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Bennetts Cafe

$$ - $$$Cafe, ,
52 Moir Street, Mangawhai 0505, New Zealand
+64 9-431 5072
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (8 reviews)
“french toast” (2 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (3 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 4:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, Contemporary, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
52 Moir Street, Mangawhai 0505, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 134 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

I was there with a group of people. mainly we had Salmon baguette & chicken with caramelized onion on Foccia bread.

Thank Garry S
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for morning tea to escape the rain, and were so glad we did! Delicious scones and cakes and great coffee in a beautiful setting!

Thank KiwiBrits
Reviewed 10 September 2017

I was in a party of 4 yesterday for lunch. We ordered our food and had to wait 40 minutes. There was no feedback from the kitchen about wait time .... when we asked, we were told "Just wait till the food comes, you will...More

Thank eagleswings2017
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I love this place......!!! Not sure if it's the beautiful building...... the wonderful setting.... the friendly staff or the fab food! - but I love the whole experience. While you're there, don't forget to visit the chocolate factory video room to watch how it all...More

Thank morleymatt
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff, beautiful ambiance in cafe and outside in the Tuscany inspired courtyard. Hot chocolate was the most expensive I've bought at $6.50 - but it was special- being served as hot milk with a stick of chocolate to melt into it (make your own...More

Thank Andi P
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

I have attempted on several occasions to Eat/Coffee at Bennetts Each visit more disappointing than the previous Young staff who look bored and not really interested in your custom, coffee that takes a long time to get to you and often tepid I guess all...More

Thank Shjdy1
Reviewed 23 August 2017

I always visit Bennetts Cafe when I travel in the area. It is a destination in itself! Lovely setting, interesting menu and friendly efficient service. Thanks for yet another great visit Bennette!

Thank KiwiGs
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We had breakfast here and it was fantastic. Coffee was great, pastries were excellent. We were there in the school holidays so the chocolatier was doing a kids course. My 3 x children did the chocolate making course and they had a ball. It was...More

Thank Tom G
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Very pleased to have dropped by. Thoroughly enjoyed my time here. Wonderful setting and food to match. Excellent service.

Thank Rick100222
Reviewed 14 July 2017

What a great place for lunch with a roaring fire to keep warm. Lovely atmosphere. We shared Kumara soup and Irish Stew. Both were tasty, pipping hot and delicious. The portions were generous. Staff was very helpful, trying to organise a table for us near...More

Thank RiverstoneLodg
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Contemporary, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 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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