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Luke's Kitchen & Cafe

20 Blackjack Rd, Kuaotunu RD2, New Zealand
+64 7-866 4480
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (168 reviews)
“mussels” (26 reviews)
“wraps” (5 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 15:00All hours
Pizza, Cafe, Seafood, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
20 Blackjack Rd, Kuaotunu RD2, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

How often have you had people rave to you about a restaurant, only for it to not live up to the hype? I have been promised a visit to Luke's Kitchen for several visits to the Coromandel Peninsula. So when we were actually driving to...More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A must on any trip to the Coromandel. Fresh mussels done in an amazing sauce, served with pizza bread for dipping in sauce. Followed this with an amazing wood oven pizza. Staff are excellent, view amazing, musicians great and food that beats anything nearby. Highly...More

Thank traceyc0leman
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Luke's Kitchen an iconic place to go. Great atmosphere and wonderful food with local ingredients. Try the pesto which is made with whatever greens are in season. At this time of the year it's mainly watercress..delicious. Thanks to Kyle, the Pizza chef who went out...More

Thank lizsims
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

We found this quite by chance and what a lovely surprise! We arrived at 3pm in Winter (June) and there were a steady stream of people coming through. The food was great the service was very friendly and all in all a great experience. Highly...More

Thank 275ingridm
Reviewed 25 May 2017

I wrote a rave review of Luke's Kitchen a year ago. On a return holiday to the Coromandel this month we were keen to re-visit Luke's Kitchen. It's still superb and worthy of a special detour! The pizzas are IMHO the best in New Zealand...More

Thank TimSWellington
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Beautiful day , delicious lunch , fresh Fish and Chips for me , crispy crust Pizza loaded with toppings for husband. ( offered to make pizza any toppings we selected ! ) Fast ,friendly service. Good size portions, good prices ,large selection of seafood. Great...More

Thank LianneBl
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

After hearing lots about this place we decided to go here for lunch one Sunday afternoon. After looking at the menu, and deciding we could not afford 2 pizzas we settled on one which was delicious I do have to say! The atmosphere was great...More

Thank mollycat232
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Incredible pizza, great drink selection, fantastic ambiance and excellent service. This is probably the best restaurant on the entire Coromandel.

Thank ceallaigho
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped in here for lunch on a roady around the peninsula. The place was very busy and everyone seemed happy. They sell wood fired pizzas and salads mainly. We chose to split one of each and they were both very good. They also have a...More

Thank Kiwiatlarge
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

So went there for dinner with a group of friends when down for the weekend. The pizzas are great and the food comes out quickly. Great selection of pizzas to choose from. Back for coffee the next day. The coffee is great.

Thank Tony S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Blackjack Rd, Kuaotunu RD2, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Coromandel Peninsula  >  Kuaotunu
  • Phone Number: +64 7-866 4480
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Rustic Beach side Caffe/ Restaurant/ Bar with a million dollar view. Serves Local coffee, fresh seafood, amazing sunsets and Wood fired pizzas. Checkout our latest addition being the trading post with organic produce, local fruit and vege for sale.


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