friendly staff, that can make a great coffee. Food was good, but it was late in the day and not a lot of choice from the cabinet, but again it was late in the day so no reflection on the Cafe. Fantastic spot to site...More

Thank Gordon M
Reviewed 3 February 2015

We were holidaying in the area and stopped in Mangonui for a coffee. the 1904 café was the first one we came across and it looked really nice with all the outdoor seating. We ordered two large flat whites and a 1904 muffin and both...More

Thank GulfHarbourBadgers
Reviewed 26 January 2015

After my wife had raved about 1904's coffee, we decided to go there for brunch. Yep, their coffee is very good, when and if you get it!.Not only did the coffee finally arrived after we had finished our food, one scone, a piece of ginger...More

Reviewed 22 January 2015

Driven past numerous times but had been put off when it was previously The Baker Man. A friend recommended we try it. Went for breakfast and were very pleased. Importantly for us they are dog friendly (outside) and delivered a doggie treat with the waterbowl....More

Thank wayne B
Reviewed 30 December 2014

The new owners have done a great job renovating this café. The decor is charming, the baked goods delicious and great care is taken with making the coffees. Had an unfortunate experience at lunch today though. Busy, but not crazily so, the lady serving was...More

Thank inigomontoya1
Reviewed 20 December 2014

Decided to come here for my mum's birthday lunch after a not so great lunch at a different cafe for my birthday in November. We have been here before, but only really for coffee's. There is not a huge range to choose from on the...More

Thank subee40
Reviewed 5 December 2014

Stopped in for lunch. Great tasty food and very generous portions. Hot lovely coffee. The only complaint was smokers at nearby tables spoiling the atmosphere . Really needs a smokers and non smoking area . Would have stayed for 2nd coffee and dessert if it...More

Thank Hondarider1
Reviewed 22 November 2014

Stopped here for brunch on a sunny Sunday whilst road-tripping around the north. What an absolutely beautiful place to sit in in the sun and enjoy great food and coffee, and just watch the world go by.

Thank jillimc
Reviewed 6 November 2014

I just wanted to take the opportunity to thank you for a wonderful coffee. A nice little setting will not disappoint.

Thank John9897
412marianneh, Owner at 1904 Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2014

Hi John of Christchurch, (my home town) We are all about providing a terrific coffee, and I am always reassured to hear we delivered. Thank you and enjoy Christchurch in the spring - it is beautiful!

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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Waterfront Drive, Mangonui 0420, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Mangonui
  • Phone Number: +64 9-406 1904
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1904 Cafe. Mangonui. Open 8.30 Am. Licensed Cafe. Free wi-fi Kiwi Cafe Enjoy a stunningly beautiful panorama of Mangonui Harbour where the ambiance is soothing to the soul. Alternatively dine inside where it is warm and sunny in all weathers. Enjoy the historical Kauri building of 1904. Originally the Mangonui Telegraph and Postal Shop. We showcase our history with the Northwood Collection of Black & White Photography. Canvas's in our Gallery are available for sale at $300. Inc. Free delivery Nationwide. We offer a delicious range of pastries, sandwiches, quiches, sweet slices and cakes including our renowned Jam & Cinnamon Donuts, Custard Fingers s & Apple Strudel. All Day Breakfast & Lunch Menu plus Cabinet Fare & Daily Specials prepared by our Chefs. Our Mediterranean Platter is a favourite choice amongst our guests in the late afternoon. We support local growers and offer you quality artisan products from Northland. Our drinks menu caters for all ages & tastes. Our wine list highlights local vineyards at affordable prices. Families are very welcome. Well behaved family dogs are warmly received and watered.
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