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Serenity Cafe

$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
Shop 6 | Whangarei Town Basin, Whangarei, New Zealand
+64 9-430 0841
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  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“pies” (19 reviews)
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Shop 6 | Whangarei Town Basin, Whangarei, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

this was a great place for breakfast and coffee the meals were good size and the coffee was good, it was a fine place to be at

Thank 021TainaS
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Serenity is one our go-to places for breakfast in Whangarei. Great choice of good food all of which is really well done... I have too many faves to choose just one but the mince on toast, smoked hapuka on toast and the build your own...More

Thank Bronz8
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Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

Great cafe. .friendly and hospitality is second to none . Food is well worth the money. .and nicely priced. .come here often and always the same great place to eat. .great location. We normally get a breakfast or a tasty muffin. ..

Thank trainman164
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Love the food and coffee here! Always packed, was never able to order food without a queue and that says enough.

Thank Armen A
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Smoked hapuka(fish) pies... Delicious and great coffee! Very popular. Outdoor seating to enjoy the surroundings.

Thank hairyhobbitsue
Reviewed 15 January 2018

We eat here quite often because the team that work the place are great, and the food never lets us down. My husband rates their homemade pies as the best. They make a delicious vege pie also, which is very rare. All up, a really...More

Thank WhangareiSioux
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

A large sprawling cafe located right in the Town Basin overlooking the Clapham Clock Museum. Great amount of out door seating with umbrellas so nice and cool on a hot summer day. Cabinet food and menu available. Pies look home cooked and the steak and...More

Thank 67TravelBug67
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Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

Absolutely amazing fast service even for takeaway coffee! The staff are all very friendly and greeted me at the door. Huge shoutout to the barista who makes amazing coffee!!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Great place to eat, nice & casual but funky too. food was ordered & out super fast with no mix ups & was not a problem to add to the orders. reasonable prices, eggs bene was delicious! staff friendly & efficient. nice out door area...More

Thank ddsmash78
Reviewed 15 November 2017

An easy to understand menu with plenty of options. The staff are friendly and efficient. We were able to sit outside and enjoy fresh air while eating breakfast, while remaining sheltered. Set me up well for the day. The tables were a good size and...More

Thank MacKiwi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 6 | Whangarei Town Basin, Whangarei, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Whangarei
  • Phone Number: +64 9-430 0841
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We have indoor booth seating as well as tables for couples and tables for four. If you are a big family don't be shy to ask our friendly staff to join tables, we are more than happy to do that for you. Outside are more tables and seating with umbrellas for shade. A view of our Clock museum with flowers surrounding a huge sundial gives plenty to entertain visually while enjoying your meal. Tour buses regularly arrive not far from our doorstep with lots of parking and a big play area for children just around the corner. Feedback is essential for constant improvement which we welcome gladly. We hope you enjoy your meal, From all the staff at Serenity Cafe :)
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