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Bennetts Cafe

$$ - $$$Cafe, ,
52 Moir Street, Mangawhai 0505, New Zealand
+64 9-431 5072
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
“eggs benny” (2 reviews)
“pastry” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
52 Moir Street, Mangawhai 0505, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This cafe is next to the Bennett's chocolate shop and is in a rustic building with both courtyard and indoor seating. We were pleased to get an inside seat on a damp morning. The menu is limited but the food is really good. Beautiful sourdough...More

Thank outoftok
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place has a courtyard at the back ... very nice and airy. Food is good and wholesome. Nice service too.

Thank TambonzRobertson
Reviewed 17 April 2018

Gorgeous setting for a restaurant in the rustic barn and open courtyard. Gentle breezes blew while we enjoyed our lunch. The food was delightful and the staff very attentive and helpful.

Thank Gate83
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

A chocolate lovers delight! We paid several visits to the shop and cafe! Staff very helpful and offer samples! Able to view those working in the factory. Many flavours to choose from. Cafe offers nice balance of food and coffee. You must visit.

Thank 341Belle
Reviewed 8 March 2018

The title said it all, it worth the trip there. I haven't mentioned given it was 90% full on a Sun, they served the food fast, too!

Thank dlwabbit
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a great brunch here. It was pouring rain but the courtyard was a nice and spacious place to relax. Portions were very big. I had the eggs benny and it was excellent. The chocolate shop is nice to browse as well.

Thank onelife14
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

Visited Bennett's twice while in Mangawhai; once for a late breakfast and once for a late lunch, both were worth it. For breakfast the scrambled toast or French toast are great options. For lunch they have a selection of sandwiches but the BIG burger was...More

Thank TravelFoodLive
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

I’ve been to Bennetts a few times now and wanted to grab some food for lunch. Unfortunately i came at 2 o’clock and got told that the kitchen is already closed. I saw people working in the kitchen and someone next to me got served...More

Thank Ocin N
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Having now tried every cafe in Mangawhai, my vote goes to these guys for the best Eggs Benedict (at least the smoked salmon variety). Always a pleasure to eat here. The great architecture of the building helps but luckily it is backed up with great...More

Thank Joby B
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Lovely cafe. Great food choice and delicious hot coffee. Food was excellent. Service was good and staff very friendly. Would go there again. Chocolate shop next door is amazing! Nice to take foreign visitors too!!

Thank debmolly2015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 Moir Street, Mangawhai 0505, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Mangawhai
  • Phone Number: +64 9-431 5072
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